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L&I IT Data Management, Senior/Specialist

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Our Mission: Keep Washington Safe and Working! Our Values: Customer Focus, One L&I, Respect, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Learning and Growth, Reliability.

Washington is America's Top State according to U.S. News (2021) and we provide one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. Here at the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), we believe that your voice matters. We value our employees and offer flexible schedules that respect your work/life balance. In addition, L&I is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety and health and security of Washington's 2.5 million workers. Learn more about L&I, the employer of choice here.

Are you a highly skilled technical MS SQL Database Administrator? Would you like to serve in a critical and complex role managing MS SQL databases used to support L&I? If you are seeking a challenging career and want to be part of transforming our agency as we embark on a fresh, new and innovative path of delivering IT services, please apply now for the IT Data Management Senior/Specialist position.


The Information Technology Division is an internal service organization responsible for providing information technology products and services in support of the agency's business priorities so that L&I can keep Washington Safe and Working. L&l's Worker Compensation IT applications are the agencies priority one systems that support the management of the worker compensation program and are used by over 3000 staff. L&l's Industrial Insurance applications includes both internal and external facing applications that support Claims Administration, Employer Services, Crime Victims, Self-Insurance, Financial Services and Fraud prevention business processes. The centerpiece of these applications is L&I's Industrial Insurance system (LINIIS) which provides data and business service to over 100 internal or external IT systems, including the agency's most critical applications and databases.


This position is part of the Data Management Team in Application & Data Management (A&DM) that manages the data, databases, and provides decision support for all mission critical applications. This position provides the highest level of technical knowledge in the area of MS SQL database management and reports to the IT Manager of the Database Management Team. As the IT Data Management Senior/Specialist, you will serve as the highest-level technical specialist in MS SQL database administration. This role is key to the highly critical and complex MS SQL Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) databases environment and manages all MS SQL database's used to run the LINIIS applications. This MS SQL Server database has an internal customer base of 3000 users and 10's of thousands of external internet customers and interacts with multiple state agencies.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telework is currently expected for most positions, including this one. As L&I begins to allow for staff re-entry into the workforce, the incumbent of this position may be permitted to continue teleworking in accordance with L&I's telework policy. Telework is dependent upon business needs and supervisor approval. In the event that this incumbent would be needed to perform work activities in the office, the anticipated facility or field office (duty station) where the work is expected is located in Tumwater, Washington.

Some of what you'll do:

* Lead MS SQL Server Database Administrator providing technical and strategic direction on all L&I databases, which includes advising and consulting with management, core team, and system developers; providing expert level advice and consultation to internal and external customers, vendors, consultants and peers; and maintaining the database application environment and supporting multiple customers that use the agency's mission critical applications. * MS SQL Management which includes ensuring maximum database uptime; monitoring and analyzing the health and performance of all L&I mission critical MS SQL Server databases; resolving problems or issues; installing, testing and implementing new levels of software or maintenance; responding to failures in a moment's notice at any time of day. * Planning and participating in Disaster Recoveryexercises; submitting evaluation reports and taking action to correct needed items; developing and maintaining disaster recovery procedures. * And much more!


* A Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, or other related field and eight (8) years qualifying professional IT experience*


* An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related field and ten (10) years qualifying professional IT experience*


* Twelve (12) years of qualifying professional IT experience* * Qualifying professional IT experience includes analyzing, designing, troubleshooting and supporting computer systems applications or databases in the following IT disciplines: Database management, designing computer systems ordatabases, and analyzing databases.

Additionally, qualified applicants will possess:

* Ten (10) years of experience working with IT systems and server database design. * Ten (10) years of experience as an administrator performing system/database of Microsoft SQL Server services on a daily basis.This experience is to include performing project management with more than one person teams. This experience will be demonstrated by showing Advanced Technical Knowledge in three (3) of the five (5) following areas: * Monitor and Support Microsoft SQL server products/services for versions 2016, 2017, or higher. * Install and configure Microsoft SQL service products/services for versions 2016, 2017, or higher. * Automation tools and techniques using Microsoft SQL server Integration Services. * Design and architect multiple of Microsoft SQL server environments over multiple servers. * Programming languages such as TSQL, Windows Scripting, and PowerShell.

* Five (5) years of experience building, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing MS SQL Server database environments.


* Six (6) years of experience transforming complex data security requirements into technical solutions. * Six (6) years of experience in developing disaster recovery procedures for offsite restoration MS SQL Server database environments * Six (6) years of experience in monitoring, designing, configuring, testing, and auditing MS SQL Server database environments. * Five (5) years of experience coordinating multiple projects with varied timelines, and collaborating on problem resolution in a team environment.

Application Process:

The top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described in the announcement.

Please include the following documents with your application:

1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.

2. A current resume detailing applicable experience and education.

3. A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

Other Information:

* Offer of hire is contingent upon completion of a background check that includes a criminal record history review. * Positions requiring travel must have a valid unrestricted driver's license and must be insured if driving a privately owned vehicle on state business. * This position is represented bythe Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE). * Candidates who are offered a job with L&I must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa now or in the future. * This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions. * Positions requiring skills assessments are administered using CodeSignal. Applicants who are selected to move forward in this hiring process will receive an email invitation within 3 weeks of your application being accepted. An applicant may complete the assessment when you are ready, but the invitation to complete their assessmentwill expire 5 days after this invitation was sent. Once you start the assessment, you will be required to complete it. You cannot start your assessment and then come back to it at a later time. Please look in your email inbox or spam as these invitations are sent by CodeSignal.

Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information, please contact us atJobs@Lni.wa.gov

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

Here at Labor and Industries our employees come from all walks of life as do we. We strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We believe in the importance of recognizing the value each of us contribute to the success of the mission of the agency. Having a diverse workforce is this agency's greatest resource of strength and knowledge. It is through the combination of talents and abilities that we can pursue finding effective measures on how we can provide the best customer service. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone and we strongly mean everyone.

The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 902-5700. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program, or the agency please contact Andrea Ballard atbaap235@lni.wa.gov

Keywords: State of Washington, Olympia , L&I IT Data Management, Senior/Specialist, Other , Olympia, Washington

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