Application Developer/Architect (Information Systems Specialist 8)

Job title: Application Developer/Architect (Information Systems Specialist 8)

Company: State of Oregon

Job description: Initial Posting Date: 10/21/2021

Application Deadline: 11/30/2021

Agency: Oregon Health Authority

Salary Range: $6,068 – $9,183

Position Type: Employee

Position Title: Application Developer/Architect (Information Systems Specialist 8)

Job Description:

This position will remain open until filled. The hiring office will be conducting screening and interviews regularly until a hire has been made. Because of this it is encouraged that you apply as soon as possible, as this posting may be taken down at any time.

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Please attach a current version of your resume and a cover letter that addresses the points listed under the section titled What We Are Looking For.

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The has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Application Developer to join an excellent team, develop important applications for the COVID Rapid Response Unit and work to advance their IT operations.

This position falls under the Classification Information Systems Specialist 8.


As an Application Developer/Architect, you will provide the highest level of technical expertise and leadership to analyze, plan, develop, integrate, implement and coordinate the operations, maintenance, installation and construction of information systems.

In this role, you will be responsible for the technical direction of software systems while guiding the evolution of the systems architecture and quality, while enabling innovation. You will guide design and development, while instituting industry best practices and standards and mentoring other technicians.

Additionally, you will be part of a team that provides technical expertise and leadership to develop, integrate and implement information systems for the COVID Rapid Response Unit (CRRU).


  • (a) Seven (7) years of information systems experience in Application Development. OR (b) An Associate’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or a related field; AND Five (5) years of information systems experience in Application Development. OR (c) A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field; AND Three (3) years of information systems experience in Application Development. OR (d) A Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field; AND One (1) year of information systems experience in Application Development. OR (e) A Doctor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft/Office 365 for solution design and development. Especially in the area of Power Apps / Dynamics 365.
  • Ability to work in and lead a team development environment.
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Experience with applications written in object-oriented, structured and event-driven programming paradigms.
  • Experience with hosting applications in a cloud environment.
  • Regularly participates in assisting with the development of business use cases, user stories or other agile software development requirements gathering and documentation methodologies.
  • Must be able to develop new application from beginning to end as well as maintaining existing applications in more than one modern programming language.
  • Must be able to take high level, customer driven ideas and turn them into actionable software requirements.
  • Ability to work with little guidance when performing complex development functions, establishing personal work priorities, resolving issues in alignment with unit’s technical standards, practices, frameworks and paradigms.
  • Experience using modern source control systems, testing practices, code and design review tools and processes.
  • Knowledge of Software Development technology stacks, such as: .NET, Power Platform, IIS, Azure DevOps, SQL Server, Common Data Service, Power Automate, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of modern relational database design, modeling and manipulation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of BI reporting tools such as Power BI and Tableau.
  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.


We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus . If you’re driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the is the place for you.

This is a full-time, permanent position that is classified and represented by SEIU.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, culture, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. Click , to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values. OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.

How to apply:

  • Complete the online application
  • Complete Questionnaire
  • Upload Resume
  • Upload Cover Letter

Please ensure you’ve provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please visit the homepage.

Need Help?

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the American with Disabilities Act contact: Luke Curtis at 503-945-2887 or

Additional Information

  • Please monitor your Workday account, as all communication will be sent to your Workday account. You must have a valid e-mail address to apply.
  • If you are a veteran, you may receive preference.

for more information about veterans’ preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, we will ask you for your documents later in the process. * We do not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers at this time – unless specifically noted. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

  • If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
  • The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed

. * Please only attach documents that are related to the position. Additional documents that are attached will not be reviewed.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class (race, sex, veteran status, disability, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation) in the payment of wages or screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. We determine salary by completing a review of your application materials to evaluate your related education, experience, and training for this position.

This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity.

Expected salary: $6068 – 9183 per month

Location: Salem, OR

Job date: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 04:42:55 GMT

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