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INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST III Opt M - Application Solution Architect (Special Skills) - 211670M

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Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Springfield, IL, US, 62703-5118

Job Requisition ID:  25065

Agency :  Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board 
Closing Date/Time: 04/02/2023
Salary:   $7,413.00-$11,380.00 per month (CBA applies)  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC063  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


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Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number  25065

About the Position

Under administrative direction, serves as ILETSB’s Application Solution Architect by planning, implementing, and coordinating database administration of highly complex and sophisticated interface functions between ILETSB proprietary applications, network services and Microsoft servers residing on ILETSB’s network infrastructure and server clusters. This position defines the encompassing operation for software solutions and is responsible for all aspects of the ILETSB database applications including implementing architecture frameworks, updates, maintaining and managing development tools, production and development environments, and architecture configuration settings.  This person maintains and oversees enforcement of standards for development in the Law Enforcement Document Interchange (LEDI), Law Enforcement Training Management (LETM) and Police Training Board (PTB) Information Systems and serves as a project leader providing advice and guidance to other IT professionals in highly complex assignments. This individual serves as lead staff assistant to ILETSB’s Associate Director of Information Technology. The ideal candidate for this position will have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be highly organized, and be capable of multi-tasking to keep up with the demands of a busy and growing agency. ILETSB is conveniently located on the south side of Springfield with free parking on-site.  Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; flexible work schedules; and pre-tax benefit programs.

Job Responsibilities

1.) Serves as ILETSB’s Application Solution Architect.

  • Provides agency management with highly advanced technical assistance in the development, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, modification, installation and daily management of web-based, multi-environment, relational information systems. 
  • Determines and advises on applicable management analysis techniques: devises or directs the development of supporting policies, methods, procedures, and forms to implement programs and enhance system applications; maintains and oversees the enforcement of design standards, development standards, and framework tutorials.
  • Coordinates in-depth management studies involving extensive technical research and systems analysis of agency functions that are of comprehensive scope and impact.
  • Provides ILETSB Leadership with on-demand reports and system studies of management operations to assist in making program and policy decisions.
  • Defines options to optimize technology cost considerations and potential growth of ILETSB’s Application Services.

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2.) Provides guidance, training, and direction to information technology professionals in all phases of product development pertaining to web-based systems including LEDI, LETM and PTB applications.

  • Recommends and coordinates application development, maintenance schedules and planning.
  • Assists the Associate Director of Information Services in the control and determined use of resources, particularly in web-based applications, as well as the development and production hardware and software environments utilized by Board and public users on Internet based systems.
  • Provides day-to-day decisions on program assignments.
  • Maintains and manages application development, testing and production environments and implements and maintains tools for deployments and architectural development of configuration settings.
  • Participates in coding, testing, and debugging of applications programs and similar activities as required or assigned.
  • Responds to requests for information and documentation relative to assigned programs as part of the agency’s compliance audits.
  • Submits status reports to the Associate Director of Information Services.

3.) Evaluates new technology to determine impact of current information systems and potential growth opportunities for ILETSB’s proprietary applications.

  • Updates architecture frameworks as necessary, including on-line, batch, content management, imaging, and security.
  • Creates and maintains sizing and capacity assessments.
  • Updates software configuration.
  • Assures the accuracy, security, and accessibility of the agency's server-based revenue systems data.
  • Provides consultation and technical assistance to agency management regarding information systems.
  • Plans & develops disaster recovery procedures, and/or security systems.

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4.) Keeps abreast of new developments in the Information Technology field.

  • Continues education by attending meetings, training sessions, seminars, and conferences to increase familiarity with and stay current on Information Technology products, vendors, techniques, and procedures applicable to departmental activities.
  • Attends demonstrations and exhibitions related to assigned operations.

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

Minimum Qualifications

1.) Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the successful completion of four (4) years of college with coursework in computer science or directly related fields.

2.) Requires five (5) years of professional experience in a related Information Technology field. 

Specialized Skills

Requires five (5) years of professional experience in the following:

1.) Development and programming using Microsoft .NET MVC, C#, HTML, & JavaScript.

2.) Use of Entity Framework Core.

3.) Application engine development utilizing jQuery, Bootstrap, and CSS.

4.) Web services including managing sites in IIS 10 and use of Umbraco.

5.) SQL administration using Microsoft SQL Server configuration and report creation in Microsoft SSRS.

6.) SSL Certificates implementation and renewal.

7.) Microsoft Active Directory administration.

Preferred Qualifications

1.) Thorough knowledge of Information Technology concepts and principles, the theories and functions of computer systems, industry standards, methodologies and processes, and the principles and techniques of Information Technology documentation.

2.) Thorough knowledge of project management, leadership, coordination, and consultative techniques.

3.) Thorough knowledge of hardware and software, languages, and procedures to provide assigned technical and analytical services.

4.) Thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures, and techniques of conducting feasibility studies for system conversions and enhancements

5.) Ability to effectively participate in and benefit from continuing education, both in an informal and in-service training setting.

6.) Ability to analyze data logically and exercise sound judgment in defining, evaluating, and solving difficult technical or operational problems where solutions may be of a precedent establishing or applied research nature and involve multiple enterprise-wide initiatives.

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7.) Ability to gain and maintain effective working relationships with agency officials, associates, vendors, clients, and others both within and outside of the agency.

8.) Ability to coordinate the activities of work associates to achieve desired results.

9.) Ability to plan and recommend training requirements that are necessary for effective performance.

10.) Well-developed relationship management skills, including inspiration, influence, developing others, conflict management, teamwork, and collaboration.

11.) Well-developed oral and written communication skills to present technical information to others with clarity and precision and to communicate effectively with business as well as technology teams.

Conditions of Employment

1.) Ability to work overtime.

2.) Ability to travel.

3.) Ability to pass a background check.

About the Agency

The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board is the state agency mandated to promote and maintain a high level of professional standards for law enforcement and correctional officers. Its purpose is to promote and protect citizen health, safety, and welfare by encouraging municipalities, counties, and other governmental agencies in their efforts to upgrade and maintain a high level of training and standards for law enforcement personnel. The Board is responsible for developing and providing quality training and education, setting professional standards, and aiding in the establishment of adequate training facilities. By constantly adapting to changes in technology, the ever‐changing face of crime in the United States, and society's demands on those entrusted with the responsibility of enforcing its laws, the Board plays a crucial role in the professionalization of policing in Illinois. The Board is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to building and maintaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. The Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board is a drug‐free workplace.

Work Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30a.m-5:00p.m.  
Work Location: 4500 S 6th St Rd Springfield, IL 62703-5118  
Agency Contact:

Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager


Phone #:217-782-4540

Job Family:  Technology  


This position does contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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