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Date: Mar 8, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 31048 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III - 76004973

Position Number: 76004973 

Salary:  $53,000.04 - $70,000.08 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 03/21/2018 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Division of Information Systems Administration

Bureau of Service Operations


           *Open Competitive Opportunity*


In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history.  Software systems, actual work experience, and years of employment must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.



$53,000.04 - $70,000.08 Annually


Contact Person: Coretha Gaymon, (850) 617-2007


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 approximately 4,500 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.


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:


Description of Job

The Systems Programmer III is a member of the Application Infrastructure team and reports to the Data Processing Manager within the Bureau of Service Operations.  This position works as a technical lead and is responsible for leading projects and other efforts.  This position also mentors other team members within the unit as appropriate.

The Application Infrastructure team provides installation, configuration, integration, administration and technical support for the Departments commercial and custom business applications.  This support includes but isn’t limited to collaboration and content management systems, web and application server infrastructure support, Two Factor Authentication and Public Key Infrastructure (SSL certificate) management to name a few. 


Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with professional experience configuring windows server 2012.  Preference will also be given to applicants with professional experience configuring and maintaining Microsoft server roles and technologies such as IIS, SharePoint or BizTalk to name a few.                                        


Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience configuring, administering and maintaining server operating systems such as Windows Server 2008R2/2012 and Unix
  • Knowledge of Web-based technologies and products such as Microsoft IIS, Sun Java Web Server, and Apache
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies such as Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare and/or Citrix XenServer
  • Skill in the provisioning, setup, documentation and configuration of existing or new hardware and software solutions
  • Experience supporting and maintaining custom and Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) applications
  • Strong technical analysis and troubleshooting skills  
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.


Job Related Requirements:

The selected applicant must pass a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) criminal history background check. 


Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., although working after hours and on weekends may occasionally be required.



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 pre-employment fingerprinting, and a background investigation.

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.  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