Applications Administrator (Open Positions: 1)
Closes On: July 30, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Location: County Courthouse, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Administrative Services – Information Technology
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Whatcom County is seeking an Applications Administrator in the Information Technology division of Administrative Services.
The Applications Administrator performs specialized tasks related to large system software applications, underlying databases and other applications specific to the area of assignment, balancing team, individual and organizational responsibilities with minimal supervision and established guidelines. This position administers the technology and workflows associated with the operation of software applications. You must be able to works effectively with co-workers, vendors and customers to install, upgrade, configure, monitor, secure, optimize and document software applications and underlying databases. The Applications Administrator supports users across departments in the area of assignment. Understands and documents the informational and business needs of the area of assignment and configures the software application to meet these needs. Customizes and documents changes to software applications using programming languages to address complex and unique workflow needs. Complies with legal standards and requirements. Answers questions pertaining to departmental functions and technical matters and provides technical assistance and information as authorized.
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Close to graduating? Whatcom County may consider provisional appointments for those not fully meeting minimum requirements but on a path towards becoming qualified.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, systems engineering, GIS or a related field AND four (4) years of progressively responsible professional information technology experience which includes: database administration, web administration, application support, application implementation and application development. INCLUDING one (1) year of experience deploying, customizing and administering specialized large system software applications.
Bachelor’s degree in any field AND six (6) years progressively responsible experience as stated above AND one or more Certifications related to Whatcom County’s current or planned/future computer applications environment.
Proficiency with MS SQL Server.
Proficiency constructing complex SQL queries.
Proficiency with Crystal Reports and other industry standard report writing tools.
Proficiency with Web content management, Web development and Web graphics.
Proficiency in documenting and diagramming complex technical systems.
• Data mapping and migration.
• Writing PowerShell, Visual Basic, Java, and other contemporary languages.
• Administering Microsoft SharePoint.
• Operating current county standard software.
• Using Web services technologies.
Knowledge of local government practices and procedures.
Basic knowledge and use of project management tools and techniques.
Basic knowledge and use of geographic information systems such as ESRI ArcGIS.
Have a driving record abstract that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Background check must meet County criteria for security sensitive positions at time of hire and throughout employment.
Microsoft certifications desired.
Must possess or obtain certification or training specific to the area of assignment.
Must pass job-related tests.
Depending upon area of assignment, may be required to:
Be eligible to cross between United States and Canada.
Master Collective Bargaining Agreement
Salary: $26.54 – $38.00 per hour
Application Special Instructions
Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area at the bottom of the application.
SAVE THE DATE:
Testing and Interviews will be scheduled for Friday, August 9th. You will be contacted via email if you are selected for this step.