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Title:  IT Systems Developer II - DPS - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  08/17/2022
Req ID:  32141
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.42


This is a Limited Service position funded through June 2024.  This position is renewed in three year increments and will likely be renewed multiple times. 


The Vermont Agency of Digital Services is looking for a Systems Developer to be embedded with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) for IT application support and development.  This position supports the technology Public Safety relies on to promote the detection and prevention of crime, to participate in searches for lost and missing persons, and to assist in statewide or local disasters or emergencies. Candidates have the opportunity for teleworking and a flexible work schedule (at management discretion).


Position duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the management of Public Safety’s technology portfolio, including continuous improvement of existing technology, managing vendors and aligning solutions with State and Department strategic goals and plans.
  • Provide leadership and guidance around using new or existing technology to develop statewide justice data sharing between a variety of justice partners.
  • Work closely with State business office staff and vendors to assist in cost efficient technology procurement activities.
  • And work with other Digital Service team members around development needs, preferably utilizing state enterprise solutions such as Microsoft PowerApps, Salesforce, OnBase, MuleSoft and other applications and services. 


This position is being recruited at multiple levels.  If your experience and training qualify you for more than one level, please make sure you submit your application for both levels you would like to be considered for.  


Those with all or some of the following experience will be given preference, but the candidate with applicable experience can be trained to meet position requirements:

  • Two or more years in technology vendor procurement and management.
  • Two or more years in development utilizing Microsoft PowerApps, SQL Reporting or Salesforce tools.
  • Experience working on system within the Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services Cloud environment.
  • A background supporting justice, emergency management, first responder or state or local government related technology or business requirements.

Who May Apply

This position, IT Systems Developer II - DPS - Limited Service (Job Requisition #32141), 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 II: Job Requisition #32141
  • Level III: Job Requisition #33261

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Kim Prior 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.

PUBLIC SAFETY BACKGROUND CHECKS: This position will primarily support the Department of Public Safety. Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position to include finger-print supported Criminal Records, Motor Vehicle records, Personal History, Credit and any additional background check(s).

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting and there is significant 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;


Associate's degree in computer science or college-level coursework that includes 15 computer science credits AND two (2) or more years of experience in computer or network support, programming or analysis, or database administration.


Four (4) 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
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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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