Gen Tax Developer | Minnestar

Minnesota IT Services

Working Title: Gen Tax Developer
Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 2
Agency: Minnesota IT Services

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 03/23/2024
  • Closing Date: 03/29/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota IT Services
  • Division/Unit: DOR / Integrated Tax
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $26.56 – $43.20 / hourly; $55,457 – $90,201 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: Yes – #LI-Hybrid
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Join the 2,500+ professionals of Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) who connect Minnesotans to services that will improve their lives. This position serves our partners at the Minnesota Department of Revenue (DOR). MNIT DOR helps manage the state’s revenue collection systems and administers state tax laws. The team is responsible for powering technology that collects over $30 billion annually. 

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for analyzing, coding, testing and implementing Gentax Integrated Tax system code configurations for the Department of Revenue (DOR). This position is responsible for implementing solutions that satisfy well-defined business problems using the proper Gentax configurations.

Under general supervision, the position is responsible for providing analysis of business requests, gathering requirements, configuring Gentax software, testing written Gentax code configuration, implementing and maintaining configured code, and providing production support of the Gentax application as part of the Gentax application and development support team.

This position is currently eligible for full-time telework: 

  • Telework for Minnesota IT Services allows an employee to perform work from a telework location and an employee may be required to be in the office based on business needs and other dependencies in St. Paul, Minnesota. 
  • Only candidates located in Minnesota and bordering states (Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin) are telework eligible. 


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:


Position requires a minimum of two (2) years of IT related experience. Experience must include:

  • Knowledge of MS Visual Basic .NET and SQL.
  • Knowledge of Visual Studio
  • Knowledge of multi-tier (client/server) programming principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted business analysis principles and practices.
  • Ability to deliver effective verbal or written messages that facilitate a mutual understanding on both parties.
  • Customer service skills that include active listening, empathy, and problem-solving.

A bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology or an IT related field substitutes for two (2) years of experience, OR an IT or related associate’s degree substitutes for one (1) year.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of any of the Department of Revenue’s business unit’s tax processing, collections or payment’s processes and procedures.
  • Experience with the GenTax Integrated Tax Software.
  • Experience working with the Department of Revenue business users.
  • Ability to make presentations to others.
  • Ability to work as part of a large development team.
  • Problem solving skills and creativity in developing code and troubleshooting application issues.

Additional Requirements

It is the policy of Minnesota IT Services that a successful candidate must pass all legally required checks prior to employment which may consist of the following:


  • SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past state employees only)
  • Criminal History Check
  • Reference Check
  • Social Security and Address Verification
  • Education Verification
  • Other legally required checks
  • Tax Check 


Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $26.56 - $43.20 / hourly - $55,457 - $90,201 / annually
Compensation Type: Hourly
Location: St Paul, MN - Telework
Posted by Karla Larson on March 25, 2024