IT Software Engineer III

at Idaho Division of Human Resources in Boise, Idaho, United States

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IT Software Engineer III

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IT Software Engineer III


$74,880.00 Annually


Boise, ID

Job Type

Full Time


Department of Agriculture

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“Serving consumers and agriculture by safeguarding the public, plants, animals and the environment through education and regulation.”

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture is currently recruiting for an IT Software Engineer III for the Administration division.

This position requires the employee to provide leadership in the design, evaluation, and installation of system software and supporting sub-systems; provides project leadership and technical guidance in programming and analysis; perform related work.

This announcement will remain open until this position has been filled. Hiring lists will be pulled periodically. Apply as soon as possible to ensure you will be considered for this position.

Example of Duties

Key Responsibilities:

+ Develop Windows programs and/or web-based applications and interfaces using Core, MVC.Net, ASP.Net, PHP, C#.NET, VB.Net, SQL Server and other appropriate technologies.

+ Perform analysis with end-user clients to define system requirements for potential uses of information technologies.

+ Research available tools and technologies to determine alternative technology solutions.

+ Research, implement, and support multiple computing platforms, operating systems, processing environmental technologies.

+ Design and install new or enhanced network systems.

+ Develop web-based applications and interfaces using MVC.Net, ASP.Net, .Net Core, C#.Net,, SQL Server and other appropriate technology.

+ Provide operating system support on ISDA servers and workstations, as needed.

+ Provide network system support on the ISDA network, as needed.

+ Research, design and install a new or enhanced complex integrated system which includes multiple technologies and platforms and the resolution of conflicting goals.

+ Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and resolve complex multi-architecture and applications software problems.

+ Install and maintain operating systems and system software.

+ Working on multiple projects as a team leader in which coordination with staff, service areas, and functions are an important aspect.

+ Identify and resolve complex system-related problems and dealing with key users.

+ Participate in long-range planning functions involving impact and capacity planning and other future IT needs.

+ Develop and conduct IT training.

+ Plan, organize and manage work assignments.

+ Follow and maintain the processes and procedures of the agency.

+ Analyze information and evaluate results to develop solutions and solve problems consistent with ISDA policies and all applicable laws.

+ Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, subordinates, supervisors, business partners and the public. Treat others with the consideration, understanding, and respect you expect from them.

+ Accept assignments, coaching and mentoring from supervisors and others.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: These qualifications are mandatory requirements.

+ Considerable knowledge of data architecture, software architecture, common software design patterns, development and testing practices

+ Considerable knowledge of programming languages and software development tool suites.

+ Experience creating, interpreting and documenting user requirements

+ Experience analyzing development solutions to show costs and benefits

+ Experience coding, testing and deploying production systems

+ Experience establishing and defining architecture and development standards.

Supplemental Information

Desirable Area: This qualification is not required; however, if you have the related background it may increase your score.

+ Experience using Core, MVC.Net, ASP.Net, C#, SQL Server, Ajax, and/or Razor technologies.

This job family translates business and technical requirements into well-engineered, tested, and deployed business applications. Responsibilities include the analysis, design, development, testing, installation, and maintenance of information systems. Incumbents interface with customers and other developers to determine the most efficient and cost-effective approach to meet business requirements. Solutions utilize a variety of hardware and software technologies and may include new code, construction, modifications to existing modules, and/or package implementation. Incumbents of this job series develop designs and evaluate and select tools necessary to build and support their systems.

Temporary appointments from this announcement, serving at least one thousand forty (1,040) hours of continuous service, may be hired as an entrance probationary employee without further examination for the same classification and location as announced.

Candidates who reach the final hiring stage will be required to participate in a criminal background check. Having a criminal record will not automatically eliminate applicants from consideration, but may be considered as part of the hiring process.

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Agriculture!

If you have questions,

please contact us at: or at (208) 332-8520

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements or for the recruiting process, please contact ISDA’s HR Department at or at (208) 332-8520.

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.

01 ISDA Minimum Qualification: Describe how you have gained considerable knowledge of data architecture, software architecture, common software design patterns, development and testing practices.

Typically gained by at least a bachelor’s degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent from an accredited college AND at least two years of work experience using data architecture, software architecture, common software design patterns, development, and testing practices OR a master’s degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent from an accredited college OR at least five years of work experience using data architecture, soft

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Idaho Division of Human Resources


Boise, Idaho 83756
United States

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Job Posting: JC165033885

Posted On: Aug 04, 2020

Updated On: Jun 10, 2021