Txdmv, Web Developer Iv
Applicants who require an accommodation for the interview process should contact Human Resources at 512.465.4043 when contacted to schedule an interview.
This position is a remote position.
Our mission at the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is to serve, protect and advance the citizens and industries in the state with quality motor vehicle related services. We are a dynamic state agency dedicated to customer service, consumer protection and the success of motor vehicle-related industries.
Performs advanced (senior-level) web-based programming and design in support of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), Information Technology (IT). Develops and maintains the operational, technical, and support requirements for the TxDMV's Internet and Intranet websites and web-based applications. Works with web content experts and graphic designers external to IT to identify publishable content, and develops, implements, and maintains the technical infrastructure to display and manage this content for the Internet and Intranet. Designs Web Services Architecture, and develops, implements, and supports resulting web services. Supports and maintains the content management system and transport mechanisms allowing business to dynamically publish content to the TxDMV public website (Internet) or Intranet. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Develops, implements, and maintains TxDMV's Internet/Intranet websites and web-based applications; defines website objectives and solutions by analyzing user requirements and envisioning system features and functionality.
Designs and develops user interfaces to Internet/Intranet applications conforming to TxDMV's standards for look and feel; sets and meets expectations and features priorities throughout the development life cycle.
Provides technical leadership for agency's web-based programming; recommends web design methodologies and tool sets; conducts code reviews and walk throughs.
Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development, open source, and vendor purchase alternatives.
Integrates web applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studies and establishes connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers as required.
Creates website storyboards and facilitates review sessions to iteratively finalize website navigation and design.
Creates multimedia applications using appropriate authoring tools; maintains and supports standard content management system.
Designs Web Services Architecture; develops, implements, and implements secure Web Services using appropriate technologies.
Completes applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities with stakeholders; contributes to team meetings.
Supports users by developing documentation and assistance tools to support the business dynamically publishing website content.
Supports and develops other web application developers by providing advice, coaching, and educational opportunities.
Works with web content experts and graphic designers to incorporate their work into website and determines operational, technical, and support requirements for operation and maintenance of databases, text, and graphics.
Designs, implements, and maintains website security measures; monitors website usage and ensures security; provides non-standard business hour trouble-shooting expertise to diagnose website and web-application production problems.
Maintains knowledge of changing technology and provides recommendations for adaptation of new technologies.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Extensive knowledge of
Knowledge of web design and development
SOA principles, practices and application
Open-Source software including, but not limited to, Java Enterprise Edition (J2EE), LAMP Framework (Linux, Apache/Tomcat, MySQL, PHP), Drupal, etc.
Web Services Architecture design, security, programming, implementation, and support
Software testing concepts and techniques
Computer graphic software
Thorough knowledge of
Web content accessibility standards and guidelines; W3C WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) or ISO/IEC 40500
Considerable knowledge of
Limitations & capabilities of computer systems; network layers & computer platforms; network operations support; operating systems; Internet technologies; databases; security applications; and information security practices, procedures, & regulations
Expert skill in
Facilitating groups using effective communication methods; contributing to/guiding groups in defining objectives, staying on task and reaching consensus; soliciting participation, challenging ideas and summarizing accomplishments and planned actions
Handling multiple tasks and projects
Analyzing issues, facts and available information to develop logical solutions; researching inconsistencies of facts or data; drawing correct inferences from information and making recommendations that support business decisions
Web design and use of applicable development tools for web structures
Maintains composure when handling problems, stressful situations, continuous change or unexpected developments
Effective communication skills presenting sensitive information in a clear, concise, organized and interesting manner to various types and sizes of audiences
Job offer and continuation of employment is contingent upon:
- Proof of education and experience listed on the application.
- Eligibility to work in the United States.
- Satisfactory results from a pre-employment criminal history background check and driver’s record check.
- Compliance with Selective Service registration for males ages 18-25.
If selected for the position the following must be provided for proof of veterans’ preference:
- Veteran must provide form DD 214
- Surviving Spouse or Orphan must provide DD 1300 or DD 214.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes that may correspond to the state classification title for this position are listed on the State Auditor’s Office Job Descriptions; click on the occupational category for the position. Additional MOS can be found at the State Auditor’s Office Military Crosswalk Guide.
The Texas Veterans Commission provides helpful employment information.
Submission of Application:
Your application should be complete and reflect all relevant education and experience. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; "See Resume" is not accepted in lieu of a completed online State of Texas application. Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of a completed State of Texas employment application, but may be considered as additional supplemental information. The resume must include employer name and dates of employment for relevant work experience to be considered by the hiring authority.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, genetic information or protected activity. The TxDMV provides accommodations for persons with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act. If you need help with the employment process or require other accommodations, please contact the Human Resources office for assistance at 512-465-4043.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, or a related field, plus five (5) years of experience developing and supporting website and web-based software applications. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.)