Software Developer | Minnestar

Minnesota IT Services

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

  • Job ID: 76951
  • Location: St. Paul
  • Telework Eligible: Yes – #LI- Hybrid
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Unlimited
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 06/04/2024
  • Closing Date: 06/17/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota IT Services
  • Division/Unit: Department of Public Safety/Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $34.95 – $57.65 / hourly; $72,975 – $120,373 / annually
  • Job Class Option: Application
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Exempt – Administrative
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

The work you’ll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

Join the 2,600+ professionals of Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) who connect Minnesotans to services that will improve their lives. This position serves our partners at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) within the Department of Public Safety (DPS). MNIT BCA provides comprehensive IT operations and support services, custom application development, and dedicated business-specific support functions for investigative and specialized law enforcement services. You will support an agency that partners with law enforcement, public safety, and criminal justice agencies to prevent and solve crimes. 


Job Summary

As a Software Developer, you will design and create criminal justice information and integration applications for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in the Minnesota Justice Information Services department. This position will also provide systems analysis and input into database design including the construction of logical and physical data models and technical expertise in the development of client server application systems including web based applications, web services, and message brokers. You will provide ongoing support for applications by defining, documenting, and implementing solutions for new requirements. You will also work with technical and business staff and vendors to implement solutions to meet development needs.

This position requires an employee to be onsite at the work location two (2) days per week.

  • 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 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 four (4) years of IT experience in application development, design, and implementation.


Experience must include the following:

  • Four years of experience with .NET 4.6 or newer with C# object-oriented framework.
  • Four years of experience with Java development in Eclipse, IntelliJ, or other Java IDE.
  • Four years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server, Stored Procedures, and writing T-SQL.
  • Four years of experience with Javascript, HTML, CSS, User Interface Design concepts.
  • Four years of experience with SOAP/REST Web Services.
  • 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 an IT related field substitutes for three (3) years of experience, OR an IT related bachelor’s degree substitutes for two (2) years, OR an IT related associate’s degree substitutes for one (1) year. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years of experience working with ASP.NET MVC.
  • Four years of experience XML Schemas.
  • Strong debugging, problem solving, and triaging skills.
  • Four years of experience using Entity Framework and using Bootstrap 4/5.
  • Four years of experience using NUnit or JUnit as well as Test Driven Development.
  • Experience as a member of an Agile Scrum development team.
  • Strong communication skills sufficient to clearly communicate highly technical concepts, and to introduce new technological tools or methods.

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
  • CJIS Background Check
  • Drug screen 
  • 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 June 4, 2024