State Jobs In Texas – Programmer

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Job Description:

Works under the general supervision of the IDD Behavioral Health Services Software Applications Manager. The Programmer IV performs technical consultation and training of programming personnel and assumes responsibility for the technical continuity and quality of development, enhancement and maintenance efforts for information systems supporting the HHSC Division of Behavioral Health Services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the overall development of applications including; system design, planning, production and customer support for software systems and solutions, existing production & development for new applications used both statewide and interagency.
  • Drives design, delivery and integration for interfaces, system connectivity and batch processes for existing applications.
  • Coordinates daily development activities including; coding, testing, and debugging of programs that are in development or requiring support for issue resolution/performance or enhancement.
  • Implements standards and procedures with coordinating the activities of programming staff. Coordinates staff, tasks and schedules to develop, modify, customer software applications.
  • Provides technical direction and guidance to technical staff in matters related to analysis and programming activities.
  • Supports the development of business processes through analysis and design for interfaces with various external agencies and service providers.
  • Implements specialized programs to support applications and defines the test processes to validate performance as well as stability.
  • Coordinates with staff to develop and implement project plans that include; schedules, staff assignments, analysis tasks and programming activities that include requirements gathering, gap analysis, design and delivery. Will assist and coordinate with development staff to ensure adherence to standards and procedures for the implementation of business policies, procedures and standards.
  • Other duties as assigned. (Note: For DSHS positions this includes but is not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.)

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the practical methods and solution techniques to define the limitations and capabilities of computer systems, of the techniques used in the design of non-automated systems, of information technology equipment, of applicable programming languages, of computer hardware and software, of computer operating systems, of writing complex integrated program code.
  • Knowledge of complex configuration management concepts and tools and software usability concepts.
  • Knowledge of building and supporting mission critical applications, running in a highly distributed manner across multiple platforms with the ability to apply performance enhancing techniques.
  • Knowledge of the planning and implementation techniques for multiple software development lifecycle phases, including scope and proposal, estimation, analysis, design, and software construction with the ability to deliver complex design and support documentation.
  • Knowledge of the common design practices/standards associated with compliance to application accessibility (i.e.508, JAWS etc.).
  • Skilled in the assigning and/or supervision of the work being done by other development staff.
  • Knowledge sufficient enough to apply current and emerging high-level principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems analysis; of computer operations procedures and systems; and of computer programming languages.
  • Knowledge of multi-tier system development with the ability to troubleshoot and solve complex issues.
  • Skilled in extensive complex problem solving, critical thinking, in computer programming, in the use of computer hardware and software, and in modifying or developing programs for computer applications.
  • Skilled in the facilitation of meetings with multiple customers and technical staff, including building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Austin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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