Application Developer Senior

King County   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on January 7, 2022
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Summary

If you're ready to make a difference at a company that matters, if you want big challenges to tackle, we would love to talk to you. Join us as we transform and raise the bar on what technology looks like in the public sector!

The Software Engineering team is growing and is looking for a Senior Application Developers to join our Software Engineering team and deliver solutions that make a difference. As a member of the team, you will contribute on the development and launch of new applications and product enhancements for a variety of projects in the Microsoft ecosystem. You will also serve as an escalation point in providing tier 3 support for Dynamics and PowerPlatform application supporting COVID Mass Vaccination business capabilities.

King County
As the only county in the United States named after Martin Luther King Jr, one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nations' history, King County is a vibrant community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the artistic and social traditions of many cultures. Together, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. We continue to build on an enduring legacy of shared values of equity and social justice, employee engagement, innovative thinking and continuous improvement. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda aimed at advancing regional change and is developing the systems and standards necessary to achieve better outcomes for all residents, regardless of their race or income. These qualities make King County one of the nation's best places to live, work, and play.
 
King County Department of Information Technology
KCIT is providing the building blocks for many of the region's most critical services. As the business solutions partner, we collaborate with the 18 County departments and agencies to develop products and services that better serve the needs of our customers and our communities. To learn more about KCIT, please visit: http://kingcounty.gov/depts/it.aspx
 
Benefits
King County offers a robust benefits package to support you and your family in a variety of ways. To learn more about the benefits offered here, please click on the Benefits tab or click here: http://www.kingcounty.gov/employees/.
 
TEMPORARY TELECOMMUTING REQUIREMENT 
The work associated with this position will be performed remotely, at least through July 5, 2021 in compliance with King County’s telecommuting mandate. Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours.  Employees must reside in WA state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.  There will be situations where the employee is required to report to a County worksite.  Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required by the department in alignment with the Public Health Directive from the Seattle & King County Public Health Officer.
 
To support employees during this time King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.
 
Please note that there may be occasional on-site visits as needed.
 
Work Schedule
The normal workweek for this position is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Alternative work schedules may be considered. This position is not eligible for overtime pay.

Duration
This position is expected to last for a duration of 12 months.

Questions
If you have questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Shannon Hoeper at (206) 263-6957 or shoeper@kingcounty.gov 

Job Duties

  • Develop software solutions using Microsoft Power platform with Microsoft Visual Studio 
  • Develop integrations and custom solutions utilizing API's and SDK's 
  • Modernize, implement updates, diagnose and fix bugs in legacy software 
  • Develop and maintain documentation for applications and systems, maintain the code base in Azure DevOps 
  • Develop web-based applications using React and other modern JavaScript frameworks 
  • Write end-user documentation and/or provide application-specific training to end users, as needed 
  • Keep up to date with latest technology trends applicable to software development; share information and collaborate with peers
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related field) OR an equivalent combination of experience and education. 
  • 2+ years of professional experience working within the Microsoft development stack using several of the following technologies: Microsoft Visual Studio, C#, Microsoft ASP.NET MVC, Microsoft ASP.NET WebAPI, .Net Core, Microsoft Entity Framework 6+, AJAX, HTML, JavaScript, React / Angular frameworks and CSS 
  • Familiarity with cloud integration and Microsoft Azure – App Service, Logic Apps, Service Bus, API Management, Functions. 
  • Experience in relational and non-relational data storage designs 
  • Agile and DevOps experience 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment 
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills; ability to synthesize complex information and influence decision makers turning strategy into action
Desirable Qualifications 
  
  • Strong experience in Microsoft Power Platform (Dynamics) 
  • Prior experience in public sector and/or a desire to work in public service

Supplemental Information

Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.  
 
Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.  
 
Guided by our "True North", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.
 
King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer 
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.
 
To Apply 
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact your recruiter listed on this job announcement.
 
Application Requirements
A completed King County Application, and resume are required for consideration. 
 
 
The recruitment for this position is open to all qualified applicants.
 
This position is expected to last a duration of 12 months.
 
Union Status: This position is represented by Protec17.
(For internal use only: Classification: Applications Developer Sr. - 7320300

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being.  Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page.

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy.  If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails.  Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.
 
NOTE:  Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
 
For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.

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Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Yes
  • No
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Does your authorization require sponsorship now or in the future from an employer or other source? (This does not preclude you from being considered for this position.)
  • Yes
  • No
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The person hired for this position must successfully pass a background investigation. Are you willing to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to an offer of employment? This may include reference checks with previous employers and a criminal background check.
  • Yes
  • No
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Are you applying to this position as an eligible Current or Previous King County Employee Priority Placement Program Participant AND Is this position the same or lower percentage of full-time when compared to the position held at the point of the notification of layoff AND Do you possess the skills and abilities to qualify for this position?
  • Yes, I was given a layoff notice from my role at King County AND I am within two years of the effective date of my layoff. AND The position I was laid off from was the same or a higher percentage of FT status when compared to this one.
  • No.
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If you answered yes to the question above and you are applying for this position as a Priority Placement Participant, to be considered, you must provide the following three pieces of information in the space provided: 1. The title you held when you received your layoff notice 2. The department you worked in 3. The effective date of your layoff

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