Web Developer / Designer


Idaho Secretary of State

Salary Range: Depends on Experience – Plus Competitive Benefits!
Open for Recruitment: April 17, 2019 until filled.
The Idaho Secretary of State is seeking Web Developer and Designer to join the Information Technology Team at the Idaho Capital in Boise.
The Department is looking for a hybrid Web Developer/Designer, with current working experience at all levels of the Software Engineering life cycle to join our small but highly driven team.

The ideal candidate will be both experienced with WordPress and a strong background in graphic design and designing user interfaces.

Example of Duties

Primarily responsible for creating, maintaining, and managing the Secretary of State website, IdahoVotes.gov website, and any future web presences under the supervision of the IT manager.

        • Edit, maintain, and oversee the publication of the Idaho State Blue Book bi-annually.


        • Provide visual web page mockups and UI/UX wireframes.


        • Provide Web development/support for SOS staff and customers.


        • Work with end users to identify software solutions.


        • Analyze, design, develop, test and implement new web applications.


        • Work with and support other Development Team members in a collaborative effort.


        • Create documentation for department applications.


        • Provide application support to department employees, in person and over the phone, in a professional, polite and respectful manner.


Minimum Qualifications


        • Preferably within the last five (5) years, candidates have at least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in information technology (IT).


        • Significant experience and provable working familiarity in both digital and print design functions and software including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign (be prepared to provide work samples/portfolio).


        • Experience working with customers to develop requirements specifications, performing systems design and analysis, writing specifications and developing applications appropriate for multi-user/multi-tasking environments.


        • Experience working with Structured Query Language (SQL).

Desirable Qualifications:

        • Experience with WordPress web development and/or PHP.


        • Experience with Microsoft’s SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).


        • Experience with Microsoft’s SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).


        • Experience working with JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).


        • Experience writing in current versions of .NET using C#.


        • Experience with business intelligence projects, data mining using complex queries and programming data visualization components.


Supplemental Information


How to Apply:

This announcement will remain open until the position is filled. To ensure you are considered, please submit your application materials as soon as possible. To apply, please send, by email, the following:

        • Your Resume.
        • Professional References. Please include email and phone numbers.
        • A cover letter that includes a description of why you feel you are the unique candidate we are looking for.
        • Copies of any superhero credentials you may have received.

Questions pertaining to this position and application packets please send to:  

Subject: “Web Developer Application (or question)”
Chad Houck, Dep. Sec.

The Idaho Secretary of State is an elected official of the state of Idaho, and positions within the office of the Secretary of State are at will positions. While this position includes a full state benefits package, ID-SOS employees are not considered classified employees, and as such, do not have to complete the testing requirements mandated by other state agencies. This position is an “at-will position”.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Office of the Secretary of State of Idaho.

NOTICE: This position requires a successful background investigation before a final job offer is made.

At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.


State of Idaho
304 North 8th StreetBoise, Idaho, 83720