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Programmer 1
Ref No.: 18-46857
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Start Date: 07/05/2018
Status New
Position # 567791
Position Programmer 1
Client & Department State of Michigan- Michigan Department of Education (MDE)
Worksite Address Lansing, MI
Tenure 12+ Months
No. of Openings 3 (INTERVIEW TYPE: In Person)
No. of submittals 3










IMPORTANT NOTE:
Question 1 Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2 Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3 Please list candidate's phone number that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 4 This work location is on site. Work remote requests are not considered. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 5 The maximum annual hours on this contract is 1900. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 6 This position is located in downtown Lansing, MI. The selected candidate will be responsible for any and all costs associated with parking for this position. These costs will not be reimbursed by CAI or State of Michigan. Please confirm you have discussed this with your candidate and he/she accepts this requirement.
Question 7 The client plans to schedule IN PERSON ONLY interviews for this position July 16th and 17th. Please confirm your candidate will be available to interview any of those days if selected.
Question 8 Please include a paragraph re: candidate's availability, location, applicable skills, and other pertinent information in the Summary of Qualifications tab, when submitting.

SKILL MATRIX:
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience Candidate Experience Last Used Last Used
Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming Required 3 Months
Understanding of Developing Systems with a database Required 3 Months
Understanding of web application development processes, from the layout/user interface to relational database structures Required 3 Months
Understanding the full life-cycle of a software product. Required 3 Months
Ability to work in a team environment Required 3 Months
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills Highly desired 1 Year
Experience in supporting web based applications in Microsoft/Windows platform. (ASP.NET) Highly desired 1 Year
Experience with the Microsoft .NET programming language. (C#.NET and/or VB.NET) Highly desired 1 Year
Experience writing Structured Query Language (SQL) and stored procedures Highly desired 1 Year
Experience with JQuery/AJAX/JavaScript Highly desired 1 Year

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Seeking entry level programmer to join the team supporting the DTMB team of developers supporting the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Ideal candidates would be interested in transitioning into a full time State of Michigan position.

COMPLETE DESCRIPTION:
Education:
Possession of a degree in computer information systems, systems analysis, or computer programming.
• Bachelor's degree preferred
• Associate's degree and combination of education and experience that can be shown to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

Years of Experience: Combination of education and experience that can be shown to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

This position would be working on a wide range of information system analyst assignments including, but not limited to, designing, developing, testing, and implementing computer systems and applications for MDE.
Knowledge of the Microsoft development platform (ASP.Net, SQL) and the ability to learn, and work as a member of a team ensures success in this position.

Daily Tasks:
• Attend standup meetings.
• Assist in gathering requirements and project specifications
• ASP.Net (C#, VB) development per project needs.
• Design, create and program in transactional SQL Server code
• Manage project tasks, timelines, and communication.
• Perform routine site maintenance as needed.
• Other tasks as needed for successful project completion.

Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment.

•Converts data from project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to create or modify computer programs. Prepares, or receives detailed specifications to describe sequence of steps that program must follow and input, output, and logical operations involved. Analyzes specifications, applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic. Confers with supervisor and representatives of departments concerned with program to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls. Converts detailed specifications to language processable by computer. Enters program codes into computer system. Inputs test data into computer. Observes computer monitor screen to interpret program operating codes. Corrects program errors, using methods such as modifying program or altering sequence of program steps. May prepare computer block diagrams and machine logic flowcharts for detailed coding of problems, and provides for the documentation of programming work.

•Writes instructions to guide operating personnel during production runs. Analyzes, reviews, and rewrites programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt program to new requirements. Compiles and writes documentation of program development and subsequent revisions. May assist computer operator to resolve problems in running computer program. May work with System Analyst to obtain and analyze project specifications. May direct and coordinate work of others to write, test, and modify computer programs. Work involves writing programs to solve problems, documenting the methods and procedures used in program development, and testing and correcting programs. Work involves analyzing system outlines to develop programs for computer applications; writing solution programs; May train others. Works under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Analyzes proposed computer applications in terms of equipment requirements and capabilities. Assists in developing solutions to software-related problems. May assist in the generation or installation of systems software.

•Prepares test data. May assist in writing and maintaining functional and technical specifications. Experience in computer programming work. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems analysis, of computer operations procedures and systems, and of computer programming languages. Skill in the use of computer equipment. Ability to design programs and systems architecture; to prepare program specifications; to code, test, and debug computer programs; to interpret technical information relating to computer programming and other areas of data processing; and to communicate effectively.