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CPA - Service Management Administrator

Texas State Government Austin, TX
  • Posted: August 05, 2019
  • Full-Time

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts is Hiring a Service Management Analyst in their Information Technology division.

As a Service Management Administrator, you will move CPA into the future by automating their business processes through gathering requirements, configuring/developing, testing, deploying and supporting software releases.  We are looking for a highly trained and experienced technology expert of ServiceNow to be a team member who is a self-starter that wants to join our work-team where we have respect for each other and collaborate on a daily basis to improve the needs of CPA while working under minimal direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 


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DIVISION: Information Technology

Work hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 40-hour week, Monday - Friday. Occasionally work additional hours including evenings, weekends and/or holidays. Support activities periodically require on-call responsibilities or work during non-standard hours. Hours may change based on business need.

Provide technical leadership for the software service management team.  Work with the software service management team to troubleshoot migration issues and develop mitigation plan for resolving problems.  Ensure ongoing problem determination and resolution activities.  Lead in coordinating the service management system enhancements and process improvements.  Provide technical support to software developers and business unit personnel in executing and managing test processes and establishing the environments used to conduct testing of final deliverables.  
Coordinates implementation activities with all appropriate areas including business customers. Identifies all deliverables included in the implementation and verifies that deliverables are ready to be installed in the environment. Determines the cause of application or environment problems by gathering information related to the problem; identifies appropriate resolution options; obtains appropriate approval; and coordinates the execution of the selected option.  
Schedule, participate in, and document review sessions of software deliverables, and schedule and conduct software demonstrations, training and implementation activities.
Gathers business requirements and technology information to determine and author strategic plans, goals, and objectives to support business needs. Develops and presents Web technology options and products to solve business or technological needs or issues. 
Conducts research on new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer information systems, or management information systems.

Four (4) years of experience in Software Configuration Management including Software analysis, development, implementation and documentation.
Three (3) years of experience providing customer service in an IT environment
Two (2) years of experience in ServiceNow administration and application implementation (e.g. Change, Incident and Service Catalog, etc.)

Project Management and process improvement
Experience with implementation of ServiceNow Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) suite of applications
Four (4) years of experience in ServiceNow or other ITSM Tools
Service management, workflow training and development of technical documents
Development in client-side technologies (e.g. JavaScript, angular.js, etc.)
Implementation of single sign-on
Experience upgrading ServiceNow
Experience overseeing and managing enterprise change control processes

One (1) additional year of experience in Software Configuration, Change Management or Quality Assurance may substitute thirty semester hours of the required education, with a maximum substitution of 120 semester hours (four years).

IT-related certifications or professional organization memberships are a plus, but not required.

The physical demands described here are represented of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties.  It requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact.  The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies.  It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions.  Marginal or corrected visual and auditory requirements are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers.  
Also, this position requires the incumbent must be able to ride an elevator, must be able to stand for several hours to facilitate meetings, and must be able to carry laptop home for on-call duties.

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Leadership, coordination, management, and technical direction to a project team
Research and Analysis required for project proposals, software modifications, system modifications, and new products.   
Technical Implementation activities required for software modifications, system modifications, and new products
Code and Unit Testing
Java/web technologies
Configuration management methodologies
Software Development Life Cycle and software development process (RUP and ...

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