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Database Developer
IT Customer Support Temp
Software Developer




Database Developer


SALARY: $76,080 - $104,820 Annually
OPENING DATE: October 8, 2018
CLOSING DATE: November 19, 2018

DESCRIPTION:

The Legislative Service Center, also known as LEG-TECH (pronounced 'LEDGE-TECK') is the non-partisan technology solutions provider for the Washington State Legislature. We are a team of highly competent technology professionals committed to consistently meeting or exceeding customer and team expectations with innovative products and services. Our team is passionate about technology and aims to provide a world-class IT customer service experience. Whether it takes the form of back-end infrastructure services, hardware and software troubleshooting, application development, supporting our hybrid cloud/on-premise environment, direct front-line customer support, help desk or training, we support a connected Legislature.

LEG-TECH offers competitive salaries, performance based salary reviews, a comprehensive benefits package, flexible work schedules, and colleagues who truly enjoy what they do.

DUTIES:

Some of the Things You Will Enjoy Doing in this Role:

  • Contribute to data related projects by building and designing data solutions using ETL processes, databases, warehouses and data migration routines.
  • Working hand in hand with our software development team by providing expert consultation in terms of database design, query design, and deployment strategies.
  • Providing expert consultation on securing data systems, as applicable to data development projects and operations conducted on behalf of the Legislature.
  • While the emphasis of this job is on database development, you will have the opportunity to learn and contribute to other data management needs.
  • Participating in LEG-TECH project teams where your expertise and skills in data management and development will be used to translate customer requirements into effective solutions.
  • Collaborating with customers and other LEG-TECH staff to identify requirements, establish mutually agreed upon outcomes, and plan for and implement changes to systems.
  • Working to continuously improve our existing systems and processes through documentation, process standardization and leaning, and automation using Microsoft PowerShell.
  • Independently managing your own workload in a fast-paced, business critical environment. Proactively identifying your own support needs and seeking out collaboration to solve potential issues before they impact customers or teammates.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Has a high level of proficiency in relational database design, modeling, migration and ETL processes.
  • Has a high level of proficiency in data management, organization and TSQL language.
  • Has working experience scripting and automating repetitive tasks.
  • Is customer focused. Uses customer expectations to define what success looks like for their systems. Makes clear commitments. Sets goals and strives to achieve them. Challenges the status quo in the interested of adding customer value to all we do. Strives to “get to yes.”
  • Displays a strong sense of ownership in the systems they are expert in. Speaks with confidence about those systems, provides plans and solutions, identifies recommendations and impacts, holds themselves and others accountable for the performance of their domains.
  • Is big picture oriented and accountable for system performance and reliability. Proactively creates plans for updates, migrations, root cause analysis, all other activities related to their systems. Sees all problems with the system through to successful resolution.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience as a Database Developer, Database Administrator, Data Modeler or equivalent role using Microsoft SQL Server. Experience must include project team participation and cross-team support.

Supplemental Information:
Interested persons should submit the following:

  • A letter of interest describing applicable qualifications and experience.
  • A résumé detailing the name(s) of employer(s), length of employment, position titles and scope of responsibilities.

Submit applications and paperwork to:

Legislative Service Center (LEG-TECH)
106 11th Avenue SW, Suite 2400
Olympia, WA 98501
Attn: Personnel or e-mail to:
lscpersonnel@leg.wa.gov

SELECTION PROCESS:
Screening will begin immediately and this recruitment is open until filled. Initial screening will be based solely on the information provided by the candidate. Interviews will be granted to candidates most closely matching the hiring criteria.

LEG-TECH is an equal opportunity employer.




IT Customer Support Temp


SALARY: $15.00 - $25.00 Hourly
OPENING DATE: September 9, 2018
CLOSING DATE: October 15, 2018 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

This is a temporary position starting Nov. 1 and lasting approximately 16 - 20 weeks.

The Legislative Service Center, also known as LEG-TECH (pronounced 'LEDGE-TECK') is the dedicated technology solutions provider for the Washington State Legislature. We are a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about technology and providing world-class IT support to our valued customers in the Legislature. Whether it takes the form of hardware and software troubleshooting, application development, training, or network services, we support a connected Legislature!

