(DOE-024-24) Planning Associate 2 (Computer Applications and Systems Design) (Full Stack Web Developer)

Trenton, NJ
Full Time
Division of Finance and Business Services, Office of Information Technology Description
Mid Level

Notice of Vacancy-Deadline Extension 

Reference Number:  DOE-024-24
Title: Planning Associate 2 (Computer Applications and Systems Design) (Full Stack Web Developer)
Range/Title Code:  P28/72624D
Salary: $82,643.36 - $117,769.55
Position Number:  093513
Issue Date:  April 15, 2024
Closing Date:  April 29, 2024
Core Hours of Operation 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location:  Trenton, New Jersey
Division:  Division of Administrative Services, Office of Information Technology


Under direction of a supervisor in the Office of Information Technology, develops and maintains Department databases and computerized systems; participates in planning the design, programming, and implementation of information systems; develops education programming by conducting analyses and evaluation of education programs, surveys, needs assessment, and related research; establishes, maintains, and evaluates program and fiscal data related to state and federal formula aid and discretionary grant applications and allocations; performs mandated regulatory functions; is knowledgeable in and works with independence in areas of assignment; and performs other related work as required.

Develops, tests, and delivers software applications using industry best practices; interacts with stakeholders; supports and maintains software after deployment; and implements attractive and compelling website designs, landing pages, evaluates user experience, and builds new website wireframes.



Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Educational Administration, Public Administration, Computer Science, or a related field.


Four (4) years of experience in system design and computer programming on a mainframe or a PC LAN environment.
Note: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of college.  Applicants wishing  to substitute additional experience for the required Master's degree, must possess a total of six (6) years of combined education and experience, in addition to the required experience cited above.

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred Education/Experience: Three (3) years of experience in programming and developing web applications in Core Java, Spring Framework, HTML, JavaScript with SPA framework (React, Angular), Hibernate or JPA, SQL (Oracle preferred), Git, and Maven.

Open to the Following

In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment.

Applicants must meet the open competitive requirements listed on the job specification on file at the Civil Service Commission.  You may access the job specification through the Civil Service Commission’s website info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/72624D.htm.

Interested candidates may apply via: https://www.nj.gov/education/careers/

Authorization to Work

Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations. Note: The State of New Jersey does not provide sponsorships for work visas.

SAME Applicants

If you are applying under the NJ “SAME” program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B letter), must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the SAME Program, visit their website at: nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml, email: [email protected], or call the Civil Service Commission at (609)-292-4144, option 3.

EOE/AA Statement

The New Jersey State Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has an Affirmative Action Program, and will not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, religion, color, national origin/nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status/civil union partnership, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic partnership status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, disability, (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), or liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, and is committed to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


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