IT Application Development-Journey - Tumwater, WA

Employer: WSDOT

Job Description:
About WSDOT:
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.

The Opportunity:
WSDOT Information Technology Division (ITD) provides the technology tools that help offices around the agency do their work effectively. ITD is seeking an experienced application developer to assist with this mission by creating and maintaining web, console and windows applications used by agency personnel. This position also creates and maintains SQL scripts, batch processes and assists in database modelling for supported applications.

What to Expect:
This position is expected to support and develop applications on the Application Development and Support team under Enterprise Applications. This includes the early planning stages and the gathering of business requirements through to implementation and maintenance.

Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, this position will:
Create, enhance and maintain multi-platform applications, including responding to production failures and providing technical support for applications.
Work closely with customers to assure that business requirements are being met.
Investigate and recommend solutions to improve business flow and accountability.
Implement and improve application security on all assigned applications.
Provide 24-hour support for Traffic Management Center owned applications.

To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
Four years of experience developing applications using both C# and ASP.NET.
Four years of experience with SQL Server and T-SQL.
Four years of experience developing applications using JavaScript.
Knowledge and understanding of Information Technology architecture and standards.
Able to independently perform analysis, design, programming and implementation of system components and functions.
Ability to identify customer issues, isolate application problem and assist in the resolution by coding and/or testing, then verifying proper function.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Degree in Information Technology or Programming.
Experience developing with jQuery, Knockout or Bootstrap.
Experience developing ASP.NET MVC applications.
Experience performing database modelling

Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals' lifestyle. As such, there are a number of flexible schedule options available, including occasional telework for eligible positions.
Paid Leave – In addition to 10 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition Assistance – Our employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply:
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the "Work Experience" portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.

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WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, as well as people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter.

WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Eirik Landes at Please be sure to reference 20DOT-HQ-00280 in the subject line.

Contact Person:
Location: Tumwater, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $71,700.00 - $96,420.00 Annually

Posted on February 06, 2020
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