The Customer Support Group is the face of the organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Customer Support Intern to augment our help desk team during the legislative session. In this position you will provide hardware/software troubleshooting and general end user support to all LEG-TECH customers. From assisting our state lawmakers with hardware and software updates to working with new hearing room systems to managing IT assets, every day brings fresh challenges.

DUTIES:

You Will Have an Opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your commitment to world-class customer service by providing timely resolutions to complex customer issues
  • Leverage your technology knowledge to meet changing and diverse business needs
  • Collaborate with other LEG-TECH teams to evaluate, recommend, and implement new or upgraded products and/or services
  • Share your customer knowledge and experience with others in the organization
  • Leverage the skills and talents of your dedicated colleague teams in support of providing a personalized customer service and support experience

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Combines enthusiasm with a passion for technology
  • Demonstrates excellent people skills and sensitivity when working with a diverse group of customers who may have different or competing needs
  • Can multi-task with composure while dealing with multiple simultaneous customer issues
  • Is organized and methodical, yet flexible enough to handle shifting priorities situations that aren't clear-cut
  • Has an ability to process new and complex information and collaborate with customers and our technical staff when troubleshooting resolutions in a calm manner
  • Can effectively troubleshoot all types of Windows related issues on customer machines, both over the phone and in person
  • Conveys a professional demeanor in dress, appearance, communication and attitude

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a Windows desktop direct support environment
  • Expert-level knowledge of Windows 7 through Windows 10
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products, including Outlook, Excel, Word and OneDrive
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot basic networking, wireless connectivity, remote access, and mobile-device connectivity

Supplemental Information:
Interested persons should submit the following:

  • A letter of interest describing applicable qualifications and experience.
  • A résumé detailing the name(s) of employer(s), length of employment, position titles and scope of responsibilities.
  • Answers to the following questions:
    1. Describe your ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. How do you set priorities, use resources, and follow up on commitments?
    2. What is the most important aspect or characteristic you would bring to this position? Describe why you believe this is essential to the position.
    3. Describe your most challenging professional experience. Explain why and what was done to successfully meet the challenge.
    4. Describe your approach to troubleshooting technical issues.

Submit applications and paperwork to:

Legislative Service Center (LEG-TECH)
106 11th Avenue SW, Suite 2400
Olympia, WA 98501
Attn: Personnel or e-mail to:
lscpersonnel@leg.wa.gov

SELECTION PROCESS:
Screening will begin immediately and this recruitment is open until filled. Initial screening will be based solely on the information provided by the candidate. Interviews will be granted to candidates most closely matching the hiring criteria.

LEG-TECH is an equal opportunity employer.




Software Developer


SALARY:$6,340 to $8,738 Monthly, $76,080 - $104,820 Annually
OPENING DATE: October 11, 2018
CLOSING DATE: October 24, 2018

DESCRIPTION:

The Legislative Service Center, also known as LEG-TECH (pronounced 'LEDGE-TECK') is the non-partisan technology solutions provider for the Washington State Legislature. We are a team of highly competent technology professionals committed to consistently meeting or exceeding customer and team expectations with innovative products and services. Our team is passionate about technology and aims to provide a world-class IT customer service experience. Whether it takes the form of back-end infrastructure services, hardware and software troubleshooting, application development, supporting our hybrid cloud / on-premise environment, direct front-line customer support, help desk or training, we support a connected Legislature.

LEG-TECH is seeking a talented, motivated, outcome focused, and experienced Full-Stack Web Developer to join our agile software team in delivering and supporting the Legislature’s suite of mission critical, custom-developed applications. As a member of our team, you will work within the Scrum framework, developing and delivering customer-centric, leading-edge technology solutions that span the business processes of the legislative agencies. Here at LEG-TECH, we embrace a culture that encourages innovation, accountability, collaboration, and a growth mindset. We encourage all our team members to be forward-looking technical leaders in all facets of software engineering, such as architecture, technology frameworks, usability, testing, and DevOps.

LEG-TECH offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, flexible work schedules, and colleagues who truly enjoy what they do.

