The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one Programmer/Developer, hereafter referred to as Worker(s), who meets the general qualifications of ITSAC Programmer/Developer 2 Category, Core Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI).
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered “works made for hire” and are the property of the TDI. TDI may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. TDI will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s).
This contract position is responsible for performing complex (journey-level) computer programming work in the Information Technology Services office of TDI. This position will provide software development support to migrate applications running on a J2EE platform used by the Division of Workers Compensation using DIR-classified core technology skills. Additionally, this position may participate in the planning and migration efforts of additional related applications onto a single platform. Emphasis of work performed shall be on front-end development. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
II. WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Experience coding, testing, and debugging code and software programs; preparing test data; compiling and documenting procedures used throughout software development and revision; and assisting in preparing and developing instructions or manuals to guide end users.
Experience analyzing, reviewing, and revising scripts and programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt new procedures.
Experience assisting in testing applications in all environments; preparing applications to implement into production environment; and preparing instructions for use during production runs.
Experience assisting in troubleshooting solutions to software-related problems.
Experience composing technical documentation.
recent programming experience with Oracle databases, Oracle SQL, data migration projects, Java (specifically but not limited to Java Server Pages, Enterprise JavaBeans, and Java Database Connectivity), Eclipse based IDE (such as Rational Application Developer), WebSphere Application Server, secure coding practices and Version Control software (such as SVN).
Working knowledge of ITIL-based best practices and coding to the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAA) are also preferred.
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