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Salary: $5,571.00 - $7,322.00
Posted: 04/16/2014

Job Description:

This posting is being re-advertised. Any applications submitted during the original posting are still being considered. There are 2 open positions.


Would you like to develop using the latest .Net technologies like MVC 5.0, Twitter Bootstrap, and Entity frameworks? Do you like to work in small teams, building applications from the ground up, working with customers in an Agile style? Would you like to make a difference for kids and families by improving California's air quality while helping address the global issues surrounding climate change?

If you said yes to any of these questions, the Air Resources Board (ARB) is the place for you.

The Air Resources Board is a dynamic and innovative leader in improving California air quality. ARB's Office of Information Services (OIS) develops and maintains many of the web-based and mobile applications our researchers, scientists, and enforcement staff rely on. OIS, winner of 'Best Mobile App' strives to give developers opportunities to grow and use new technologies to meet ARB's business needs. ARB leads the way in virtualized computing, providing developers with cutting edge development environments and hosting support to help them succeed.

Significant development is currently underway to automate the Enforcement Division's business processes and associated e-commerce activities. Additional developers are needed to work in teams to create applications using MVC 5.0, Bootstrap, and Entity frameworks.

The Senior Programmer Analyst (SrPA) will architect enterprise-level solutions and medium-sized applications and relational databases uses C# and SQL, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio 2013, and SharePoint 2013. The SrPA will mentor a small team of skilled developers and work with a business analyst to solicit requirements, code, test, and deliver working segments of the application over time using an Agile process. In addition, the developer will collaborate with peers and management to improve or better use the existing development methodology, tools, code library, and best practices.


  • Advanced design skills and experience creating design and development artifacts.
  • Advanced SQL database development skills.
  • Experience in web-based technologies such as CSS, Javascript, jQuery, HTML, Http, and Https.
  • Ideally, experienced in MVC 4.0 or 5.0, Twitter Bootstrap and Entity frameworks (training available).
  • Experienced in using and ideally, administering Team Foundation Server.
  • Windows administration experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build good rapport with customers, co-workers, and management.
  • Strives to recognize team members when they do well and guide them to better performance and understanding as needed.
  • Communicates issues and proposed solutions in a timely manner and role models a positive attitude.

Other benefits of working at ARB: Free parking three days a month for those that take public transportation or carpool. Onsite Daycare, Gym, Bike Lockers, and Café. Parking Garages and Light Rail located near-by. Near large selection of restaurants, and a weekly farmer's market Spring through Fall.


Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. This vacancy may be subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed standard State application (STD 678). On page one of your State application, under Job Title for which you are applying, please include the Working Title: Sr. Programmer- .NET and Position Number listed below. You must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.

If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Anna Ivanov at the address below.ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Sr. PA Net 673 - 882 - 1583 - xxx
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Office of Information Services
1001 I Street, 8th Floor
Sacramento, 95814
Anna Ivanov
(916) 323-5928

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