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Lead Developer

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Agency Overview:

The Department of Revenue's core mission is to collect the revenues required to support the business of the Commonwealth, to make a difference in the lives of children by enforcing the financial responsibilities of parenthood, and to assist Massachusetts cities and towns in sound and efficient fiscal management. Our vision is to conduct our operations in a manner that inspires public confidence in government by administering and enforcing tax, child support and municipal finance laws in ways that are innovative, customer-focused and transparent.


The Tax Administration Division is responsible for fostering voluntary compliance and narrowing the tax gap by identifying, educating, and auditing noncompliant taxpayers. The Tax Administration Division audits the tax returns of businesses and individuals filed, including sales/use, meals, room's occupancy and special fuels are subject to examination by the Tax Administration Division staff.

The Department of Revenue is hiring a Developer to join the Data Analytics team in the Tax Administration Division. The Developer will report to the Data Analytics Director. The successful candidate will be the lead Developer for the analytic teams. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating with the Genisys platform and FAST to ensure that the Analytic teams projects are migrated timely and efficiently. The candidate will oversee all development migration for the Analytic groups.


The ideal candidate must be able to:

  • Design and develop code using VB.NET
  • Analyze code and component dependencies and develop in a configuration-based system
  • Work with SQL server databases
  • Understand process design and technical requirements documentation
  • Work both independently and within a project team to design, develop and deliver software solutions for new and existing functionality
  • Analyze and build data for test, triage defects to draw conclusions, define issues and make appropriate recommendations
  • Act as a reliable source for early feedback on new functionality and feature changes
  • Remain flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced changing environment and juggle changing priorities
  • Work well with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred qualifications:

4-5 years of software development experience using VB.NET

Proficiency in SQL Server database development techniques

Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills

Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

Superior organizational skills, self-driven with attention to detail and follow-through on tasks

Knowledge of Tax business processes

Experience with GeniSys development toolset and processes

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

Please see Preferred Qualifications.

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

Keywords: State of Massachusetts, Chelsea , Lead Developer, Other , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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