State of Oregon IT Software Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 5) in Salem, Oregon

IT Software Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 5)

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IT Software Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 5)

Salary

$53,616.00 - $77,448.00 Annually

Location

Salem, OR

Job Type

Permanent

Department

Oregon Health Authority-Shared Services

Job Number

OHA18-0718

Closing

9/30/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Description

The Oregon Health Authority is modernizing and expanding their IT infrastructure and currently has a fantastic opportunity for an IT Software Analyst to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations.

The Oregon Health Authority promotes health equity by developing policies and programs to eliminate health disparities and reach health equity for all Oregonians.

What you will do!

As an IT Asset Management Coordinator, you will provide analytical and technical support for purchasing, operating, maintaining and managing information technology assets and provide expertise in decision making to identify new technical standards and processes or modifying and enhancing existing standards and processes. You will provide technical consultation and training to users, technical assistance and coordination to IT support staff, lead projects as assigned and participate in strategic planning.

In this role, you will receive general guidance and your work will be assigned in terms of broad product objectives. Your performance will be reviewed for technical sufficiency and conformance with standards. You will have considerable latitude in deciding methods and resources to accomplish work goals.

Additionally, you will coordinate, communicate and validate IT asset management purchases and inventory in the overall IT structure. You will also track and produce metrics related to IT asset management.

What's in it for you?

Collaboration in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year. If you are interested in becoming our new IT Software Analyst, don't delay, apply today!

This is a full-time, permanent position that is classified and represented by a union.

This position will be located in Salem at 3990 Fairview Industrial Drive SE.

This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

(a) Four (4) years of information systems experience in review and analysis of contracts, legal agreements, and/or licensing terms and conditions.

OR

(b) An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND two (2) years of information systems experience in review and analysis of contracts, legal agreements, and/or licensing terms and conditions..

OR

(c) A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field may substitute for all of the above.

Note: Transcripts are required as part of our interview process if you are using education or coursework to meet the minimum qualifications. Transcripts can be either be provided at the time of application or during an in-person interview.

Transcripts must be from an accredited institution and clearly show 1) your name; 2) the name and address of the institution; 3) the degree received; 4) conferred date; and 5) required courses completed with a passing grade. For application purposes, photocopies are acceptable; however official or original documents may be requested to validate education.

REQUESTED SKILLS:

  • Outstanding customer service skills and a high degree of responsiveness.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of IT hardware and software.

  • Solid problem solving and consultative skills.

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment.

  • IT Project Management experience, education and/or certification.

  • Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications and most closely match the requested skills will be invited for an interview.

Additional Information

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please follow these steps.

  • Complete the application. We will not accept a resume or position description in place of a completed application. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review any attachments that we do not ask for.

  • The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all of the minimum and special qualifications listed above. If it does not, we are required to disqualify it.

  • Complete the supplemental questions. Answers to the supplemental questions must be substantiated with the experience you listed in the work experience section of the application. If you say you have 10 years of experience in customer service, but don't show 10 years of experience in the application, you may be disqualified.

Caution: If you fail to follow these instructions, your application will be disqualified. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT CHECKS

If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.

VETERANS INFORMATION

If you are an eligible veteran and wish to claim veterans' preference points AND you also meet the minimum qualifications for this position, the points will be added to your score. To receive veterans' preference points you MUST attach the following required documentation to your electronic application.

A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; OR a letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating you receive a non-service connected pension for the five (5) point preference.

A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; AND a copy of your veterans' disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs for the ten (10) point preference.

For more information on veterans' preference points visit www.oregonjobs.org, and select veterans' preference.

NEED HELP?

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, you are encouraged to call Noah Pokorny at 503-945-6970 (voice) 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Monday through Friday. TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900.

For technical support, please call toll free 1-855-524-5627, for customer service assistance.

PLEASE CONSIDER JOINING US!

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care.

OHA strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. OHA fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.

The Oregon Health Authority does not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers at this time. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

  • $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

  • Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

  • Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

  • Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

  • 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

  • Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

  • Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.