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The State Office of Risk Management (SORM) is looking for a Programmer who will be responsible for all aspects of software development for both in-house and cloud-based solutions. As a Programmer, you will help us improve workflows and secure data by researching existing web, client/server, and cloud-based applications; documenting the system architecture and system functions; communicating system details to other IT staff; assisting or overseeing the planning, scheduling, and assigning of programming projects; and coordinating programming projects. We use Team Foundation Server (TFS) for source code storage and coordinate as a team. You will perform moderately complex system analysis, computer programming, testing, and database connectivity and changes for the Information Technology department. You will perform software development activities during all phases of the system development lifecycle (SDLC): design, code, test, implement and maintain. Other work includes analyzing programs against database and stored procedures in MySQL and Microsoft SQL, and analyzing proposed computer applications and providing technical assistance. If you enjoy working in a collaborative IT environment, apply to join our team!

Learn more about this opportunity by reading the full job description for the Programmer (Programmer II 21-0424; PDF) position and apply below.

The Office

The State Office of Risk Management is a unique state agency with an environment of creativity and collaboration. Our employees appreciate the warm atmosphere, mutual respect, progressive approach, engagement, and genuine community that comes from truly caring about each other and what we can do together. We don’t do silos, and your voice and happiness is as important as your skill. We take pride in our mission, our colleagues, and our belonging.

Advantages of working with SORM:

  • Casual dress code
  • Open and accepting environment
  • Wellness and employee engagement activities
  • Much more.

Advantages of working for the State:

  • State Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • Free downtown parking
  • Employee Assistance Program from legal services to mental health
  • Transit discounts
  • State discounts are offered at many stores, hotels, cell phone service providers, and more!

The Texas State Office of Risk Management is administratively attached to the Office of the Attorney General and is governed by a five-member Board. The Office is charged by law to administer insurance services obtained by Texas state agencies, including the self-insured government employees workers’ compensation insurance program and the state risk management programs. Its mission is to enable State of Texas agencies to protect their employees, the general public, and the State’s physical and financial assets by reducing and controlling risk in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

How to Apply

You may apply to the job directly through the CAPPS Career Section.

Or, you can mail a State of Texas application (Word) to:

  • Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management
  • State Office of Risk Management
  • P.O. Box 13777
  • Austin, TX 78711-3777

Applicants may direct inquiries to Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management, at