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Date: Sep 23, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 350361 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III - 64082130

Position Number: 64082130 

Salary:  $43,507.36 

Posting Closing Date: 11/20/2021 

The Office of Information Technology, Application Development and Support team is an in-house maintenance and development shop.  We are seeking a full time employee to join our team for the maintenance, support, and development of .Net applications necessary to support the current Medical Quality Assurance on-line systems.

The Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) is responsible for regulatory activities of various health care practitioners, facilities and businesses. MQA plans, develops, coordinates and manages the programs and services of regulatory boards, councils and department administered professions. MQA develops policies that allow the department to effectively and efficiently regulate health care practitioners in order to achieve the department’s mission of promoting and protecting the health and safety of all people in Florida. MQA serves as a liaison between the public and the professional boards and councils as well as between the licensees and their respective boards and councils.


  • Applicant will use Visual Studio for coding and code management.  Additionally, applicants will complete development work with Agile Scrum methodology, and will work in a team during application development.
  • Applicant will develop .NET applications using C#, MVC, Net Core and JavaScript such as jQuery, Ajax.
  • Applicant will be developing WebApi services.
  • Applicant will write database procedures in Sql server and Oracle.
  • Applicant will use Git repository for code management, and use Azure DevOps for build and release
  • Applicant will provide maintenance on existing .Net applications.
  • Participate fully in the project development process, contributing to the development enhancement and maintenance of systems.


  • Ability to clearly articulate verbally and in writing communications with the business needs and the proposed approach to complete assignments, including generating documentation.
  • Ability to use Rational Tools and Cherwell system to tracking issues and enhancements reported from the customer.
  • Assist in analyzing, recommending, coordination, implementing and monitoring new/revised technical and non-technical business solutions.
  • Ability to provide research, analysis, testing, documentation, and training for the business unit.
  • Ability to write unit test and function test.
  • Prepare test plans and participate in user acceptance testing activities.
  • Ability to write documentation throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to learn new technology and apply the new technology to application development
  • Knowledge of DevOps development
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Be able to work well in a team setting
  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills




  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in computer systems analysis, computer programming, or in planning or designing distributed computer systems;


  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course of study in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems.
  • Two years of experience as described above and either (1) completion of a 720-classroom hour program of study from a vocational/technical school OR accredited community college in an area of data processing (excluding data entry), or (2) 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college course work from an accredited institution which includes four courses in computer science or management information systems.
  • Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience with .Net Framewok.
  • Applicants must have at least 4 years experienced in HTML, JavaScript,Ajax, jQuery, Bootstrap and CSS.
  • Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience developing applications using Visual Studio C#/.Net (MVC, .Net Core).

•Applicants must have at least 2 year of experience working within an agile (Scrum) team.

•Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience writing SQL queries and stored procedures.


Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health. If you are looking to establish a successful career in the Health Care Field, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout the State of Florida.  We hope you decide to join our team!

**NOTE:  All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

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:

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E- Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.


Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.


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