Job Description :
Direct client req

Location: Phoenix AZ

Duration: I year

Roll: Columbus, OH - IT - AGR - Programmer 4/PR4 56906

Face to face interview must

Short Description:

The Programmer is responsible for analysis, design, coding, component and

assembly testing. The focus will be on participating as a member of a

development team charged with a rewrite of the Weights and Measures

Inspection and Licensing System.

Agency Overview:

The Ohio Department of Agriculture provides leadership for Ohio's No. 1

industry - food and agriculture. The department administers numerous

regulatory, food safety and consumer protection programs for the benefit of

all Ohioans and helps build marketing opportunities for Ohio farmers and

food processors. Department staff members inspect meat, poultry, food and

dairy processing facilities, in addition to large livestock and other farms.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture also houses a food, animal, and plant

safety laboratory network that hosts a flurry of scientific activity,

including analyzing everyday food and milk products and testing for deadly

diseases like anthrax, West Nile, and Avian Influenza. The agency web site

is located at .


The rewrite and platform refresh of the Weights and Measures Inspection

Licensing System will be the primary focus. The legacy application is coded

in WinForms and connected to SQL Server 2008 R2 databases via an OLE

connection. The corresponding SQL databases contain complex stored

procedures, views, and functions which must be evaluated, modified and

created. Programmer should have proficiency with SQL and interfaces (SQL

Server Manager, SQL Studio Management Weights and Measures employees

manage regulatory, licensing and inspection functions via a complex compiled

WinForms project. The agency is shifting the development platform from an

older WinForms design and paper process to a modern WinForms/C# platform.

The rewrite is the primary responsibility but the legacy WinForm application

may also require maintenance and support during the engagement.

The programmer must fit in teamwork environment as well as follow direction.

Programmer may be responsible for all phases of the Software Development

Life Cycle (SDLC); gather project business requirements, analysis of

hardware/software requirements, design forms and reports, database

modifications, code review, unit testing, user support and training, and

maintenance. Development will be performed in a test environment and

promoted to production environment upon approval by senior developer or

supervisor. Participation in a modified Agile work environment (i.e.,

SCRUM) will be necessary. Programmer must use established formats, review

and understand existing code, controls, SQL stored procedures and views.

The programmer must adhere to agency coding standards, procedures, and

complete documentation such as impact analysis and change control. Use of

third party tools is prohibited without prior approval by the project

programmer or supervisor. Programmer will participate in weekly developer

working group meetings to discuss progress, obstacles, timelines, and goals.

Working hours will be 5 days a week; 8 hours per day - starting no earlier

than 8:00AM and ending no later than 5:00PM. State holidays will be


Skill Set

Visual Studio 2017 (WinForms, Solution, Projects)

Required 4

T-SQL (Stored Procedures/Views)

Required 4


Required 4

Object Oriented Programming Experience

Nice to Have 2


Required 3

MS-SQL Server/Express

Required 4

Telerik (WinForms/Reporting)

Required 2

SQL Replication (Merge)

Nice to Have 3

4 Year Degree or Equivalent

Desired 4

MS-SQL Server Tools

Required 4

3-Tier Development

Required 2