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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $64,707.12 to  $97,593.12  PAY GRADE: 43
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Secretary of State
Division: Secretary of State
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.909
Announcement Number: 24582
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/26/2015
   Phone: **None**
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Master Information Technology (IT) Professionals provide the highest level of professional IT expertise in an agency in one or more functional areas such as information systems project management, quality assurance, database administration, network administration, systems administration, applications analysis and development, or information security.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
Master Information Technology Professional II (MITP II) analyzes, develops (design, program, and construct), implements, maintains, and modifies various platforms of information systems. The MITP II must have the ability to collaborate with a team to design, implement, and unit test programs that meet established coding standards and State security requirements in a fast-paced environment. Should be able to conduct detailed alternative analysis, identify risks, develop best practices and standard, review architecture, design and code artifacts against industry standards, and identify software requirements to achieve better solutions. Should be able to work with team members, communicate and distribute workload, integrate solutions, and coordinate with customers and business and technical staff using Agile methodology. Should be able to implement change and version control to ensure that releases can be tracked, audited, and rolled back. Should be able to research and implement complex new functionality that meets industry best practices and should be able to mentor and coach other team members to utilize leading industry standards. Under minimal supervision, the incumbent will participate in the Web Services expansion of the Nevada Business Portal. Knowledge of Web Services, Web based Technologies like Java, J2EE, Stripes Framework, Spring framework, JavaScript, XML, HTML, JMS, jQuery, JPA/Hibernate, AJAX, JMS, Git, Gerrit, Quartz, Apache CXF, Groovy, Ehcache, DB, and IDEs like Eclipse and Databases like Oracle, MySQL, Selenium, Hadoop, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Elastic MapReduce (EMR), and stopwatch functionality are recommended. The candidate must have an active Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 7 Programmer certification as well as an advanced degree in a computer-science or software-engineering related technical field.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, management information systems, or closely related field and six years of progressively responsible professional IT experience, three years of which were at the advanced journey level in a pertinent specialty area such as information systems project management, quality assurance, systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, or information security; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    This position is subject to call-out or call-back.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    Professional certification from a nationally recognized/accredited organization, to be identified at the time of recruitment, is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    Java programming experience.
    Software Development Life Cycle.
    Java/J2EE web application development.
    Web service development.
    Automated unit testing.
    Requires an active Oracle Certified Professsional Java SE 7 Programmer certification.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) What methodologies have you used for software development life cycle (SDLC)?
2) How do you ensure that the architecture, design, code, testing, deployment and migration conform to business and technical requirements?
3) Do you have an active Java certification or cloud developer certification?
4) With which Java libraries do you have experience?
5) What are the advantages and disadvantages of specific Java frameworks for interacting with RDBMS and implementing security?
6) What tools have you used to automate unit tests?
7) Do you have experience with AWS Elastic MapReduce or Hadoop?
8) What tools would you use to develop, test and deploy web services?
9) What tools and processes have you used to ensure change and version control?
10) What are the benefits of reuse and patterns, and how have you employed these concepts in the past and with what result?
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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