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Information Technology Specialist 4 (ITS4)

Position Overview

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) is seeking a qualified data integration specialist.  The Information Technology Specialist 4 is a full-time, classified position and supports the agency mission by serving as a member of the Data Services team. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting and maintaining data structures used for processing and transferring data between systems.
  • Creating and maintaining data structures to support business intelligence reporting.
  • Extracting, transforming and loading data from various systems.
  • Developing and maintaining view scripts and procedures.
  • Customizing and maintaining databases.
  • Developing and maintaining technical documentation.

Interested candidates are encouraged to explore the SBCTC web site to gain insight into the agency’s vision and mission and the role of the State Board office.

Job #: 2017-05

Annual Salary: $57,144-$74,964 (Range 62)

Location:  Olympia, WA

Opens: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Closes: Open until filled

Recruitment and screening of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled. However, to ensure full consideration, return completed materials by 5 p.m. on the closing date.

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Extract, transform and load (ETL) data:

  • Access, extract and load data from various systems.
  • Maintain Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SSIS packages and stored procedures.
  • Transform data from various systems.
  • Merge data from legacy and PeopleSoft systems.
  • Develop and maintain SQL views to support the extraction of data.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation.
  • Maintain data dictionary documentation.

Support Business Intelligence: 

  • Produce data structures used by reporting solutions.
  • Validate accuracy of data structures used for reporting.


  • Develop and maintain process documentation.
  • Maintain data dictionary documentation.

Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related field. Professional/relevant experience will substitute year for year for the higher education requirement.
  • Knowledge of relational databases.
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL Server 2012.
  • Advanced knowledge with Export, Transform and Load (ETL) processes using SQL Server Integration Services(SSIS) or Oracle Data Integration (ODI).
  • Advanced skill of writing SQL scripts.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships, understand core needs of the customer and define requirements appropriately.
  • Ability to create effective solutions to problems.
  • Ability to adapt easily to changing priorities in business needs, conditions and work responsibilities.
  • Ability to make independent decisions about work priorities and perform multiple tasks with conflicting timelines.
  • Ability to prepare technical documentation.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently solve problems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

This is a full-time, classified position. The annual compensation for this position is listed above. The salary for this position is based on the Non-Represented General Service Salary Schedule.

Washington state has a generous benefit package including health, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and two optional deferred compensation programs. For more information, see Classified Employee Benefits.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities and reports to the Director of Data Services.

Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:

  • Letter of formal application that addresses your interest in the position and ability to perform the responsibilities described in this announcement;
  • Detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications;
  • List of at least three professional references with contact information. References are typically contacted after interviews.

Send application materials

Email is preferred, but you may send application materials by one of the following delivery methods:

  • Email:
  • Fax: 360-704-1847
  • Mail: Christine Salvador, HRC
    SBCTC Human Resource Office
    PO Box 42495
    Olympia, WA 98504-2495

Application tips

  • Make sure you clearly indicate the position you are applying for in your letter of interest and within your email and/or subject line. Suggested subject line format: Last name, First name – Position Title.
  • Include your name, address, current phone number, and email on the first page of each document you submit.

Additional documents

After you submit your application packet, you will receive a confirmation email and a request to complete and return the following forms:

  1. Affirmative Action Profile (voluntary) – Kept separate from your application packet and used to prepare the agency's annual affirmative action report.
  2. Employment Reference Release – References are typically contacted after interviews.

Do not include the Affirmative Action Profile or Employment Reference Release in your application packet. If you do not receive an email including these forms after you submit your application, please send a message to


Christine Salvador
Human Resource Consultant


Submitted applications become the property of SBCTC and will not be returned.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) supports Executive Order 13-01 Veterans Transition Support and is an equal opportunity employer. SBCTC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources Office at 360-704-4301. A TDD relay service is available by dialing 800-833-6388 or voice 800-833-6384.

Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation. As an exempt employee, you will also have access to an outstanding employee benefits package worth about 30 percent of your salary.

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Contact the Human Resource Office at 360-704-4301 or visit the HR web page.

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