As an expert level technical lead for our Applications & Data Management program of the Information Services division you’ll provide leadership and consultation for high risk and high impact applications that support the Web & Claims Applications in the Insurance Services program area.

In the first 6-12 months you will demonstrate your ability to provide technical leadership to senior level programmers on your team and exhibit senior level skills in Application programming. Your involvement in the development of new, internal and external facing applications contributes significantly to the Information Services mission by providing technology products and services in support of the Departments business priorities related to our divisional areas of Claims Administration, Crime Victims, Self-Insurance and more!

This is a great opportunity to lead other programmers on mission critical and challenging projects which will utilize your full array of training and expertise in developing web applications. You’ll create web applications and enhance them to ensure the public’s ease of use creating an invaluable experience to our customers.

Some of what you’ll doLead, coach, and mentor other staff in the design, development and implementation of enhancements to applications.
Gain knowledge of high risk/high impact applications developed or supported by the Claims Core team.
Ensure application systems comply with agency, state, and federal laws and standards, administer, monitor, configure, deploy and manage applications, and analyze trends to make recommendations for improvements.
Perform impact analysis on system changes and upgrades, working with other teams and groups making change to come up with a plan to coordinate implementation and testing of change.
Provide systems and technical expertise, consult on technical and staff resource issues with other unit leads and management.
Approve Code Drops, SQL scripts, file changes, and code change for applications under positions responsibility.
Support and enhance systems using a variety of technology, languages, and tools

Who should apply
Professionals with 5 years of Information Technology experience in a professional IT workplace, with a strong knowledge of the .NET Framework Class Libraries and Application Developments in VB, VB.NET, C#, Visual Studio, ASP, ASP.Net, MS SQL, MQ Series, HTML, XML, and/or JavaScript.  Experience with Java using IBM tools is a plus.

Professionals with associate’s degrees or higher in computer science, information technology or completion of an accredited vocational training program in information technology or related program

3 years of experience in a professional IT workplace. Experience includes but is not limited to analyzing, designing, implementing, maintaining or programming computer software applications and databases.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@lni.wa.gov

About Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

L&I is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety, health and security of Washington's 2.5 million workers. We help employers meet safety and health standards and we inspect workplaces when alerted to hazards. As administrators of the state's workers' compensation system, we are similar to a large insurance company, providing medical and limited wage-replacement coverage to workers who suffer job-related injuries and illness. Our rules and enforcement programs also help ensure workers are paid what they are owed, that children's and teens' work hours are limited, and that consumers are protected from unsound building practices.

We serve customers in 19 offices throughout Washington, and have approximately 2,800 skilled employees, including safety inspectors, claims specialists, nurses, researchers, accountants, labor experts and support staff.