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Washington is America's Top State according to U.S. News (2021) and we provide one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. Here at the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), we believe that your voice matters. We value our employees and their work-life balance by encouraging flexible schedules. In addition, L&I is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety and health and security of Washington's 3.3 million workers. Learn more about L&I, the employer of choice.
PLEASE NOTE: This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions. This position will be open until filled; it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible. Application review will begin immediately, and the position may be filled at any time.
The Strategic Investments Office (SIO) is a division within Information Technology, reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer. The SIO encompasses IT Project Management, Business Alignment, Strategic Resources, and System Testing & Quality Assurance. The SIO builds better capabilities to plan, resource and execute high-value and time-sensitive technology investments. The office aligns technology with customer needs by delivering the agency’s highest priority IT investments.
The IT Project Management Office is deeply invested in the Agile Transformation and modernization of how Labor and Industries delivers value in the Technology domain, and expect our Project Managers to participate in growth and adoption. We promote best practices, align with internal and external partners, and deliver on high impact strategic investments. We support state wide enterprise efforts, internal maintenance and operations, and important projects that support our customers through our many lines-of-business. As part of our team, you will work with IT professionals, Managers and Leadership, Product Teams, and other state agencies to deliver some of the most exciting deliverables in Washington.
The IT Project Manager is a key role in providing solutions that support the Agency’s services to citizens and businesses within Washington State. Project Managers may lead or participate in one or more of these areas: IT Project Management practice, agile methodologies, liaison with Washington state OCIO and OFM, and contract/contractor management and oversight. This position may directly lead projects and/or initiatives around Cloud, statewide enterprise in support of the agencies goals:
Reporting to the IT PMO Manager, this position provides expert technical and organizational leadership to technology projects and is responsible for the project management of the design, development and implementation of Information Technology solutions for the entire agency including projects with budgets over $1MM, above average in risk and criticality, potentially involve OCIO oversight and are highly visible. This position will also collaborate with other Information Technology groups, agency business stakeholders, as well as with parties external to the Agency to provide well designed, developed and sustainable IT products and services.
The position is responsible to achieve the IT project goals and objectives, while managing matrixed or contracted technical developers, and IT business or systems analysts to deliver quality product within the cost, schedule, scope and quality expectations for the customer.
This position is also responsible to identify risks and issues, determine if they are technical or otherwise, and ensure mitigation of these risks either by a technical remedy or non-technical intervention.
This position is responsible for all aspects of their assigned IT projects over the entire project lifecycle (initiation, planning, execution, control and closure) and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)). The IT Project Manager Senior will utilize their expert IT and IT Project Management knowledge, skills, and abilities to ensure that both agency and customer requirements are fully met, completed on time, within budget and in a manner consistent with established standards. This position will establish scope and work plans while overseeing work of matrixed or contracted technical staff assigned to the project. They will lead the collection, tracking, and management of decisions, risks, and issues, report project status to senior management and customer groups while facilitating the identification and definition of business and technical requirements. The IT Project Manager Senior coordinates product and service releases, identifying potential technical gaps, risks and benefits for technical improvements to IT driven products.Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) , state employees must be fully vaccinated . Your vaccine status will be verified by Human Resources prior to your first day of employment. Please contact Steve Camerer at email@example.com if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.
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The top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described in the announcement. As part of our hiring process, we require an employment reference for the preferred candidate from their current or most recent supervisor.
Please include the following documents with your application:
DO NOT attach or place any information about your vaccination status, including listing the Governor Mandate as a reason for leaving employment, within the application, resume, or cover letter. If you do, we will reject your application. If we reject your application, we are doing so to safeguard others from receiving your confidential information. You will need to remove the confidential information before you can apply again.
Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information, please contact us at Jobs@Lni.wa.gov.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer
Here at Labor & Industries our employees come from all walks of life as do we. We strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
We believe in the importance of recognizing the value each of us contribute to the success of the mission of the agency. Having a diverse workforce is this agency’s greatest resource of strength and knowledge. It is through the combination of talents and abilities that we can pursue finding effective measures on how we can provide the best customer service. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone and we strongly mean everyone.
The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need accommodation in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 902-5700. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.
You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program, or the agency, or to request a copy of the full position description, please contact Steve Camerer at firstname.lastname@example.org