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Web Application Developer - City of Bellevue ( Job # 12-0106)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $82,676.00 per year
Maximum Salary: $114,071.00 per year
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Information Technology
Closes: September 10, 2014 at 3:05 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Bellevue, WA is looking for a well-rounded, experienced .NET web application developer to build and maintain web and database applications.   Responsibilities include full end to end application development, on-going maintenance and troubleshooting, and technical project management.  Will work primarily on Agile teams with project managers, product owners and other developers.  Will work with customers to define and scope potential projects.  Must be comfortable working in both highly collaborative environments and in individual contributor roles.


This position will participate in developing web based applications for internal city staff, external city visitors and citizens as well as for multijurisdictional use through projects for the eCityGov Alliance (  Examples of previously developed applications include,,,,, as well as many internal applications.


All applications focus on meeting our customers’ business needs and providing an easy to use experience for end users.  Projects range in size from having one developer work solely with the customer to gather requirements through design and coding the full application, up to working with a project manager and multiple developers on pieces of a larger project.




This position works with a group of 6-7 developers and a team lead within the IT department.  The team works closely with other IT groups such as system analysts, network services, database administrators as well as other interdepartmental groups.  The department encourages personal development, career growth and supports a positive work / life balance.  Developed applications often have a direct connection with the citizens and visitors of Bellevue who value the convenience provided by our applications.


City of Bellevue employees are part of One City, where we hold ourselves accountable to excellence and believe that we are part of something bigger where everyone's success is our success.  We work collaboratively with our partners to deliver high quality services to our citizens.  And we push to get better all the time.





§  Web Development – Work closely with customers (product owners, end users, etc.) to understand their business needs and develop requirements for new applications.  Develop detailed programming specifications, data models, application architectures, test plans and system documentation.  Provide high level technical expertise in design, development, programming, testing, and debugging.  Train users as needed.


§  Software Maintenance – Maintain, enhance and support existing web applications. Troubleshoot technical issues with existing applications and engage other expertise as needed to solve problems efficiently.  Develop system and user documentation.  Support database and web server administrator duties as needed.


§  Project Management – Able to independently manage projects as assigned, including estimating, planning and tracking progress.  Research and recommend improvements to current projects. 



Knowledge and experience developing web applications using the Microsoft .Net framework, ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET, ADO.NET, Web Services, AJAX, and XML, JSON, Visual Studio, SQL Server, Microsoft Team Foundation Server and/or VSS and SharePoint.  Familiarity with third party APIs and re-use of existing technologies a plus.  Experience with object oriented concepts and methods and rapid application development required.   Experience with Agile and SCRUM methodology preferred.  Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with strong desire to learn new skills and technologies. 


Strong customer service, organization, communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills are a must.  Practiced in both web-based and non-web-based application development. Ability to keep software development skills current.  Well versed in various hardware, software, operating systems and databases.  Proven experience with conducting research, analyzing IT problems, project management and developing procedures. Thorough knowledge of all phases of the software development life cycle, including use case analysis, security threat assessment, activity diagrams, class and object models, test plans, release management, etc. 


Must have strong commitment to the City’s core values of exceptional public service, innovation, integrity, commitment to employees and stewardship.  Demonstrated proficiency with the core competencies of problem solving, composure, decision quality, perseverance, peer relationships, time management, and self-development.  To succeed in this position, candidates must have aptitude for creativity, planning, drive for results, perspective and learning on the fly.




·         Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in computer science, or related technical field.

·         Five or more years of progressively responsible related experience in web and software application development.

·         Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

·         MCAD or MCSD certification a plus. 




§  The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

§  Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

§  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.


This posting covers the essential functions of the position, other duties may be assigned.



For further information about the job, you may contact Doug Dossett via email at  For questions or issues regarding the on-line applications system, contact the IT Help Desk at 425.452.4340.


Payroll Title:  IT Application Developer 3, Position ID# 1885.





Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004