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Title:  IT Systems Developer I - AHS - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  08/17/2022
Req ID:  37797
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.55


Are you passionate about technology? Does the thought of impacting the future of how Vermonters receive human services intrigue you? Would you enjoy supporting the staff at the Vermont Agency of Human Services (AHS), who are dedicated to protecting and improving the conditions and well-being of Vermonters and protecting those who cannot protect themselves? If so, the Vermont Agency of Digital Services (ADS) is looking for you to become a Systems Developer specializing in supporting the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions at AHS. 


In this role, you will analyze requirements and implement appropriate solutions using the State's preferred enterprise platforms: Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Power Automate, and Hyland OnBase. You will assist users with the planning of document management, imaging practices, integration, workflow, and document retention strategies. You will maintain the documentation of workflow and functional requirements for new and existing projects. You will assist other application development teams with interfaces to ECM solutions through web service calls, APIs, or other applications. 


Additionally, you will provide end-user training and support for document imaging and scanning hardware and software. You will assist with analysis of the use of our systems and their contents. You will ensure that authorized personnel or government agencies, as applicable to the situation, can rapidly and efficiently retrieve stored electronic records for examination. You must be a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience in technical writing and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


This position is based in Waterbury, but you will have the option to work remotely from home or within the State of Vermont for up to 4 days per week.

Who May Apply

This position, IT Systems Developer I - AHS - Limited Service (Job Requisition #37797), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 

Please Note: 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 #37797
  • Level II: Job Requisition #37798


If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact Nouha Mehio at
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.


A fingerprint-supported background check may be required based on the assigned job duties and location.


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

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 0 to 2 years of development experience, previous experience with ECM solutions is a plus
  • Familiarity with relational databases, particularly Microsoft SQL Server
  • Familiarity with systems analysis, system design, and database architecture strategies and best practices
  • Ability to read system designs, workflow plans, report formats, and input/output documents
  • Willingness to learn about information architecture and systems design methodologies
  • Basic knowledge of one of the following programming languages: C#, Java, Python
  • Familiarity with Markdown languages such as XML or JSON
  • Familiarity with API
  • Effective oral and written communicator with a knack for establishing strong working relationships
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work under pressure from deadlines

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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