Programmer Analyst - DOE Application Development Team

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Office of Information Technology

Programmer Analyst

DOE Application Development Team


OPEN:  April 4, 2019

CLOSING: April 19, 2019


You are a talented IT professional and has a passion for programming and problem-solving to remove hurdles, seek solutions, and strives for excellence in customer service.  If this describes you, we want you on our TEAM!!



This is technical service work in the DAFS Applications Group; responsibilities include designing, developing, resolving complex problems and providing new system functionality for the Department of Education (DOE) team.   

This position is located in Augusta.  Work will include performing extensive programming assignments using the following:

  • .NET C#
  • MVC Architecture
  • SQL Server Database
  • Visual Studio IDE
  • SQL Server Integration services
  • SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS)

Upon demonstrating excellence in independently programming, knowledge of the agency’s software applications, and a relentless dedication to customer service, some remote work is possible.


WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?                                                                               

This is exciting technical work.  You will have a chance to work with a high-performing technical team who will assist you to develop [even] more technical skills and, in doing so, provide IT services to State agencies and State of Maine citizens!

  • You will be provided the opportunity to use effective communication and collaborate with business clients, technical staff, and partners within State of Maine agencies.
  • You will have an opportunity to highlight your skills developing program specifications and analyzing and designing small systems or sub-systems.
  • You will participate in application testing and use critical thinking to problem-solve, thereby creating ways to improve processes or make suggestions for improvements.
  • You will have an opportunity to bring your knowledge to a greater level of complexity, in support of a technical career path.



We expect a candidate who can work independently, who can perform programming for applications.   

We expect a candidate to have aptitude and attitude to work in a team environment with highly-talented and diverse IT experts, like you! This is not an entry level position.  We expect a go-getter who displays respect for diversity, and is productive and respectful to all stakeholders.

Work is performed under the supervision of the most experienced and skilled technical leads in the State, determined to provide guidance and excited to mentor and groom our next level of technologist.  

We expect you will be eager to learn and grow with us.



To qualify, you must have two and one half (2½) years applications systems development experience utilizing high-level languages.  A Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science or equivalent subject area may be substituted for one (1) year of application systems development experience.



To apply, please visit the following website and apply online:

Veterans and Gold Star Members, please alert us of your status in your cover letter.    The selected candidate will be required to complete an official job application and pass the required background checks as a condition of employment. *Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  

We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Only U.S. Citizens or aliens who have a legal right to permanently work in the United States are eligible for employment.   We cannot sponsor applicants requiring work visas.


SALARY:   CLASS CODE: 0865      PAY GRADE: 23 - $45,510.40 - $61,609.60/annually*

*Includes a 15% recruitment and retention salary adjustment and eligibility for a 5% annual training bonus.



The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions.  The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly.  The value* of State-paid Health Insurance: 

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly
  • Level 2:    95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly
  • Level 3:    90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly
  • Level 4:    85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly 

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

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