Job Posting: .NET Developer

Department of Human Resources

.NET Developer

$5,457.00 - $8,826.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The incumbent will work to modify and maintain the state jobs website, CalCareers. The CalCareers system is the public-facing side of the Examination and Certification Online System (ECOS). ECOS is used to post job and exam applications to, and receive information back from, the state’s CalCareers job website. The incumbent will work closely with the ECOS team.

Under the direction of the Information Technology Supervisor 2 Applications, Development and Support Unit, acts as a project leader on complex applications and complex information technology system problems. The incumbent works independently as a high-level technical specialist and is a critical component of the Information Technology (IT) team. The incumbent will perform a variety of duties that are complex in nature and moderately broad in scope. The incumbent will assist CalHR in enhancing and maintaining its service delivery abilities. The incumbent will produce solutions that are scalable, supportable, secure and stable. This includes being responsible for assessment of business cases, appropriate solutions, and application of the system development project life cycle to ensure successful solutions implementation with appropriate levels of communication, risk management, project planning and documentation. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that industry, State, and Department standards are utilized in designing solutions that serve the public, business partners and employees of the organization in an effective manner. The incumbent will work well under pressure in a self-directed and self-motivated environment. The incumbent will act as a technical and analytic lead for junior staff members.

If you have previously applied for this job you are not required to re-apply.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
.NET Developer
$5,457.00 - $7,311.00 L
$6,000.00 - $8,041.00 M
$6,587.00 - $8,826.00 N
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) is responsible for issues related to employee salaries and benefits, job classifications, civil rights, training, exams, recruitment, and retention. For most employees, many of these matters are determined through the collective bargaining process managed by CalHR.


Our Vision: To be the premier leader and trusted partner in innovative human resources management.


Our Mission: To provide exceptional human resources leadership and services with integrity, respect, and accountability to state departments and all current and prospective employees.
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Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Human Resources
Attn: Lyla De La Sota
1515 S Street, North Building, Suite 500
Sacramento, CA 95811-7258

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

CalHR Attn: Lyla De La Sota
1810 16th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Expertise in C# programming for .NET with Visual Studio.

  • Experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products.

  • Ability to analyze requirements and assess their feasibility.

  • Ability to design viable screen interfaces, software module specifications and interface specifications that fully address business requirements.

  • Understanding of application development and software development life cycle concepts.

  • Ability to test application module, integration, regression, and acceptance testing. Testing responsibilities include development of business case rules, test cases, and test plans to be used in conducting testing, validation and verification.

  • Knowledge of State policies, standards and guidelines in information technology project initiation, development, maintenance with respect to security, accessibility, presentation, and enterprise architectures.

  • Knowledge in systems lifecycle management and production operations to perform project management tasks associated with deployment of software solutions.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.

  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.

  • Highly self-motivated and directed.

  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Does this opportunity seem right for you? If so, we encourage you to join us. All CalHR employees are excluded from bargaining. At CalHR, you will be part of a diverse workforce where your experience, expertise and opinion are valued.  We offer convenient transportation options, including light-rail, pre-tax parking, on-site ATM, shopping, a variety of nearby restaurants and a Farmers market during spring and summer. In addition, we offer ongoing learning and development opportunities in our Statewide Training program which is onsite.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Lyla De La Sota
(916) 322-2300
Hiring Unit Contact:
Hence Phillips
(916) 324-0534

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 845-2860
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail