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Title:  IT Systems Developer III - Health

Application Deadline Date:  05/25/2021
Req ID:  15542
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28


Use your software development skills to support mission critical .NET applications at the Vermont Department of Health (VDH)! The Agency of Digital Services (ADS) is currently hiring a Windows & Web Software (.NET) Developer to design, develop, and maintain .NET software applications for VDH as part of a small team of Developers. This is a full-time permanent position with the State that comes with an excellent total compensation package.

Responsibilities of the IT Systems Developer will include:

•    Designing, coding, testing, debugging, configuring, and documenting .NET software applications for VDH
•    Collaborating with Database Administrators to design and develop databases in SQL Server to support VDH operations
•    Complying with change management procedures for VDH software application deployments and modifications
•    Studying existing VDH systems to evaluate effectiveness and developing new systems to improve production or workflow as required
•    Maintaining cybersecurity of VDH systems and data

Who May Apply

This position, IT Systems Developer III (Job Requisition #15542), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition:

Level I:  Job Requisition #15522
Level II:  Job Requisition #8701 
Level III:  Job Requisition #15542

If you would like more information about this position, please contact michael.nagle@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: This position will primarily support a department within the Agency of Human Services. Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting and there is considerable interaction with users and members of project teams requiring some tact and diplomacy to balance competing views. Work outside of regular work schedule can be anticipated.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer science AND two (2) or more years of experience in computer or network support, programming or analysis, or database administration.


Associate's degree in computer science or college-level coursework that includes 15 computer science credits AND four (4) or more years of experience in computer or network support, programming or analysis, or database administration.


Six (6) or more years of experience in computer or network support, programming or analysis, or database administration.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the following areas:

  • Windows and Web Software Development (especially .NET stack)
  • Programming proficiency in .NET (VB or C#)
  • XML, HTML, JQuery, Razor
  • Agile Scrum
  • Database development in SQL Server  
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills at the application level.
  • Software configuration management
  • Information Security concepts and best practices

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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