1+ months

Applications Developer

City of Madison, WI
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The City of Madison's Information Technology Department has an exciting career opportunity. We are currently looking for a highly adaptable I.T. professional to provide primary application development and support for City software.  This type of work typically involves application programming, scripting, report writing, and application configuration against a Microsoft SQL database.

Work is performed under the general direction of a senior level IT professional or supervisor.

The successful candidate would be focused on innovative local government information management, committed to the highest levels of ethical behavior and aligned to help foster inclusive services in an equitable manner and at an exceptional value to the residents of Madison.

If you are looking for a career in Information Technology with great benefits, the City of Madison offers a competitive benefits package, including a generous leave package, a variety of insurance options at a low cost to employees, and non-traditional benefits such as flexible work schedules and a free City bus pass.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Software Related Tasks:

  • Write, test and implement software code;
  • Adhere to standards to ensure proper controls and security within code modules;
  • Prepare documentation for users; 
  • Document customizations;
  • Configure application interfaces and workflows; 
  • Test customizations and new functionality;
  • Train customers on use of systems; 
  • Prepare and conduct data conversion tasks;
  • Create digital reports for end users;
  • Conduct administrative functions, such as setting up users, groups, permissions, etc; 
  • Troubleshoot user and system issues and coordinate with vendor to resolve; 
  • Perform business analysis to document customer requirements.

Internal Administrative Tasks:
  • Include racial equity and social justice considerations in project and initiatives;
  • Attend training on technologies as needed; 
  • Participate in team meetings; 
  • Perform recordkeeping functions; 
  • Participate in analysis meetings;
  • Participate in on call rotation.


Six years of professional experience in application programming and support, including the following technical knowledge or experience:

  • RDBMS systems, such as Microsoft SQL;
  • Windows desktop OS;
  • Microsoft Office Suite of products;
  • Object-oriented and scripting languages, such as T-SQL, JavaScript, PHP, .NET (VB or C#), and XML constructs; and
  • Report writing tools, such as SSRS or Crystal Reports.

An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field may be substituted for two of the six years of directly related experience. 


Special Requirements:

Ability to meet the transportation requirements of the position.

Employees are expected to participate in on call rotation.

Physical Requirements:

Work is primarily sedentary in nature and performed in an office environment. Employees will be expected to use standard office equipment such as a telephone, computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Employees may be expected to visit sites throughout the City in order to troubleshoot issues.


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  • Information Technology

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