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    Current Employee - Information Technology Programmer Analyst 11 in Lansing, MI
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    Pros

    Very secure employment compared to other IT jobs in the private sector. It is a very large organization so you have plenty of opportunites to move to different positions. The benefits are very good, plenty of vacation and sick time. The salary is very good for the Lansing area and there is on-call pay plus overtime so there is no incentive to work one employee 70 or 80 hours a week. Since the IT department for the state is centralized you get a good chance to work in a very large IT infrastructure so you get to experience a very complex environment. You get to leave your work at work when you go home, it is a very low stress environment.

    Cons

    Very laxed time management, many employees show up late very often. This causes the employees that show up on time to received more of the workload. There is very little reward that your manager can give you for doing your job well and very little corrective action that they can take to get employees to improve. All employees get the same pay and step increases regardless of their performance. Due to the low employee turnover rate, there is very little documentation left by employees so if you take over new systems you have a difficult time figuring out how they work. Lots of very old legacy systems to support adds to the problem with lack of documentation.

    Advice to Management

    Try to create and environment where hard work and learning are rewarded.

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    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at State of Michigan - DIT (Lansing, MI) in June 2016.

    Interview

    I got a call after one month from Lansing office and they asked me whether iam interested now as its been long back. She set up an interview after 15 days. Some are behavioural questions with STAR format and questions are like explain a situation of difficulty you faced, any new technology you learnt after joining your previous job, also asked about my projects.

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