State of Louisiana - Baton Rouge, LA

Full-time | Commission
Supplemental Information

The Division of Administration/Office of Technology Services (Application & Data Management) has a vacancy. This job title has an assigned pay grade of TS-316. (Req. #119253)

This vacancy will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee. There is no Civil Service written test requirement.

Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

A criminal history check may be conducted on all new hires as well as employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers. Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing. New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.

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The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.

(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application.

Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

For further information about this posting, please contact:
Andrea Dixon
HR Specialist
Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources


A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level experience in information technology.

Two years of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 90 semester hours may be combined with experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 90 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

An associate degree in computer science will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in computer science, management information systems (MIS), quantitative business analysis-computer science, electrical engineering, information systems and decision sciences, computer engineering, telecommunications, or computer information systems will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To direct activities of an information technology management consulting unit in providing management consultation to various management levels within the department and to associated agencies for the following information technology areas: program analysis, planning, quality assurance, technical resource, project management, procurement, disaster recovery management, and security.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Broad direction from Information Technology Director, Deputy Director, or the unclassified Undersecretary of the department, or in a large department from the Assistant Secretary over a programmatic office.

Supervision Exercised:
Direct line over subordinate Information Technology Management Consultants and other professional and technical staff. Functional supervision is exercised, as needed, in project settings. Formally advises and assists management in areas identified, often serving in a staff capacity to higher level management.

Location of Work:
Information Technology sections of all state agencies, or in a programmatic office of a large department.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Information Technology Management Consultant 2-DCL by the presence of responsibility for the entire management consulting function for a department or programmatic office, and supervisory responsibility over other management consultants.

Differs from Information Technology Director by the absence of responsibility for directing the entire information technology function of a department.

Examples of Work
The incumbent receives broad direction from the State Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and functional direction from the EA Enterprise Architect and the Chief Data Officer (COO). The incumbent will manage the technical EA component delivery team. The candidate must possess expert functional & technical knowledge of Enterprise Architecture component systems at a level allowing the candidate to act as a subject matter expert and representative for EA components as well as lead the operations and management of the components. These components are the centralized system (provider) for the State of Louisiana's distributed systems (consumers) housed at the various State departments and agencies.

Serves as overall governance subject matter expert and lead component decision maker for the EA components responsible for
providing services (provider) to the statewide departments/agencies (consumers). For example:

  • Collaborates and coordinates with high level state stake holders such as the CIO, Commissioner, department
undersecretaries & agency directors, budget/fiscal officers, Legislative committees/staff, steering committees, governance
boards and legislative auditors to ensure EA services are meeting programmatic requirements.

  • Tracks and provides updates on environmental changes with potential impacts including Legislative statute or technological changes.
  • Assists in development of fiscal/budget recommendations to ensure best possible service within budget constraints .
  • Works closely with EA and integrating system contractors in a partner, planning, and oversight capacity.
Serves as lead technical subject matter expert for support of the EA component systems that supports the State's core business

functions . For example:
  • Plans, builds, and implements the information technology that enables the EA systems to enhance the execution of
business processes.

  • Works with client depa1iments/agencies executive and operations management to determine optimal integration with the
EA as client department/agencies interface new or existing systems into the EA.

  • Works closely with the State's Chief Security Officer to ensure security of any and all critical protected data stored
in the State's EA systems.

  • Works closely with State upper management to provide EA data analytics capable of allowing the State to carry out
its programmatic missions as efficiently as possible within budget constraints.

Plans, coordinates, and conducts group meetings such as Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions and requirements reviews
as necessary. tvlanages User Acceptance Testing. Provides direction and clarification on the planning, writing, and execution
of system test scenarios. Reviews and approves test plans prior to implementation.

Communicates issues prioritization, risks and scope changes as well as status of the EA to OTS management. Provides appropriate IT Performance lndicators/metrics.

Attend classes, seminars, webinars, and professional conferences to maintain or improve knowledge and skills, while also staying
abreast of industry best practices for current and cutting edge technologies, techniques, and methods. Research, review, and evaluate complex technologies, processes, and approaches to identify opportunities to enhance existing Enterprise Architecture.

Performs all other tasks, special projects, analysis, studies, and plans as directed.