It Systems Architect – Senior/Specialist

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JOBIT Systems Architect – Senior/SpecialistRecruitment #2022-11-6774Full-time, Permanent, Represented positionLocation: Natural Resources Building, OlympiaWAWant to join something GREAT and make a difference?The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our IT Division.Do you want to have a part in helping to manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington’s lands and waters to meet the needs of present and future generations? If so, join the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) IT Division as a Systems Architect. We’re seeking a Senior Systems Architect with experience developing technology solutions and the ability to work closely with customers and stakeholders, to work as part of a cohesive team, and to uphold a professional and positive demeanor while working under tight deadlines as priorities shift. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Information Technology Division is recruiting for a Senior Systems Architect. This position provides expert IT system analysis, planning, design, implementation, documentation, assessment, governance and management of the structural and decision making framework to align IT strategy, plans and systems with the mission, goals, structure and processes of DNR.EXAMPLE OF DUTIESResponsibilities:Infrastructure Architecture and PlanningResolve incidents and conduct root cause analysis of critical outagesExchange Online ExpertiseM365 Administration & ExpertiseMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRequired Qualifications:BS in computer science or related field plus 6 six years of experience in the following areas (may run concurrently) OR a combination of education and/or experience equivalent.Experience in Infrastructure Architecture, planning, design, and implementation.Experience in Enterprise Infrastructure operations.Experience with Windows Server Administration experience in an enterprise environment at a senior level. Must have had experience with installation, configuration, and maintaining Windows server systems. Setting standards, processes and procedures.DNR Core Competencies:Personal AccountabilityValue OthersCompassionate CommunicationInspire OthersCommitment to ExcellenceConditions of Employment:Employees of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This position is based in an office/fieldwork and requires in-person attendance/interactions with no option for full-time telework. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status. No start date will be approved until you verify your status.Desired Qualifications:4 years of exposure and training in IT architecture and frameworks.2 years Linux and Unix Administration in an enterprise environment at an Expert level. Must have had experience with installation, configuration and maintaining Linux and/or Unix Operating systems to include:Red Hat Linux administration or similar Linux distribution experienceSolaris Unix administration or similar Unix distribution experienceTroubleshooting using system logs and toolsSamba implementation and permission managementLinux and Unix patching and feature implementationFTP service administration in a Linux environment.MSCE, CITA, CCNA, EACOE, CISSP, Security+, TOGAF certifications.SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONAbout the Department of Natural Resources(DNR).At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally and are dedicated to serving Washington’s lands and communities through diversity, equity and inclusion. With nearly 1,500 employees in locations throughout Washington, we manage and protect more than 5 million acres of state-owned forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands.Our Vision–Our actions ensure a future where Washington’s lands, waters, and communities thrive.Our Mission–Manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington’s lands and waters to meet the needs of present and future generations.Our Core Values:Safety and Well-Being —Our top priority is the safety of the public and our employees.Public Service —We value and respect the public we serve, and we value and respect the people of the Department of Natural Resources who step up to serve.Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving — We solve our state’s most pressing challenges through innovative thinking, dedication, and bold and creative vision.Leadership and Teamwork —We are committed to building leaders at all levels and building teams for success.DNR provides excellent benefits, a few of those include:Commitment to organizational health and wellnessWork/life balanceDNR Employee Resource Groups (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, Women’s Employee Resource Group, Veterans Employee Resource Group, etc.)Statewide Employee Business Resource Groups, visit here to learn moreLeadership that empowers and supports employeesProfessional development opportunitiesEducational and career development aidPublic Service Loan Forgiveness EligibilityOpportunities to participate in wildland fire suppression assignmentsA comprehensive benefit package that includes employer contributions toward health insurance, paid holidays, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation days. Visit http://careers.Wa.Gov/benefits.Html for more information.Application Requirements:To be considered you must apply online at www.Careers.Wa.Gov (Click on the APPLY button above). You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.Attach a letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile and the position required, desired and special requirements.Attach a resume describing your experience and qualifications.Provide three to five professional references – you may attach a document, use the References text field in the online application, or include with resume.Complete all supplemental questions.Additional Information:This recruitment may be extended and may also be used to fill future similar vacancies for up to sixty (60) days.Veterans wishing to claim Veteran’s preference please attach a copy of your DD-214, NGB-22 or other verification of military service. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching. We thank you and are grateful for your service!The Department of Natural Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans, military spouses or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.Persons needing accommodation during the screening process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact DNR Recruiting staff at (360) 522-2500 or (360) 522-0143 or by email at Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 1-800-833-6388 or www.Washingtonrelay.Com.Check us out on: DNR’s website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | WordPressQuestions? Please contact Liz Lewis-Lee at or e-mail us at dnrrecruiting@dnr.wa.govOnce you submit your online application, you can check your status by logging into your account. If you experience technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email