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State Agencies Recruiting for IT Roles Paying at Least $100K

One opportunity listed at the state human resources site is remote, although both report in Austin.

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A variety of technology and related positions including part-time, hybrid workplace and shift work are listed at the state comptroller’s centralized accounting and payroll/personnel system (CAPPS), and at least two roles offer starting salaries of about $100,000 per year.

The State Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) seeks a senior web applications lead with a starting base pay of $108,000 per year. The applicant deadline is Feb. 21. The position is within the administrative application sector in the IT Division, and the selected candidate should be familiar with agile methods. A Scrum developer certification is preferred, and a bachelor’s degree is required.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Leading multiple, complex projects 
  • Researching and recommending software and solutions 
  • Creating proofs of concept and presenting to leadership 
  • Leading software development, implementation and documentation 
  • Providing support, including on-call and incident management 

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) seeks a remote data architect, with a starting base pay of $106,200 per year. The applicant deadline is March 9, and the selected candidate will be required to attend meetings at the Austin headquarters.

The position reports to the data management officer and involves senior-level data analysis and architecture work. Applicants may be degreed or have equivalent experience where appropriate. Multiple years’ experience in various areas of data and development are required. Requirements include experience with:

  • DB2, SQL Server
  • Data management, data warehousing, data pipelines, data engineering
  • Researching, documenting and analyzing business requirements

Preferred experience includes:

  • Designing data lakes and using modeling tools
  • Batch processing and related frameworks
  • Using project management tools
  • Using Kimball or Inmon methodologies
Rae D. DeShong is a Dallas-based staff writer and has written for The Dallas Morning News and worked as a community college administrator.