We are hiring for multiple positions as an Application Systems Administrator!
Come and join a team of technology professionals in a challenging and rewarding position as an Application Systems Administrator. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that promotes a strong collaboration and provides opportunities for personal growth and professional challenge.
Do not wait for the next opportunity to apply. We have an experienced and dedicated team with limited openings. We are looking for someone who loves learning and working with variety of technologies.
As an Application Systems Administrator, you will be responsible helping achieve the goals of maintaining, updating, securing, and supporting DOR’s applications and technology environment. You will do this by:
- Install, maintain, upgrade, and provide technical support for servers, applications, databases, and infrastructure for multiple DOR applications.
- Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems with application and database platforms, storage, operating systems, and networks.
- Communicate and coordinate extensively with DOR applications development staff, business area representatives, technical support staff and Department of Administration (DOA), Division of Enterprise Technology (DET) infrastructure services teams.
- Analyze new technologies to deliver new or enhanced systems.
- Implement IT architecture best practices, policies, and procedures to maintain a high level of application reliability and security.
Remote/Telework up to 60%. Note: During probation you will have the opportunity to gradually increase to 60% (i.e. working remotely three (3) days per week, and will report to the 2135 Rimrock Road; Madison WI building, two (2) days per week) within 9 months based on performance and workload needs.
The Wisconsin Department of Revenue’s (DOR) mission is to strengthen Wisconsin through fair tax and lottery administration, while educating and serving the public, our customers, and communities. As the Division of Technology Services, we directly contribute to the agency’s mission by providing strategic business value through the use of technology.
We strive to be the premier agency in providing innovative, accessible resources, with exceptional customer service built on a foundation of trust inclusivity and creativity. Our team values integrity, knowledge, innovation, empathy, inclusivity, and security.
See what your team members have to say about working for DTS:
While working at DOR, you’ll enjoy impactful and fulfilling work, along with:
- Generous Paid Time Off (You will start with up to 3 weeks of vacation, 9 holidays, 4.5 personal holidays, and ample accrued sick time that rolls over each year.)
- Retirement Benefits (participation in one of the nation’s top pension programs!)
- Excellent Health Benefits
- Low-cost health, vision, and dental insurance options
- Free wellness opportunities (health coaching and a confidential employee assistance program)
- Healthy Work Environment
- Work/life balance, business casual office atmosphere, and remote work options
- Learning and professional growth opportunities
- Inclusive culture committed to equity and inclusion for all employees
- Additional benefits (life insurance, income continuation insurance, commuter benefits, student loan forgiveness, and additional retirement savings programs)
Learn more about the State of Wisconsin’s amazing benefits package here.
The register created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in the next six months within DOR.
Here is a copy of the position description.
Key Words: System Administrator Engineer Database DBA Network Technician Virtual Server IT Infrastructure Support Technical Application Solutions Architect Troubleshoot
Salary for this IS Comprehensive Services Senior position (schedule-range 07-34) is $56,222 – $67,891 annually ($27.03 – $32.64 hourly), depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits. Current state employees pay may vary because it will be based on the applicable provisions in the State of Wisconsin Compensation Plan. A twelve-month probationary period may be required.
The Department of Revenue will conduct criminal background, tax compliance checks and fingerprint checks on candidates prior to offer of hire. Interview results may be reused in accordance with the State of WI interview reuse policy.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. The Department of Revenue does not sponsor work or student visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.
All state employees must report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not and provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. The State of Wisconsin continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols for COVID. Please visit Division of Personnel Management Coronavirus – COVID-19 (wi.gov) for the most up-to-date information. Guidance may be subject to change.
Qualified candidates will have experience in the following:
- Installing, maintaining, upgrading, and/or providing technical support for servers, databases and/or applications.
How To Apply
Apply online! To apply, click “Apply for Job” to start the application process. Then, you will access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account. Once you are logged in, click “Apply for Job.” Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application. You will be able to save your application as many times as needed and make edits up until the point you submit your application. Please note that once you submit your application, you will not be able to make any updates to the application or any materials submitted.
You will be required to attach your current resume and letter of qualifications in a Word or PDF compatible format. Please make an effort to limit EACH separate document to a maximum of THREE (3) pages. Your resume and letter of qualifications are reviewed to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job qualifications listed. To create your letter of qualifications, it is recommended that you copy the bulleted points listed in the “qualifications” section into a Word document and then address each bullet point with your specific qualifications.
Here are instructions on developing your resume and letter of qualifications and what should be included in these materials. Ensure your documents have clearly described your specific role, what you did, your level of responsibility (e.g. worked independently, etc.) scope, duration, and specific nature of your duties. Make sure you provide one or more specific examples that clearly describe your experience doing the qualifications we defined that clearly demonstrated your level of expertise. If you are vague about your specific role or don’t describe examples, you may not get credit for that experience. Failure to submit all required materials will result in an incomplete application and ineligibility for this position. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an incompatible format, an email, as a hard copy or a fax.
Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or reinstatement) should complete the online application process by the stated deadline.
Questions can be directed to Linda Weber at Lindas.Weber@wisconsin.gov or 608-261-7687.
The State of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.
Deadline to Apply
Applications will be accepted until the needs of the department are met.
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. CST on February 2, 2023 will be included in the first review of application materials. Applications after that point will be reviewed until the needs of the department are met.