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.
Please Note: This recruitment will remain open until filled.
Application review will begin immediately, and the position may be
filled at any time.
Within L&I, our Information Technology Division (ITD)
provides information technology products and services in support of
the agency's business priorities. In your role as the Senior
Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for the application
infrastructure and service delivery framework that creates our
portfolio of internal and external business applications. This
includes MyLNI, LINIIS Web, Occupational Health Management Systems,
Health Information Exchange, Early Claims Solution and Crime
Victims Case Management System.
We need someone with the ability to independently design and
implement L&I's infrastructure environments for critical lines
of business across the agency. You'll also be relied upon to
provide technical consultation to our business partners, managers,
and other IT professionals. Join our mission to Keep Washington
Safe and Working by applying now!
Implementing the features of physical design for the Java
Administering and maintaining large, distributed, Internet,
Intranet and Extranet Java based application development
environments for both agency and inter-agency use.
Providing estimates, time and effort to IT business partners and
Performing software upgrades and patch installation.
Performing system administration, including mentoring, configuring
Researching technical requirements and assisting in preparing
justifications for the Enterprise Architecture Team.
Documenting test results that ensure software deployed to the
WebSphere Application Servers will be compatible with the installed
operating system and supported by IBM.
Leading problem solving teams to identify issues and provide
technical support, troubleshooting, and brainstorming for technical
issues in the SOA environment.
Leading teams and collaborating with development teams and other IT
stakeholders to ensure that products developed and deployed run on
an infrastructure that is supportable, maintainable and available
at all times.
Writing regular operational status reports for management;
preparing written and oral presentations to division staff.
Assisting with development of feasibility studies, decision
packages, and requests for proposals.
A Bachelor's degree Computer Science, Information Technology or
a related field AND 7 years of experience working in a professional
IT workplace managing and maintaining Service Oriented Architecture
infrastructure and IBM tools and methodology.
11 years of experience working in a professional IT workplace
managing and maintaining Service Oriented Architecture
infrastructure and IBM tools and methodology.
The experience defined above includes, but is not limited
Analyzing, designing, configuring, implementing, maintaining or
programming computer software applications/databases.
Experience as a Microsoft Windows system administrator and
technician, or providing the equivalent support services.
Additionally qualified applicants must possess:
7 years of IT experience with service oriented application
infrastructure technology: JAVA Application deployment and
configuration Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) architecture and
Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Infrastructure
architecture. N-Tier architectures, high availability, scalability
J2EE Application architecture, Application Server Installation,
configuration and troubleshooting, Complaint Application Server
application performance tuning, monitoring testing and
troubleshooting; Application Server migration assessment, execution
Install and configuration of Eclipse based Integrated Development
Environments on Windows.
Relational database development, implementation or
Source/object control methods and systems such as Subversion,
Visual Source Safe, Visual Studio Team System, Scripting with
Python, python, JACL, Windows PowerShell, Windows Script Host and
7 years of experience as a Java Systems Administrator.
Experience with SOA infrastructure technologies to include: IBM,
WebSphere Certified Administrator - WAS ND V8. 5, IBM WebSphere
Certified Solution Developer- Web Services Development for WAS
V8.5, CMM/CMMI, RUP, WebSphere MQ, ITIL, MSF, MOF process methods
and control, UML, testing methods, performance testing and
analysis, Windows SharePoint Services and Windows Server Update
Experience with IBM's Performance Tuning Toolkit, SOAPUI, WebSphere
Certified as a Sun Certified JAVA Associate, Java Programmer, Java
Developer, Web Component Developer, Business Component Developer or
Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services.
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
1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.
2. A current resume detailing applicable experience and
3. A list of at least three professional references with current
Prior to appointment, a background check that includes a
criminal record history review, will be conducted.
Positions requiring travel must have a valid unrestricted driver's
license and must be insured if driving a privately owned vehicle on
This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State
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.
Please note: This announcement may be used to fill multiple
Positions requiring skills assessments are proctored remotely by
Zoom or MS Teams. Applicants who are selected to move forward in
this hiring process will be contacted by email to schedule a
technical skills assessment session.
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 at Jobs@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
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
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
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program,
or the agency please contact Andrea Ballard at