Employment opportunities

ESD looks forward to developing an innovative and hardworking team to implement our new Paid Family and Medical Leave program. The Paid Family and Medical Leave implementation effort is a three-year project with an $82 million budget. Under state law, this program must begin assessing premiums on Jan. 1, 2019 and start paying benefits to eligible workers on Jan. 1, 2020. This fast-paced project is an excellent place for high-performing and highly motivated individuals interested in making a difference on a state and national level. 

Unless otherwise noted, all Paid Family & Medical Leave positions are located in Lacey.

Research and Data Manager: This position is primarily responsible for the development of the statistical evaluation process of the Paid Family and Medical Leave program and ensuring that the PFML software system development includes the required statistical evaluation process. The Research and Data Manager will manage the development of critical reports for the legislature on a regular basis. The data gathered by this individual is also critical to the establishment and adjustment of PFML premiums paid by employers and employees. Closes 6/24/2018

Security Architect: The newly formed Paid Family and Medical Leave division is looking for a Security Architect to work in coordination with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the Workforce Information and Technology Services (WITS) division to ensure alignment with agency strategies and standards for security.  This person coordinates the development and assessment of the end-to-end Information Technology Services and Security policies, including standards, process & procedures, etc. to ensure Paid Family and Medical Leave Division initiatives are aligned with agency objectives and implements secure solutions that provide customer value. Closes: Continuous until filled

DevOps Specialist: In this role you will support the development, implementation and maintenance of information systems and software operations on a large, complex, new line of business, policy and formal rule development.  Whether you are just starting out or looking to advance your IT career, this position will help you build experience and skills necessary for both government and private sector jobs. This recruitment will remain open until an adequate pool of candidates is established. Application review will be ongoing; we encourage you to submit your application materials as soon as possible.