Department of Health Care Access and Information
United States
$4,651 - $6,234 / Year 
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

Remote options available.

The incumbent will serve as an entry level application developer within the IT Operations Branch, Enterprise Platforms Group (EPG). EPG is responsible for some of the Department’s most critical web applications that support California’s expanding health care programs and services. EPG primarily supports programs built within Microsoft Dynamics 365; leveraging modern cloud tools such as Microsoft Power BI, Power Automate, Power Apps, Azure Services, Visual Studio, GitHub, and Adobe Sign.

The incumbent will be part of a highly skilled technical team that includes other application developers, business analysts, project managers, and consultants. The incumbent is expected to perform basic programming and analysis tasks independently and participate with other technical staff on complex technical projects. The incumbent should be motivated to learn new technologies and business functions, be able to adjust to changing circumstances, communicate effectively, and provide valuable customer service to end-users.

The incumbent will primarily work in the Software Engineering and Client Services Domains.

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

Working Conditions

Remote Work is available with only 1-2 days per month of physical presence in the office required. When physical presence is required, employees are responsible for travel expenses to their office site. Additional Hybrid Telework and Alternative Work Week Schedules are also available.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Software Engineer
$4,651.00 - $6,234.00 A
$5,113.00 - $6,852.00 B
$5,589.00 - $7,491.00 C
$6,147.00 - $8,238.00 D
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

California’s Department of Health Care Access and Information ensures healthcare access is provided to Californians where it is needed most. With offices in Sacramento and Los Angeles, we strengthen the state’s healthcare system through facility construction, expanding the health workforce, and providing health information. Our diverse team upholds the values of professionalism, innovation, equity, and service. We can provide you with the tools to start, build, or transition your career while making an impact for all Californians.

At HCAI’s Office of Information Services, we shape conversations and generate impactful insights about California’s healthcare landscape from data submitted to us by hospitals, health plans, prescription drug manufacturers, and California’s health care workforce. These conversations and insights inform policymakers, researchers, community leaders, and the broader health care industry regarding topics such as health care cost transparency, the total cost of care, and health outcomes. Our mission is to expand equitable access to quality, affordable health care for all Californians. Join a dynamic team of technology enthusiasts implementing and maintaining innovative solutions to meet the Department's needs.

HCAI demonstrates a commitment to building an inclusive work environment that promotes diversity, where employees are appreciated, and comfortable as their authentic selves. We value our employees’ skills, experience, and unique perspectives because they enrich our workforce and make us stronger. We embrace and support a culture providing equitable opportunities which empowers health care access and information serving diverse CA populations.

To learn more about HCAI, visit:

Special Requirements

Possession of Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If you are meeting Minimum Qualifications with education, you must include a copy of your unofficial transcripts and/or license for verification. Official sealed transcripts will be required upon appointment. If it is determined an application does not meet the Minimum Qualifications, the applicant will be withheld from the eligibility list, rendering them inactive and ineligible to be hired for the position. Applicants who have been withheld may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. 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: 1/23/2024

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 Health Care Access and Information
Attn: Department of Health Care Access and Information
2020 West El Camino Avenue, Suite 1016
Sacramento, CA 95833

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Department of Health Care Access and Information
Department of Health Care Access and Information
2020 West El Camino Avenue, Suite 1016
Sacramento, CA 95833
Drop off at 8th Floor Receptionist, Attention Human Resources
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 required and must be included.
  • Other -
    Unofficial transcripts must be included if qualifying under an education pattern of the minimum qualifications. If selected, official transcripts will be required upon appointment.
  • Other - A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required to apply for this position. Applications submitted without a completed Supplemental Questionnaire will not be considered for the position.

    The Supplemental Questionnaire is a separate document that must:
    • Include your Name and Job Control number at the top.
    • Be no more than one page.
    • Clearly answer the following questions:

    1. Describe your experience configuring or working with the following Microsoft tools: Dynamics 365, Power BI, Power Automate, and/or Power Apps.

    2. Describe your experience with JavaScript programming. Provide an example of a solution you developed or a product you supported with JavaScript.

    3. Describe your experience providing end-user support of a solution or technology you were responsible for.
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:
  • Development experience (educational or professional) in Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, or SharePoint.
  • Programming experience (educational or professional) with JavaScript, JSON, REACT, C#, and CSS/HTML.
  • Professional experience working on a help desk, triaging and resolving support tickets.
  • Professional experience working on a IT system implementation project.
  • Familiarity with code repositories and managed releases through pipelines.
  • Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle or other software development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with application development security best practices.
  • Familiarity with application development accessibility best practices.


In addition to competitive public employee wages and a comprehensive benefits package, our employees enjoy meaningful and interesting work that supports access to healthcare.

To learn more about benefits for State employees, visit the Salary and Benefits page on the CalHR website.

HCAI is housed in a state-of-the-art building outside of downtown off Interstate-5. Enjoy a great work environment with many amenities, including FREE PARKING and fully equipped pay-per-charge electric vehicle charging stations. HCAI is close to many dining and shopping choices.

Contact Information

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

Human Resources Contact:
Nicole Costello
(916) 326-3227

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 Office
(916) 326-3261

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.

Additional Application Requirements

You must include: 1) the classification title you are applying for, 2) "JC-#410730", and 3) your source of eligibility (i.e. List Eligibility, Lateral Transfer, Reinstatement, SROA/Surplus) in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) for which you applying” section of your application. Applications received without this information may be disqualified.

If you are meeting Minimum Qualifications with education, you MUST include a copy of your unofficial transcripts and/or license for verification. Example: if you are applying for a Staff Services Analyst position based on your Bachelor’s degree, you must attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts showing the conferred date of the degree you obtained. Official sealed transcripts will be required upon appointment. Applicants who fail to provide this information shall be disqualified.

Applications received via email or fax will not be accepted.

Examination Information

Candidates that are new to state service must take the online examination to establish eligibility. The examination can be found at the following link CalCareers.

There is also a Limited Examination Appointment Program (LEAP) exam available for this classification. Information on the LEAP certification process is available on the Department of Rehabilitation LEAP Certification website.

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.

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