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Class Title: Programmer III-IV

Position Number: 451.2019-02

Opening Date: October 3, 2018

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Starting Salary: $5,500.00 - $6,666.00 monthly

Division: Information Technology

Work Location: Austin

Overnight Travel: 5%

Application Process:  Complete a State of Texas Job application and document how you meet the job requirements, education, and experience listed below.  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application. An official copy of college transcripts is required. All applications must have an original signature. Incomplete applications or applications received without the required documentation will not be accepted for consideration.

Submit Applications and Transcripts to:

Human Resources, 2601 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX. 78705, or fax to (512) 475-1313, or e-mail to or via . Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on the closing date. A State Application may be obtained from the Department of Banking website or The required documentation may be submitted separate from the application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure the required documentation is received by the closing date.

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General Description

Performs complex (journey-level) to highly complex (senior-level) computer programming work. Work involves assisting in the planning, scheduling, and assigning of programming projects; coordinating programming projects; analyzing proposed computer applications; preparing and developing programs; and providing technical programming assistance. May train others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes proposed computer applications in terms of equipment requirements and capabilities.
  • Analyzes, reviews, and revises programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt to new procedures.
  • Analyzes software problems and develops solutions.
  • Consults with staff members to schedule work and coordinate programming projects.
  • Prepares test data, codes, and debugs programs as outlined by a system’s technical and functional requirements.
  • Prepares instructions for use during production runs.
  • Prepares and develops instructions or manuals to provide guidance to end users.
  • Prepares detailed analyses, plans, diagrams, and procedures for existing and proposed computer applications.
  • Performs research and the analysis required for project proposal, software and systems modifications, and new projects.
  • Assists in developing equipment requirements and capabilities for proposed computer applications.
  • Assists in developing standards and procedures for programming staff.
  • May assist in the generation or installation of systems software.
  • May develop and implement specialized programs to supplement and enhance systems software.
  • May train others.

Required Minimum Qualifications
     Experience & Education

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Information Technology or Computer Science.  Experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • 3-5 years of experience writing web applications using Asp.NET MVC and Web API, Entity Framework, Core.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems analysis; of computer operations procedures and systems; and of computer programming languages.
  • Ability to process information logically; to design programs and systems logic; to prepare program specifications; to code, test, and debug computer programs; to interpret technical information related to computer programming and other areas of data processing; to communicate effectively; and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with existing/potential users of computer systems.
  • Experience in, triggers, stored procedures, packages, and functions.
  • Strong knowledge of Web Service standards (REST, SOAP, WSDL, JSON) & XML standards (XML, XML Schema, XLST, XPath etc).
  • Databases: data modeling; query; SQL queries and tuning. Experience with Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Proficient in:
    • Single Page Applications using Angular 2+ or similar
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Visual Studio Code
    • ASP.NET CORE 2.0 / MVC
    • Entity Framework Core 2.0
    • ASP.NET Web API Restful Services
    • C#
    • SQL Server / Oracle
    • JavaScript / JQuery or similar scripting frameworks
    • Material Design/ Bootstrap

Special Requirements

  • This position requires that the incumbent demonstrate strong personal financial responsibility and integrity.
  • Final applicants may be subject to an employment credit check, driving record check, and criminal    background check.

Physical and Cognitive Requirements:

The physical demands described here are represented of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. It requires extensive computer, copiers, printers telephone and client/customer contact. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Marginal or corrected visual and auditory requirements are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers. The position requires:

  • Regular and punctual attendance.
  • Frequent use of personal computer, copiers, printers, and telephones.
  • Frequent sitting.
  • Frequent work under stress, as a team member, and in direct contact with others.
  • Travel 5% with possible overnight stays.


State law prohibits any employee of the Department from being or becoming “directly or indirectly indebted to, or financially interested in an entity supervised or regulated by the Banking Commissioner.”  See Texas Finance Code, Section 12.107.

Those selected for an interview will be contacted by telephone.  Final male applicants between the ages of 18 to 26 will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the selective service system.

E-Verify – This organization participates in E-Verify. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

The Texas Department of Banking is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. A disabled individual requiring reasonable accommodation shall not be denied the opportunity due to the disability. The applicant should contact Human Resources if reasonable accommodation is required during the application process at (512) 475-1347.