Application Programmer Analyst

Job ID
Position Type
Hiring Pay/Range
$75,912 - $89,715
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Information Technology
Reporting Location : Location
US-CO-Fort Collins


The Larimer County IT department is seeking an Application Programmer Analyst with  a focus on quality assurance, web-based application layout and application development support.  This position will join our Agile scrum driven Application Development Services team to help us promote innovation, improvements and provide quality customer service.


The ideal candidate will understand web-based application development concepts, end to end testing and quality assurance techniques, and is motivated by improving the layout, usability and browser compatibility of web-based application user interfaces using CSS.  Knowledge of Angular/Javascript and .Net/C# is a plus.

This position will:

  • Participate as a team member for coordinating, developing, and designing web-based information systems to solve business problems
  • Improve the layout, appearance and usability of web-based applications
  • Focus on applying Quality Assurance tools and techniques to improve user outcomes
  • Maintains and modifies existing applications
  • Confer with end users to understand and document their concerns using our systems
  • Writes new programs of low to moderate complexity and scope using standard procedures
  • Works with Senior Application Programmer Analysts and technical staff members in the development of highly complex programs or large systems
  • Work on and maintain County UI standards/templates for web-based applications

Larimer County Offices are located in downtown Fort Collins, consistently ranked as one of the top small cities in the nation.  Fort Collins is one of the premier places to live in beautiful Colorado.   Larimer County is situated along the continental divide and provides an excellent blend of urban, rural, prairie, foothill, and mountain areas to support a healthy and high-quality of life environment.  Over 50% of Larimer County is managed as public land, including over 1300 square miles of United States and Colorado State Forest, Rocky Mountain National Park, and dozens of County and City recreation areas and open space.  This is a full-time, fully benefited position.



  • Two (2) years utilizing Quality Assurance tools and techniques to drive improvements in software systems
  • One (1) years of experience programming web-based software solutions using CSS, Angular/JavaScript, .Net/C# or similar language
  • Two (2) years of system analysis and design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field.

To review the full job description for this position, please click here.


Other Information to Note:

  • An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked.  A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
  • This posting is “Open until filled” and may close at any time. Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.

Employee Benefits

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