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Posted by: Arlington County 
Hiring entity type: Government 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$64272 - 98176
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Platforms
Computers - DB Mgmt. Systems
Computers - IT Management
Computers - Networks
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 2443559 / Latpro-3682907 
Date posted: May-17-2019
State, Zip: Virginia, 22234



$64,272.00 - $98,176.00 Annually


Arlington *METRO-accessible*, VA

Job Type



Police Department

Job Number



5/30/2019 11:59 PM Eastern

Position Information

Note:   This is a re-announcement to better reflect changes in the department's hiring needs. If you have already applied for this position under a former announcement number, you will need to re-apply to be considered for this vacancy.

Arlington County's Support Management Section of the Police Department is currently seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to ensure the highest standards of data quality for the Criminal Justice Records Management Systems (CJRMS), its subsystems, and other Public Safety related systems.

This is a shared system between the Police Department and Sheriff's Office and requires a high level of planning and coordination between the two agencies. This position represents the Police Department's interests and serves as the agency liaison to the vendors, users, stakeholders and Public Safety Information Technology (PSIT) Unit. The CJRMS Administrator is responsible for the coordination of all system changes, issue resolution, upgrades and data management and system training.
Specific duties include:

  • Creating and maintaining user accounts, and security profiles; while monitoring authorized and unauthorized use of the systems;
  • Monitoring the performance and functionality of applications to validate the system is operating at a high level of reliability;
  • Recommending software system updates to address operational changes to existing data or processes;
  • Participating with the migration of new versions of existing software by approving functional changes to the software, addressing changes to training materials, and testing software both pre- and post-implementation;
  • Verifying and documenting deficiencies within systems while coordinating with vendors and Public Safety Information Technology (PSIT) staff to resolve system issues;
  • Communicating with other system administrators to deliver the proper data exchanges and timing of system interfaces;
  • Developing and implementing agency operational data requirements and evaluating functional upgrades against them;
  • Supporting new and existing system users with ongoing training; and
  • Performing data mining and reporting findings as required by the agency user community.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of: police operations and the critical nature of data to those procedures; data security standards and procedures; Microsoft Office Suite; excellent oral, written and inter-personal communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently.
Selection Criteria

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field plus 2 years of experience in analysis of business requirements especially related to the use of automated technology and experience in records management, information management, or related field.

Substitution: Additional relevant experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis.
Desirable: Preference may be given to those with experience in one or more of the following:

  • Utilizing New World Systems (Tyler Technologies) records management systems and mobile applications, or similar;
  • Performing migration and implementation of new, existing, and updated software;
  • Working with police, law enforcement or other local government records systems; and/or
  • Knowledge of police or other local government workflows related to records.

Additional Information

Work Hours: This is a 40 hour per week position. Work hours are between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

This position manages short-term quickly resolved tasks, and long-term tasks that may take weeks to months to complete.  System updates requires scheduling that considers both resource availability and user impact.
This position serves in a public safety agency that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  While the primary work period for this position is during business hours on weekdays, there will be an occasional need for after-hours availability.

Due to the sensitive nature of this position, candidates receiving consideration will be required to undergo a pre-employment polygraph examination and a character/background investigation to include: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history conducted by the Police Department. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Successful pre-employment polygraph examination and Police background investigation are conditions of employment. These require a 21-page questionnaire (to be completed after the interview and prior to the polygraph appointment), which is available on the Police Department website, under employment forms. 

In addition, this employee must take and pass the state mandated Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN) certification and written examination within six months of hire.

The official title for this position is a Business Systems Analyst II.

Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: (see application details)

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement:  a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457).  The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County.  You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan.  General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan. 

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan.  The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit.  New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above.  They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays. 

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments: 
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.


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