It Manager (business Analyst Iii)

Fairfax, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Jan 02, 2021
Jan 23, 2021
Full Time
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Provides oversight and serves as the system administrator for several major departmental applications to include the county-wide Fleet Maintenance, Fuel, and Motor Pool systems and the DVS website. Develops user manuals and delivers training on department systems as needed. Coordinates testing and implementation for all upgrades, enhancements, and patches. Serves as the project manager for system requirements, design, and implementation of Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) packages for assigned business areas. Documents business processes before and after automation and understands the business and technical workflow of assigned business areas. Oversees and, at times, provides technical support to business users, which includes driving to all four DVS Maintenance Facilities. Works closely with leadership at the four DVS Maintenance Facilities to address system requirements, provide technical support and resolve IT issues. Applies appropriate county, state, and federal data security and data protection rules governing system access, confidentiality, and technical security protocols. Develops role-based security architecture for assigned systems. Works with Department of Information Technology representatives to evaluate options and obtain approvals based on county technology standards and integration requirements with the Fairfax County enterprise IT. Participates in agency technology and business strategic planning. Develops and implements an IT budget that includes future requirements.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
  • Serves as lead software system administrator for interdepartmental or County-wide automated system;
  • Works closely with technical project leader to coordinate technical resources and directs functional design and implementation;
  • Interacts with representatives from other agencies on system-related issues and scheduling of system priorities;
  • Identifies and tests system enhancements;
  • Defines and maintains system administration documentation;
  • Organize and direct system user groups;
  • Monitors system performance and performs ongoing analysis to determine most efficient and effective means to operate the system;
  • Provides assistance to system users;
  • Develops conceptual approaches to satisfy user requirements;
  • Oversees user acceptance testing;
  • Evaluates new technology for applicability and enhanced effectiveness;
  • Develops strategic plans to ensure solutions comply with established standards;
  • Evaluates and prioritizes requests for new requirements, modifications, and enhancements to existing systems;
  • Establishes priorities and timetables for system-related projects;
  • May supervise other employees on a recurring or project basis;
  • Generates reports to meet special agency needs;
  • Acts as intermediary between users and technical staff to resolve problems;
  • Participates in developing user training manual;
  • Provides training to users;
  • Works closely with agency IT technical staff and/or serves as agency liaison with the
  • Department of Information Technology;
  • Develops and provides technical briefings for staff on new services and system components;
  • Provides technical support and training to users of installed software;
  • Attends training workshops, product demonstrations, conferences, technical briefings, and conventions;
  • Stays abreast of technology changes;
  • Provides assistance to other staff as needed;
  • Serves on committees and task forces and undertakes special projects as assigned.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Considerable knowledge of interdepartmental and/or County-wide processes, procedures, and requirements with regard to such administrative functions as personnel, finance, and budgeting;
  • Considerable knowledge of the capabilities of information technology software, hardware, and network communication technology;
  • Considerable knowledge of the capabilities of various computer platforms functioning in centralized, distributed, client server, and stand-alone environments;
  • Considerable knowledge of effective processes, methods, techniques to analyze and evaluate business operations;
  • Knowledge of effective project management methods, practices and techniques;
  • Knowledge of effective supervisory methods, practices, and techniques
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate administrative processes and procedures for automation purposes;
  • Ability to conduct research into new information technology;
  • Ability to train employees in the use of hardware and software;
  • Ability to prepare user manuals;
  • Ability to translate technical terminology into terms understandable to management and employees;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
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Bachelor's degree in business, computer science or a field related to the department where the IT services are being used: plus four years of experience analyzing business processes and/or developing/maintaining the main business system, technical platform or a related system.

Preferred candidate will have familiarity with or work experience in developing IT solutions for fleet maintenance systems. Knowledge of the capabilities of various computer platforms functioning in centralized, distributed, client server and stand-alone environments. Experience configuring and implementing COTS solutions, particularly vehicle or fuel related. Understands vehicle maintenance and fuel related technologies. Ability to form collaborative partnerships across the department and county. Must possess excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact in a service oriented and professional manner with internal and external customers.

Valid Driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Employee may be required to lift up to 15 lbs. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment. Job is generally sedentary in nature. Must be able to access and interpret data on computer. Must communicate with others. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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