IT Project Architect 6

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About the position: The Snohomish County Department of Information Technology (IT) is searching for an experienced  IT Project Manager-Architect/Lead/Master to drive strategic IT initiatives and support county-wide IT driven projects.   Examples of work the role will lead includes the efforts to improve digital equity for Snohomish County cities and rural communities as well as focus on the development and determination of new IT solutions, processes, frameworks, and solving IT business problems. Snohomish County IT is also developing the structure, design, and management of IT planning and governance processes in which this role will play a critical part. This position will provide strategic recommendations on how best to solve the most complex business problems across all IT fields and disciplines while exploring unconventional and inventive ways to resolve challenging technical problems within the enterprise environment in the County. Additionally, this role works collaboratively with our partners and customers throughout the region and within Snohomish County.  Our ideal candidate must have the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders, possess a mastery of verbal and written communication skills, be comfortable working directly with end users on projects and issues related to implementation and ongoing support plus be self-motivated and accountable plus remain and excel in a flexible environment whether working independently or in a collaborative team environment. The position is an integral part of the IT functions and will report directly to the IT Deputy Director and will act in an advisory role for the IT Leadership Team.

To Apply
Please attach a resume and cover letter. The cover letter must specifically detail the following:

  • Describe your experience designing, implementing, and managing a governance model in an IT/Technology business.
  • Describe your experience in an end-to-end IT project management lifecycle environment, including your role and experience in defining and managing a diverse set of customer and community requirements, and balancing competing business needs.
  • Describe your understanding and experience with community-based projects such as digital equity and bringing rural broadband to underserved communities.

Note: Cover letter should not exceed two pages.

Teleworking Options
Snohomish County has implemented a pilot telework policy through December 2022. It is anticipated there will be long-term hybrid telework options for many positions. For employees who prefer to work in the office full time, that option is also available.

Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a home workspace with an internet connection where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Snohomish County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely.

Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their Snohomish County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, COVID health and safety precautions are required in alignment with the Washington Department of Health and CDC, including the wearing of masks in some situations.

*We are currently recruiting for one (1) full time position and creating an eligibility list. The eligibility list will be valid for 6 months from the closing date of this post.

Remote Full-time
Snohomish County Only This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County
Yearly Salary $105,000+
Estimated Start Date 2022/05/02
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