Software Developer/Programmer
Ref No.: 13-00822
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date / End Date: 07/31/2013 to 03/30/2014
Require: In Person Only

The Software Developer/Programmer (SDP) converts data from project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to create or modify computer programs.


The Software Developer/Programmer (SDP) converts data from project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to create or modify computer programs: Prepares, or receives from systems analyst detailed workflow chart and diagram to illustrate sequence of steps that program must follow and to describe input, output, and logical operations involved. Analyzes workflow chart and diagram, applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic. Confers with supervisor and representatives of departments concerned with program to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls. Converts detailed logical flow chart to language processed by computer. Enters program codes into computer system. Inputs test data into computer. Observes computer monitor screen to interpret program operating codes. Corrects program errors, using methods such as modifying program or altering sequence of program steps. Writes instructions to guide operating personnel during installation and maintenance of the application.  May work with business analyst to obtain and analyze project specifications and flow charts. May direct and coordinate work of others to write, test, and modify computer programs.  Most frequently requested programmer skills include C#, Java, PHP and IDMS.
The State will indicate specific development skills required with each posting.   For example: the State may specify a Software Developer/Programmer 3 with GIS skills and experience with industry standard or open source Geospatial software APIs or SDKs.

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11 or more years of experience.  These consultants are recognized as top professionals in their chosen field and may be considered "Guru " subject-matter experts in IT Professional Services.  Individuals possess multiple years of experience and are extremely competent and will typically hold advanced education degrees or certifications such as a Microsoft Certified Programmer Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) or Project Manager Professional (PMP).  *These advanced degrees and certifications may substitute, at the sole discretion of the State, for experience at this skill set level, and for this skill set level only.  They have worked on multiple critical projects; have demonstrated the judgment to plan and accomplish goals; perform a variety of complicated tasks, and may lead and direct the work of others. This expert may report directly to Director or CIO level management; a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 

 
Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
 
C#.Net
Required
7
Years
ASP.Net
Required
7
Years
Visual Studio 2010
Required
2
Years
.Net Framework (3.5, 4.0)
Required
5
Years
Web Services
Required
5
Years
SOAP
Required
5
Years
T-SQL
Required
5
Years
.Net Framework (3.5, 4.0)
Required
7
Years
XML
Required
3
Years