The DPI is currently seeking applicants for an IS Systems Development Services Specialist for the School Management Services team within the Division for Finance and Management. We have a team-oriented atmosphere and work-life balance. The position is located at 125 South Webster Street in Madison, WI right off the capitol square. Benefits include a top rated health plan, three plus weeks of vacation, nine paid holidays and the ability to participate in one of the best retirement plans offered. The incumbent will have the opportunity to bring legacy systems into more modern programming languages.

The office is located in the heart of Madison, one block off the capitol square, near plentiful restaurants and food carts; or enjoy the Wednesday farmer’s markets and take a stroll around the Capitol, along State Street, or to the deck of Monona Terrace. The location has convenient access by bicycle and bus.

For general information about selection process visit the Frequently Asked Questions on Wisc.Jobs.Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of the School Management Services (SMS) Team, this position develops, implements and manages systems development and applications for the private school parental choice programs, public school open enrollment, home-based educational program and other educational programs administered by the SMS Team. Objectives, priorities and deadlines are established in consultation with members of the SMS Team, including the director, and division leadership. This position is also responsible for ongoing coordination with department system analysts and analyst/programmers for the SMS Team applications that interface with agency-wide systems.

Requirement also include knowledge and experience developing applications, reports and relational databases. The focus of this position is to perform .NET development of internet applications using C# and MVC or Visual Basic and Web Forms. Database development and maintenance will be performed using Oracle and SQL Server.  This position will be using Microsoft operating systems.

Special Notes:   

The selection process for this position will include a criminal background check.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, a non-resident authorized to work in the U.S. without DPI sponsorship). The Department of Public Instruction does not sponsor visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.


Please address the following in your resume:

A minimally qualified applicant must have experience: 
• Working with users to define business requirements of new applications and/or maintenance/enhancements to existing applications;
• As an application programmer for existing Internet applications using .NET framework (including Visual Basic.NET and Web Forms) and Oracle database;
• As an application programmer for new Internet applications using .NET framework (including C# and MVC) and Microsoft SQL Server database;
• Testing/debugging applications; and
• With IT project management, such as project development meetings, status report meetings, training, presentations, advisory meetings, documentation/report preparation, or problem identification/resolution, etc.)

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