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Job: Information Systems Specialist 7 (Business Oregon)

Join the Oregon Business Development Department team in the Technology Services Section.  We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background.

  • There is one, permanent, full-time position located in Salem, Oregon.
  • This position is classified, unrepresented and is not represented by a union.
  • This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacant position and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

This recruitment will remain open until filled; however, the first screening date will be Friday, December 28, 2018.  We cannot guarantee that we will review applications received after this date and time.  We may close the announcement at any time with no notice after our initial screening date.  We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.  

Our mission…
OBDD employs approximately 135 employees who carry out the agency mission, “to invest in Oregon businesses, communities, and people to promote a globally competitive, diverse, and inclusive economy.”

The Agency Operations & Finance Division includes the Central Administrative and Business Finance section.  The Central Administration offers Human Resources, Fiscal and Budget, Technology, Contracts, and Facilities services for internal customers. The Business Finance offers financial analysis and services including, but not limited to: direct loans, loan guarantees, loan participations, conduit bond financing, business retention and expansion services, and referrals to technical assistance providers for Oregon businesses.

Technology Services (TS) is responsible for developing and supporting innovative solutions aimed at automating and advancing the Oregon Business operations and mission. It also provides support to the agency network, desktop, laptop and mobile devices, as well as on-premises hosted and cloud-based applications, including access to the State’s mainframe computer applications.


Duties & Responsibilities

The software engineer designs, develops and maintains the agency’s core applications environment. Working with the Business Analyst and application administrator, the incumbent implements and operates technical solutions.

This position will develop, test, document, implement, integrate, and maintain software applications, databases; coordinate the integration of reporting tools with the database environment, provide technical training and user support for applications, databases, and reporting tools.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered for this position you must have the following:

(a) Six (6) years of information systems application development experience.


(b) An Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND four (4) years of information systems application development experience.


(c) A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND two (2) years of information systems application development experience.


(d) Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field may substitute for all of the above.


The candidates whose experience most closely matches the qualifications and requested skills of this position may be invited to interview. We are looking for qualified applicants whose work experience most closely demonstrates the following:

  • Self-motivated with strong initiative to succeed.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work independently as well as to collaborate with others.
  • Experience in standard Web development technologies like HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript desired.
  • Application development experience using Object-Oriented programming language such as Java or C# a plus.
  • Application development experience in finance or business environment automating workflow processes, developing customer-facing user interfaces in Salesforce Community environment are a plus.

Additional Information

  1. TO APPLY: Information Systems Specialist 7 (Senior Software Engineer)