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APPLICATION SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER II - 76005134

Date:  May 12, 2022
Location: 

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Requisition No: 638064 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

Working Title: APPLICATION SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER II - 76005134

Position Number: 76005134 

Salary:  $46,000.08 - $53,000.04 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 06/01/2022 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Information Systems Administration

Strategic Business Operations

 

*Open Competitive Advertisement*

 

In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to the qualifying questions, software systems, actual work experience , years of employment and hours worked per week should be clearly defined within your work history, or the application may not be considered for the position.

 

Application Systems Programmer II

Salary Range: $46,000.08 - $53,000.04 Annually

 

Contact Person: Coretha Gaymon, (850) 617-2225

 

The Organization

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of over 4,300 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.

 At the Department, we come into contact with nearly every Floridian, as well as, many visitors to our state. People get a driver license to operate their vehicles or for photo identification purpose.  They register and title their automobiles, mobile homes and boats. They may receive assistance from the Florida Highway Patrol if they are involved in a crash or their vehicle breaks down along Florida’s highways.

 

Our Benefits Include

  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan

 To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at: flhsmv.gov/careers.  

 

Total Compensation Statement

Your Benefits are a significant part of your state compensation. The total compensation package could be anywhere from $63,832 to $74,484 annually.  The total compensation package includes annual salary, insurance, retirement, leave and holidays.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Application Systems Programmer II is responsible for performing independent and technical work relating to software quality assurance in the development, analysis, testing, implementation, and maintenance of the DHSMV systems and applications.  This may include the analysis of design documentation, requirements, and systems. Additional responsibilities include the development of test plans, test cases, and test scripts, along with performing test environment setup and the execution of both manual and automated tests. Following the execution of planned tests, this role is responsible for monitoring test progress, reporting test status, logging defects, tracking and retesting defect fixes in the defect management process.

The selected candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, characterized by constant interruptions, and strict adherence to deadlines.  If you enjoy working with others to develop, test and execute application software systems, you should consider a career as an Application Systems Programmer II!

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Skill in the development of software test strategy and plans
  • Knowledge of the Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)
  • Skill in the development of software test cases and script development
  • Skill in the development of the planning, managing, and performance of software tests
  • Skill in the ability to identify test conditions and create test designs, test cases, test procedure, and test data
  • Skill in developing and executing functional, integration, and system tests
  • Skill in the development of software defect management processes and methods
  • Skill in using Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interact with developers and team members to resolve defects, clarify functionality, and resolve usability issues
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of data privacy and protection conditions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates, technical staff, and end-users verbally and in writing
  • Ability to design, develop and test web-based, database-driven applications using industry-standard techniques
  • Ability to utilize software requirements and testing tools such as Blueprint and Microsoft Test Manager
  • Knowledge of automated software testing tools

 

Preferred Experience

  • Developing and executing test scripts.
  • Reviewing business requirements and developing software test strategies or plans.
  • Testing web-based applications.
  • Analyzing test script statuses and determining root causes of defects.
  • Performing defect management.
  • Using Agile software development and automated test tools.
  • Using Structured Query Language (SQL).

 

Job-Related Requirements

The position you are applying is subject to a Level 2 background check, along with Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance, to include a fingerprint-based check of the criminal records of the FBI, as a condition of employment pursuant to Chapter 110.1127, 435 and 943, Florida Statutes.  Please note that, since this position requires CJIS clearance, the Department will have access to all an applicant’s criminal and juvenile delinquency records, even those that have been sealed or expunged. 

 

General Information

The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment and/or oral interview.

 

Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to a fingerprint-based background investigation, which will include a check of the criminal history records of the FBI.

 

The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months.  Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement in order to be considered for that vacancy.

 

HSMV employees are paid once a month on the last workday of each month.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.   

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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