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    The mission of IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer-centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.  

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    WHAT DOES A INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (SYSTEMS ANALYSIS/APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE) JAVA WEB TECHNOLOGIES APPLICATION DEVELOPER DO? As an Information Technology (IT) Specialist (Systems Analysis/ Applications Software) Java Web Technologies Application Developer you will use a wide variety of information, knowledge, and tools to address complex system analysis and applications software assignments each day. As an applications developer, the work involves development and testing of software applications on an enterprise server platform; which may include conducting systems analysis, design, development, testing, installation and documentation in support of new or existing software products within IRS organizational components. The work may encompass difficult and complex systems analysis and applications software assignments, development of components of national projects and/or lead significant projects.

    As a Information Technology Specialist (JAVA) you will:

    • Develop or assist other developers with software applications for the PC/Server/Web portal environment, using languages and technologies such as Java, J2EE, XML, HTML, SOAP, SQL, DB2, Oracle, other object oriented language and/or other Web technologies.
    • Evaluate and interpret comprehensive change requests and make recommendations to management.
    • Plan, organize and/or lead corporate or large-scale studies, projects or team efforts, which include other subject matter specialists, and involve highly technical computer issues.
    • Resolve critical issues affecting the configuration of the IT infrastructure and coordinate the demonstration of new and enhanced applications to customers and management.
    • Investigate, evaluate and select tools and methods for improving productivity and software quality throughout the life cycle.
    • Use applications such as Rational Application Developer for WebSphere, Rational Suite, Relational Database Applications, Erwin, Infragistics, Business Objects, ROBO Help, Adobe Framemaker, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Office, and use expertise in Enterprise Life Cycle (ELC), Enterprise Architecture, and IRS policies, procedures, and strategies to plan and deliver IT services.
    • Research, evaluate, and report on new and emerging developments in the Internet services area; and recommend adoption of new technologies that will improve the delivery of PC/Server/Web portal environment for the agency.
    • Formulate a comprehensive vision for future applications of the PC/Server/Web portal environment to meet agency missions, and develops business plans to align the PC/Server/Web portal environment with business requirements.

    If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required 1 to 5 nights per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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