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Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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DESCRIPTIONInfrastructure Engineer/IT Systems Administrator-JourneyRecruitment #2023-5-5321Full-time, Permanent, Represented position.Location: Natural Resources Building- Olympia, WA. Telework flexibility may be available and considered Salary: $6,672 - $8,973 MonthlyReview of applications is ongoing. The hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision or close this recruitment at any time after May 23. It is in the applicant's best interest to submit material as soon as possible.Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our IT Division.Do you want to have a part in helping to manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington's lands and waters to meet the needs of present and future generations? If so, join the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) IT Division as a Infrastructure Engineer / Systems Administrator - Journey. We're seeking an excellent communicator with strong customer service skills to join us in supporting our vibrant and diverse agency in its mission, to work as part of a cohesive team, and to uphold a professional and positive demeanor while working under tight deadlines as priorities shift. This Systems Engineer is responsible for the design and management of DNR's complex major core IT systems,enterprise applications and services, and underlying technologies that may include internet services systems,authentication technologies, databases, and storage systems over their life cycles. The position utilizes systems thinking principles to organize bodies of knowledge to cover issues such as system requirements, reliability, logistics, coordination of different teams, testing and evaluation, maintainability, and many other disciplines necessary for successful system development, design, and implementation. This position also ensures that all likely aspects of a project or system are considered including all utility interfaces, and that they are integrated correctly.The systems engineer is responsible reviewing and troubleshooting the installation of hardware and implementation of layered software solutions and products to ensure that they meet the agencies business requirements. The systems engineer is responsible for communication, collaboration and support of help desk, engineering staff, development teams, and management as required. This position is in a team environment supporting applications development and production systems operations.The systems engineer is responsible for project implementation, capacity planning and engineering new solutions to provide for optimal system performance. This position works closely with developers on developing infrastructure and system architecture to support the agencies business needs.The systems engineer works in a quality service approach within the work area to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction, system integrity, performance and security. Also, the systems engineer works with other team members to maintain network and server infrastructure, including routers, switches, network appliances (F5 LTM technologies, firewalls, etc.), windows servers, security infrastructure, AppXtender, and ArcGIS Enterprise solutions.Please Note: This position has the flexibility to work remotely part-time, however the duty station is in Olympia, Washington and the successful candidate must agree to travel to the office for key scheduled meetings or as operational needs dictate. Details of teleworking considerations will be addressed during the interview process.DUTIESResponsibilities:--- IIS Web server administration--- Windows Server Administration--- ArcGIS System Engineering and Administration--- F5 BIG-IP AdministrationQUALIFICATIONSRequired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field; AND four (4) years of IT experience in consulting, analyzing, designing, programming, installing, and maintaining computer software applications, servers, directing projects, providing customer or technical support in an enterprise environment with a wide range of troubleshooting skills involving systems, including:
    • IIS Web server administration
    • MSSQL/Oracle basic knowledge and troubleshooting
    • Network Protocols knowledge
    • Windows Server
    • Custom Application deployment
    • 3rd party application deployment
    • F5 LTM administrationOR a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to at least eight (8) years.
      • ITD Competencies:
        • Communication
        • Conflict Management
        • Interpersonal Skills
        • Change Leadership
        • Analytical Thinking
        • Customer Focus
        • Decision Making
        • Planning & Organizing
        • Thoroughness
        • Fostering Diversity
        • Team Participation
        • Treats others with respect, displays honesty and is forthright with people
        • DNR Core Competencies:
          • Personal Accountability
          • Value Others
          • Compassionate Communication
          • Inspire Others
          • Commitment to Excellence Desired Qualifications:
            • Experience in custom scripting and code deployment for infrastructure-related systems, including:
              • C#
              • ASP.NET
              • Powershell
              • Java Script
              • SQL Server
              • Experience in managing, supporting, and maintaining ArcGIS or similar third-party solutions in an enterprise environment, including the deployment of applications and such solutions.
              • Experience in managing, supporting, and maintaining a SharePoint environment, including experience in managing and maintaining Microsoft SQL server as a backend database server for SharePoint.
              • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Office 365, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): SharePoint certification.SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONAbout the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally and are dedicated to serving Washington's lands and communities through diversity, equity and inclusion. Our Vision - Our actions ensure a future where Washington's lands, waters, and communities thrive.Our Mission - Manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington's lands and waters to meet the needs of present and future generations.Our Core Values:
                • Safety and Well-Being -Our top priority is the safety of the public and our employees.
                • Public Service -We value and respect the public we serve, and we value and respect the people of the Department of Natural Resources who step up to serve.
                • Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving - We solve our state's most pressing challenges through innovative thinking, dedication, and bold and creative vision.
                • Leadership and Teamwork -We are committed to building leaders at all levels and building teams for success.DNR provides excellent benefits, a few of those include:
                  • Commitment to organizational health and wellness
                  • Work/life balance
                  • DNR Employee Resource Groups (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, Women's Employee Resource Group, Veterans Employee Resource Group, etc.)
                  • Statewide Employee Business Resource Groups, visit here to learn more
                  • Leadership that empowers and supports employees
                  • Professional development opportunities
                  • Educational and career development aid
                  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
                  • Opportunities to participate in wildland fire suppression assignments
                  • A comprehensive benefit package that includes employer contributions toward health insurance, paid holidays, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation days. Visit http://careers.wa.gov/benefits.html for more information.Application Requirements:
                    • To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov (Click on the APPLY button above). You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.
                    • Attach a letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile and the position required, desired and special requirements.
                    • Attach a resume describing your experience and qualifications.
                    • Provide three to five professional references - you may attach a document, use the References text field in the online application, or include with resume.
                    • Important: Do not attach any documents that include photos or private information (social security number, year of birth, etc.).
                    • Complete all supplemental questions.Additional Information:This recruitment may be extended and may also be used to fill future similar vacancies for up to sixty (60) days. Veterans wishing to claim Veteran's preference please attach a copy of your DD-214, NGB-22 or other verification of military service. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching. We thank you and are grateful for your service!The Department of Natural Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans, military spouses or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation during the screening process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact DNR Recruiting staff at (360) 522-2500 or (360) 522-0143 or by email at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 1-800-833-6388 or www.washingtonrelay.com. Check us out on: DNR's website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube - WordPress Questions? Please contact Lukas Potts, lukas.potts@dnr.wa.gov e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.govOnce you submit your online application, you can check your status by logging into your account. If you experience technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email CareersHelp@des.wa.gov.

Keywords: State of Washington, Olympia , IT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION - JOURNEY, Infrastructure Engineer, Other , Olympia, Washington

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