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DOS - Application Systems Programmer III - 45000276

Date: Oct 1, 2019

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Requisition No: 46821 

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS - Application Systems Programmer III - 45000276

Position Number: 45000276 

Salary:  $43,507.32 

Posting Closing Date: 12/01/2019 




  • Serves as a member of a team development effort to develop Department applications and write .NET applications for cloud and on-premise systems including database and cloud data storage.  Participates in application development and documentation.  Conducts meetings with management and outside vendors. Maintains computer programs or system software to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information and may program web sites.
  • Development work includes but is not limited to user interfaces, error and logging modules, web services and sites, file and image management, database and data constructs, reporting, and external partner/vendor interfaces.  All work is conducted at Florida Department of State offices (no remote). Designs, develops, tests and implements software systems for the department. Serves as a team member on projects. Responsible for adhering to BDIS standards when developing, testing and documenting application code on new or existing systems using Agile methodology. Participates in the discovery process to determine business needs and defines functional specifications and project estimates. Co-develops applications and services with external partners and vendors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience and experience in the last 24 months with the following:
  • C# .Net 4.0 or higher
  • Visual Studio 2017
  • WCF & RESTful web services
  • SQL Server and Oracle database
  • Agile Development
  • Test Driven Development
  • MVC
  • WPF
  • .NET batch/council applications
  • SSRS
  • Object oriented programming and Developing Services Oriented Architecture
  • Reading and writing software documentation
  • Communication with a development team and business users concerning software functionality
  • Understanding business rules development/requirement collection

SCREENING DISCLAIMER:  Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the candidate job profile and/or resume.  Attach copies of documents needed to meet the minimum qualifications for this position to this People First requisition.  Examples of educational documents include: college diploma, high school diploma or equivalent.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS:  A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment.  If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints.  We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.

The Department of State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.


Relatives of current Florida Department of State employees will not be considered.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee