IT Statewide Applications Architect
IT Statewide Applications Architect
$6,003.00 - $10,516.00 Monthly
Baton Rouge, LA
OTS 052623B ERG
Division of Administration-Office of Technology Services
6/9/2023 11:59 PM Central
The Division of Administration/Office of Technology Services has a vacancy. This job title has an assigned pay grade of TS-318. This position is located in the Product Delivery Section. Req. 176965
This vacancy will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee.
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Are you interested in furthering your career in Application Development and Architecture? The Product Delivery section of OTS is looking for experienced team members to add to our engineering section. Our teams are responsible for delivering high quality modern software for our partner agencies. As an architect, you will take the lead in setting the vision, standards, and direction for our modernization efforts across the State. We work in a fast-paced agile delivery environment, collaborating across teams to build software that enables State staff and citizens alike.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. A criminal history check may be conducted on employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers. Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing. New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.
For further information about this posting, please contact:
Erica R. Gay
Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources
A baccalaureate degree plus five years of experience in information technology.
An associate’s degree in information technology will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Two years of experience or training in information technology will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine experience or training in information technology and college credit to substitute for the required baccalaureate degree as follows:
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for six months of experience or training in information technology towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience or training in information technology towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for one year and six months of experience or training in information technology towards the baccalaureate degree.
A maximum of 90 semester hours may be combined with experience or training in information technology to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
- Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience in any field and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in computer science, management information systems (MIS), quantitative business analysis--computer science, electrical engineering, information systems and decision sciences, computer engineering, mathematics, telecommunications, or computer information systems will substitute for up to one year of required experience.
A master's degree will substitute for up to one year of required experience.
Multiple specialized degrees and/or master's degrees will substitute for a maximum of one year of required experience.
A certification in an approved area may be substituted for the education and/or experience requirements at the time of hire or promotion, provided the appointment is made from a Certificate of Eligibles.
Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To direct the planning and design of statewide information technology applications solutions for an assigned program area.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Direct from a IT Statewide Manager, Director or Administrator. May also receive supervision on a project basis from other IT Statewide professionals. Other reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.
May provide direct or functional supervision over lower-level IT Statewide personnel. Other reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Division of Administration, Office of Technology Services.
Differs from IT Statewide Applications Engineer by the presence of strategic responsibility for directing statewide information technology applications solutions for an assigned program area.
Differs from IT Statewide Applications Senior Architect by the absence of strategic responsibility for directing statewide information technology applications solutions for an assigned section.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Directs the design of highly complex applications for an OTS-defined program area by providing strategic guidance to teams of applications developers and other IT professionals.
Oversee the development of user guides and production run books for highly complex information technology applications for an assigned program area.
Provides technical advice, assistance, and guidance to employees who are less experienced or familiar with a specific programming language.
Reviews data element definitions, oversees design structures for databases, and approves definitions and descriptions of data elements to be used by professionals and users for an assigned program area.
May respond to computer system emergencies; guides lower-level IT professionals in resolving highly complex problems for an assigned program area.
Meets with executives and administrators to determine needs and parameters, as well as to evaluate results.
Identifies, researches and provides strategies on resolving highly complex application problems for an assigned program area; consults with others as needed.
Evaluates and analyzes requests for enhancements or development projects for an assigned program area; provides recommendations in consideration of available resources such as budget, timeframes, and personnel.
Evaluates, analyzes and prepares information and recommendations on complex projects related to operating and managing a statewide information technology applications system for an assigned program area.
Prepares and oversees formal system test procedures of highly complex application systems for an assigned program area.
Provides specialized training to IT personnel on databases, tools, techniques, and procedures relevant to statewide information technology applications systems maintenance and development for an assigned program area.
Reviews changes, enhancements and/or system designs for an assigned program area to ensure data integrity and availability for the applications system.
Assigns, oversees and reviews work of other IT personnel for the assigned program area; monitors work progress until completion, as well as ensures quality of work, timeliness, and efficiency of implementation.
Researches new developments in hardware and software for the assigned program area; keeps abreast of the latest developments and studies involving computer-related procedures and methods. Provides recommendations to management in order to adopt new technologies as needed.
Provides consulting services to IT Statewide personnel on effective use of system development methodology for IT application information systems.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.
As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:
Insurance Coverage More information can be found at https://info.groupbenefits.org/
Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,
Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor
State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system
Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),
Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others
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