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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Application Developer

Boston, MA

Job Description

The Executive Office of Economic Development (EOED) is a Secretariat within the executive branch of the Commonwealth responsible for directing and executing the Governor's agenda on economic, community and business development, job creation, consumer affairs, and business regulation.

EOED is committed to creating and sustaining a work culture that is welcoming, inclusive, and mutually respectful to all its employees regardless of race, color, age, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran, or disability status. We strive to reflect diversity in all facets and levels of our agency. EOED inclusiveness and diversity within their employee and management teams. Within our community we strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. EOED is committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel respected, valued, and empowered to maximize their skills and talents to serve our citizens.

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EOED is seeking an Application Developer who will be responsible for trouble shooting .NET and similar applications.

The primary work location for this role will be 1000 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02108. The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST. This position would be expected to follow a hybrid model of reporting to work that combines in-office workdays and work from home days as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain web applications using contemporary frameworks and technologies.
  • Collaborate with diverse teams to translate business needs into technical solutions.
  • Craft clean, efficient, and reusable code to ensure optimal performance.
  • Conduct thorough code reviews, offering valuable feedback to fellow developers.
  • Diagnose and resolve software defects, security, and performance bottlenecks.
  • Engage in the full software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to production deployment and maintenance.
  • Stay abreast of the latest technologies and industry trends to refine development practices.
  • Advocate for software development best practices, including meticulous code documentation and robust version control.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Full Stack Web Developer.
  • .Net Proficiency and familiarity with any of these back-end technologies (Java, Node.js, Python) and relational databases - SQL Server, MySQL
  • Familiarity with at least one modern front-end framework (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js)
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Familiarity with technologies like Power Automate, and Salesforce.
  • Thorough understanding of software development methodologies, particularly agile practices.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively within a team.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.


First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have (A) at least one (1) year of full-time or equivalent part-time professional or practical experience in information technology application development and support or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.


I. An Associate's degree or higher in a related field may be substituted for the required experience.

Comprehensive Benefits

When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future.

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An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.

Client-provided location(s): Boston, MA, USA
Job ID: Commonwealth_of_Massachusetts-240005H3
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Pension
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program