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Systems Programmer I/II Flex (PCN 06-0629)

Workplace Alaska

This is a Full-time position in Juneau, AK posted March 31, 2021.

Job Description This position is open to Alaska Residents only.Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify .What you will be doing: This position will specialize in implementing routine reusable technical services, components, and mid-tier services components, using and leveraging a combination of application services systems, rules engine services, relational database systems, operating and platform systems, system integration and enterprise service bus systems and other enterprise class technologies.Successful candidates will:Deploy, configure, maintain and support custom and/or off-the-shelf enterprise components and services associated with their assigned system(s)Oversee and administer Microsoft Windows based virtual server machines associated with the assigned system(s)Interact and assist in operation and maintenance activities associated with COTS products, any support applications, and monitoring toolsTeam with others to implement new and/or enhance existing enterprise components and services Our organization, mission, and culture: DHSS Mission: To promote and protect the health and well-being of AlaskansDHSS Business Applications Values: Customer Focused
– Strategically Aligned
– Operationally SoundThe benefits of joining our team: DHSS Office of IT is building a customer focused organization that promotes an individual’s understanding of what delivers value to the customer, and how to effectively and efficiently apply time and resources to achieve that value.DHSS is committed to providing educational tools for all Business Applications employees and provides subscriptions for online training with Pluralsight, MSDN, and Safari Books Online to meet that commitment.The working environment you can expect: DHSS Business Applications is a dynamic enterprise development environment.

This team is a diverse, technically self-motivated group, which embraces the latest technology and develops leading edge applications for the department.This position is located in the Frontier Building at 3601 C Street, Anchorage.Who we are looking for: We are seeking a candidate with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Planning and analysisProgram developmentProgram implementationTesting and installationReviewing operationsThis position may be filled at the I or II level depending on the experience level of the applicant.The Systems Programmer job class is a senior level programming position.

Individuals in the Systems Programmer job classification are expected to be experts in their field and provide training and guidance to junior level programming staff.This position supports the DHSS ARIES system.

Experience with the following technologies is helpful, however lack of any specific experience is not a barrier to hire and all interested parties should apply:IBM WebSphereIBM Tivoli/Security Access ManagerMicrosoft BizTalk/Mulesoft Mule Service BusMicrosoft SQL Server/PostgreSQLMicrosoft Reporting Services A cover letter is NOT required for this position.

Your complete application, including supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

To view the general description and example of duties for a Systems Programmer I/II please go to the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/classspecs Minimum Qualifications Systems Programmer I One year of journey professional experience in computer programming that includes either at least six months programming in, or certification of completed training in, relevant assembly or other low level or machine languages.ORTwo years of journey professional experience in which a majority of responsibility involved either: programming, configuring, and scripting operating system commands and troubleshooting the interface of operating systems and software applications; or, network design, implementation, support, and administration that includes significant programming in the operating system language of a server or data processing system.

This includes, but is not limited to, work such as an Analyst/Programmer III or Microcomputer/Network Specialist I with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent elsewhere, if the experience programming in an operating system language is sufficiently documented as a primary responsibility.Experience with mark-up languages (such as HTML), client-side scripting languages (such as Javascript), or query languages (such as SQL) do not meet the programming requirement.Special Note: Individual positions at each level in this class series may require expertise in programming in a particular language and/or operating system.

Recruitment and selection will be on the basis of these requirements.For some positions in these job classes a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.

Systems Programmer II One year of experience performing routine software projects that include planning, coding, debugging, testing, and installing operating systems software for a mainframe computer or enterprise server.

This is met by experience as a Systems Programmer I with the State of Alaska or the equivalent elsewhere.ORTwo years of advanced professional experience in which a majority of responsibility involved either: programming, configuring, and scripting operating system commands and troubleshooting the interface of operating systems and software applications; or, network design, implementation, support, and administration that includes significant programming in the operating system language of a server or data processing system.

This includes, but is not limited to, work such as an Analyst/Programmer IV or Microcomputer/Network Specialist II with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent elsewhere, if the experience programming in an operating system language is sufficiently documented as a primary responsibility.Experience with mark-up languages (such as HTML), client-side scripting languages (such as Javascript), or query languages (such as SQL) do not meet the programming requirement.

Additional Required Information At time of interview applicant must submit: One hard copy of resumeOne hard copy of three professional referencesPlease read the below information carefully.

This applies to your application submission.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions.

Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience.

Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions.

Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

WORK EXPERIENCE When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time.

Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met.

Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application.

If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.

If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level.

Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position.

This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered.

If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.

NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety.

Noting “see resume or CV” or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.

RECRUITMENT SCOPE This position is open to Alaska Residents only.

Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.

MULTIPLE VACANCIES This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy.

The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

APPLICATION NOTICE You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application.

If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as ALEXsys or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply.

Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska “How to Apply” webpage, found here: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/help/ NOTICE Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095.

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