State of Alaska
Full Time 24) quarter per week $3,359 Per month AK 333 Raspberry Rd, Anchorage, AK 99518, United States Apply before 7/3/2024 5:00


This position is open to Alaska Residents only.
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**Classification Study Notice**

This Position Description is currently being reviewed by the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations, Classification Section.  Depending on the outcome of the allocation, this recruitment pool may or may not be utilized to fill this vacancy.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Administrative Services is recruiting for an Analyst/Programmer 5 located in Juneau!
What you will be doing:
The Division of Administrative Services is seeking an innovative and resourceful application developer to lead of our software development team. Our team builds and maintains applications that support eCommerce, budgeting, and timekeeping for the Alaska Department Fish and Game.

Duties include:
  • Reviewing business requirements, planning and estimating development work
  • Leading software development efforts using the .Net stack
  • Mentoring junior level programmers and reviewing their work product
  • Managing development builds in test and production environments
  • Helping our department chose and implement new tools and technologies
Our organization, mission, and culture: 
Our staff is devoted to ADF&G mission is to protect, maintain, and improve the fish, game, and aquatic plant resources of the state.  ADF&G employees tend to be passionate about their work and seek out employment here above any other organization.

Our software applications support world leaders in their respective fields, as well as provide our customers with licenses and permits needed to fish and hunt in Alaska.

Benefits of joining our team: 
This position will lead a committed development team that supports the Department’s critical public facing and internal administrative applications. This is an opportunity to use modern software development techniques to support a team of dedicated professions and public user base that is passionate about fishing and hunting in Alaska.

We work in a highly collaborative environment with daily meetings with our stakeholders that help us confirm acceptance criteria and business requirements. We also have multiple teams of end users to help test and enhance our software products.

The working conditions you can expect:
Our offices are located on the Juneau waterfront with easy access to cafes, shops and scenic walks. We have access to modern equipment and offices.

This position can be performed remotely, within the Juneau area, with daily check-ins with our team. Our team meets frequently to review process on work items and resolve any potential blockers.

Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a candidate with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a software development team. Experience coaching and mentoring subordinate staff members; demonstrated ability to train programmers in best practice approaches to application and database development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences both technical and non-technical.
  • Experience with technical project management including gathering business requirements, defining scope and providing estimates of work. Experience managing code repositories and managing deployments to test, and production environments. 
  • Professional experience with relational database systems; professional experience with object-oriented programming languages for both desktop and web applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team; demonstrated ability to successfully and consistently follow schedules, set goals, meet deadlines, and accomplish objectives.
To view the general description and example of duties for an Analyst/Programmer 5 please go to the following link:

Minimum Qualifications

Six years of computer programming experience, of which, at least two years were at the project leader or systems design level. This is equivalent to an Analyst/Programmer 4 with the State of Alaska. Two years of experience must have been in a business application, scientific application, microcomputer or computer information management support specialty. The specialized experience may be gained concurrently.


A bachelor's degree with a major in Computer Science (CS) or Computer Information Systems (CIS), or a related degree with (18) semester/(24) quarter hours of CS or CIS may substitute for one year of the required experience. An associate's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems may substitute for nine months of the required experience in a specialty area. There is no substitute for the systems analysis and design or project leadership experience.

Special Note: 

An applicant who is considered under the Substitution above qualifies to apply for this job class IF the applicable coursework is completed within three (3) months of hire. Under this option, an applicant may receive a conditional job offer; however, proof of completion will be required prior to final appointment and reporting for duty.

Individual positions at each level in this class series may require expertise in a particular area of programming or analysis. Recruitment and selection will be on the basis of these requirements.

For some positions in these job classes, a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.

Additional Required Information

This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents only. Applicants must meet in order to be considered for employment at this time.

In addition to answering the supplemental questions regarding how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, applicants are ALSO required to attach a cover letter to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not attach the required cover letter will not advance to the interview phase of this recruitment. The cover letter may be used as a writing sample. Applicants should pay attention to spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
Your cover letter must provide the following information:

  • The cover letter must describe how you possess the core competencies required for this position as they pertain to the bulleted points in the job description above. Give specific examples to demonstrate your experience.
  • The cover letter must describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • The cover letter must be in standard business format.
Please attach the cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, email it to the contact provided in the job posting (if email is not an option, please call the contact person to obtain a fax number). Your cover letter will be used to help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions.  Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

If selected, please provide the following at the time of the interview:
  • Three (3) professional references who you have worked with on a daily basis along with their daytime contact phone numbers.
To verify education is being used to meet and/or support the required minimum qualifications/competencies, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials used to meet or support the minimum qualifications/competencies for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial is okay; please ensure the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview; if not, transcripts will be required before employment.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.  Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.

If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
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Contact Information

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager:Thomas FletcherData Processing Manager 1

Phone: (907) 465-6175