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SRA Software Engineer III

Recruitment #23-005829-0002


The Maryland State Retirement Agency is seeking a Full Stack.Net Developer to support its mission of providing excellent service to its members and staff. This position will be responsible for participating in all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). They will create, extend, and maintain a range of functionality and features for web applications.

This is a Hybrid position that will require the candidate to be in the office up to 2 days a week.


STD 0020


Maryland State Retirement Agency

120 East Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

A State Retirement Agency (SRA) Software Engineer III is the lead or advanced level of work developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining applications and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages and supporting technologies. Employees utilize programming languages and tools to develop web applications, application programming interfaces (APIs) and data persistence in support of a variety of agency efforts. Software Engineers interact with other software and database engineers. They may also be required to collaborate with stakeholders and contributors on project activities. The SRA Software Engineer III is the subject matter expert of a single solution and supporting technologies. Employees in this classification do not supervise other positions.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Four years of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications systems and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools.


1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other information technology related field for up to two years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other information technology related field for up to one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute six credit hours of coursework in application analysis and programming using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools for six months of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute experience in one of the following areas: operating computers, scheduling, controlling input and output or maintaining backups or data storage, processing data on computers, evaluating, implementing and maintaining hardware and software, on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Computer Systems Programming classifications or Computer Systems Programming specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


At least four years of experience:

· C#, .NET Core and/or ASP.NET

· Angular 3+

· Bootstrap, HTML and CSS

· SQL, Oracle, or other relational databases

· Xunit, MSTest, Nunit, Karama and/or Jasmine

· TFS, TFVC, Subversion and/or Git

· Agile experience

· Problem solving and analytical skills

· Communicating with stake holders and other developers


Preference will be given to applicants who possess experience with:

· Entity Framework Core

· Service oriented architecture

· Intelligent Document Processing

· Dynamics 365 development


Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where the employee can be reached. Employees may be furnished with an Agency-issued cell phone.

Applicants for this classification handle sensitive data. This will require a full scope background investigation prior to appointment. A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the applicant.

Employees may occasionally be required to travel to field locations (i.e., disaster recovery site) and must have access to an automobile in the event a state vehicle cannot be provided. Standard mileage allowance will be paid for use of a privately owned vehicle.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. 

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.

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