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IT STAFF SPECIALIST

Quality Assurance Specialist

Recruitment #19-006068-0002

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

1800 Washington Boulevard

Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

The IT Staff Specialist position is responsible for evaluating and preparing technical assessments of information technology issues in support of the data processing systems and services of the gaming vendor.

POSITION DUTIES

This position duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develops procedures and maintains standards manuals;
  • Reviews and approves application systems for adherence to performance standards;
  • Maintains systems documentation libraries including but not limited to test scripts;
  • Examines the results of the gaming vendor’s programs;
  • Monitors adherence to data processing internal controls;
  • Coordinates responses to internal and external audit exceptions; and
  • Monitors and processes corrective action plans.

This position has been designated as a special appointment position which serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority and can be terminated for any reason that is not illegal or unconstitutional.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or other information technology related field to include course work in systems analysis and applications programming using generally accepted computer programming languages or in operating systems and data communications technology.  

Experience: One year of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications systems and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or maintaining and modifying operating systems for computers.  

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 Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or other information technology related field to include course work in systems analysis and applications programming using generally accepted computer programming languages or in operating systems and data communications 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 applications systems and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or maintaining and modifying operating systems for computers may be substituted for the required education.  

3. Experience operating computer systems; or scheduling, controlling input and output or maintaining a tape library to process data on computer systems; or evaluating, implementing and maintaining microcomputer 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 Cyber and Information Systems classifications or Cyber and Information Systems specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience creating test plans.
  • Experience testing for new technology launches.

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Resumes may be uploaded but will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and direct any inquiries to:

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency

Attention: Nate Warfield, Director of Human Resources 

1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 330

Baltimore, MD 21230

Office: (410) 230-8764 or email: nathan.warfield@maryland.gov

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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