ATTENTION ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY!
RECRUITMENT EXTENSION NOTICE
The recruitment period for this vacancy has been extended to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied there is no need to reapply.
The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Statewide Design and Engineering Services is looking for a Data Processing Manager I to help us Keep Alaska Moving!
The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities’ mission is to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure. The Statewide Design and Engineering Services Division provides technical assistance to the Department and other state and federal agencies and governments in support of the department’s mission.
Currently located in Juneau, Alaska, this position has the opportunity to work with other professionals all over the state. Our office is conveniently located within a very short walking distance of a popular fishing spot and drive from downtown amenities. Secured with keycard entry, our offices have plenty of onsite parking, as well as open bicycle rack. Inside, our staff enjoy a large conference room, break room with a refrigerator, microwave, toaster, sink and basic dishes and utensils.
Build your supervisory skills by overseeing a staff of software developers by providing guidance and mentorship. Our office, which was relatively recently renovated, has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. As a State of Alaska employee, you will be given excellent health insurance, along with many other benefits.
In this position, you will provide project management and technical leadership in all aspects of software development. Supervise a staff of seven analysts/programmers by coaching and mentoring direct reports, managing performance, and communicating organizational goals. You will be responsible for analyzing, planning, and providing recommendations to meet organizational goals. Work with other managers to develop standards and processes, along with best practices, for the delivery of robust and scalable software solutions.
We are looking for someone with demonstrated competency in the following areas:
software project management,
supervision of technical level staff.
Two years of lead or supervisory experience over professional data processing personnel.
Positions may be identified as being significantly involved in the following options: operations; programming/analysis; specialized support, such as technical services, data communications, data base (DBMS) administration information management, etc. Systems software and hardware used must have been equivalent in size and complexity to computer systems used by the State of Alaska.
Recruitment and selection may be based on the areas of needed expertise in the agency in which the vacancy exists.
For some positions in these job classes a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.
Additional Required Information
**NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY**
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY
Please be sure to check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.
This recruitment utilizes a supplemental questionnaire as part of the application process. These questions may be a mix of written, multiple choice, and select all that apply questions. The answers you provide to the questions will be an opportunity for you to tell us about your experience and/or education. The answers will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process; please be as thorough and accurate as you can.
A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.
Applications and resumes will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
If post-secondary education is required or is used as a substitution to meet the minimum qualifications, it is required to complete the Education section of your Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Units Completed field. Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview but may also be attached to the application.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
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Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefitsThe following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance Benefits Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html for additional information. AVTEC Confidential Correctional Officers Marine Engineers Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers Supervisory Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining) The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information. General Government Labor, Trades and Crafts Public Safety Employees Association Masters, Mates & Pilots Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)Optional Insurance Benefits Group-based insurance premiums for Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents) Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Supplemental Survivor Benefits Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expensesRetirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees) Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees) Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment optionsSee http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/retirement/index.html for additional information Paid Leave & Other Benefits Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served Eleven paid holidays a year Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/ghlb/employee/health/gymListing.html for additional information