State of Washington IT Professional Structure
IT ARCHITECTURE - JOURNEY
Allocation criteria for classified IT job families and levels is found in the IT Professional Structure Evaluator’s Handbook.
Job Family Definition
Job Level Competency Description
• Requires competence to work on the majority of assignments independently with the exception of the most complex.
• Work is primarily focused on the modification, development or maintenance of existing technology.
• Resolves problems requiring analysis and the discernment of the most suitable solution(s)/processes(s) available. Selects from "in the box"/best practice models/strategies to resolve problems.
• Successfully completes tasks as requested. Help from senior staff may be required from time to time, but can usually perform the skill independently.
• Able to apply and enhance knowledge and skill to both usual and unusual issues.
• Needs minimal guidance in addressing unusual situations.
• Perceives actions needed in relation to obtaining goals.
• Understands and can discuss the application and implications of changes to processes, policies, and procedures in the assigned area of responsibility.
• Successfully completes diverse tasks of the job.
• Applies new technology (as applicable): Learns to operate and maintain new technology; assists in transitions.
• Formulates routines and standards of practice to complete assigned tasks.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.