State of New Mexico

Job Description


$27.46 – $45.86 Hourly

$57,124 – $95,397 Annually

This position is a Pay Band IE

Posting Details

This posting will be used for ongoing recruitment and may close at any time. Applicant lists may be screened more than once.

Department Name: Administrative Services Division
Program Area: Office of Information Technology

Looking for a rewarding career and growth opportunity? The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) is seeking highly engaged talent to assist us in our mission to protect and restore the environment and foster a healthy and prosperous New Mexico for present and future generations. Come be a part of our great team for change! Learn more at:

As a valued new employee to the NMED, you will receive five (5) full days of leave in your leave balances right from your start date.

Why does the job exist?

This position exists to participate in a team context in the design, development, deployment, testing, and documentation of new applications to support and pursue the Mission of the Department, and the maintenance, troubleshooting, support, and enhancement of legacy mission-critical and mission-supportive applications.

The position will produce functional, tested, debugged, documented code in an approved Environment Department coding language or low-code platform, that satisfies the requirements of each given new or legacy application prioritized for active development by the position’s section leader, to meet the needs and for the benefit of bureaus, programs, and offices within the New Mexico Environment Department.

How does it get done?

  • Application development, via traditional coding or via low-code platform, and including much application and data source design and development
  • Application maintenance, testing, debugging, fault analysis & troubleshooting
  • Familiarity with core application development and database concepts.
  • Team functions, such as strategic and tactical discussions regarding department assets and other issues
  • Code and design reviews
  • Applications specification and requirements gathering
  • Perform some application hosting platform configuration and maintenance duties requiring knowledge of cloud platforms, virtual servers, web servers such as Tomcat and/or Apache, and server scripting and application deployments to include managing application configurations, document applications

Who are the customers?

  • New Mexicans to protect and restore the environment.
  • Occasional contact with external Federal, State and Local regulatory bodies to include contractors, and environmental not for profit organizations.
  • Internal staff

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Great communication skills
  • Two or more of the following programming languages/platforms: PHP, Java, JavaScript, SQL, PL/SQL, PowerFx (Microsoft Power Apps),
  • Developing one or more of: web apps, cloud hosted apps, mobile apps, or web applications involving Geographic Information Services (GIS).
  • Configuring/administering either or both Apache web server, Tomcat web server.
  • Oracle database, MySQL (MariaDB) database, another database platform.
  • Utilizing, configuring and/or administering Microsoft Azure and/or the RedHat / CentOS distribution family of Linux.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS), Information Technology, Engineering or similar technical degree and two (2) years of experience in software programming. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

Substitution Table

These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

High School Diploma or Equivalent
6 years of experience
High School Diploma or Equivalent
6 years of experience
Associate’s degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
4 years of experience
Associate’s degree or higher in any field
6 years of experience
Bachelor’s degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
2 years of experience
Master’s degree or higher in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
0 years of experience

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