Senior Programmer Analyst - DHHS-Behavioral Health Team

Augusta, Maine, United States | Information Technology | Full-time


Office of Information Technology

Senior Programmer Analyst

DHHS-Behavioral Health Team


OPEN: February 14, 2020

CLOSES: February 28, 2020


You are a talented IT professional who is driven toward success and wants a career to expand your knowledge, allow you to strive for excellence, and enable you to thrive on exciting and meaningful work... then we want you on our TEAM!!



The Department of Administrative and Financial Services (DAFS) Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides a wide-range of technological services to over 13,000 state employees and the agencies for which they serve.  OIT is seeking a talented individual who can design and support complex multi-tiered systems as well as lead and mentor junior team members in development and problem-solving to meet our customers’ needs.  



The Senior Programmer Analyst position is crucial to support software application programs which provide services for the Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS), the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS).



This is advanced technical services work involving the support and maintenance of a large and highly complex computer application.  The selected candidate will assume one of the lead technical roles on the team and will be involved in all phases of the systems development life cycle to address highly complex technical and business service requests and problems.  Assigned duties will include leading, advising, and assisting other team members as needed to ensure that the team delivers quality solutions to the customer in a timely manner.  Work will be performed under limited supervision.



  • Oracle 12c Database
  • Oracle Weblogic 12c
  • Oracle Exadata
  • Oracle Forms and Reports
  • Java 1.8+
  • Hibernate
  • UNIX Scripting (Bash)
  • JavaScript/JQuery/Bootstrap
  • IDE’s: SQLDeveloper, Eclipse Oxygen, JDeveloper, Selenium
  • Atlassian tracking and documentation: Jira and Confluence
  • Microsoft Office 2016/365: Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint



Five (5) years of computer programming experience utilizing higher level languages including two (2) years at the Programmer Analyst level or equivalent. A Master’s Degree in Computer Science may be substituted for one (1) year of programming experience.


 The selected candidate will be required to complete an official job application and pass the required background checks as a condition of employment.


Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  


We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Only U.S. Citizens or aliens who have a legal right to permanently work in the United States are eligible for employment.   We cannot sponsor applicants requiring work visas. 



Job Class Code: 0866 Pay Grade: 27 - $55,328.00 - $75,108.80 annually*

*Includes a 10% recruitment and retention salary adjustment.



The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  14.47% of salary for BU positions.  The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly. The value* of State-paid Health Insurance:


  • Level 1: 100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):   $461.75 biweekly
  • Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):             $438.66 biweekly
  • Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):           $415.58 biweekly
  • Level 4: 85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):           $392.49 biweekly


*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.