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Application Developer

Feb 10, 2020
City of Seattle: Ethics & Elections Commission
Position Description

The City of Seattle's Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC) is a nonpartisan, independent commission that interprets, administers, and enforces the Ethics, Elections, Lobbying, Whistleblower Protection, and Election Pamphlets Codes by providing advice and training to City employees and investigating allegations of wrongdoing.

We are looking for an Application Developer to support the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission. In this role, you will assist with the development, management, and use of the SEEC's Website and internal Web applications in a .NET/SQL Server environment. Additionally, you will act as the lead user of the SEEC's internal Web applications to audit and code data from campaign finance reports eFiled by Seattle political campaigns.

SEEC staff are prohibited from participating in or contributing to campaigns for local, state, or federal office during their tenure.

Job Responsibilities

Here's more about what you'll be doing:

  • Developing, troubleshooting, and testing new features
  • Responding to routine Web user problems
  • Troubleshooting and resolving Web application and/or Web coding-specific problems
  • Performing various web tasks or projects as assigned

In addition to the ability to perform the tasks described above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education and/or experience and/or training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class):

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, or a related field
  • 2 years of experience in application development, coding, and testing
  • Associate degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, or a related field
  • 3 years of experience in application development, coding, and testing
  • 4 years of experience in application development, coding, and testing
You will be prepared for this role if you have:
Proficiency in:
  • TSQL, C#, ASP.NET, or similar programming languages
  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Experience in:
  • VB.NET and VBScript
  • Working with web-based API's and Web Services
  • Application development, coding, and/or testing
  • Source control systems, such as TFS or Git
  • SQL and TSQL
  • Utilizing oral and written communication skills to convey technical information to non-technical staff or customers
  • Working in a fast-paced, collaborative, team-oriented environment
The ability to:
  • Manage and troubleshoot legacy classic ASP applications
  • Handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Use good judgment and discretion
  • Interact with diverse workforce within the City and other agencies throughout the region
  • Be innovative, resourceful, and reliable
  • Learn new tools and technologies quickly
  • Self-direct your work and keep organized while maintaining a high level of production
Knowledge of:
  • Software development methodologies (more Agile than Waterfall)
  • JavaScript frameworks, such as Vue
  • Election campaign finance disclosure
  • Security measures to safeguard private information
Additional Information

This position is classified as an IT Professional C, Exempt. Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information.

To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, cover letter, answers to supplemental questions, and resume at no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. This position is open to all applicants that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition or pregnancy. The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. If you have questions please contact Lindsey King at

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