IT PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Recruitment #21-119-2163

Job Description

The Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue is seeking qualified candidates for an IT Program Specialist within the Information Technology Division. The IT Program Specialist will support the design of new IT solutions; modify, enhance, or adapt existing systems; assist users on change control and system updates; provide training and manuals to users ; support internal operations, budget management, and project planning; support existing products and services by acting as an agent for problem and operational issue resolution; and establish and maintain a variety of file systems, all with the aim of improving business efficiency and productivity. The successful candidate will have experience analyzing existing systems and business models, mapping and documenting interfaces between new and legacy systems; identifying options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability; conducting requirements analysis and preparing proposals for modifying or replacing systems. This position will work closely with colleagues, developers, testers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction across Loudoun County's tax assessment and commercial mass appraisal (CAMA) systems.

Job Requirements

Requires high school diploma or equivalent and four (4) years of previous IT experience in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field (combination of education and experience is considered). Associate degree is preferred. Also requires the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms (explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to individuals and groups); research and resolve inquiries; demonstrate initiative; and work independently with minimum supervision, and develop and maintain system documentation. Must be oriented towards the big picture and have a clear understanding of the entire software development life cycle. Previous experience with RBS, iasWorld , Oracle, or SQL in the financial, construction, or appraisal industries is preferred, as is a familiarity with Virginia local tax structure and mass appraisal systems.

Special Requirements

Must maintain a valid driver?s license in Virginia or regional state of residence.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of criminal background, driving, and credit check. Employees are prohibited from participating in any outside activity which may be deemed a conflict of interest by the Commissioner of the Revenue. All applicants seeking employment with the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue are expected to comply with tax obligations. Failure to do so may impede consideration of your application.

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