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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/16
Category: IT And Computers
Sub Category: Manager
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 43.65
Maximum Salary: 45.22
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

*This announcement will be open until filled. Referred lists will be pulled periodically. Apply as soon as possible to ensure you will be considered for this position. This job announcement will be closed if the position is filled prior to a closing date.

The Idaho Department of Labor connects job seekers with employment opportunities, supports workers through career and life transitions, and administers state labor laws. 

The Idaho Department of Labor has an exciting opportunity for an IT Manager II. This position is accountable for directly managing people and resources. This includes ongoing responsibility for planning for future resource needs, budget planning and management, implementing IT policies, and establishing and ensuring the attainment of objectives and service levels of IT Operations. This particular position will manage a team of business analysts and software engineers. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving and organizational skills, a high tolerance to stress, and can work independently.

Familiarity or expertise in Software Engineering, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile methodology, SCRUM, Azure Dev Ops, SQL, coding, and other Microsoft products is desirable. If you have these experiences, please add them to your work history or resume.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. The Idaho Department of Labor is unable to sponsor or assume sponsorship of an employment visa.

This position may have the potential to telework some of the time upon approval and/or successful completion of probation and in accordance with statewide and departmental policies.

The applicant selected for this position must pass a background check.

For questions regarding this position, please contact, Adi Barman([email protected]).

Example of Duties


  • Provides leadership and supervision to a professional work unit.
  • Manages the team's day-to-day activities to ensure completion of activities promptly.
  • Develop operating policies and procedures governing IT operations.
  • Hires staff, assigns work, sets priorities, evaluates performance, and assesses staff training needs; develops and monitors a program budget.
  • May negotiate IT service contracts; oversee the development of system proposals, feasibility studies, and the design and implementation of integrated systems to meet clients' needs.


  • Daily production application support of the existing systems.
  • Focuses on short-term operational planning and execution of plans to achieve annual results.
  • Determines the way work should be completed within established guidelines.
  • Develop short- and long-range plans; prepare project-phase plans, schedules, and cost estimates.
  • Keeps current on IT technology and advancements.
  • Advises users and management on IT needs; consults with vendors about future system direction and development.

*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please attach a resume, work history and references to your application. Your resume and work history must clearly reflect how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to provide this information may disqualify you from being considered for this position.

 Some knowledge of:

  • Budget practices (cost/benefit analysis).   Typically gained by six months of experience performing budget related duties, specifically conducting cost and benefit analysis OR completion of two three credit or equivalent upper division college-level coursework related to budget or financial management.

Good knowledge of:

  • Management practices.    Typically gained by completion of two three credit or equivalent upper division college-level courses that included all the essential elements of management (Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling); OR the college or university sponsored Center for Management Development Supervision I-IV or equivalent AND six months of experience performing all management elements; OR one year of experience performing all management elements.
  • Current trends in information technology.    Typically gained by an associate degree or equivalent college level/vo-tech coursework directly related to current information technology trends OR at least two years of work experience in information technology. Education and experience must be within the last five years.
  • Computer hardware and software capabilities and limitations.    Typically gained by at least two years of work experience in the information technology field working with multiple technologies OR an equivalent combination of classroom training that covered multiple technologies and work experience in the information technology field working with multiple technologies. Education and experience must be within the last five years.


  • Supervising and training a technical IT staff in delivering services to end users.    Typically gained by at least one year of experience as an IT team leader or supervisor with a staff of two (2) or more that included answering technical questions from all support levels, including managers.
  • Installing and maintaining multiple operating systems and system software which includes multiple technologies and platforms.    Typically gained by at least three years' experience serving as a major participant in projects involving all of the above areas with direct responsibility for specific phases. Typical projects will span 12 to 18 months.
  • Identifying and resolving complex system-related problems dealing with end users and vendors and translating them into workable solutions in a business environment AND making recommendations based on established standards.    Typically gained by at least three years' experience performing the following functions: designing, implementing, and/or maintaining solution to meet defined business need; and at least three years' experience making recommendations based on established standards.


  • Ability to measure and maintain the output of software developers qualitatively and quantitatively.
  • Resolving conflicting goals with several product owners, stakeholders and users.
  • Software development experience
  • Knowledge of application architecture
  • Formal training/degree in Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Knowledge of implementing application-level cybersecurity best practices.
  • Migration experience of on-premises .net application to the Azure cloud


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.