Sr. Sharepoint Web Application Developer

Washington D.C.
Jun 05, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
Full Time
Job Description
Job Title: Sr. Sharepoint Web Application Developer
Job ID: 170309 Location: DC -Jackson Graham Bldg-8th Fl
Posting Open-Close 06/02/2017
- 06/30/2017
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Union 002
Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Description

Position/Posting Details:

All WMATA  posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off.  The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer possible. (WMATA reserves the right to remove postings at any time without notice as business needs demand.)

Department Marketing Statement:

WMATA is searching for a seasoned Web Application Developer who understands the intricacies of the SharePoint platform and its associated web development technologies. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working in a formal software development lifecycle and in a production support environment, and capable of interacting with the customer to determine, develop, and implement production- and project-level changes in accordance with appropriate processes, standard operating procedures, and applicable best practices. Candidate should be a self-motivated individual with initiative, strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to parlay thoughts and ideas into a grammatically correct and professional medium. This is a rotating on-call position. Working knowledge of DocAve Public Sector, Clarity Service Desk, and HP Quality Center is a plus. The work doesn’t stop with the code!

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Finance, Business or Public Administration or related field. Minimum five (5) years experience in progressively responsible and diversified information systems, communications systems management and technical experience in a large organization including some experience in the development of major IT policies.                       

OR, an equivalent combination of post-high school education and nine (9) years of progressively responsible and diversified information systems, communications systems management and technical experience in a large organization including some experience in the development of major IT policies.


Certifications in the application of Microsoft technologies relevant to web application design, development and operation are preferred.

Medical Group:

Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required.  The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary/Duties:

This position is located in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA), Office of Information Technology (OIT).  The incumbent will provide technical and Web applications development services to support WMATA departments’ programmatic requirements via the Internet and Intranet.  This position requires the application of technical knowledge of Internet systems, services, and technologies.

Leads development teams that create and support complex, n-tier web applications (both customer facing and internal) to support WMATA departmental requirements. Provides technical leadership for web application development and application maintenance teams to ensure that process efficiency and software development life-cycle standards are being met according to the guidelines set forth by the Authority. 

Coordinates directly with WMATA departments regarding their web application requirements, and within the Information Technology department with components that support the development, deployment and ongoing operation of web applications, such as security, network communications and server operations.

Holds leadership responsibility for developing upgrade plans for departmental applications (in consultation with end users), and ensures the efficient and cost effective resolution of maintenance, operations, and support issues.

Remains abreast of new developments in web applications, Internet and Intranet and related technologies, to the extent that these developments may benefit WMATA. Serves as a technical resource to WMATA web developers in the application of new technologies. Represents the web application group’s interests in IT department forums that provide change control oversight and application architecture design for the Authority.

Contributes as a lead technical resource to the development and implementation of Internet and Intranet application policies, procedures, and standards and ensures their conformance with WMATA objectives. 

Applies an enterprise-wide set of disciplines for the planning, analysis, design and construction of information systems across a major sector of the enterprise. Develops analytical techniques and methodologies for problem solutions.

Performs strategic systems planning, business information planning, and business analysis. Performs process and data modeling in support of the planning and analysis efforts using both manual and automated tools such as UML. Applies reverse engineering and re-engineering disciplines to develop migration planning and strategy documents.

As both a developer and Technical Lead, is responsible for all phases of the web software development lifecycle, including design, programming, testing (unit and system level), debugging, and internal documentation.

Creates instructive diagrams and flowcharts of IT systems, processes, and workflows.  Translates processes and procedures into reference documents for use in PowerPoint presentations for senior IT management and the ELT.

The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria:

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment.  It is not intended to replace the official job description.  Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.