Duluth – Software Engineer/.Net Developer – $24.62 – $28.57 Hourly

Job Title: Technical Services Analyst II – Software Engineer/.Net Developer (Open)
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 10/07/14 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $24.62 – $28.57 Hourly
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Duluth, Minnesota


The salary range reflected above is the normal hiring range for 2014. The full salary range, including longevity pay, is $24.62 – $34.54 per hour.

As part of the counties TSA II, Software Engineer/.Net Developer staff, you will be responsible for:

  • Experienced programming position using VisualStudio.NET and SQL database and reporting tools.
  • Writes programs, designs, tests, debugs, configures, installs, documents, administers, maintains, troubleshoots, and supports new or existing applications or systems.
  • Meets with customer department users, outside agencies, and vendors to analyze requests and research, evaluate, recommend, and implement modifications, enhancements, or upgrades.
  • Prepares technical documentation and specifications, provides training to customers, and may assist customers in the development of procedure manuals for systems or applications.
  • Defines and develops customer controls, security, and backup procedures to protect County supported systems and data.
  • Assists staff in ensuring the long-range integration of County information technology systems.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades.
 Distinguishing Features of Work:
An employee in this class is responsible for the planning, design, installation, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of information technology systems or applications in an assigned IT specialty area. This job description covers several separate but similar career paths within the Information Technology Department, including but not limited to specialty areas in application systems development, telecommunications and network services, applications and network server management, office automation and electronic workstation support, and database management. Duties include consulting with customers to define comprehensive information technology needs and requirements; analyzing, planning, designing, programming, testing, implementing, installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining new or existing systems or applications; and providing technical assistance to other IT staff. The work is performed under the supervision of assigned supervisory staff and the work direction of the senior staff.
 Work Environment:
These work environment factors are general in nature and may vary depending on the specific position being filled. CONSTANT: Near vision; and sit. FREQUENT: Use fingers; maintain posture; and work alone. OCCASIONAL: Lift and carry up to 20 pounds; midrange vision; color vision; hear within 5 feet; feel; grasp; handle; move about; reach; reach above shoulder; stand; talk/speak; walk; right and left wrist turn; work with and around others; extended days and driving.
 Selection Process:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology, telecommunications, or a related field, AND two years of full-time paid experience in a related field; OR applicable experience/education as determined by the Human Resources Director.
Points will be awarded for job-related experience and education exceeding the minimum qualifications. Only experience occurring during the ten most recent years will be used in determining this assessment. Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the hiring authority of your complete employment history.

Please Note: When answering the supplemental questions on the website, the webpage will time out after 30 minutes. It’s highly recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and copy/paste the answers into the application when you’re finished writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the “Supplemental Questions” page within 30 minutes will result in the deletion of your answers by the application system.

The essential functions for this position are listed under the “ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK” on the specification, available in the Human Resources Office or online atwww.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions.
If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:
  • Veteran: DD214
  • Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
  • Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
  • Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.

Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.

Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis County may be subject to a background investigation.

All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.

Appointees to the position must successfully complete at least a six month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.

St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.


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