GenTax Developer - ITS2, St. Paul, Minnesota

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Created 11/08/2018
Reference 27838
Category Information Technology
Job type Full-Time
Country USA
State Minnesota
City St. Paul
Innovation * Opportunity * Work that Matters
Join the 2,000+ professionals who are bringing strategic vision to state government as part of Minnesota's information technology agency. Work for Minnesota IT Services and be part of a cutting-edge organization that is emerging as a national leader in government IT. This position exists to serve our partners at the Minnesota Department of Revenue (DOR). Minnesota IT Services @ DOR helps manage the state’s revenue collection systems and administers state tax laws. The team is responsible for powering technology that collects over $16.5 billion annually.Our culture promotes collaboration, demands continuous improvement and encourages innovation in IT delivery. Be a part of something bigger than yourself, something to be inspired by; come to work for Minnesota IT Services @ DOR.

Job Details

Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 2

Working Title: GenTax Developer
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job applicants
Date Posted: 11/07/2018
Closing Date: 11/14/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota IT Services
Division/Unit: Minnesota IT Services at the Minnesota Department of Revenue
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $22.88 - $37.19 /hourly; $47,773 - $77,653annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214–Professional/MAPE
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary
As a GenTax developer you will provide analysis of business requests, gather requirements, configure GenTax software, test written GenTax code configuration, implement and maintain configured code, and provide production support of the GenTax application as part of the GenTax application and development support team.
You will also document requirements and write any required site specific component business objects GenTax using MS Visual Basic.NET, configuring core GenTax, writing SQL queries, implementing interfaces and system testing. You may also work in any of the following GenTax functional areas: Audit, Collections, Registration, Interfaces, Discovery/Data Warehouse, Refunds, Financials, Payments, Returns or Letters.


Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:
Position requires a minimum of two (2) years of Information Technology experience to include application programming and development, coding techniques and testing.
-Programming with one or more of the following:
  • MS Visual Basic.NET
  • Visual Studio
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • GenTax Integrated Tax Software
A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related substitutes for two years of experience, OR related Associate’s substitutes for one year.
**Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and a criminal history verification**
It is the policy of the Minnesota IT Services that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past State employees only)
Criminal History Check
Employment Reference Check
Social Security and Address Verification
Education Verification

**A tax check will be conducted on successful applicants prior to an offer of employment. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position.
**Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.**

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer/Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering or related when supplemented with technical experience or aptitude.
  • Problem solving skills and creativity in developing code and troubleshooting application issues.
  • Experience working with the Department of Revenue business users.
  • Knowledge of any of the Department of Revenue's business unit's tax processing, collections or payment's processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work as part of a large software development team.
  • General knowledge of Windows and Office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Application Details

Why work for us
Minnesota IT Services offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, defined benefit pension plan, tax-deferred compensation plan (457), generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. In addition, at the management’s discretion, Minnesota IT Services offers flexible work scheduling, telework options, mentorship opportunities, employee recognition and reward programs, and paid training and development. Join Minnesota IT Services now and stay for a career!

How to Apply
This vacancy is open for bids and all qualified applicants simultaneously. This vacancy will be filled in accordance with applicable union contract provisions. Current employees of Minnesota IT Services who are currently in an Information Technology Specialist 2 position and who are eligible to bid and apply within the seven (7) day bidding period will be considered prior to filling the position via other means.
Current State Employees: Please note that employment provisions (including but not limited to seniority and leave accrual) vary among the three branches of Minnesota State government. When considering a job with another branch of state government, you are highly encouraged to explore these differences. For assistance, please direct questions to your current or anticipated Human Resources office.
To be considered for any Veteran’s Status, you MUST indicate this on your application.
RECENTLY SEPARATED VETERANS (RSV): Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five RSV applicants who apply and meet the qualifications for a vacancy shall be granted an interview. To qualify, you must meet the following: 1) have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States; 2) have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty or have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty; 3) be a United States citizen or resident alien; and 4) have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001, as shown on your DD-214 form. To be considered under this legislation, you must: 1) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; 2) meet all of the above RSV criteria; and 3) submit a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date to: Failure to submit your DD-214 form will affect your consideration for an interview under this legislation.
CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS: Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a noncompetitive basis if you: 1) meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%; 2) provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability; and 3) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting. To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the closing date to:
Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to

If you have questions about the position, contact Cindy Burr at
Minnesota IT Services is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. Minnesota IT Services recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
It is the policy of Minnesota IT Services to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need. To request an accommodation for an interview, please contact Cindy Burr at or contact the hiring manager.
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