INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST II Option W (Application Developer)

at Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

40%  Under administrative direction, serves as an Application Developer performing complex professional and advisory functions for the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) supporting the Department of Insurance (DoI):

  • Conducts and coordinates complex web application development to meet the needs of the DoIT’s mission
  • Provides a full range of information technology (IT) services necessary for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of complex websites and web applications
  • Performs complex functions utilizing C#, .Net, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Management Studio, Office 365 applications, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (JS), System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Waterfall and Agile methodologies, IIS, Entity Framework, MVC Model, Team Foundation Server (TFS)/Azure DevOps, Dependency Injection, multi-tiered architecture, Forms Authentication and related application security solutions and .Net Framework
  • Analyzes cloud-based systems and troubleshoots existing cloud or 3rd party integrations.
  • Enhances and maintains Salesforce case management system consisting of Apex logic, flows, triggers, and Lightning web components.
  • Serves as a team lead of other IT staff to facilitate development activities
  • Prepares test scripts and test data for new or modified programs or systems
  • Performs user acceptance testing techniques
  • Develops new systems and sub-systems of various levels of complexity
  • Completes special requests, on-demand reports and scheduled reports


20%  Conducts systems analysis, codes applications, and coordinates development efforts with other IT staff:

  • Participates in phased implementation planning and scheduling including taking an active role in scrum meetings, Sprint schedules and/or other deployment activities
  • Determines and advises on applicable analysis techniques and application development methodologies
  • Devises or instructs the development of supporting policies and procedures to ensure adequate system controls and documentation
  • Composes complex documents including feasibility studies, technological reviews,  system guides, user tutorials and training materials
  • Monitors, verifies and ensures project or sub-project is successful and has sponsor sign-off



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20%  Conducts advanced maintenance functions on existing Web based systems:

  • Supplies complex technical and analytical support to internal and external user base
  • Reviews and gathers client requirements by conducting user interviews
  • Meets with users on a routine basis to validate if developed product satisfies their needs and maintenance activities are properly prioritized
  • Identifies and resolves complex integration and programming logic issues resulting in degradation or non-functioning applications
  • Directs and provides technical advice on user requests for the development or revision of application system
  • Works outside of normal hours to meet deadlines


10%  Researches, analyzes, and recommends new procedures and techniques to improve the supported application systems:

  • Ensures the integrity of each system or sub-system during maintenance and/or enhancement activities by adhering to agency approved application development methodologies, standards and best practices including Waterfall and Agile methodologies


5%  Keeps abreast of new developments in the background check field:

  • Continues education by attending meetings, training sessions, seminars and conferences to increase familiarity with and maintain current on products, vendors, techniques and procedures
  • Attends demonstrations and exhibitions related to assigned operations
  • Travels when held off-site.


5%  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

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Job Posting: 11327145

Posted On: Sep 29, 2023

Updated On: Oct 12, 2023

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