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JOB: Fwd: [devchix] Still trying to fill a systems developer job here

We’ve had poor response to our job for a systems developer III (which is a fairly high level programmer type position). Working primarily in MSSQL and .Net (those are our primary needs).

You can see the job listing at the State of Vermont’s job listing site. You can talk to me about the job and what it’s like to work here, and I am glad to give tips on how to apply. Vermont’s a great place to live and work! Here’s text from the job listing on the state’s website:


Posting Date: 02/01/2011

Position Number: 630051

Job Title: Systems Developer III

Agency Of Natural Resources

Location: Waterbury

Reference: 28041

Job Code: 058100

Job Type: Classified

Full/Part Time: Full-Time


Who May Apply

This Systems Developer III position, Ref # 28041, is open to all State employee and external applicants. If you would like more information about this position, please contact Mark Garrand at (802) 241-3785 or by e-mail at Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.


Please note that this position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days.   Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.



Would you enjoy working with the 600 scientists and professionals at the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources who are dedicated to protecting and improving the health of Vermont’s people and ecosystems and promoting the sustainable use of Vermont’s natural resources?

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources – Information Technology Division is looking for a Systems Developer III who is an upbeat, hard working, energetic person. This position is responsible for the design, development, and testing of desktop and web solutions for both internal and external stake holders. Candidate will work in a project environment with stake holders in creating detailed program and functional specifications. Contribute to and assist in establishing development standards and appropriate systems documentation. Will work within the Information Technology Division, obtaining resources and working in support of objectives and strategies.


General Job Description

Professional programming, data base administration, and systems analysis work for a department or agency of Vermont State Government.  Analysis of user requirements, procedures, and problems associated with automating of processing, data analysis, and reporting or to improve existing computer system is required.  Class incumbents are technical experts in their field.  Supervision of subordinate System Developers may be required.  Work is performed under the general supervision of an administrative or professional supervisor.


Preferred Qualifications

Please describe your experience with the following in your resume/cover letter:


* Do you have a computer related degree? If yes, please identify.

* Do you have more than 2 years experience with Visual Studio building web application? If yes, please describe.

*Do you have more than 2 years experience writing SQL queries, stored procedures, and functions? If yes, please describe.

* Do you have a solid understanding of Object-oriented design?

* Do you have experience building or supporting Access databases and user interfaces? If yes, please describe.


Minimum Qualifications



Considerable knowledge of appropriate generation computer programming languages and techniques.

Strong analytical skills, particularly as involved work units, sequence of operations, and necessary outcomes.

Ability to prepare system designs, work flow plans, report format and input output documents adequate to meet user needs.

Ability to perform software and data base design and to construct specifications for programmers and data base administrators.

Ability to convert user specifications into a successful data processing application.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to evaluate system performance.

Ability to evaluate and estimate system development costs.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to work under pressure from deadlines.



Bachelor’s degree in computer science AND two years experience in programming, data base administration or systems analysis; OR

Associate’s degree in computer science or college-level coursework that includes 15 computer science credits AND four years experience in programming, data base administration, or systems analysis; OR

Six years experience in programming, data base administration, or systems analysis.


Siobhan Perricone
Systems Developer II
Information Technology Division
Agency of Natural Resources