As a Technology Procurement Analyst you will work with our Lead Technology Procurement Analyst to coordinate the department technology purchasing and asset inventory of county-wide information technology infrastructure. You will also work closely with ISD staff members on the Data Center, Server, Network Infrastructure, and Desk-Top Teams; and various County departments to define purchase requirements.

Key duties of the position include:

  • Creating and reviewing technology purchase acquisition submissions
  • Researching and analyzing products, licenses and costs
  • Managing core infrastructure acquisitions
  • Understanding and working within the County’s purchasing guidelines
  • Developing and presenting pricing and service options for purchases, including savings analysis, vendor offering comparisons, and solution recommendations
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors and manufacturers
  • Obtaining quotes, negotiating prices, terms and conditions, delivery specifications, and services.
  • Maintaining the integrity of, and reporting and presenting, asset data
  • Supporting the data entry, shipping and receiving, and asset tracking process
  • Tracking annual hardware/software maintenance renewals
  • Working with the accounting team to ensure the smooth and timely execution of invoice payments and general ledger postings and, as required, resolve vendor invoice discrepancies

The ideal candidate for this position will be a highly-motived, self-starter who works well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; and has:

  • Experience in technology procurement
  • A technology background that includes experience with licensing requirements
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Enterprise Software, with the ability to generate purchase requisitions, review supporting documentation for accuracy and completeness, verify vendor information, assist with asset receiving, and reconcile purchase orders, packing lists, and invoices
  • Experience with inventory and life-cycle management processes, inventory tracking, and use of systems that support these processes
  • Experience with service management software, specifically Microsoft Systems Center Service Manager
  • The ability to foster a rapid procurement process and continually identify opportunities for improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

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