Time to get away? Need more meaningful work? Want to use your awesome Java skills somewhere that places a high-value on work-life balance, great benefits and a family atmosphere? Join our Java development team and that's what you'll get. We'll throw in 12-15 paid holidays a year. On top of that, you'll be making a positive difference for 1.3 million Texas public education employees. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven go-getter to show their initiative and grow professionally in a great team atmosphere!
At TRS, we don't just fill positions. We recruit the best and brightest, and we'd like to hear from you. Please apply today to get the process started.
State Classification: (0244/Programmer V/B25/Exempt)
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads large scale automation projects with significant impact on the long range effectiveness of TRS's ability to serve its membership, including developing and implementing project plans and coordinating the work of staff assigned to the project. Performs high-level analysis of end user business processes and automation needs, and develops application systems or new computer programs and enhancements for existing programs to better meet those needs. Codes, tests, and debugs programs written in a variety of software languages. Documents or oversees the documentation of programming logic and actions and the drafting of user procedures. Participates in or leads code reviews and demonstrations of programs and applications.
Responds to requests for assistance routed by Helpdesk staff, and troubleshoots and resolves application-related problems for agency staff as needed. Develops and documents technology standards for the agency. Provides training and technical assistance to IT staff. Performs related work as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. High school diploma or equivalent and additional full-time, related experience may substitute for the required education on an equivalent year for year basis.
Five (5) years of full-time, recent computer programming experience, including requirements gathering and refinement, creating specifications, developing code to address requirements, conducting unit testing, responding to quality assurance findings, and maintaining those applications once they have been deployed. Two (2) years of experience leading major automation projects. Experience managing projects and developing applications utilizing a well-defined systems development lifecycle methodology (SDLC).
Registration, Certification, or Licensure:
Veterans / Military Crosswalk:
TRS is committed to maintaining a veteran-friendly workplace and attracting, developing and retaining military service members as employees. To assist in determining whether your military experience may relate to the minimum qualifications for this position, Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes from each branch of the armed forces have been assigned to each state classification title where applicable.
Depending upon actual duties, the following fields may pertain to the minimum qualifications of this position. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position are highly encouraged to apply.
Army Military Occupational Codes – Enlisted: 25B. Officer: 255A, 255S. Navy Ratings and Designators – Enlisted: IT. Officer: 181X, 182X, 642X, 644X, 742X, 744X. Coast Guard Ratings – Enlisted: No military equivalent. Officer: 26, 030, C4I11, ISM. Marine Corps Occupational Codes – Enlisted: No military equivalent. Officer: 8846. Air Force Specialty Codes – Enlisted: 3D0X4. Officer: No military equivalent.
Please contact the TRS Human Resources Department
or the TRS Veterans Liaison
with questions or for additional information.
Additional Military Crosswalk information can be found at:
****KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems analysis and design, and of all phases of software development and project management. Varying technological architectures and technology trends. Agency computing standards and development methodologies. Skill in:
Analyzing problems and devising innovative and effective solutions, including collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and business processes, and drawing logical conclusions. Writing complex computer programs. Developing automated solutions for manual processes. Providing effective customer service. Communicating complex technical information to people of all levels of technical knowledge. Project planning and management; planning, organizing, and coordinating work to meet frequent and/or multiple deadlines; and handling multiple tasks simultaneously. Managing conflicting priorities and demands.
Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, agency staff, and external contacts. Work effectively in a professional, matrix team environment.
Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions
Work is performed in a standard office environment and requires: normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies; marginal or corrected visual and auditory requirements; constant use of personal computers, copiers, printers, and telephones; the ability to move about the office to access file cabinets and office machinery; frequent sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position; and the ability to work under deadlines, as a team member, and in direct contact with others.
Must be able to: regularly, reliably, and punctually attend work; work extended hours as necessary; travel occasionally for work assignments and trainings; show flexibility and adaptability toward changes in assignments and work schedules; adhere to the agency's internal management policies and procedures; and exhibit work behaviors consistent with agency core values.
A wide variety of benefits are available to TRS employees, including retirement, group insurance, holidays, annual leave, sick leave, other leave longevity pay, deferred compensation, training opportunities, education assistance, employee assistance program...and more!
For details about employee benefits, visit Employee Benefits
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Teacher Retirement System of Texas
1000 Red River Street
Austin, Texas, 78701
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Teachers' Retirement System of the City of New York
Website : https://www.trsnyc.org