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Iowa Department of Transportation Application Developer (ITS4) in Ames, Iowa

Salary $62,108.80 - $96,075.20 Annually

Location Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 21-01297

Closing 12/6/2020 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Morgan See -

Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.Our Mission:For more than a century, Iowa Department of Transportation has promoted the growth and betterment of Iowa’s transportation system. Headquartered in Ames, the DOT continues to serve the transportation needs of Iowa and its citizens. Contributing to Our Mission:Even with nearly 2,300 employees, we’re all one team at the Iowa DOT. Our main goal is to keep people and goods moving on Iowa’s transportation system. As a member of an application development and support team, this Application Developer position is responsible for supporting and creating software applications used by the Iowa Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicle Division. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with end users to gather business requirements.

  • Designing software in a collaborative environment with other team members.

  • Programming using Visual Studio, C#.NET, and SQL Server.

  • Testing changes in local, development, and user acceptance environments.

  • Handling daily production application support requests.

  • Interacting with vendors to facilitate and implement integration with third party solutions.

What we offer:

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Collaborative, positive work environment

  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package

  • Employee discounts from a variety of vendors

  • Biweekly vacation accrual and separate sick leave

Additional Requirements: This position is a covered position under the REAL ID Act of 2005, 49U.S.C. § 30301 note, as further defined in 6 CFR Part 37. Any applicant selected for employment in this position must submit to and pass a background check of the form and content required by 6 CFR 37.45. CRTS/PCS: Extensive time at a computer workstation (90%). Travel: Occasional overnight in-state and out-of-state.


022 Microsoft C#.Net 6 months' experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in the following:

  • Developing code written in C#

  • Developing Windows forms based on applications using Microsoft C#.Net.

  • Developing web based applications using Microsoft ASP.Net.

  • Using ADO.Net to interact with Microsoft SQL Server and other data bases.


073 – SQL6 months' experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both using Microsoft SQL toolset within no more than 2 major versions of the current release.


071 Applications Support

6 months’ experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in the installation, repairing, and overseeing of computer hardware/software/or peripheral equipment. This also involves answering user inquiries on computer hardware and software operation.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience equal to two years of full-time work: operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/ delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites;


an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting the completion of an approved curriculum/specialized training program developed and implemented by or in cooperation with state government; or eighteen semester hours of accredited post high school course work in one of the specialty areas listed above; or certification by an authorized educational institution/major computer or software producer in an area directly related to one of the specialty areas listed above, for the required education;


an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of the required experience for thirty semester hours of the required education;


employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to six months of full-time work as an Information Technology Specialist 3.For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description (Download PDF reader).