The State of Iowa OCIO is searching for a variable data programer to join our Print Team. This position will be responsible for mapping variable data for agency mailings, postcards and larger books. They will also work with the Post Office to create new Business Reply Mail (BRM) and other envelopes. Additionally, the candidate will serve as a backup for graphic design orders. The ideal candidate will be proficient using InDesign and Planet Press.
Setting up daily print templates in Planet Press
Setting up mass mailings in InDesign
Using Acrobat macros to run batch processes on PDF files
Running address validation on large yearly mailings
Using FTP software to transfer files to various customers/agencies
Burning CD/DVD's, creating labels
Setting up Saddle-stitch books
Using InDesign scripts to import large print files for editing
Making .html and .css adjustments to the OCIO website template
Splitting production print jobs into printable files and archives
Splitting excel files into for postcard sheets
Cropping marks and registration
Mark mailings with OMR and sequential numbering
Set up large format prints
Making excel calculations for mass mailings
Configuring print drivers
The Software Developer/Programmer (SDP) converts data from project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to create or modify computer programs: Prepares, or receives from systems analyst detailed workflow chart and diagram to illustrate sequence of steps that program must follow and to describe input, output, and logical operations involved. Analyzes workflow chart and diagram, applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic. Confers with supervisor and representatives of departments concerned with program to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls. Converts detailed logical flow chart to language processed by computer. Enters program codes into computer system. Inputs test data into computer. Observes computer monitor screen to interpret program operating codes. Corrects program errors, using methods such as modifying program or altering sequence of program steps. Writes instructions to guide operating personnel during installation and maintenance of the application. May work with business analyst to obtain and analyze project specifications and flow charts. May direct and coordinate work of others to write, test, and modify computer programs. Most frequently requested programmer skills include C#, Java, PHP and IDMS.
The State will indicate specific development skills required with each posting. For example: the State may specify a Software Developer/Programmer 3 with GIS skills and experience with industry standard or open source Geospatial software APIs or SDKs.
8 to 10 years of experience. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of complicated tasks, may lead and direct the work of others, may report directly to a project lead or manager, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Planet Press Production Suite. Required. 8 Years
Adobe In-Design. Required. 8 Years
Adobe Illustrator. Required. 8 Years
Adobe Photoshop. Required. 8 Years
Adobe Acrobat. Required. 8 Years
Adobe Dreamweaver. Required. 8 Years
Microsoft Excel. Required. 8 Years
Microsoft Publisher. Required. 8 Years
Accuzip Address Validation Software. Required. 8 Years
Create 2D barcodes. Desired
Write scripts and import them into Accuzip. Desired
Basic understanding of programming for Rubika. DesiredCompany DescriptionComputer Consultants International, Inc. (CCI) is an IT Consulting Firm with more than 20 years experience providing effective, expert-level services in industries such as Construction, Technology, Finance, Healthcare, and Government. CCI focuses on building long-term relationships while completing projects from design to delivery. People are CCI's key component for success. Recruiting utmost-quality individuals for our clients, CCI fields a workforce of individuals who are selected not only because of their technical qualifications but also for their achievements as substantial, contributing human beings. In government work and in the commercial market, high standards of ethics and accountability are critical. Therefore our people are chosen for their integrity and ability to maintain relationships, as well as expertise in their field. To learn more about CCI, visit us online at www.cci-worldwide.com.