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City of Tacoma WA Application Portfolio Lead in Tacoma, Washington

Application Portfolio Lead

Salary

$72,800.00 - $93,329.60 Annually

Location

Tacoma, WA

Job Type

Non-Classified

Department

Power

Job Number

1120-21K

Closing

10/26/2021 4:00 PM Pacific

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Position Description

Tacoma Power's Utility Technology Section is seeking an Application Portfolio Lead to join the Business Integration & Digital Solutions (BIDS) group in managing TPU’s Customer Engagement Portal and TPU’s Lobby queueing system. This position will provide secondary Subject Matter Expertise support for the following Customer Services’ solutions: iNovah-integrated payment channels, Verint call recording solution, and the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system.

The UTS Business Integration & Digital Solutions group researches, analyzes, evaluates and provides information and recommendations regarding multi-dimensional problems that impact technology systems, platforms, contracts, goals/objectives and address internal customer related requirements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Determine project and system requirements, conducting research, analysis and evaluations related to management operations and goals

  • Organize, plan and provide administration and documentation of business impacted systems

  • Identify, collect, organize and document data and information in ways that make the information most useful for subsequent assessment, analysis, and investigation

  • Lead or participate in technology related projects as a key contributor and/or in a project leading capacity

  • Partner with business units to analyze, document and describe critical needs and success factors

Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field

  • 3+ years' experience in practical management analysis

  • ITIL Certification

  • Agile experience

  • Experience working at, or in close relationship with an Electric utility

  • Experience with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite products (MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS SQL Server 2016, MS Teams)

Selection Process & Supplemental Information

This recruitment is being managed by Alissa McLain if you would like to be notified of similar opportunities, or stay connected with things going on at Tacoma Public Utilities and the City of Tacoma, connect with me on LinkedIn! (http://www.linkedin.com/in/alissanoland/)

City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.

The City of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workplace. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, and local laws.

Tacoma Power

Tacoma Power is an almost 100% hydroelectric, municipally-owned public power utility, located in Tacoma. We serve approximately 170,000 customers as one of the three operating divisions of Tacoma Public Utilities, alongside Tacoma Water and Tacoma Rail. As one of the most livable, walkable cities in the country, you'll find that Tacoma is a great fit for all interests with places to bike, run, hike, and explore. It has the perks of a big city and the charm of a small town.

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Interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes job experience, major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received for interview consideration.

Reference checks will be conducted on final candidates and appointment is subject to passing a background check.

Communication from the City of Tacoma:

We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from cityoftacoma.org and/or governmentjobs.com must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders.

If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400.

The City of Tacoma provides excellent medical, dental and vision plans for the whole family; paid holidays and paid leave; participation in the Tacoma Public Employees' Retirement System (alternate plan for Police/Fire); continuing education and advancement opportunities and a growing variety of City-sponsored health and wellness opportunities and incentives.

Medical Coverage: For eligible employees and their families, including domestic partners and dependent children age 26 or younger.

Dental Coverage: For eligible employees and their families, including domestic partners and dependent children age 26 or younger.

Vision Coverage: For eligible employees and their eligible dependents.

Paid Leave: City employees are entitled to received paid holidays, sick/vacation leave or personal time off (PTO), depending upon union affiliation and appointment type.

Insurance Plans: Employees are covered by a long-term disability plan. Short-term and expanded long-term disability insurance plans are also available to employees. The State Industrial Insurance Act also covers employees.

Deferred Compensation: Income can be set aside on a pretax basis and invested for supplementation of normal retirement income.

Retirement: All employees of the City, except members of the Police and Fire services, Tacoma Rail and certain project employees, are included in the Tacoma Employees' Retirement System. Information on the Tacoma Employees' Retirement System can be found at www.cityoftacoma.org or by calling (253) 502-8200.

Other Employment Information

Direct Deposit: Employees are paid on a bi-weekly schedule by direct deposit.

Salary Increases: Based on satisfactory job performance, the City provides for a regular progression of salary increases for most classifications according to the salary schedule.

Union Affiliation: Many job classifications are covered by union security provisions which require union membership, dues, or payment of equivalent service fees.

Note: The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

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Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related field?

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    Do you have 3+ years' experience in practical management analysis?

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    Do you have an ITIL Certification?

  • Yes

  • No

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    Please describe your Agile experience.

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    Describe your experience with IT Application systems

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    One of the City's Principles that guides us is Equity. Describe what equity means to you and describe an experience you have working with diverse groups of people.

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    Please tell us how you learned about this job opening.

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  • Internet search

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  • Military organization

  • Union job posting

  • City of Tacoma employee

  • Online job board posting

  • Word of mouth

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    Where did you learn about this job?

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Agency

City of Tacoma

Address

Human Resources Department 747 Market Street Tacoma, Washington, 98402-3764

Phone

253-591-5400

Website

http://www.cityoftacoma.org

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