Job Description :
The Client is planning to replace the existing System with a VB.NET framework based web application utilizing Visual Studio 2015. System is the core tool that supports the State budget and planning functions. The resource request is to assist to complete system design, development, and testing activities associated with implementing this custom built web application. The design, build, and testing phases of this project are expected to be approximately 14 months in length for the purposes of this contract, with extensions based on the progress of the project and available resources.

Project Environment
The resource will work closely with many stakeholders within organizations to analyze, design, develop, test, and deploy the application upgrades/modifications.

Responsibilities Expected of the Selected Resource:
Design, develop and test code
Utilize tools to ensure the application and reports meet industry accessibility standards (e.g. webaim.org WAVE browser extension)
Optimize and enhance security using known programing techniques and industry standard practices
Resolve any security flaws found by the vulnerability security scans tools (e.g. HP WebInspect)
Design, implement, and execute accurate and efficient SQL statements
Optimize application and report performance using known methods or tools to analyze and optimize code
Provide project estimates for initial build and or modifications requested
Report status to functional project manager and IT project leads
Provide input and research into project recommendations and decisions
Create, document and track database migration requests
Accurately prepare modifications for migration through development, system test and production environments using migration tools (e.g. Phire)
Direct and guide BBS development decisions as they relate to the client business processes
Provide other project related experience as necessary
Provide input and review of complex system design or modifications
Complete technical specification documentation per standards as needed
Provide expertise to resolve complex technical design issues
Verify technical solutions are well documented and maintainable
Perform code and design reviews for other development team members
Discuss and explain technical implementations to project staff, business users or management, either verbally or in writing
Perform technical research on defect reports and enhancement requests to determine the true nature of the work required
Setup, configure, or mine for test data to enable customer testing

Mandatory Qualifications
5 years’ VB.NET development experience using Microsoft Visual Studio
2 years’ experience implementing industry accessibility standards for web applications
2 years’ experience implementing secure web application programming

Desired Skills
Oracle database experience creating tables, writing stored procedures, and or creating views
Experience using the AJAX Control Toolkit and or iTextSharp
Experience with the RichTextEditor control or other third party rich text editor controls
Knowledge of public sector financials or budgeting
Ability to work on-site 5 days per week