Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $5,632.00 gross per month
  • Anchorage


Job Description

DMV's IT team mission is to enhance customer services through innovation; promote public confidence through secure, reliable and available DMV systems; and support a diverse, customer-centric, family of DMV staff serving internal and external clients across the State of Alaska.

Culture of the Team:
We are a family of individuals that share the common values of respectfully working openly and honestly with co-workers, end users, and management. We believe in continued development of professional and personal growth with a fierce dedication to each other as well as DMV. As a team we are the building blocks for DMV's mantra of Faster, Friendlier, and More Accessible.

Where You Will Be Working:
We currently operate out of the second floor of the BayView building by Ship Creek in downtown Anchorage, AK in a daily work environment where analyst programming staff collaborate with knowledgeable users and contractors. We provide both internally developed and third-party integrated systems for service to the DMV staff and the public. We offer opportunities to excel individually or in a collaborative team environment with seasoned analyst/programmers while networking with other venues of Office of Information Technology staff throughout the state in support of DMV and its mission to the general public.

What You Will Be Doing:
The person who accepts this position will have the chance to work on state of the art internally developed applications, integrate them with third party tools, and grow your skills while enhancing the user experience. You will gain exposure to multiple IT venues such as database support, networking, security, application development, and hone your skill with evaluation, analysis, and remediation.Through positive interaction with clients and customers, you will use your skills to develop and document concise business requirements, new system documentation, and training materials on new projects.

Who We Are Looking For:
DMV is looking for the right individuals to join our team. Candidates should have a desire to learn new skills or advance their knowledge through development on new projects. Our friendly and supportive team is a great place to continue your career with a rewarding mission of supporting all of Alaska. Interviewees shall have proficiency in one or more high-level programming language but experience with C#, ASP.Net, JavaScript, or Microsoft SQL is preferred. As a project oriented team, knowledge of System Development Life Cycle, as shown by participation with an IT project from conception through implementation, is important. As a customer-centric team, experience with problem identification and resolution through code development/repair, is important. If you are experienced with Microsoft SQL Database support; have knowledge of Reporting Services (SSRS); have collaborative experience with other IT venues such as Datacenter, Security, Active Directory, Networking, or Operations; you may be just the person we've been seeking.

In order to be granted access to the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) and Alaska Corrections Offender Management Systems (ACOMS), the individual who is selected for this position will be required to pass a background investigation and will be fingerprinted. Full disclosure of ALL past criminal convictions (both misdemeanor and felony including suspended impositions of sentence) at the time of application is required. Convictions may lead to disqualification due to the requirements necessary to access these systems.
Minimum Qualifications
Four years of computer programming experience in a recognized computer language. One year of this experience must have been in a business application, scientific application, microcomputer or computer information management support specialty.

A bachelor's degree with a major in Computer Science (CS) or Computer Information Systems (CIS) or a related degree with (18) semester/(24) quarter hours of CS or CIS may substitute for one year of the required experience. An associate's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems may substitute for nine months of the required experience.

Special Note:
Individual positions at each level in this class series may require expertise in a particular area of programming or analysis. Recruitment and selection will be on the basis of these requirements.

For some positions in these job classes a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.

Additional Required Information

Please provide a cover letter that introduces yourself, your career path and goals.The entire application package will be used to evaluate each submission. The cover letter should provide details about yourself that make you stand out for this position.

Please attach the required documents to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, submit your application online and fax or email them to the contact provided in the job posting.

Applicants invited for an interview will be required to provide the following at the time of interview:
- Transcripts for education if using to meet minimum qualifications and not provided with the application.
- Three business references name and phone number
- A reference letter with this information would be acceptable

If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education and Training section of the Applicant Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Degrees Obtained field. Copies of transcripts will be required at the time of interview.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution.It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

Questions regarding application submission (including account creation) or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or 907-465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed

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For specific information in reference to the position, please contact the hiring manager listed in the Contact Information section below.

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information
Kelly Swearingin
Phone: 907-465-2866
Fax: 907-465-3450

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