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Application Developer

Denver, CO 80014 | Fully Remote

Employment Type: Contract Category: IT/Software Development Job Number: 13146

Job Description


Meridian Technology Group is seeking an Application Developer.


The Developer has responsibilities across the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from business requirements to support, but the DEV II primarily focused on development activities. Development activities including, but not limited to, working with business analysts and customers to understand requirements; working with team members to apply secure programming techniques using standards and best practices; commenting code for peers and testers; performing unit testing, configuration management, source code control, deployment and release management; and providing support services as needed. Operational support services vary in scope from minor bug fixes (tickets) to major enhancements (change orders). As an application reaches the sunset stage, the developer will participate in planning efforts around replacement and modernization. The developer operates at the application level.


Work Experience: 2+ years of hands-on programming experience in applications development.

MINIMUM JOB Functional/Technical Knowledge & Skills:
  • Minimum 2-years’ experience with C#, .NET and SQL.
  • Documented proficiency working on development platforms, using multiple programming languages. (Encourage applicant to provide copies of performance evaluations, letters of reference, etc.)
  • Documented proficiency working collaboratively with teams across the software development life cycle. (Encourage applicant to provide copies of performance evaluations, letters of reference, etc.)
  • Familiarity with delivering application prototypes and pilots in various project methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall.
  • Familiarity with using Application Programming Interfaces to integrate systems or data sources.
  • Proficiency in time and task management.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel.
  • No certifications required; ITIL, Agile and DevOps useful


Primary job responsibility:  Application Development and Support
Required tasks to fulfill primary responsibility:
  • Consult with Solution Architects, Solution Engineers, and others as appropriate to design applications in line with OIT strategies (e.g., Cloud First, Mobile First, Secure Colorado, etc.).
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Customers, Project Managers, and others as appropriate to assist in the creation of estimates and timelines for assigned application development projects and tasks.
  • Develop applications in line with business requirements using Agile or Waterfall methodologies as needed. Perform coding (in-house applications) or configuration management (COTS applications) in accordance with standards and best practices and further minimize defects through disciplined unit testing.
  • Coordinate update releases and other system changes, contribute to the implementation of break/fix solutions, and update documentation and configuration information related to changes as needed throughout the life cycle.
  • Organize, build, and validate all segments of the code related to a specific build (release) for final User Acceptance Testing.
  • Ensure development activities within the position's scope of responsibility are consistent with established service portfolio policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
  • Determine the best approach in the development of an application's code to meet the customer's current requirements and anticipate future enhancement needs.
  • Identify and recommend changes to development policies, processes, templates and standard operating procedures to improve the overall quality of work delivered.
  • Collaborate across a matrix management environment with other developers and other OIT department staff as needed. Must understand lines of authority and follow protocol to engage other resources.
  • Find unique ways to resolve issues in the development process to meet the requirements of the customers and lead to the most efficient implementation possible.

Primary job responsibility: Tracking and reporting of work assigned
Required tasks to fulfill primary responsibility:
  • Working with the supervisor, develop estimates of the work effort necessary to deliver application solutions based on the project specifications provided.
  • Record time spent on work activities into the approved project tracking system.
  • Provide appropriate progress reports to the supervisor or project manager as requested.
  • Determine reasonable and accurate estimates for the completion of assigned work activities.

Primary job responsibility: Additional duties as assigned
Required tasks to fulfill primary responsibility:
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to travel to any location throughout the state to provide services.
  • May be required to submit to subsequent background screening in accordance with the policy and practices.

  • Role-Based Competency: Analytical thinking
  • Role in workplace:  Use requirements provided by Business Analysts to interpret business needs, recommend, and develop technical solutions accordingly.
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in information technology, computer science, or a related field. (Substitution of relevant experience for education is a possibility, at the hiring manager's discretion.)

Location is Denver, CO. Position is Remote but Consultants must reside in the area.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not  eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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