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Java Programmer/Consultant for Texas State Agency, Austin, Tx

Austin, TX · Information Technology
Title: Java Programmer/Consultant
Agency: Texas Department of Insurance 
Solicitation: TDI29713
Location: 1601 N. Congress Ave., Austin, TX
Duration: On-going, no ending date
Visa: Must be US Citizen, Green Card, EAD. No H1B

Covid Remote: Contractors are working remote from home. However, Contractors are expected to be available to work from agency location in the near future with possibility of 100% at office.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Three software developers are being solicited by TDI to perform work on legacy modernization projects in a java application using Rational Application Developer to serve the business needs of the Division of Workers’
Compensation (DWC). Emphasis of work performed shall be full stack development. The work will include, but is not limited to, assessing user requirements/stories and translating them into technical tasks and actual code development using Rational Application Developer, Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs), Java Struts framework, JAXB, HTML5, XML, JSON, JavaScript (jQuery, Bootstrap), browser-based debugging tools, Apache Ant, and SVN. This effort will involve creating user access functionality, workflow, reporting and dashboarding within an existing application. 
 
Contract staff will also be responsible for writing technical and user documentation. The worker should have strong knowledge of and experience working on software development projects and general project lifecycle. The contract staff shall work on an agile scrum team, participating in regular meetings, work sessions, and interactions with the business owners and the project team. They should be a self-starter with experience working in a virtual collaborative setting with an agile scrum development team. The worker should possess strong written and oral presentation skills, with abilities to help present work done in an application. Any and all project work will include workflows, business processes, and other functionality originating from DWC and identified as a legacy modernization effort or as production support of such applications.

Required Skills:
  • 8 years of experience required on Working as a software developer on software application development projects, either as enhancements or ground-up initiatives
  • 8 years of experience required on Coding: Rational Application Developer (or other Eclipse based IDE), Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs), Java Struts framework, JAXB, HTML5, XML, JSON, JavaScript (jQuery, Bootstrap), browser-based debugging tools, Apache Ant, SVN (or other version control tool
  • 8 years of experience required on as part of a team, eliciting requirements from end users and forming epics and user stories, then translating them to functional tasks for technical staff to code
  • 8 years of experience required on Following requirements and user stories end-to-end to guarantee proper delivery of requested functionality
  • 8 years of experience required on Testing applications to ensure user and functional requirements are met before handing off to QA
  • 8 years of experience required on Working on projects that cross functional agency systems and that require planning and scheduling during project development and implementation
  • 8 years of experience required on Troubleshooting and solving complex problems related to implementation or maintenance of system software and operating systems, including creating and troubleshooting scripts and code for server, services, or operations
  • 8 years of experience required on. Writing technical documentation for code produced
  • 2 years of experience required on. Using Microsoft Teams or other collaboration tool to communicate and work within a team
  • 2 years of experience required on Working on an agile scrum team as a software developer
  • 2 years of experience required on. Estimating work and sizing tasks for sprint development
 

Preferred (Optional) Skills :
  • 4 years of preferred experience required Writing user documentation
  • 2 years of preferred experience required. Working as a developer in direct support of a State agency in the Texas State Data Center environment
  • 1 years of preferred experience required Working as a software developer with Texas Department of Insurance applications
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