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Senior Software Engineer

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The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control does not provide sponsorship. We are an equal opportunity employer without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, political, veteran status, or disability. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. ABC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check. For consideration for employment you must complete an online application @ www.abc.virginia.gov. Resumes may accompany but will not substitute for a completed State Application Form. Your completed online application MUST BE RECEIVED by Human Resources no later than 11:59 p.m. on the stated closing date.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Senior Software Engineer
Role Title Info Technology Specialist III - 39113
Job Open Date 11/17/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $95,000.00 - $110,000.00
Agency Dept of Alcoholic Beverage Control (999)
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website
Location Richmond (City) - 760
Sublocation
Position Number 01057
Job Posting Number 1031618
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 06
Job Description

THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS CANDIDATES MUST REAPPLY TO BE CONSIDERED.

Effective January 15, 2018, Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control will begin to transition to an Authority. Authority employees will continue to be covered under the Commonwealth’s benefits package and VRS. However, Authority employees will be exempt from the Virginia Personnel Act and the Virginia Public Procurement Act.

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to technically lead web-based development projects from analysis and design through production implementation and support. Specific duties include designing and developing new software products or major enhancements to existing software; integrating commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software with existing agency-developed applications through APIs and web services; designing and executing unit tests; monitoring results of static code analysis in SonarQube and resolving issues as applicable; creating and implementing technical design solutions and documentation; identifying opportunities for application design improvement and following industry-standard software development processes. The successful candidate must be able to clearly communicate, orally and in writing, with business users and other senior IT staff is required. Additional duties include collaborating with team members, product owners and BSA’s; and providing coaching and mentoring to less experienced team members in an Agile environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified applicants should have significant experience with full software development life cycles and experience developing business applications in an object-oriented environment. Strong knowledge of Java and related frameworks and technologies such as Spring, Hibernate, JPA, SQL, Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap, HTML and CSS is required. Working knowledge of design and development of Java and web based applications, and web services. Experience with tools such as Subversion, Linux, Sonatype Nexus, Jenkins, and SonarQube is preferred. .NET (C# and ASP.NET) exposure, experience with Oracle databases, Weblogic or similar Java application servers and penetration testing skills are pluses. The demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and work independently or as a member of a team is required, along with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or comparable work experience is preferred as well as experience working with a variety of business divisions.

Special Requirements
Special Instructions to Applicants

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control does not provide sponsorship. We are an equal opportunity employer without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, political, veteran status, or disability. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. ABC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check.

For consideration for employment you must complete an online application @ www.abc.virginia.gov. Resumes may accompany but will not substitute for a completed State Application Form. Your completed online application MUST BE RECEIVED by Human Resources no later than 11:59 p.m. on the stated closing date.

Contact Information

Name Ernest Barnes
Phone 804-204-2319
Fax
Email
Address

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

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