State Entity Recruiting for Full-Stack Developers

The positions are in the Office of Digital Innovation (ODI), a component of the state Government Operations Agency. ODI was designed to bring “a human-centered, agile and product-focused mindset to technology design, delivery and procurement.”

The state’s Office of Digital Innovation (ODI) is recruiting to fill two high-level developer positions.

The office, part of the Government Operations Agency, is seeking to fill two full-stack developer roles on its forward-looking development team — one for an IT specialist III and one for an IT specialist II.

The IT specialist III full stack developer works under the product manager, using “initiative and resourcefulness to align the technical environment with strategic business needs to iterate on applications based on user research, ensuring high performance and accessibility and coding using modern web standards,” the job posting states. “As a specialized consultant, the Information Technology Specialist III … will write, code, test and analyze software programs and applications, application programming interfaces (APIs), and designs. The Information Technology Specialist III will also research, document, and modify software specifications throughout the software delivery life cycle.”

The office is specific about what qualities it seeks in candidates: “We are looking for developers who are inspired to combine the art of design with the art of programming and have passion for the mission,” the recruitment states. “You’ve seen a lot, you’ve learned a lot, and want to make government more accessible and intuitive for the people it serves. You’re a strong communicator who employs an inclusive, collaborative, consultative approach.”

The position has a monthly salary range of $8,119 to $10,880, and the recruitment will continue until the position is filled. More details are available in the duty statement.

ODI’s job posting for an IT specialist II full stack developer says the successful candidate “will iterate on applications based on user research, ensuring high performance and accessibility and coding using modern web standards. … The incumbent will employ initiative and resourcefulness in deviating from traditional methods and researching emerging technologies to develop new methods, criteria, and/or new policies, contributing to ODI’s focus on improving government services for all Californians using the power of technology and design.”

This recruitment will continue until the position is filled. The monthly salary range is $7,365 to $9,869. More information is available in the duty statement.
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