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Automated System Manager

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/16
Posting End Date: 2024/05/30
Category: IT And Computers
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 36.54
Maximum Salary: 45.67
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho
Idaho Transportation Department

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

STATE OF IDAHO EMPLOYEES: If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee you MUST apply through Luma Opportunities. Applying through the State of Idaho’s external career website will cause duplicate profiles and will slow the processing of your application for a new position.

If you are a motivated professional with experience in the field of automated systems, this may be the perfect career opportunity for you to join our team!

The Idaho Transportation Department is recruiting for an experienced Automated System Manager to be responsible for the systems used by the Division of Highways. This dynamic position is based at ITD Headquarters in Boise, Idaho, and requires demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience.

Note: This position requires a criminal background check and may include statewide travel.

Examples of Duties:

  • Manages the relationship between Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) and their assigned business area. Includes evaluating work requests and working with DevOps teams to gather high-level business requirements for changes.
  • Provides strategic consultation with business. This includes: establishing goals and objectives for the support and maintenance of major business applications, conducting an inventory of applications to create a holistic view of the current application portfolio, determining application disposition from both functional and technical standpoints by assessing its business value, technical complexity, and urgency across specified business domains and coordinating with ETS and business resources to develop and maintain the technology roadmap.
  • Drafts system change requirements for implementation.
  • Plans and coordinates system quality testing.
  • Obtains and evaluates input from users, staff, and management to improve system utilization.
  • Coordinates interface with other automated program systems and negotiates problem resolutions.
  • Provides oversight of major business application contracts. This includes gathering system requirements, assisting with RFP process, monitoring contract for adherence to requirements and escalating/resolving issues with vendor.

Minimum Qualifications:

 Good knowledge of management practices.

Some knowledge of project management practices.


  • Analyzing the capabilities and operation of an automated system including hardware and software to modify systems design; 
  • Applying state and federal laws and regulations to specific program areas; 
  • Analyzing system output data and writing recommendations or related action for follow-up; 
  • Supervising staff. 

To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho! Contact an ITD Recruiter at: [email protected] or call 208-334-8664. The Idaho Transportation Department does not sponsor work visas.

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, 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]. (If you have a contact for applicant accommodations at your agency, please replace the contact information).

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