Application Systems Analyst/Programmer - Level III
Hartford, Connecticut  

We have a Contract position for "Application Systems Analyst/Programmer - Level III" with one of our direct clients in Hartford, Connecticut for initial contract duration of  12+ months.

Job Description


The agency needs the service of a mid-career level Microsoft Access Administrator support developer to work in the Application Support Team responsible for supporting the agencies access applications. The candidate will serve in the capacity of a MS Access Administrator/Support Developer and will be the primary resource responsible for supporting and maintaining approximately 40 workgroup MS Access applications.  Additionally this position is responsible for working to convert Access applications to other technologies such as SharePoint lists, Power Apps, and Access Data Projects using MS SQL back-end data.


In this role, the following services are required:

  • Maintain, manage, and support MS Access applications.
  • Determine MS Access applications that can be converted to other technologies such as SharePoint, PowerApps, MS Dynamics, or MS SQL server backend access applications.
  • For applications that are determined to be candidates for conversion to other technologies, the selected candidate will work with other Application Support team members, business owners, and other technical resources as appropriate to lead these conversion initiatives. 
  • Maintain and support any PowerApps deployed to the agencies' O365 tenant as part of a recommended conversion.
  • Create and maintain documentation on all supported access applications to include overview of the supported business processes. 
  • Participate as appropriate in meetings and working sessions to transfer knowledge of MS Access applications to the development teams if conversion to MS Dynamics is deemed appropriate by Agency and/or IT leadership.

Required Skills


  • Refer to the State contracts for IT Professional Services Agreement (14PSX0338) for experience and skill requirements for the job classification of Software Engineer to fill the role.  In addition, the agency requires the following.
  • For this position, the candidate shares experience and judgment with team to plan and accomplish goals and works as part of an Application Support team.  A moderate degree of creativity and latitude is expected. In addition, the agency requires:

At least 7 or more years of prior experience demonstrating the following knowledge and skills: 

  • In depth expertise with Microsoft Access 2016 and newer to include O365 version of MS Access.
  • In depth expertise with Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
  • In depth expertise supporting MS Access applications with both MS SQL server data sources as well as MS Access data sources.
  • In depth expertise working in DevOps role as part of a DevOps team.
  • Working knowledge of MS PowerApps and an understanding of the functionalities that can be used tor replace MS Access applications with PowerApps.

Preferred Skills

Additional experience with the following is preferred: 

  • Working knowledge of MS SQL Server
  • Working knowledge of MS SharePoint Server 2016 on-premise implement
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint in an O365 tenant 


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