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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Information Technology Specialist 3 in Des Moines, Iowa

Information Technology Specialist 3

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Information Technology Specialist 3

Salary

$54,745.60 - $83,324.80 Annually

Location

Des Moines - 50319 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

401 Dept of Human Services - Central Office

Job Number

21-00588

Closing

9/21/2020 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Steve Campagna - SCAMPAG@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.

The Department of Human Services, Division of Information Technology, Bureau of Enterprise Systems and Technology is looking for an Information Technology Specialist 3 – Junior Web Developer.

Location: Des Moines, Hoover

Core Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

This position will be responsible for designing, coding, testing, and deploying application code for DHS Applications following standards laid out by the Bureau of Enterprise Systems and Architecture Bureau.

The Opportunity:

The Division of Information Technology (DOIT) provides adaptable, secure, and cost-effective technology services and solutions across the Department of Human Services (DHS) Divisions, Partners, and Citizens. We manage all of DHS’s IT assets, projects and resources, and deliver technology and expertise to support the citizens of Iowa and their family’s every day. This includes consistently delivering top tier performance and value to citizens as a trusted partner and services provider.

DoIT is committed to the pursuit of creative and innovative solutions that enable our Agency to help Iowans achieve healthy, safe, stable and self-sufficient lives through the programs and services we provide. We strive for an IT culture that identifies the newest, most effective solutions through discovery, open discussion and collaboration. We believe in continuously optimizing our processes, refining our solutions and improving ourselves to the benefit of the Iowans we serve. If you are passionate about applying your creative and innovative strategies and approaches across the Department of Human Services enterprise then this is the role for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, code, Unit Test, and deploy new and enhanced applications.

  • Adhere to governance standards outlined by the Division’s leadership, Project Management Office, and the Architecture Bureau.

  • Effectively communicate with business and technical resources to understand and develop solutions that meet business requirements.

Demonstrates the following abilities:

  • Listening skills in order to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say, and interpret and translate the requests into actual business needs

  • Communication skills to communicate information effectively and in appropriate format and detail to customers, managers, and technical staff

  • Organizational skills to work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information, often while managing requests across multiple projects.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions

  • Resolving and influencing the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities

  • Work effectively within a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have any or all of the following:

  • Previous Experience working within DHS systems

  • Adobe Experience Manager

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite

  • WordPress/PHP

  • User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX)

  • Bootstrap

  • CSS

Our agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Applicants may attach a resume/cover letter to the online application.

Selectives

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6 months’ experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the HTML syntax and basic language components.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree and one year of full-time experience operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting the completion of an approved curriculum/specialized training program developed and implemented by or in cooperation with State Government; or eighteen semester hours of accredited college or university course work in one of the specialty areas listed above; or certification by an authorized educational institution/major computer or software producer in an area directly related to one of the specialty areas listed above, for the required education;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of the required full-time experience for each year (30 semester hours) of the required education;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous experience in the State Executive Branch that includes six months of full-time work as an Information Technology Specialist 2

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description.

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Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

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The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.

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01

Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely. Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.

Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

02

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

03

Have you graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree? IF YES - How many months do you have of full-time experience operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites?

  • I have not graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree

  • Less than 12 months of experience in the identified areas

  • 12 months or more of experience in the identified areas

04

Have you completed an approved curriculum/specialized training program developed and implemented by or in cooperation with State Government; or completed eighteen semester hours of accredited college or university course work in one of the specialty areas listed in number one (operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites); or received certification by an authorized educational institution/major computer or software producer in an area directly related to one of the specialty areas listed in number one? IF YES - How many months do you have of full-time experience operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites?

  • I have not completed a specialized curriculum

  • Less than 12 months of the identified experience

  • 12 months or more of the identified experience

05

How many years do you have of a combination of post high school education in any field AND/OR full-time experience operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites? Thirty semester hours equals one year of experience.

  • I do not have any of the education and/or experience

  • Less than five years of the combined education and/or experience

  • Five years or more of the combined education and/or experience

06

Are you a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch)? IF YES - How many months of experience do you have in the classification of Information Technology Specialist 2 for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a State of Iowa employee

  • I do not have any experience in the classification of Information Technology Specialist 2 for the State of Iowa

  • Less than six months of experience in the classification of Information Technology Specialist 2 for the State of Iowa

  • Six months or more of experience in the classification of Information Technology Specialist 2 for the State of Iowa

07

Does your application demonstrate that you have 6 months' experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the HTML syntax and basic language components?

  • Yes

  • No

08

Describe a Web Development project that you developed or were part of a team in developing you're most proud of that uses HTML and/or CSS. Be specific on your role on the team/project and the details relating to the work competed.

09

Explain your experience around using Adobe experience manager and how the tool was utilized to drive out the business function needed. Be detailed in your response.

Required Question

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State of Iowa

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/

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