WSDOT - IT Application Development Journey - Shoreline, WA

Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation

Job Description:
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 is currently seeking a professional Application Developer – Journey level in Shoreline, WA. This position coordinates with the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Software group but reaches out to customers both inside and outside WSDOT. The extended customer base support requires custom software designed and maintained by this position. WSDOT is a leader in ITS and as such, coordinates traffic management across regional boundaries and between local agencies. This position provides WSDOT with needed specialized programming to facilitate inter and intra agency data sharing and processing. Traffic systems are a very niche end of the IT market. ITS Systems can be brand new, innovative, and obsolete at the same time. The Application Developer in this position will provide programming staff to coordinate data acquisition, processing and storage using current .NET/C#, SQL Server, GIS, and C++ technologies. This position is an application developer with specialized experience in traffic management techniques and available traffic management technologies.

What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the Application Developer will:
Develop specifications, codes, tests, maintains, and enhances complex web applications containing ITS data; designs and creates web-based query tools and hardcopy reports for engineers, managers, operation, and maintenance workers.
Develop and maintain custom applications for video and data sharing.
Update the applications for new video sources (camera brands).
Maintain the database of cameras, users, and system configuration.
Support users with training and troubleshooting.
Develop services to monitor computer output of data servers that is directed to both internal and external users including the public website.
Use existing flat file data set, convert state route mile data to latitude/longitude GIS based system for plotting on map.

To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
.NET application programming experience
C++ application programming experience
SQL database design and programming experience
GIS and ArcGIS workbench and development
Ability to gather user requirements, design user interfaces, design program and database structure.
Ability to code, compile, test and maintain the self-specified application.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Java and Java technologies application development experience
iPhone and Android phone application experience

Important Notes:
This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
This position offers flexible/hybrid remote work options.
In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position. For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements. Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in Chapter 357-28 of the Washington Administrative Code.
The salary listed includes the legislative approved 5% salary premium for positions in King County.
Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 357-16-197 mandates that all employees who work for executive cabinet agencies (which includes the Department of Transportation) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Compliance with this mandate is a condition of employment with WSDOT. Exemption may be granted for religious or medical purposes; however, accommodations will be subject to approval based on the essential functions required of the position.

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

Work-Life Balance – We offer flexible work schedules that allow you time for your life outside of this excellent opportunity.
Paid Leave – In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition Assistance – Permanent 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.

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.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

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.

Contact us:
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Amanda Strebeck, at . Please be sure to reference IT Application Development Journey #10275 in the subject line.

Contact Person:
Location: Shoreline, WA
Application Method: Apply online
Base Pay: $80,060 - $107,667/annually

Posted on February 13, 2023

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