Senior Developer | Minnestar

Minnesota IT Services

Working Title: Senior Developer
Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 4
Agency: Minnesota IT Services

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 04/30/2024
  • Closing Date: 05/06/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota IT Services
  • Division/Unit: Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $34.95 – $57.65 / hourly; $72,975 – $120,373 / annually
  • Job Class Option: Object Oriented
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Exempt – Administrative
  • 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 Health (MDH). The MNIT MDH team provides services for over 250+ applications and delivers the information technology to drive one of the leading public health systems in the nation. You will support an agency that works to protect, maintain, and improve the health of all Minnesotans.

Job Summary

As a senior developer at Minnesota IT Services and the Minnesota Department of Health, you will be supporting, designing, and modernizing systems and custom application solutions. You will experience a diverse, creative and energetic array of people while influencing the technical aspect of the Minnesotan health experience. In addition to the Minnesota Department of Health, your work will be vital to numerous departments and teams that you will come in contact with. Come be a part of something bigger than yourself, something to be inspired by; come to work for Minnesota IT Services and the Minnesota Department of Health!


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 these qualifications in their resume:

Position requires a minimum of four (4) years of experience using Java.


Experience must include:

  • JavaScript Framework experience with React or Vue in a real world environment.
  • AWS experience, demonstrated by the use of at least 2 of the following services (Lambda, S3, RDS, Lambda, and ECS) in a real world environment.
  • Experience working in public or Non-Profit environment.
  • 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 master’s degree in Information Technology or a related field substitutes for three (3) years of experience, OR a related bachelor’s degree substitutes for two (2) years, OR a related associate’s degree substitutes for one (1) year.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 1 years’ experience consuming AWS, demonstrated by the use of at least 2 of the following services (Lambda, S3, RDS, Lambda, and ECS) in a real world environment.
  • 2 years’ experience working in public or Non-Profit environment.
  • Package Management experience (Maven, NPM, Gradle or others)
  • Spring framework experience
  • Familiarity with Containerization and Docker
  • Ability to present complex information to users in a comprehensive style, translate technical and system information for non-technical stakeholders, and proven ability to collaborate/work effectively as part of a team.
  • Experience/background with system/application configurations, system prototyping, data modeling, software development, and/or application/network architecture.

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

Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas, including F-1 STEM OPT extensions. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. 

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $34.95 - $57.65 / hourly - $72,975 - $120,373 / annually
Compensation Type: Salaried
Location: St Paul, MN - Telework
Posted by Karla Larson on April 30, 2024