Working Title: Java Software Engineer
Agency: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Remote Policy: 100% Remote
Location: IT Division, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744
Solicitation Reference Number: 80217JAVAALLTPW
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department requires the services of 1 Software Developer 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Software Developer 2, Applications/Software Development and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by Texas law. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).
The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of  Programmers/Developers, hereafter referred to as Worker, who meets the general qualifications of a Software Developer 2 Level and Core Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
The worker will be responsible for developing, integrating, and testing of rest applications using Java Spring and Core, Hibernate and Microservices as well as web applications in ReactJS and Node.js frameworks. The functionalities could be running in a serverless state or on web servers hosted in a cloud environment. They may also assist in maintaining and supporting existing applications using Java technologies.
Under the guidance of technical architects, this worker may serve as technical lead in one or more areas and help integrating and verifying code that is built by internal and external teams. This person should have good communication and inter-personal skills and may assist in researching, architecting, designing, prototyping, trouble shooting, mentoring, directing, load testing, code quality checking, application security conformation and other technical areas.
Services are expected to start 11/20/2023 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2025. Total estimated hours per Candidate shall not exceed 4000 hours. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended providing both parties agree to do so in writing.
Services shall be provided during normal business hours unless otherwise coordinated through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding State holidays when the agency is closed.
The primary work location(s) will be at Primary work location Texas Parks and Wildlife headquarters, IT Division, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744.. Any and all travel, per diem, parking, and/or living expenses shall be at the Candidate's and/or Vendor's expense. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will provide pre-approved, written authorization for travel for any services to be performed away from the primary work location(s). Pre-approved travel expenses are limited to the rates and comply with the rules prescribed by the State of Texas for travel by its classified employees, including any requirement for original receipts.