Senior Application Developer - Technology Services

$77,049 - $89,377

Full Time


    application developmentproblem resolutiondatabase managementtroubleshooting

    Job Description


    The Senior Application Developer works with minimum supervision, typically regarding matters requiring greater technical expertise. Acts as a mentor and shares knowledge with team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills, and performance. Serves as a primary resource for application design, enhancement, and problem resolution. This position acts as a backup to the Application Development Manager. The Senior Application Developer must provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Denton County Technology Services Team.

    Examples of Duties

    • Manages application development projects delegated by the team manager.
    • Analyzes, designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, and implements custom software applications using secure coding practices.
    • Monitors and maintains existing applications to ensure security, integrity, and peak performance, including enhancements and modifications to existing applications.
    • Creates cohesive database objects that represent business solutions, including tables, stored procedures, database queries, views, and triggers.
    • Converts and translates external data to usable and optimized data to be imported into the database for use by new or existing applications.
    • Develops and supports integrations from multiple applications.
      Acts as a primary resource for problem management and resolution.
    • Provides assistance and training on existing applications to county employees.
    • Creates and maintains custom reports to enhance judicial system reporting services.
    • Handles service request escalations from entry and intermediate-level positions.
    • Assists the Application Development Manager with the maintenance of database and web servers.
    • Mentors and trains team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills, and performance.
    • Assigns service requests and/or projects to team members as directed by the team manager.
    • Collaborate with other team members on projects.
    • Supervises, directs, and leads the team in the absence of the team manager.
    • Improves and maintains knowledge and skills necessary for senior designation.
    • Reviews work product of entry and intermediate positions to ensure adherence to policies, department procedures, and best operational and security practices.
    • Researches, evaluates, tests, and recommends new technologies.
    • Provides weekly written reports to the Application Development Manager.
    • Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations.
      Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department.
    • Regular and punctual attendance is required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of three years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience are required.
    • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) and/or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Preferred.
    • The position may require various computer or technical-related certifications.
    • Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications.