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Sr. Application Developer

Company: Mass., Inc.
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Executive Office of Technology Services and Security (EOTSS) is the state's lead office for information technology. We provide enterprise level information technology services including network management and security; computer operations; application hosting; desktop provisioning and management; and modern and responsive digital services to 40,000 internal stakeholders plus the residents, business owners and visitors to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

EOTSS is seeking an experienced individual to join the Enterprise Platforms Team as a Sr. Applications Developer who will act as the Technical Leadresponsible for supporting a variety of enterprise applications. This is an exciting opportunity for an IT professional to join an exceptionally skilled team and contribute to highly visible statewide initiatives. This individual will facilitate change management activities between the project team and IT service groups and participate in all phases of the project life cycle with emphasis on application development, configuration and thorough understanding of system architecture and design. The candidate should have a strong background in application development and background integrations for both server and cloud platforms. The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills and experience collaborating in cross-functional teams. This candidate is expected to effectively troubleshoot, identify, prioritize and timely resolve issues to ensure all applications remain operational. This position will support a number of applications based on the tasks and priorities assigned by the manager.

The primary work location for this role will be at 200 Arlington Street Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150. The work schedule for this position is Monday thru Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM. This position would be expected to follow a hybrid model of reporting to work that combines in-office workdays and work from home days as needed . Occasional travel, on-call, and weekend support may be required.


  • Configuration, maintenance, and issue handling for multiple applications.
  • Serve as a mentor and provide technical leadership for fellow team members.
  • Provide end user support and training as necessary.
  • Ability to explore and recommend new solutions that align with long term roadmap and strategy.
  • Create documentation and presentations for a variety of audiences including, but not limited to, end users and technical staff.
  • Handle all customer requests promptly within the organization's SLA.
  • Ensure system backups, patching and other miscellaneous maintenance is performed per established schedule.
  • Participate in all phases of the application development/configuration lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to ensure enterprise applications, system architecture and security standards are met.
  • Collaborate with customers and internal and external teams to ensure development, configuration and implementation is consistent with user specifications and perform follow-up as required.
  • Prepare complex data processing routines as required.
  • Take ownership of assigned tasks through completion and perform all required follow-ups.
  • Advise Management on administrative and operating problems pertaining to system administration and management.
  • Participate in vendor management and communication. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Minimum six (6) years of Application Development, Database, and Backend Integration experience, preferably in a large organization working on complex systems and supporting applications hosted on physical and cloud based platforms (AWS, Azure).
    • Minimum four (4) years of experience with M365 PowerBI and SharePoint development and configuration.
    • Minimum three (3) years of experience with Jira development and configuration.
    • Experience with supporting OnBase and Rational Software preferred.
    • Familiar with ITIL framework and service delivery.
    • Site administration, security and architecture experience preferred (Atlassian, M365, etc).
    • Experience writing technical specifications and configuration documentation is required.
    • Proficiency in enterprise configuration, collaboration, content management, data analysis and/or testing tools is required (e.g. M365, PowerBI, SharePoint, JIRA, Confluence, OnBase, Rational, and/or similar platforms) .
    • Experience developing with multiple programing languages, including PowerShell and Batch scripting, and database management (e.g. SQL Server, PowerShell, Oracle, MySQL, and/or other database platforms).
    • Proficient with front-end development languages including JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS.
    • Extensive experience querying databases, optimizing queries and reporting.
    • Ability to self-manage deadlines and proactively stay engaged with team members and activities.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
    • Knowledge of industry best practices.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills. Education and Certifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience.

        First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

        Please see Preferred Qualifications.

        Comprehensive Benefits

        When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future.

        Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards!

        Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption.

        An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

        The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.

Keywords: Mass., Inc., Chelsea , Sr. Application Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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