POLICE ~ Information Technology Analyst, Senior Technical
The City of Tacoma's Information Technology Department is currently recruiting for a highly motivated and technically skilled candidate interested in joining our Police Technology Services team. The ideal candidate can demonstrate a history of success as a project resource, enthusiastic ownership of assigned areas of responsibility, and possesses intellectual curiosity and team-centric focus.
Information Technology Analyst, Senior Technical, is the third level of the Information Technology Analyst series; this individual has the experience, knowledge, and training to analyze and respond to a wide variety of issues and situations that are part of a large enterprise multi-domain Windows Server environment. This position is exposed and involved in a wide variety of technical projects and initiatives to improve and harden the technology infrastructure that supports City government.
- Administration and support a multi-domain Windows enterprise
- SharePoint Administration
- Configuration Manager Administration
- Identity and Access Administration
- Group Policy Administration
- SQL Database Administration
- VMWare Administration
- Police Systems Administration such as Axon Evidence.com and Absolute Secure Access
- Project technical resource
- Candidates should have strong technical and analytical skills, as well as, good communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
The City of Tacoma offers a generous program of employee benefits:
- Outstanding working conditions and an exceptional quality-of-life environment.
- Medical coverage for eligible employees, spouses, and dependents, including children up to age 26.
- Vision care with VSP for employees and eligible dependents enrolled in the Regence PPO medical plan with vision benefits.
- Dental coverage for eligible employees and their elected dependents, including dependent children up to the age of 26.
- Deferred compensation allowing tax-deferred savings as authorized under Section 457 of the IRS Code.
- Personal time off.
- Paid holidays.
- Flexible schedules.
- A great pension plan.
City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress.
One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.
Equivalent combination to: Bachelor degree in computer science or related field and five or more years directly related information technology work experience.
Desired: Microsoft Certifications (any) Office365, Azure, Modern Desktop Administrator, Windows Server Hybrid Administrator, Database Administrator, VMWare Certifications
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Some positions may require a valid Washington State Driver's License at time of appointment with maintenance thereafter.
Required: Must pass and maintain Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) background check
Positions assigned to the Tacoma Police Department may require additional background checks which may include fingerprinting and personal history questionnaire.
Selection Process & Supplemental Information
Interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter describing your responsibilities as it relates to the responsibilities of this position. NOTE: Applications received without the required resume and cover letter will not progress in the selection process.
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their responses to the supplemental questions evaluated by a panel of subject matter experts. These questions will be scored based on information provided; therefore, it is the responsibility of the applicant to carefully list all pertinent experience and training related to this position. The evaluation committee will not have access to the candidate's application. Providing false information will result in disqualification. Candidates must pass this evaluation to be placed on the eligible list for interview and hiring consideration.
Appointment is subject to passing a background check. New employees must successfully complete a nine-month probationary period prior to obtaining permanent status in this classification. Positions in this classification are non-represented.
New employees must successfully complete a nine-month probationary period prior to obtaining permanent status in this classification. Appointment is subject to passing a background check.
The City of Tacoma is nestled along the shore of Commencement Bay in Washington State and offers many community parks, miles of beautiful waterfront, hiking and biking trails, golf courses, museums, and a world-class zoo and aquarium. Tacoma also serves as a getaway to some of the most magnificent natural wonders in the world, such as Puget Sound, Mount Rainier National Park and Olympic Peninsula.
Working for the government is a rewarding opportunity to work with people who are passionate about making a real, tangible difference. You'll be surrounded by innovative leaders working on a variety of issues during this formative time in Tacoma's development. By working with us, you can play a part in shaping the future of the city. For more information about the Tacoma area, visit https://www.traveltacoma.com/
Communication from the City of Tacoma:
We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from cityoftacoma.org and/or governmentjobs.com must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders. The online application system requires you to enter a substantial amount of information. Be prepared to spend an hour or more entering the required information. In order for your application materials to be considered, all information must be submitted before the closing date and time listed on this job announcement.
If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400 before the closing date.
The City of Tacoma provides excellent medical, dental and vision plans for the whole family; paid holidays and paid leave; participation in the Tacoma Public Employees' Retirement System (alternate plan for Police/Fire); continuing education and advancement opportunities and a growing variety of City-sponsored health and wellness opportunities and incentives.
Medical Coverage: For eligible employees and their families, including domestic partners and dependent children age 26 or younger.
Dental Coverage: For eligible employees and their families, including domestic partners and dependent children age 26 or younger.
Vision Coverage: For eligible employees and their eligible dependents.
Paid Leave: City employees are entitled to received paid holidays, sick/vacation leave or personal time off (PTO), depending upon union affiliation and appointment type.
Insurance Plans: Employees are covered by a long-term disability plan. Short-term and expanded long-term disability insurance plans are also available to employees. The State Industrial Insurance Act also covers employees.
Deferred Compensation: Income can be set aside on a pretax basis and invested for supplementation of normal retirement income.
Retirement: All employees of the City, except members of the Police and Fire services, Tacoma Rail and certain project employees, are included in the Tacoma Employees' Retirement System. Information on the Tacoma Employees' Retirement System can be found at www.cityoftacoma.org or by calling (253) 502-8200.
Other Employment Information
Direct Deposit: Employees are paid on a bi-weekly schedule by direct deposit.
Salary Increases: Based on satisfactory job performance, the City provides for a regular progression of salary increases for most classifications according to the salary schedule.
Union Affiliation: Many job classifications are covered by union security provisions which require union membership, dues, or payment of equivalent service fees.
Note: The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.
Closing Date/Time: 9/14/2023 5:00 PM Pacific