Senior Programmer Analyst - Automated Client Eligibility System (ACES) Application Team

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State of Maine
Direct Hire Career Opportunity Bulletin
Department of Health and Human
Automated Client Eligibility System (ACES) Application Team

Code:0866 Pay Grade:27 - 51,272.00 - 69,638.40 annually
Includes a 15% recruitment and retention salary adjustment and eligibility for a 5% annual training bonus

Open for Recruitment: March 13, 2014 - March 28, 2014


We are pleased to announce the opening for a highly competent Senior Programmer Analyst for the Office of Information Technology (OIT) for the State of
. This is an advanced technical services role that will develop and maintain highly complex
programs in support of the ACES (Automated Client Eligibility System).


You will have the opportunity to perform the highest technical levels in all phases of programming activities for large-scale, complex application systems, and serve as technical advisors to other data processing staff, as well as providing technical support to end users. This exciting
offers the opportunity to create and develop extensive programming assignments using Oracle, SQL, PL-SQL, Oracle OBIEE and JAVA. In this role, you will supervise and provide guidance to Information Technology staff under limited supervision. This position is located in Augusta, Maine.


You will be a productive member of a highly talented Applications Team, providing Information Technology support to the DHHS Office of Family Independence. You will be responsible for designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting, and maintaining complex application programs, conducting advanced analysis of and supporting client requests, and ensuring the technology solution supports the Enterprise Application Architecture. The Office of Family Independence provides support to citizens seeking assistance with MaineCare and other benefits.


The assigned area of work is the Office of Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services (OIT-DHHS) team, which provides Information Technology support to over 4,000 employees in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and enables DHHS to provide efficient services to approximately 250,000 Maine residents.


In order to qualify, you must have five (5) years of computer programming experience utilizing higher level languages including two (2) years at the Programmer Analyst level or equivalent. A Masters' Degree in Computer Science may be substituted for one (1) year of programming experience.

In addition to the above qualifications, the attached Skills Matrix must be completed and submitted with the application.

The value of State's share of
's Retirement: 17.07% of salary for BU positions and 22.07% for Confidential Positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly. The value of State-paid Health Insurance:

Level 1: 100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing): $363.77 biweekly
Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%): $345.58 biweekly
Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%): $327.39 biweekly
Level 4: 85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%): $309.20 biweekly

The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee's wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2011.

Senior Programmer Analyst
DHHS - ACES Application Team
This must be included with your application.

Directions: Applicants must complete the following skills matrix and attach it to their application form. Please check the appropriate box indicating your skill according to the following criteria:

None (leave blank) I have no training or experience related to this area.

Beginner I have limited experience/training in this area; I am not able to apply this skill independently.

Competent/experienced I have considerable skill in this area and apply this skill independently.

Expert I have excellent skills in this area and serve as a resource to others.

Application software/environment


ORACLE OBIEE &/or Oracle reports

Automated testing tool experience

Oracle SQL

Oracle PL/SQL


Eclipse IDE

Business Intelligence experience

Subversion Version Control

Additional Programming Languages OR Application Software (list by name):

Automated interface development

Enterprise-level technical skill sets
Application development

Configuration Mgt/Code deployment, SCM capabilities

Debugging/Problem resolution

Systems testing (SIT, UAT, Unit, regression testing)

System documentation/technical writing

Other skill sets
Business Analysis

Data warehouse

Project Management

People Management

Experience in customer service

Experience working as part of a technical team

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