Programmer Analyst - MRS Applications Team

Office of Information Technology
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Office of Information Technology


MRS Applications Team


OPENS: May 9, 2019

CLOSING: May 24, 2019


Would you like to join a fast-paced, dynamic build/release team that is constantly solving new and challenging problems? Are you a Build or Release Engineer who is dedicated to helping Engineers do their job faster and easier? Would you like to work with technology to build, test, and integrate our products? If you answered yes to these questions, we want to talk with you. 

Come join a talented team responsible for building and releasing of our products on schedule. We are accountable for maintaining the integrity of source code in Maine Revenue Services applications, helping to resolve build and test issues, and integrating and merging code. We are looking for a creative, energetic Release Engineer who is interested and passionate about driving innovation of release processes to new levels. You will gain valuable skills in change management and building and deploying applications.


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 supporting our software engineering and testing teams and will focus on managing the software build process, providing oversight for build/test environments, developing and supporting testing tools, influencing and shaping our continuous integration process, and ensuring the release process is successful.

Responsibilities: Build and Release Engineer will provide oversight of the build process through automated scripts and source code management tools. Responsibilities will extend to the configuration and maintenance of test tools and environments.



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.



In order 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/yr.)*

*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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Saturday, May 25, 2019
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