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Software Developer 9713

Austin, TX
Austin, TX
Software Developer - Solicitation# TDI29713
Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)

Texas Department of Insurance requires the services of three Software Developers, level 3, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Software Developer 3, Applications/Software Development and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Department of Insurance.
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Texas Department of Insurance and may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by Texas law. Texas Department of Insurance will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s). 
Three software developers are being solicited by TDI to perform work on legacy modernization projects in a java application using Rational Application Developer to serve the business needs of the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC). Emphasis of work performed shall be full stack development. The work will include, but is not limited to, assessing user requirements/stories and translating them into technical tasks and actual code development using Rational Application Developer, Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs), Java Struts framework, JAXB, HTML5, XML, JSON, JavaScript (jQuery, Bootstrap), browser-based debugging tools, Apache Ant, and SVN. This effort will involve creating user access functionality, workflow, reporting and dashboarding within an existing application.

Contract staff will also be responsible for writing technical and user documentation. The worker should have strong knowledge of and experience working on software development projects and general project lifecycle. The contract staff shall work on an agile scrum team, participating in regular meetings, work sessions, and interactions with the business owners and the project team. They should be a self-starter with experience working in a virtual collaborative setting with an agile scrum development team. The worker should possess strong written and oral presentation skills, with abilities to help present work done in an application. Any and all project work will include workflows, business processes, and other functionality originating from DWC and identified as a legacy modernization effort or as production support of such applications.

Work environment is hybrid. Contractor must work onsite at the primary headquarters a minimum of two days. Contractor may be asked to work more than the minimum two (2) days a week onsite as the project progresses. 

Minimum Requirements: Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.
  8 Required Working as a software developer on software application development projects, either as enhancements or ground-up initiatives
  8 Required Coding: Rational Application Developer (or other Eclipse based IDE), Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs), Java Struts framework, JAXB, HTML5, XML, JSON, JavaScript (jQuery, Bootstrap), browser-based debugging tools, Apache Ant, SVN (or other version control tool
  8 Required As part of a team, eliciting requirements from end users and forming epics and user stories, then translating them to functional tasks for technical staff to code
  8 Required Following requirements and user stories end-to-end to guarantee proper delivery of requested functionality
  8 Required Testing applications to ensure user and functional requirements are met before handing off to QA
  8 Required Working on projects that cross functional agency systems and that require planning and scheduling during project development and implementation
  8 Required Troubleshooting and solving complex problems related to implementation or maintenance of system software and operating systems, including creating and troubleshooting scripts and code for server, services, or operations
  8 Required Writing technical documentation for code produced
  2 Required Using Microsoft Teams or other collaboration tool to communicate and work within a team
  2 Required Working on an agile scrum team as a software developer
  2 Required Estimating work and sizing tasks for sprint development
  4 Preferred Writing user documentation
  2 Preferred Working as a developer in direct support of a State agency in the Texas State Data Center environment
  1 Preferred Working as a software developer with Texas Department of Insurance applications

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