• Full Time
  • Pasadena, CA
  • $137,412 — $180,240 DOE/DOQ USD / Year

Website Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)

Information Technology Specialist I: SharePoint Administrator

Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)

Pasadena, California

Annual Salary: $137,412 – $180,240 DOE/DOQ

*75% Remote, 25% On-Site Position*

Must live within a 4-hour drive from Pasadena.

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) is seeking an Information Technology Specialist I: SharePoint Administrator to lead the organization’s ongoing commitment to a collaborative, efficient, and secure digital sharing environment. This role will create and maintain living, evolving hosted spaces that cater to the unique needs of every department within the organization. The SharePoint Administrator will leverage their expertise in SharePoint Online, Power Automate development, and cloud technologies to set up and maintain customized sites and document libraries, ensuring seamless workflows and robust security. With a strategic mindset and a passion for innovation, they will work closely with IT leadership, department heads, and end-users, providing top-notch customer service and continuous training and education. The ideal candidate is proactive and committed to continuous learning and improvement, ensuring that they stay current in the latest features and best practices in SharePoint. Help carry out LACERA’s mission to protect, produce, and provide the promised benefits to its members – apply today!

View the full recruitment brochure here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/0dfb1715-d7a9-4d7f-8267-06f56a65035b


The SharePoint Administrator will report to the IT Manager II – Business Solutions and will serve as the organization’s authority on all things related to the SharePoint instance. They will be responsible for administering and maintaining the SharePoint infrastructure, including the server it resides on, and providing access to shared files across all departments. They will also develop and manage sites and document libraries tailored to meet the specific needs of each department using PowerAutomate, so prior experience using PowerAutomate for development is essential. The SharePoint Administrator will provide training to LACERA departments and staff members in SharePoint usage, and support and maintain the organization-wide knowledge base housed on SharePoint. They will also develop and manage shared storage space, oversee site storage limits, ensure secure access through proper roles and permissions management, and maintain other security aspects within the SharePoint instance, including firewalls and encryption.

Beyond their technical acumen, this professional will rely on exceptional communication skills, frequently making recommendations to IT leadership and working collaboratively across departments. This role requires a strategic leader with the ability to teach and train others, explain complex technical concepts with ease, and creatively problem-solve. The SharePoint Administrator should also be well-organized and adept at prioritization and time management. With a proactive approach and a commitment to continuous improvement, the SharePoint Administrator will help enhance internal operations within LACERA, ensuring an accessible, secure, and easily shared knowledge base for staff.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE may also have some or all of the below:


  • Degree(s): A bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major study in information technology, computer science, cyber security administration, or a related field.

Degree Accreditation Information: Degrees from United States accredited institutions and degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. are accepted.


  • SharePoint Certifications: Microsoft Certified SharePoint Administrator (Associate+), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in SharePoint (MCTS), Microsoft Certified Professional Developer in SharePoint (MCPD)
  • Other Information Technology Certifications: Microsoft Certified Teams Administrator, Microsoft Certified Power Platform Developer


  • SharePoint Tools: SharePoint Online, SharePoint Framework (SPFx), SharePoint Designer, ShareGate, Power Apps, Power Automate, InfoPath, Visual Studio
  • Relational Databases: SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle, DB2
  • Programming Languages: PowerShell, Python, C#, Java, JavaScript, Rust, experience in secure coding practices SAST/DAST
  • Cloud Platforms: AWS, Azure
  • Enterprise Content Management: IBM FileNet, Nuxeo, OnBase, Box, Alfresco
  • Operating Systems: Microsoft, Linux, Lynx, z/VM

Employment Standards – Minimum Qualifications

    Two (2) years of experience, within the last three (3) years, at the level of Data Systems Coordinator, LACERA*, or Data Systems Supervisor I, LACERA**, performing highly specialized and complex Microsoft SharePoint application development using standard systems development methodology and techniques for resolving business problems.

Experience must include systems design, database management, development of online data entry and data inquiry capability, and defining techniques to be used for backup, restart, recovery, data security, file structuring, and optimum processing techniques; and communications network analysis, design, planning, and performance tuning.

Special Requirement Information:
*Experience at the level of Data Systems Coordinator, LACERA, must include coordinating and participating in the work involved in an information and work processing system program or a complex systems project, or reviews and evaluates and evaluates the design and utilization of a variety of systems. This is the lead level.
**Experience at the level of Data Systems Supervisor I, LACERA, must include supervising a small staff of analysts engaged in the analysis, design, and implementation of manual and electronic information and work processing systems, or coordinates the systems program.

  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.


An annual salary of $137,412 – $180,240 DOE/DOQ, plus a generous benefits package.

Candidates will have the opportunity for a hybrid work schedule, with a requirement to be onsite 25% of time.



Online Application: LACERA offers a simple and convenient online application (application process should only take 15 minutes). For consideration, please apply online by July 17th at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacera/jobs/4557989/information-technology-specialist-i-lacera-sharepoint-administrator?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs and attach your cover letter (desired) and resume.

Only the highest qualified applicants will be invited to continue to the Appraisal (Oral) Interview weighted 100%. The interview will assess the applicant’s knowledge, experience, and general ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

SAVE THE DATES: Those candidates which are determined eligible for hire under the Los Angeles County’s Civil Service Rules may be invited to the selection process. Round one interviews will be held virtually and take place on August 26th. Finalists will move forward to round two in-person interviews that take place on September 3rd. Candidates invited to interview will need to be available for both days.


Please contact your recruiter, Lauren Gerson, with any inquiries:

  • Email: lauren@wbcpinc.com
  • 866-929-WBCP (9227) toll free

To apply for this job please visit www.wbcpinc.com.