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Title:  IT Systems Developer I - Agency of Education

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  10781
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $22.36


Vermont Agency of Digital Services is searching for a new a developer to add to the unit supporting the Agency of Education.  This position will be a part of the application development team.  The position will be involved in a variety of projects and technologies.  This is being hired at multiple levels as we are looking for the right, motivated teammate.

The right candidate will possess a mix of technical knowledge, the ability to learn new systems and think critically in problem solving and solutioning.  The position will be expected to work collaboratively as part of a team as well as be comfortable working independently. The position will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of new and existing processes. The current environments affords for opportunity for applications using new designs and architecture as well as integration and development on existing platform such as SalesForce, Okta, and others. The candidate will be expected to attend meeting with AOE business users  to understand goals and requirements.

Good candidates will:

  • Greet challenges and technology with enthusiasm
  • Possess great communication skills, be comfortable asking questions
  • Have knowledge of web-based UI/UX and frontend design
  • Believe in sharing knowledge
  • Understand and practice good source control and code documentation
  • Be familiar with the application development lifecycle, from requirement gathering to CI/CD
  • Stand ready to adopt and adapt to emerging demands

Great candidates will:

  • Have experience creating applications using JavaScript frameworks
  • Be familiar with the NodeJS ecosystem and attendant processes
  • Bring forward new approaches, technologies, processes and suggestions for improvements to our team
  • Have dev-ops experience in collaborative environments; optimally MS Azure
  • Optimally have SalesForce knowledge

This position is based out of the National Life Building in Montpelier, VT.  Flexible schedules and part time telework are encouraged.

Who May Apply

This position, IT Systems Developer I (Job Requisition #10781), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

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 #10781
Level II:  Job Requisition #10771
Level III:  Job Requisition #10763

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Oblio.Leitch@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.

Environmental Factors

Duties are generally performed in a standard office setting. Some work outside of regular work schedule may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in computer science or college-level coursework that includes 15 computer science credits


Two (2) or more years of experience in computer or network support, programming or analysis, or database administration.

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
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier