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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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6 Months
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28 Jun 2013
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Programmers typically are involved in maintenance (including production support), enhancement and development work. Programmers have a range of skills and knowledge of the technologies used and applications supported by the Application Team. The Programmer works with the Functional Architect and Technical Architecture Specialist on an as needed basis to ensure that design and code meets customer requirements.


8 plus years experience

4 year college degree or equivalent technical study with advanced study preferred.



•Converts scientific, engineering, and other technical problem formulations to formats that can be processed by computer.


•Resolves symbolic formulations, prepares flowcharts and block diagrams, and encodes resultant equations for processing by applying extensive knowledge of branch of science, engineering, or advanced mathematics, such as differential equations or numerical analysis, and understanding of capabilities and limitations of computer.


•This is a professional level non-supervisory position which may require coordination of programming activities being conducted by the team


•Confers with other business and technical personnel to resolve problems of intent, inaccuracy, or feasibility of computer processing.


•Works with necessary personnel to determine if modifications are necessary with interested personnel to determine necessity for modifications or enhancements.


•Leverages excellent written and verbal communication skills to develop new business process and programming solutions as directed by business and technical stakeholders.


•May coordinate activities of computer programmers.


Task Assignments:


1.Perform advanced java development tasks

2.Provide advanced programming skills to high priority IT Portfolio Projects as directed.

3.Perform knowledge transfer/transition activities to facilitate the use and maintenance of developed components.




Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience

Object Oriented Programming Experience.         

Required             5              Years

Java Enterprise Edition (experience with Eclipse and/or Rational Application Developer 

Required             5              Years

Database Programming/SQL Experience with major DBMS (DB2, SQL Server, Oracle)      

Required             3              Years

Web Services Experience (SOAP, RESTful)           

Required             3              Years

Superior analysis and troubleshooting skills.       


Superior oral and written communication skills.


Java Certification             


Java Frameworks (Spring, Hibernate).   

Desired                                2              Years

Messaging Experience (MQ/JMS).          

Desired                                2              Years

XML Experience (XML, XSD, XSLT).          

Desired                                2              Years

IBM Rational Tool Suite (i.e. Clear Quest/Clear Case, Manual Tester/Functional Tester) Training/Experience.      

Highly desired   2              Years

IBM Websphere Experience      

Desired                2              Years

Previous PennDOT Application Development Experience and knowledge of PennDOT Systems & Standards.