Job Details

Developer (Information Systems Specialist 4)

Department of Consumer and Business Services, Salem, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 04/02/2020

Our mission...
To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.

This position is with the Information Technology and Research (IT&R) Section of the Central Services Division. IT&R provides a broad range of specialized technical services in the areas of information systems, data analysis/dissemination, and computer/telecommunication services for a large, diverse agency. The staff support the collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of statewide and regional data about workers' compensation, accident prevention, insurance, financial institutions, corporate securities, building codes, and senior health insurance benefits. The section supports a number of critical systems to meet the regulatory requirements for each program and interact with other state and federal agencies.

This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
Colleagues who are passionate about public service
Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon
Live, work, and play in Salem, Oregon
Here’s what you will do:
As a Developer, you will develop applications using software development languages and tools to write, edit, maintain, and test computer software. In addition to creating new software, the developer improves and maintains the working order of existing software.

Here’s what you need to qualify:
Minimum Qualifications:

Three (3) years of information systems experience in web development and a good understanding of browsers, operating systems, and mobile form factors;

An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field AND one (1) year of information systems experience in web development and a good understanding of browsers, operating systems, and mobile form factors.
Requested Skills:

A profound understanding of the importance of teamwork
Good communication skills: Written, oral, graphic and listening
An ability to think both critically and creatively - independently and cooperatively
Demonstrated skill in front-end web development including HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
A good understanding of browsers, operating systems, and mobile form factors
Experience in one or more of the following: jQuery, JSON, AJAX, Angular, React, Vue, DataTables, Bootstrap, or others
Working knowledge of web security and best practices
Working knowledge with relational databases and programming with SQL
Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.

How to apply:
To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" button to fill out the online application and complete the questionnaire.
A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. The cover letter should address your experience and skills as they relate to the minimum qualifications and requested skills above. Please attach them in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.
Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
After you apply:
Log in to your Workday account before the job announcement closes to see if you have any pending tasks or actions, and make sure to complete these tasks or actions before the job announcement closes. These can be found under the “My Applications” section.
Be sure to check both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment.
Additional information:
Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.
You may be asked to submit a skills assessment, a writing sample, or a video interview as part of the application screening process.
The successful candidate must have a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Prior to an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.
This position is subject to a fingerprint background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans’ preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
Helpful links and contact information:
Learn more about DCBS

Understanding the State Application Process

Help & Support webpage

For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at or by phone at 503-378-3200.

DCBS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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