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Merit System Employment Opportunity Announcement
27 Madison Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
Telephone: 334/625-2675 Fax: 334/625-2219

Software Systems Developer
The fundamental reason this position exists is to perform Information Systems program analysis for projects of moderate size and complexity. Essential functions include performing program analysis for projects; designing and writing complex programs for Microsoft Windows-based systems; designing and maintaining SQL Server relational databases for County application systems; and assisting the Software Systems Manager in troubleshooting and maintaining the County's server systems. Provides support and assistance to other Information Systems staff to promote a teamwork environment during County system outages and/or performance issues. This position reports to the Software Systems Manager.
Bachelor's Degree in computer science and two (2) years related experience in client server applications design and analysis. Microsoft.NET based programming languages such as Visual Basic or C#; web development tools such as ASP.NET; SQL Server Relational Database System Management; and report design software such as Crystal Reports or SQL Server Reporting Services are preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be willing to work weekends or after normal work hours for IT projects such as conversion and/or emergencies.
Applications are being accepted to fill one vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the Montgomery County IT Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and attached supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants. Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

How to Apply: There are two ways to apply. Standard applications and supplemental questionnaires (if applicable) may be obtained from the Montgomery City-County Personnel Department, State Career Centers, or downloaded from the website at The application and supplemental questionnaire must be filed with the Montgomery City-County Personnel Department, 27 Madison Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104. Standard applications may be delivered in person, by hand-mail, by U.S. Postal Service or any other mail delivery service, or by facsimile (334)241-2219. In order to apply online, go to the Main Employment page for detailed instructions or click "Apply Now" to immediately begin your application. No person or departments are authorized to accept applications except the Personnel Department. Completed applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.
BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION:Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director or Assistant Personnel Director at (334)625-2675.

I-9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
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