FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Lansing, Michigan
Platform Support Services - Programmer 4 #899217
Job Description:
General Summary:
Serve as the development specialist responsible for the design, development, testing and
documentation of the technical software solutions. Solve system design problems and programming issues. Ensure that the solutions are integrated and enhanced to meet the needs of the agency’s business plan. Provide technical leadership to the application development team, agency, and external groups. Research and evaluate relevant technologies as it pertains to the business strategy.
Individual tasks related to the duty:
  • Assist in the development of software applications, server components and services using various development tools and our approved/supported technologies.
  • Plan and coordinate the integration of systems with existing systems within the business area, external business partners, state agencies, and multiple hosting platforms.
  • Design and implement application security that complies with our policies.
  • Lead and direct impact analysis of potential changes due to proposed legislation, enhancement requests, or changes in governmental and business processes.
  • Review and approve presentation materials for technical review meetings, approval sessions, and application demonstrations.
  • Ensure that technical design strategies or applications adhere to State and agency policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Designs application frameworks and creates coding standards.
  • Review and approve our system engineering methodology or other required technical deliverables.
  • Direct and coordinate development resources, agency staff and service delivery teams.
  • Direct development resources and quality assurance staff in testing activities on assigned projects.
  • Review and approve test plans and results for technical solutions.
  • Coordinate IT production operation support for critical system(s) based on business schedule and needs.
  • Coordinate with matrix organizations to ensure partnership agreement requirements are met.
  • Provide oversight of team’s work to complete activities according to established timelines.
  • Provide technical approval for design and production release(s).
  • Lead planning sessions for development.
  • Oversee the merge of development code to ensure it is integrated properly.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring on programming and design techniques (Continuous Integration, Test-Driven Development, etc.)
  • Experience in analysis, design, programming, testing, implementing, and supporting web-based applications in Microsoft/Windows platform. (ASP.NET, framework 3.5 or higher)
  • Experience with VisualBasic and/or C# within Microsoft Visual Studio (2017 or newer)
  • Experience with software tools to test applications for ADA compliance
  • Experience with Microsoft Reporting Services
  • Experience in developing systems with Microsoft SQL Server (SQL 2008 or higher)
  • Experience writing Structured Query Language (SQL) and stored procedures.
  • Experience in performing analysis and requirements gathering with customers.
  • Knowledge of both web-based and client server based systems architecture.
  • Knowledge/training in object oriented analysis, design and programming experience.
  • Knowledge of application and database development and access methods.
  • Ability to prepare detailed written instructions and documentation.
  • Ability to effectively make oral and written reports and presentations and prepare clear and concise documentation.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and matrix support teams.
  • Ability to resolve complex problems in a timely manner and seeks optimum solutions.
  • Ability to communicate technical terminology at a level appropriate to the audience.
  • Experience producing deliverables using the Systems Engineering methodology (SUITE).
  • Knowledge of CEPAS and/or PCI.
  • Effective at designing solutions for highly complex assignments in a high stress work environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues under pressure.
  • Familiar with use of source control
Highly Desirable:
  • JavaScript
  • SCCM
  • SSIS
  • SSRS
  • ITIL Patterns and Practices
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Database development and access methods
  • Experience in developing and using web services.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps.
  • Experience with TFS or GIT
Top Skills & Years of Experience:
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in:
  • .Net Application Development
  • C# or VB
  • JavaScript
  • SQL
  • IIS
  • Web Services
  • Team Foundation Server : Azure DevOps : Git, Agile, SADLC.
  • Must be an excellent team player and self-starting.
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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