[New Job Opening] UX Engineer (IT APP Development- Journey) job Vacancy in Olympia, WA


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UX Engineer (IT APP Development- Journey)
Olympia, WA
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Our purpose: “Helping every Washington resident live, work, drive, and thrive.” Our values: Respect, Trust, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
UX Engineer (IT App Development – Journey)
**Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14 state employees must be fully vaccinated. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status, having an approved medical exemption, or having an approved religious exemption. No start date will be approved until you have either verified your vaccine status or have an approved exemption. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions.
Do you have experience with a customer-centered approach to designing, building, configuring, and testing websites and applications? If so, we have an exciting job for you!
We’re looking for an innovative and detail-oriented User Experience (UX) Engineer to work on our UX Team. The UX Team supports one of the most popular Washington State Government websites, dol.wa.gov. Our customers vary in literacy, English proficiency, technical skills, physical, motor, and cognitive function. This position is instrumental in making our digital services as usable and accessible as possible for all residents of Washington.
In this role, you’ll:
Be the technical expert in accessibility, user interface design, and testing.
Champion the agency’s design system and support the external and internal websites.
Support our mission-critical websites (internal and external), public chatbot, and online services.
Work with webmasters, UX specialists, information technology specialists, and product owners on websites and digital services.
Our ideal candidate will:
Have excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Be competent in web design, user-centered design, and consulting.
Be accountable and understands and supports our agency’s values of trust, respect, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
If this is your area of expertise and interest, we invite you to apply!
Required Qualifications:
We may refer applicants with the following qualifications to the hiring manager:
3 or more years’ experience integrating HTML with server-side coding environments such as ASP.NET, PHP, JSP or ColdFusion (ASP.NET preferred) or experience in web application development or server-side scripting. Ability to program from wireframes or mock-ups using a style guide.
3 or more years’ experience architecting and configuring advanced websites in Drupal, WordPress, or similar content management system.
3 or more years’ experience debugging HTML, CSS, and JavaScript errors.
3 or more years’ experience researching and reporting recommendations on current technology trends and how you can use them to improve customers experience and benefit the organization.
Expert in writing cross-browser, standards compliant HTML, Saas/CSS, and JavaScript. Must have web coding and design experience. Experience with PHP development and Twig templating.
Experience in Quality assurance (QA), Accessibility, and Usability testing. Understanding of, and experience with, website usability concepts, testing, and reporting. Understanding of accessibility principles and methods. Understanding and use of QA testing and techniques.
Accessibility Experience with WCAG 2.0/2.1, A/AA, and ADA Sections 504 and 508.
Experience gathering and evaluating information on product accessibility, such as VPAT or similar accessibility documentation.
Experience writing and assessing Accessibility Evaluation Reports, VPATs, and Equally Effective Alternative Access Plans.
Preferred Qualifications and Competencies:
Applicants who also have the following may receive additional consideration by the hiring manager:
Certification, Associates degree, or Bachelor’s degree in Web development, web design or related field.
Database experience and/or knowledge of SQL.
Knowledge of responsive mobile design, Ajax or related technology, the Document Object Model (DOM), XML, XSLT, and related technologies.
Make a difference. Join our team!
We value diverse perspectives and life experiences. We employ and serve people of all backgrounds including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans.
We serve all the people of Washington State with pride and are developing the systems and standards necessary to achieve better outcomes for all our residents. Come join us in changing the way government delivers services and help build a legacy of commitment to and excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion!
For more information, visit our agency culture and diversity, equity, and inclusion plans; and to learn about the many additional benefits we offer!
Union Inclusion:
This position is included in a bargaining unit represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE). For membership questions, contact the local Union Representative.
How to Apply:
To be considered for this position, the following steps are required:
Select the large Apply button at the top of this job announcement. If you haven’t already done so, you will need to create an applicant profile.
Ensure the work history section of your applicant profile is current and thorough, clearly stating all qualifications you possess related to this specific position.
Upload and attach your cover letter specific to this position and your current resume. Your materials must also include three professional references with name, title, and current contact information. References may be listed in your applicant profile, included on your resume, or uploaded as a separate attachment. Additional references are accepted.
Answer all the supplemental questions and be sure that all your responses are clearly reflected and can be verified in your application materials.
You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.
If you have any questions or need assistance completing the application process, contact the recruiter listed below prior to when this job posting closes AND before you submit your application.
Veteran and Military Spouse Preference Notice
To take advantage of veteran or military spouse preference, please send an email to HRRecruit@dol.wa.gov with the subject line of “Vet for ASD IT APP DEV JOURNEY – 21-261” or “ASD IT APP DEV JOURNEY – 21-261” indicating you’re a vet or military spouse.
Please Note:
This position is a classified position in the Application Development job family at the Journey level. Before hiring we’ll do, a background check, including criminal record history. Information from the background check won’t prevent employment but we’ll consider it in deciding if you’re suitable and competent to do the job.
The candidate pool certified from this recruitment may be used to fill future similar vacancies for up to sixty days
The Washington State Department of Licensing is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex (including gender identity), marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process, during the recruitment process, or who need this job announcement in an alternative format, may contact the Human Resources Office at 360-902-4000 or may email HRRecruit@dol.wa.gov. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call our ASL interpreter via Video Phone at 360.339.7344.
Contact Us
For inquiries about this position, please contact George Deguzman via email at HRRecruit@dol.wa.gov. Please use a subject line that includes “ASD IT APP DEV JOURNEY – 21-261”
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