Systems Architect

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem, OR
  • Sep 24, 2020
Full time Systems Engineer Information Systems Application Engineering

Job Description

The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Architect with C#.NET experience to join an excellent team, develop top-notch applications and work to advance their IT operations. 


This position falls under the Classification Information Systems Specialist 7.




As a Systems Architect, you will support the Child Welfare OR-Kids by planning, leading and collaborating on the development of applications and corresponding databases, analysis of existing applications and systems, integration of new development, and providing operations support and maintenance for applications. You will also consult with business partners, analysts and other IT experts in the agency to resolve issues and collaborate on development.


OR-Kids is the State of Oregon’s legacy child welfare information system which was originally implemented as a large one-size-fits all federal framework meant to help case workers manage their caseloads and comply with federal reporting requirements.  Oregon will be transitioning OR-Kids into a new federal framework known as CCWIS (Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System) that considers new child welfare practices and technologies.  CCWIS will provide Oregon the opportunity to redesign the life cycle of child welfare and ultimately improve outcomes for children and families through better data interoperability, modularity, and data quality.


In this role, you will analyze and resolve technical problems in customer assistance, operational maintenance and construction. The customer base served will include technically sophisticated end-users, software vendors and suppliers, systems programmers, technical contractors, systems maintenance staff, and systems operations staff.




  • Six (6) years of information systems experience in C#.NET. OR (b) An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND four (4) years of information systems experience in C#.NET. OR (c) A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND two (2) years of information systems experience in C#.NET. OR (d) Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field may substitute for all of the above.
  • Expert-level IT skills in Web Application Architectures, Application Concept Design utilizing Story Board, Application Work Flow Tools, and other UI Concept Development Tools to accurately and clearly describe and specify proposed application systems to both non-technical and technical audiences.
  • Advanced skills in application design and development including: Programming using languages like C#, .NET Frameworks such as .NET Standard and Core, PowerShell, JavaScript and/or HTML.
  • Experience using the React open source library and the Angular open source web application framework to create interactive user interfaces.
  • Experience working with bi-directional data exchanges.
  • Experience with .NET coding paradigms, Web Forms, MVC and MVC API, DataEntities Framework and EF Core.
  • Expert-level skills in developing web applications, including design, development, testing and implementation.
  • Systems analysis skills with the ability to lead or coordinate technology-based business process design from problem statement to system implementation.
  • Ability to lead technical and non-technical requirements gathering and analysis projects.
  • Experience providing reporting and data analysis solutions using business process automation, decision support, and fully functional system administration capabilities.
  • Experience using DB2 and SQL application database design, stored procedures and application-level administration.
  • Experience managing or participating in projects throughout the entire Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of project administration methods, principles, techniques and practices.
  • Knowledge of trends, technological changes and developments in IT.
  • Knowledge of information systems architecture.
  • Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.


We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.


This is a full-time, permanent position that is classified and represented by SEIU.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, culture, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. Click here, to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values. OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.




Software-System Architecture



$64,884 - $98,064 per year

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