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IT SYSTEMS TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

Recruitment #19-004488-0012

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Anne Arundel County

POSITION DUTIES

This position is key in the engineering and implementation of the Department of Information Technology's (DoIT) Local Area Network (LAN) IT infrastructure as well as with the IT infrastructure with the Department's partners, managers, directors, service owners and other agencies at the state, local and federal levels of government. The main purpose of this position is to plan, design, develop, implement, integrate and engineer DoIT's LAN infrastructure. This includes network design, troubleshooting, operations & maintenance (O&M), solution implementation, short and long term capacity planning, formal hardware and software evaluations, providing technical support and consulting to partner agencies, creating scopes of work (SOW) and bills of material (BOM), performing site surveys and optimizing LAN infrastructure solutions. This also includes coordinating, providing guidance and support to personnel either at DoIT, other agencies, contractors, LAN team members, DoIT managers or directors, networkMaryland or with others at DoIT to complete these tasks. This position also provides guidance and direction in the areas of hardware, software, networking, security, wireless, troubleshooting, assignment and evaluation of work.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems or other information technology-related field to include coursework in application, communication, database or operating systems software technology.

 Experience: Three years of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining application, communication, database or operating systems software.

Notes:

1. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and thirty credit hours from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Management Information Systems or other information technology-related field to include coursework in application, communication, database or operating systems software technology may be substituted for the required education.

 2. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and one additional year of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining application, communication, database or operating systems software may be substituted for the required education.

 3. Experience operating computer systems; or scheduling, controlling input and output to process data on computer systems; or evaluating, implementing and maintaining computer hardware and software; or converting data from project specifications by developing program code using generally accepted computer programming languages may be substituted for high school education on a year- for-year basis.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Computer Systems Operations classifications or Computer Systems Operations specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Three (3) years designing & implementing wired/wireless area networks  

Familiarity with deploying Voice Over IP over a wide area network

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jesse Filamor at 410-767-4921

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.