Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Information Technology Subject Matter Expert (35 Hour)

Recruitment #180801-7607EU-001

Introduction

The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services seeks a qualified individual for an Information Technology Subject Matter Expert position. POSITION #82485. LOCATION: Hartford, CT. Work schedule: This is a thirty-five (35) hours per week position, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. On-call may be required, extended hours and some weekends.

Develop security policies and procedures and ensure compliance with those policies and procedures. Develop and maintain Disaster Recovery Procedures. Monitor data and systems and its environment of operation to include developing and updating the security plan, managing and controlling changes to the system, and assessing the security impact of those changes. Maintain the security of the data and systems when designing and developing organizational information systems or upgrading legacy systems. Responsible for the day-to-day security operations of our data and systems; physical and environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security training and awareness. Create materials for and give New employee orientation related to PHI< HIPAA, and general IT security.

Determine and implement best practices when implementing security controls within an information system including software engineering methodologies, system/security engineering principles, secure design, secure architecture, and secure coding techniques. Incident tracking and reporting. Prepare and demonstrate compliance for audits, inquiries and day-to-day activities. Send alerts to users about threats such as viruses and malware. Educate users on security issues. Secure file and transfer administration and education. Intrusion protection administration and upgrade. Viruses/malware. EPO administrator.

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system. Questions about this recruitment should be directed to Robert Paolitto, DMHAS HR, 860-418-6876 or Robert.Paolitto@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency supporting a highly complex Information Technology (IT) environment this class is accountable for functioning as a Subject Matter Expert in one of the following functional IT areas: networking, security, systems development, systems programming or database administration. This class also provides technical leadership and consultation in the areas of architecture, application design, systems programming, system integration, and/or database management OR the analysis, development and operational support of highly complex technologies affecting multiple infrastructure areas.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Acts as a full project manager; participates in the development of architectural designs; recommends policies, procedures, and associated technical implementation standards; researches, designs, analyzes, develops and enhances new and highly complex infrastructure projects in support of agency information systems; participates in the design and configures infrastructure systems that optimize information access capabilities and ensure the security and integrity of these systems; provides consulting in a technology area, such as IT Security, Network Architecture (including LAN/WAN design), Platform Architecture (including mainframe and desktop hardware and software selection), Middleware Architecture (including messaging and Physical Data Architecture); acts as a consultant to management and individual employees regarding area of expertise including technical leadership and consultation in the areas of architecture and application design, systems programming, system integration, and/or database management or the analysis and development of highly complex technologies affecting multiple infrastructure areas; serves as Subject Matter Expert on various IT project teams; researches and analyzes technology trends and assists in the development of infrastructure technology strategy and standards; troubleshoots existing infrastructure systems to identify errors or deficiencies; recommends and implements software, hardware and configuration changes to improve system performance; participates in defining architecture and technology standards to optimize system performance and integrity; participates in long-term infrastructure technology strategy development and planning; recommends new tools, technologies, and platforms to be implemented; assists in the development of a comprehensive disaster recovery plan; provides technical leadership; provides assistance with escalated Tier III support issues; works on multiple projects including complex integration efforts and transitioning applications to new technologies; defines and develops the project scope of multiple complex projects; makes recommendations towards buy versus build decisions surrounding applications; designs component architectures, making use of multiple tiers to provide insulation to changes from application interfaces and databases; participates in the evaluation and selection process for application packages to meet solutions; recommends testing tools, middleware, and database management systems; document changes to architecture and conversion plans; develops and maintains system and application architecture diagrams; assists in organization wide data modeling and database design; participates in the definition of data architecture standards, policies and procedures for the organization structure, attributes and nomenclature of data elements; assists in the design and construction of data architectures, operational data stores, and data marts; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of current methods of information systems analysis, design and development; considerable knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of information technology; considerable knowledge of applications systems development principles, techniques and development; considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of computer programming and languages; considerable knowledge of principles and theories of business planning functions; considerable knowledge of project management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of systems analysis and design; considerable knowledge of computer operating systems and databases; considerable knowledge of business re-engineering process; considerable knowledge of principles of data modeling and related tools; considerable knowledge of distributed systems architecture, network, middleware and object oriented analysis; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable analytical and problem solving skills; considerable ability to develop and implement system security and disaster recovery plans; considerable ability to identify, analyze and resolve highly complex business and technical problems; considerable ability to conduct highly complex detailed analysis and design of major computer systems and networks; considerable ability to develop reports, manuals and documentation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Nine (9) years of experience in infrastructure systems support, programming, database administration, systems/software development, networking or technical support.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing advanced technical level duties or as a working supervisor in one of the following areas:
1. Designing, configuring and implementing complex networks.
2. Configuring, installing and upgrading host based applications packages and host and/or operating system software.
3. System software/application development.
NOTE: For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Information Technology Analyst 3.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training in management information systems, computer science or information technology related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in management information systems, computer science or electrical engineering may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will possess demonstrated:

  • in-depth knowledge of HIPAA including the law, language and NIST standards:
  • understanding of the technical challenges and solutions to maintain HIPAA compliance within a Healthcare organization:
  • understanding of what is required and, ability to do a HIPAA risk assessment and create a remediation plan for a healthcare organization;
  • experience with doing an enterprise security risk assessment and remediation plan.

 

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.