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Programmer Analyst 3
Ref No.: 18-03420
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Start Date / End Date: 06/18/2018 to 06/14/2019
Seeking .NET Programmer Specialist in support of a new development initiative for the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Office of Health and Nutrition Services (HNS).

Project Overview
This development effort will be to produce a dashboard from multiple disparate systems and improve the user experience for consumers of the MDE Child Nutrition web applications. The Programmer Analyst will be a member of an Agile team to develop an optimum technical solution which suits the needs of the business.

The ideal candidate will have tested experience in:
- Analysis, design, programming, testing, implementing and supporting web based applications, in the Microsoft/Windows platform with leading edge technologies.
- Background in development of service-oriented systems.
- Experience in Agile Software Development.

Years of Experience:
8 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Job Description:
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, independently performs a variety of complicated tasks, may lead and direct the work of others, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

•Plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Evaluates user request for new or modified program, such as for financial or human resource management systems, clinical research trial results, statistical study of traffic patterns, or analyzing and developing specifications for bridge design, to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities. Consults with user to identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives. Formulates plan outlining steps required to develop program, using methodologies such as structured analysis and design or object-oriented development.
•Work involves assisting in analyzing systems outlines to develop programs for computer applications, writing solution programs, documenting the methods and procedures used in program development, and testing and correcting programs. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Develops block diagrams and machine logic flowcharts to represent operations and data flow for applications.
•Captures requirements using industry standard development frameworks and tools. Designs reports, forms and letters along with computer terminal screen displays to accomplish goals of user request. Reviews screens, reports, forms and letters designs with users. Converts project specifications, using industry standard tools, such as object-oriented tools and code generation, into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into language processable by computer, applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages.
•Enters program codes into computer system. Enters commands into computer to run and test program. Reads computer printouts or observes display screen to detect syntax or logic errors during program test, or uses diagnostic software to detect errors. Replaces, deletes, or modifies codes to correct errors. Analyzes, reviews and alters program to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements. Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Writes manual for users to describe installation and operating procedures. Assists users to solve operating problems. Recreates steps taken by user to locate source of problem and rewrites program to correct errors. May use computer-aided software tools in each stage of system development. May train users to use program. May oversee installation of hardware and software. May provide technical assistance to program users. May install and test program at user site. May monitor performance of program after implementation. May specialize in developing programs for business or technical applications.

Required / Desired Skills
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Experience in the IT Profession, in any role Required 5 Years
Experience as ASP.NET (through 4.6) application developer with expertise on front end development. Required 3 Years
Microsoft ASP.NET with C# development skills Required 2 Years
Strong experience in MVC and Entity Framework Required 2 Years
JQuery/AJAX/JavaScript Required 2 Years
Developing Systems with Microsoft SQL*Server database. Required 1 Years
HTML 5 or higher Required 1 Years
CSSS 3 or higher Required 1 Years
Bootstrap Required 1 Years
Experience in .NET Core Highly desired 1 Years
Development experience with the integration of security authentication/authorization, and federated identity. Highly desired 1 Years
Experience developing application code in adherence to ADA standards (WCAG 2.0, AA). Highly desired 1 Years
Experience developing applications using Test Driven Development Highly desired 1 Years
Experience in development of dashboards/portals. Highly desired 1 Years
Design/Architectural Experience in a software development project using Microsoft Technologies Desired 1 Years
AGILE Software Development Lifecycle Required 1 Years
SQL*Server Reporting Services Desired 1 Years
Load Testing Desired 1 Years
Performance Tuning Desired 1 Years
Background in developing secure, RESTful web services. Desired 1 Years
Peer Testing Desired 1 Years
Experience UX/UI Desired 1 Years

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 The annual number of hours for this position is not to exceed 1900. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4 The work location is on site. Work remote requests are not permitted. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 5 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 May 21, 22, and 23. 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.