IT Data Engineer

$87,964 - $131,944 / Year 
Senior level

Job Description


The Resident Services IT department is seeking an experienced IT Data Engineer to join their development and support team. You will work with cross functional teams and participate in all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle to modernize and digitally transform legacy applications to cloud based applications within Hennepin County's property tax processing. We are a small and streamlined, collaborative team and offer excellent work life balance.

Candidates must have a right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by an employer.

Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit the employee referral program page.

Location and hours:
This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with flexibility.

While this position is designated as remote, based on current requirements hires must reside in or relocate to Minnesota.

About the position:
This is a full-time benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as an Information Technology (IT) Developer III.
Click here to view the job classification specification.

This position is eligible to receive an additional cash merit of up to
$2639.28 that can be earned annually based on performance.

You must attach a resume to be considered for this position.

In this position, you will:

  • Work with the development team to participate in all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle to develop new applications in Microsoft .Net core in Azure Cloud for property tax processing:
    • Define requirements for system changes.
    • Analyze impact and risks of proposed system changes.
    • Make recommendations for system changes.
    • Create estimates for change efforts.
    • Create technical design specifications, test plans, and other support documentation.
    • Execute and implement change plans.
  • Work with business partners to understand business needs.
  • Collaborate across matrixed organization to deliver technical support to our business partners.
  • Serve as a technical liaison between business departments and IT department.

Need to have:

  • One of the following:
    • Six years or more of IT experience.
    • Completion of five college/vocational technical technology courses and five years or more of IT experience.
    • Completion of an approved IT Hennepin County internship and five years or more of IT experience.
    • An approved IT certificate and five years or more of IT experience.
    • Two-year college/vocational technical degree in a technology field and five years or more of IT experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in a technology field and three years or more of IT experience.
    • Master's degree or higher in a technology field and one year or more of IT experience.

Nice to have:

  • Six years or more of technical experience in Microsoft technologies such as Cloud application development using Azure .Net Core.
  • Five years or more experience with Modern Data Architecture and Implementations on Microsoft Azure - Microsoft Fabric, Azure Active Directory, Azure Data Factory (ADF), Cosmos DB, Synapse Analytics and Power BI, Azure DataLake and ETL experience within Azure.
  • Working knowledge of:
    • Azure Services and Azure portal.
    • Azure Active Directory and secure coding best practices.
    • Traditional SQL Data Warehouse.

About the department:
Resident Services IT (RSIT) manages the overall technology for the Assessor’s Office, Elections Department, Service Center Department, Library, and Examiner of Titles, in addition to the Land Information and Tax Services Department which includes the Strategy and Support Division, Recorder and Registrar of Titles Office, Survey Division and Property Tax Division.

RSIT serves our customers through strong partnerships, advocacy, business competency and technical expertise. Our mission is to be a strategic technical liaison, bridging our customers' business objectives with the County's technology mission.

About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals - that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.

Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (Log in as Guest).

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.

Your future. Made here.

This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.

Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.
Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Roberta Arpinar

Why work here?

Hennepin County embraces the Total Rewards philosophy. We want our employees to succeed – not only at work but as they move through life and its milestones. We offer advantages and opportunities others can't – including:

  • Meaningful work
  • Public service
  • Competitive pay
  • Work-life balance
  • Generous benefits
  • Opportunities to grow
  • Commitment to your success

By working in public service, we are a part of something larger than ourselves. Together, we support those in need. We help people access information and services. We empower vibrant and diverse communities. We serve residents.

Employee Benefits Summary

Visit our benefits page to learn more:

If you are a current Hennepin County employee please be aware that any change in job classification may affect your current benefits (such as a conversion from Vacation/Sick Leave to Paid Time Off and/or enrollment in a Health Care Saving Plan.) .

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