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Integrated Eligibility Systems Administrator (SPSA Opt 3)

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

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To be provided a Reasonable Accommodation during the hiring process, you will need to provide a certification of disability from a physician, psychiatrist, school official or an Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor. Supporting documentation should be uploaded under My Documents → Additional Documents section for each application.

Any questions on Reasonable Accommodations can be directed to Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524-7514 for further information and to request or discuss 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:  Jan 24, 2023
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62762

Job Requisition ID:  22465

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Posting ID: 10-28-22465

Opening Date: 01/25/2023
Closing Date/Time:  02/23/2023 
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $10,000 - $10,834 per month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Subject to Term Appointment Provisions 

 

****A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.  You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.

Position Overview

The Department of Innovation & Technology (DolT) is the state's IT agency delivering an enterprise approach to statewide technology, innovation and telecommunication services, as well as policy and standards development, lifecycle investment planning, and cybersecurity services. With over 1,500 employees, DolT delivers IT services and innovative solutions to customer agencies to improve services provided to Illinois residents, DolT offers employees the opportunity to advance their careers, develop new skills and reach their potential, both personally and professionally. DoIT 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.

Job Responsibilities

1. Serves as the Integrated Eligibility Systems Administrator.

2.  Coordinates, plans and monitors large scale Java, J2EE, and DB2 based Integrated Eligibility System (IES) which enables the implementation of eligibility for Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and other related programs.

3. Monitors work assignments of IES business analysts, system designers, programmers and testers in other Department of Human Services (DHS) Management Information Systems units and external entities, which include other government agencies, private concerns and over 100 professional IT contractors/consultants in the application development of the IES.

4. Serves as full-line supervisor.

5. Serves as spokesperson for the Chief Information Officer at various meetings. 

6. Confers with the Chief Information Officer on a frequent basis to discuss the status of the implementation of IES and to respond to special assignments. 

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

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of college in management information systems or a computer science related field. 

2. Requires prior experience equivalent to four (4) years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a computer-based management information system.

Preferred Qualifications (in priority order)

1. Four (4) years of professional experience supervising professional information technology staff.

2. Four (4) years of professional experience managing large/complex information technology vendor contracts.

3. Four (4) years of professional experience working with governmental information technology infrastructure and governance.

4.  Four (4) years of professional experience working with government procurement processes.

5. Four (4) years of professional experience interpreting and implementing information technology policies, procedures, and standards.

6. Four (4) years of professional experience ensuring compliance with State and Federal laws, mandates, and audit requirements.

7. Four (4) years of professional experience developing medium to large scale Java, J2EE, and DB2-based applications, related to benefit programs such as Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and/or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

8. Four (4) years of professional experience interacting with and communicating in oral and written form with internal and external stakeholders.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires ability to work on-call.

2. Requires ability to work outside of normal business hours.

3. Requires ability to travel.

4. Requires ability to pass a name-based background check.

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Work Location: 100 South Grand Ave E Springfield, IL 62762 

Health & Human Services/DHS

Integrated Eligibility Systems

Administration
Agency Contact: DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov

Job Family: Administration/Management; Social Services; Technology 

 

About the Agency:

The Department of Innovation & Technology (DolT) is the state's IT agency delivering an enterprise approach to statewide technology, innovation, and telecommunication services, as well as policy and standards development, lifecycle investment planning, and cybersecurity services. With over 1,500 employees, DolT delivers IT services and innovative solutions to customer agencies to improve services provided to Illinois residents, DolT offers employees the opportunity to advance their careers, develop new skills and reach their potential, both personally and professionally. DoIT 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.

 

As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx

 

The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com


Nearest Major Market: Springfield