DUTIES:

Some of the Things You Will Enjoy Doing in this Role:

  • Leveraging your skills and talents to architect, build and support applications and shared services that enable our customers to do the work of the Legislature and give the public the information they need to interact with the Legislature.
  • Collaborating with the agency’s teams of dedicated professionals who care about their work and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Working on agile Scrum teams with product owners, scrum masters, and other full-stack developers to design and develop innovative, intuitive, well-tested web solutions critical to the success of the legislative agencies.
  • Learning about business processes and our portfolio of applications as we partner with each other to ensure technical excellence in our practices, define our reference architectures, and build out our application technology roadmap.
  • Taking on technical leadership opportunities across all phases of the project lifecycle as we advance our practices, patterns, tools, and technologies, whether it be planning, story development, architecture, design, frameworks, DevOps, or testing.
  • Partnering closely with our infrastructure team partners from architecture and design through deployment and support to deliver rock-solid technical solutions.
  • Using your excellent communication, collaboration, and creativity skills and customer-centric mindset while interacting with team members and a diverse set of customers in everything from UX design to story development to participating in agile rituals to pair programing.
  • Using your technical curiosity and critical-thinking skills to work with the team to troubleshoot and resolve production issues as quickly as possible.
  • Working in an environment where customer and team satisfaction is a priority. You will be an expert and collaborative consultant delivering secure, responsive, reliable, and intuitive systems to our customers. You will be an excellent team member contributing to a pleasant and healthy work environment and culture where we value respect, accountability, integrity, and transparency.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • You are enthusiastic and excited about technology, and willing to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with the rest of the team.
  • You are customer-driven and genuinely interested in understanding our customers’ business domains and problems/opportunities. You have a passion for delivering quality products that deliver business value to our customers.
  • You are fluent in many of the languages that modern web app developers use, such as C#, Java, C++, JavaScript, SQL, XML, JSON, HTML, CSS, and Gherkin, and are always on the lookout for learning about new languages, tools, and practices to improve your own craft and to share with your colleagues.
  • You understand the value of and have practical experience in agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban), planning and estimating, test-driven development, refactoring, unit testing, integration testing, defect management, behavior-driven development, and continuous integration/deployment.
  • You have deep, proven experience delivering solid, well-tested object-oriented code using clean coding practices. You have experience designing and implementing patterns to address scalability, performance, security, usability, maintainability, and other relevant “ilities.”
  • You understand and can implement layered systems, web, and service architectures. You can design solid RESTful APIs and understand the boundaries between system components.
  • You are flexible, dependable, and accountable and know how to have fun while getting a lot done. You work well with others and treat them with respect. You use your knowledge and experience to help others succeed and improve our overall outcomes. You are able to spot opportunities and take on new duties and tasks for the success of the team.
  • You are a strong communicator, capable of professional written and verbal communication. You collaboratively and proactively communicate issues and impacts, and can fluently translate between the languages of business and technology.

Required Qualifications:

  • 6 + years as a full-stack, object-oriented developer with progressive, hands-on professional experience implementing, documenting, and deploying modern web solutions.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or allied field. Equivalent experience may substitute, year for year, for the preferred education.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing and deploying web applications in the Microsoft development environment and technology stack, including .Net, .Net Core, and other iterations of typical Microsoft application development technologies.
  • Familiarity and experience with building web applications leveraging modern JavaScript frameworks.
  • Experience designing transactional system databases.
  • Deep experience with testing approaches and frameworks for the full web application stack.
  • Cloud application delivery and service integration experience, especially with Azure services.
  • Experience with UI/UX design tools and practices. Understanding of accessibility design and implementation.
  • Understanding of DevOps/CI/CD and experience building out delivery pipelines.

This position may require long hours or weekend work during the legislative session, special session, and/or pre-session preparations.

Supplemental Information:
Interested persons should submit the following:

  • A letter of interest describing applicable qualifications and experience
  • A résumé detailing the name(s) of employer(s), length of employment, position titles, and scope of responsibilities
  • Answers to the following questions:
    1. Describe your ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. How do you set priorities, use resources, and follow up on commitments?
    2. What is the most important aspect or characteristic you would bring to this position? Describe why you believe this is essential to the position.
    3. Describe your most challenging professional experience. Explain why and what was done to successfully meet the challenge.

Submit applications and paperwork to:

Legislative Service Center (LEG-TECH)
106 11th Avenue SW, Suite 2400
Olympia, WA 98501
Attn: Personnel or e-mail to:
lscpersonnel@leg.wa.gov

SELECTION PROCESS:
Screening will begin immediately and this recruitment is open until filled. Initial screening will be based solely on the information provided by the candidate. Interviews will be granted to candidates most closely matching the hiring criteria.

LEG-TECH is an equal opportunity employer.