IT Management Consultant 2--DCL (appdm PN 146773)

Employer: State of Louisiana
Posted: 30-06-2020

Job Detail

Category: Management
Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description

Supplemental Information

The Division of Administration/Office of Technology Services has a vacancy. This job title has an assigned pay grade of TS-315. (Req. #128564)

The vacancy has the following supplemental qualification:

Four years of experience in mainframe and/or client server technology, including the development and maintenance of applications and systems.

This vacancy will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee.

Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

A criminal history check may be conducted on all new hires as well as employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers. Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing. New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

For further information about this posting, please contact:

Mary DesOrmeaux

HR Specialist

Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources

email: mary.desormeaux2@la.gov Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in information technology.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Two years of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 90 semester hours may be combined with experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 90 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

An associate degree in computer science will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in computer science, management information systems (MIS), quantitative business analysis--computer science, electrical engineering, information systems and decision sciences, computer engineering, telecommunications, or computer information systems will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

NNOTE:

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To provide a strategic level of management consulting to various management levels within the department and to associated agencies for several of the following information technology areas: program analysis, planning, quality assurance, technical resource, project management, procurement, disaster recovery management, and security.

Dual Career Ladder Job-This job is designated a Dual Career Ladder job as defined in Civil Service Rules 1.14.1.1 and 5.9, requiring performance of higher level, more complex duties and possession of advanced, specialized skills. A Civil Service Commission approved agency policy is required prior to implementation.

Level of Work:

Program Manager.

Supervision Received:

Broad review from higher level Information Technology or management personnel.

Supervision Exercised:

May exercise direct line supervision over Information Technology Management Consultants 1, and functional supervision over professional and technical staff on a project basis.

Location of Work:

Information Technology sections of all state agencies, or in a programmatic office of a large department.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Information Technology Management Consultant 1 by the presence of responsibility for multiple program areas or the responsibility for leading a staff in assigned program areas or functions and by designation as a Dual Career Ladder Job.

Differs from Information Technology Management Consultant Supervisor by the absence of supervisory responsibility for multiple complex program areas and/or the responsibility for leading a staff in multiple program areas or functions requiring a broad knowledge of multiple intricate technology practices and concepts.

Examples of Work

The incumbent will take the lead role in maintaining and supporting the complex and newly implemented, Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment (E&E) system. The position will perform management consultant functions for support sections (i.e. IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS), Move IT, Open Text Exstream, Pentaho, JIRA and Jama). The position will provide technical advice to other programmers and analysts.

Perform management and administrative functions on the Medicaid Modernization project:

  • Consults with program staff to determine their business needs and set priorities. Meets and communicates with IT Project Management Office to keep abreast of the current project priorities. Evaluate business needs and establishes goals.
  • Plans and directs meetings, creates documents and coordinates work groups and committee for all activities, projects and services provided by the LaMeds Batch Team.
  • Deploys updates to the IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS), update system documentation, tools and templates, support forms and their detail.
  • Organize and publish LaMEDS Batch Team schedules and workload.
  • Functional supervision of individuals assigned to work groups/committee for LaMEDS Batch Team.

Provide consultation, expertise and guidance on areas of responsibility to other IT Managers, Project Leaders and staff:

  • Provides technical expertise in analyzing, defining, and implementing requests for services and perform quality assurance reviews.
  • Coordinates with OTS Production and Support Services (PSS), all activities regarding IWS job monitoring and on-call responses.
  • Provides technical expertise on the implementation of daily data fixes and assist with defect resolution.
  • Provides technical expertise on IWS, Move IT, JIRA, Jama and others software packages for user access to LaMEDS.
  • Provide on-call support for LaMEDS Batch by monitoring system activity and interacting with senior management when necessary.

Participate in the exchange of ideas with other sections in the Office for Technology Services and other state departments. Participate in or lead work groups or special committees on IT best practices or business processes.

Assist in special administrative and technical assignments such as defect resolution, short and long-range strategic plans. Recommends resources, time frames and procedures for meeting project objectives

Performs all other tasks, special projects, analysis, studies, and plans as directed