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1 Dec 2022

Full-Time Senior Systems Engineer (Information Systems Specialist 8) Remote and Hybrid work options

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Salem, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Senior Systems Engineer (Information Systems Specialist 8) Remote and Hybrid work options


REQ- (previously REQ-77788)

Close Date: Open until filled

Salary: $6,413.00 – $9,705.00   

Location: Salem, OR / Remote


This posting is open until filled. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible, as the posting may be taken down at any time.


Please attach a current version of your resume and a cover letter that addresses the points listed under the section titled What We Are Looking For.

PLEASE NOTE: Resumes, cover letters and all other documents must all be uploaded at one time. When uploading a resume, please upload any other documents in the same area/field.


Applications without attached resumes and cover letters will be removed from consideration.


The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations.


The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology.


What you will do!

This position provides technical leadership to the SDD Mainframe team and consultative support for future modernization. This position serves as Senior Systems analyst for multiple applications and systems. The Senior Systems Analyst works with customers to define and translate business requirements into technical requirements in the creation of application systems. The Senior Systems Analyst analyzes, designs, develops, tests and implements application systems, as well as maintaining existing systems. The Senior Systems Analyst is responsible for adherence to current documentation requirements as applicable.


The Senior Analyst directs and coordinates all levels of the data and process modeling, work process, user interface design, and technological infrastructure design. The Senior Systems Analyst mentors and supports the other members of the team in their various roles and responsibilities. If the team includes contract staff or temporary staff, the Senior Systems Analyst is responsible for providing quality assurance and oversight for contractors or temporary staff.


This is a full-time permanent opportunity for anyone to apply. This position is a classified position represented by a union.


This position falls under the Information Systems Specialist 8 classification.


What we are looking for!


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Please clearly outline how you meet the minimum requirements in your application/resume/cover letter. Failure to do so might disqualify you from consideration)


(a) Seven (7) years of related Mainframe Technologies experience.




(b) An Associate’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND 5 years of Mainframe Technologies experience.


(c) A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND three (3) years of Mainframe Technologies experience.


(d) Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND one (1) year of related Mainframe Technologies experience.


Desired Attributes

  • Current knowledge of industry best practices and trends in the field of systems architecture.
  • Mastery of concepts, methodologies, techniques and tools of system development, and have in-depth knowledge of them.
  • Ability to select, and adapt where necessary, those which are appropriate and support their use by a team, and participate in the advancement of systems delivery concepts, methodologies, techniques and tools.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to work with and facilitate diverse groups and individuals.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and the ability to analyze complex procedures, processes and policies.
  • Project management experience is an asset to this position.
  • Knowledge of relational database structures; design and development of high volume, complex systems; estimating resources and schedules for complex system development efforts.
  • Experience in object-oriented design.
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture (SO).
  • Knowledge of EA frameworks.
  • Experience with web-based systems.
  • Experience with computer-related modeling.
  • Experience with legacy mainframe systems.


What’s in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you’re driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.


This is a full-time, permanent position that is classified and is represented by SEIU. This position falls under the Information Systems Specialist 8 classification.

Oregon Health Authority values health equity, service excellence, integrity, leadership, partnership, innovation and transparency. OHA’s health equity definition is “Oregon will have established a health system that creates health equity when all people can reach their full potential and well-being and are not disadvantaged by their race, ethnicity, language, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, intersections among these communities or identities, or other socially determined circumstances. Achieving health equity requires the ongoing collaboration of all regions and sectors of the state, including tribal governments to address: the equitable distribution or redistributing of resources and power; and recognizing, reconciling, and rectifying historical and contemporary injustices.” OHA’s 10 – year goal is to eliminate health equities. Click here to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values.




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How to Apply

How to Apply
  • Complete the online application
  • Complete questionnaire
  • Attach a resume
  • Attach a cover letter of no more than two pages addressing the “What we are looking for?” section including required and preferred skills.
  Help Your Application Rise to the Top! Your candidate profile and resume are the perfect opportunity to highlight your interest in the position and showcase the amazing skills and experience, making you the best candidate for the position. Submissions will be screened for consistency of information and communication skills at the professional level (attention to detail, spelling, grammar, etc.). Please ensure you’ve provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. If you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, and are the successful candidate, you may qualify for work out of class. For further information, please visit the Pay Equity Project homepage.   Questions/Need Help? If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the American with Disabilities Act contact: Kyle Phillips at kyle.phillips@dhsoha.state.or.us.   The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.


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