Solution Architect (ISA II, Opt. W)

at Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

40% Under administrative direction, serves as the Solution Architect providing a full range of information technology services for the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) supporting the Capital Development Board (CDB):

  • Independently completes difficult and specialized analysis, programming and testing in accordance with Agency and industry accepted development standards and best practices including Agile methodologies.
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, enhances, and tests average to complex web applications, forms, and websites.
  • Conducts and coordinates in depth technical research, feasibility studies, usability, and systems analysis to create web applications and forms.
  • Researches existing systems, documents/diagrams process flow, user requirements, technical specifications, and data diagrams to analyze system specification and performance.
  • Develops application code to enhance existing systems and to develop new systems and applications based on the Agency needs.
  • Prepares and facilitates unit and user test cycles and test data.
  • Utilizes .Net Framework, MS Visual Studio, Power Platform, SSRS, SharePoint, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), DB2, IIS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, APIs, and Object-orientated Programming to perform the functions identified above.


25% Serves as project leader providing development leadership, guidance, and training to staff:

  • Assists supervisor in projected use of resources and priority management.
  • Recommends and implements process improvements, standards, controls, processes, procedures, and techniques to improve supported applications and Information Systems services.


15% Confers and consults with Agency users to interpret, analyze, and document their needs and Requirements:

  • Designs and develops revisions and/or improvements to existing applications or development of new web applications.
  • Creates and presents user instructions, reports, work aids and procedures.
(Job Responsibilities Continued)

10% Serves as support for scheduled maintenance to assigned websites and web applications:

  • Provides technical support for scheduled maintenance to assigned websites and web applications.
  • Schedules web processes, reviews, and monitors processed jobs, services, and responds to abnormal status or errors.
  • Assists Network engineers in installing, maintaining, and monitoring development software.
  • Provides periodic status reports to management.


5% Keeps abreast of new developments in the Information Technology (IT) field:

  • Continues education by attending meetings, training sessions, seminars, and conferences to increase familiarity with and maintain current on IT products, vendors, techniques, and procedures.
  • Attends demonstrations and exhibitions related to assigned operations.

5% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

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Job Posting: 11327143

Posted On: Sep 29, 2023

Updated On: Oct 12, 2023

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