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Agency Solutions Architect (ISA III, Opt. A)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jun 9, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-3406

Job Requisition ID:  1485

Agency:  Department of Healthcare and Family Services  
Req#:  33/28-1485-IS0876

Closing Date/Time:  06/23/2021 
Salary:  $6,836 - $10,532 anticipated monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

 

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology/Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Bureau of Technical Operations is seeking to hire an outgoing energetic individual to serve as an enterprise-wide information systems solutions architect.  The ideal individual will possess a passionate and engaging personality, charismatic and enthusiastic communications skills, articulate written communications skills, demonstrate the ability to work cohesively with internal and external partners, be adaptable, possess strong organizational and planning skills, extensive experience with project planning methodologies, especially Agile-based, demonstrate full spectrum of experience working as a leader in large-scale information systems projects spanning a broad range of information systems from hierarchical-based legacy systems to contemporary relational-based object oriented systems, imaginative and creative problem solving skills, risk management experience, prioritization skills, experience with security requirements for regulated data such as Criminal Justice Information, Personal Heath Information, Personal Identification Information, and a passion for meeting project deadlines on time and on budget.

 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:  We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON"

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

Posting Identification #33/28-1485-IS0876

 

 

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities

35%  Performs highly complex professional and advisory functions as the agency Solutions Architect

30%  Serves as the senior advisor, special project/team leader, and system solutions architect for BTO

20%  Evaluates the most complex requests for information technology services to determine feasibility in support of important agency projects

10%  Regularly confers with DoIT soutions architect(s), Bureau management staff and agency information technology leaders to share knowledge, ensure DoIT enterprise-wide information technology goals/standards/direction are met, provide advice, and report on issues and milestones

  5%  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four years of college with course work in computer science or directly related fields AND five years of professional experince in a related Information Technology field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Requires thorough knowledge of project management, leadership, coordination, and consultative techniques.
  • Requires experience keeping abreast of evolving technologies

Specialized Skills

Requires five years experience with the following:

  • performing highly complex agency-wide professional and advisory functions in the design, development, and integration of computer programs/systems;
  • serving as project team leader on highly complex projects while independently planning, developing and implementing techniques for gathering and interpreting data; supporting and communicating with Agency software development teams on matters of existing information systems applications and data management with all software development area(s) and other technical support teams to architect and develop application designs;
  • working closely with executive staff and IT supervisors to develop, maintain and execute the best practices for agency software development stack;
  • requires three years experience with object oriented technologies such as .NET technology stack and Java/Webshpere oriented technologes.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires ability to travel
  • Requires ability to pass background check

 

Work Hours:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 2200 Churchill Rd Springfield, IL 62702-3406  
Division:  DoIT/HFS - Bureau of Technical Operations  

Agency Contact:  Jill Bohm at (217) 785-4916

Job Function:  Technology  

 

 

ABOUT THE AGENCY/BUREAU/PROGRAM:

At the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS), we work in a spirit of teamwork to help millions of people in Illinois lead healthier and more successful lives.  We provide healthcare coverage for children and adults through Medicaid and other medical programs, and we help ensure that children receive financial resources from both their parents through Child Support Services.  HFS is an equal opportunity employer.

 

HFS is committed to promoting and preserving a workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.  We welcome and value employees with different backgrounds, life experiences, and talents.  It is the collective sum of our individual differences that provides a broad perspective, leading to greater innovation and achievement.  In recruiting for our team, we recognize the unique contributions of each applicant regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, and sexual orientation. 

 

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR.  

 

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Please submit application via email to:  HFS.DoITApps@illinois.gov

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected