Job Vacancy Information Technology Executive 2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Job title: Information Technology Executive 2

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Job description: THE POSITION

Are you looking for a highly responsible, challenging and professional position with state government? If so, the Information Technology Executive 2 is the opportunity for you!


The Information Technology Executive 2 position serves as the Executive Director/Architect for the e-Grants Center of Excellence (COE). The position reports directly to the Enterprise Solutions Office (ESO) director. You will work closely with the COE Project Manager, individual agency grant program directors, business relationship managers (BRMs) and, when necessary, with senior level management. This role manages/oversees approximately 12 contractors comprising of the entire e-Grants support team.

You will serve as the Enterprise Solutions Office’s Manager for all activities related to the Center of Excellence for e-Grants. This includes day to day management of the development/support efforts, providing detailed demos of the system, explain it’s background/design to both IT and Business audiences. Work also requires the ability to discuss requirements, granting processes, integration with Commonwealth financial systems. Knowledge of technical design, coding, testing, training, and deployment is required. You will collaborate closely with business owners and IT resources from multiple delivery centers and agencies to understand business processes and define the implemented solution required to fully integrate with the e-Grants system.

Manage posting/filling vacancies to maintain required resources and skill sets needed to support e-Grants system. You will determine staffing requirements, interviews, hires qualified personnel, evaluates work performance of supervised resources, provides counseling and discipline to resolve personnel and or work-related problems.

Work also includes supervisory duties like creating employee performance standards; determine training requirements; approve/disapprove leave, travel expense vouchers and payrolls. You’ll review and update job descriptions, work plans of subordinates, complete performance ratings. Communicates both verbally and in writing with employees and vendors.

Additional details regarding this position can be found in the .

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment.
  • Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) full-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Seven years of professional information technology experience and a bachelor’s degree; or
  • Eleven years of professional information technology experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Necessary Special Requirements:

  • Certain positions require certifications or other special requirements that will be identified based on the position’s specific needs, such as the ITIL Foundations certification, that will be necessary upon hire or obtained within a period of time after

hire, as designated by the hiring manager. Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Leadership experience related to highly complex information technology projects.
  • Experience managing information technology resources (employees and contract staff).
  • Experience with policy and/or procedure writing.

How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance

We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, six weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

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We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

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Expected salary: $89780 – 136411 per year

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Job date: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 04:06:32 GMT

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