The mission of the State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services (DRS) is to: instill public confidence in the integrity and fairness of state tax collection; achieve the highest level of voluntary taxpayer compliance; continuously improve agency performance; contribute to the fiscal and economic well-being of the state; and provide a positive and professional workplace.
DRS is currently recruiting to fill one Information Technology Supervisor position within the Information Services Division of the Administration Bureau in the Downtown Hartford office at 450 Columbus Boulevard. The position is accountable for the supervision and oversight of the Systems Development Unit which is responsible for the development and overall maintenance of the department's software applications.
The position is full time, 40 hours per week.
Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.
Questions about this position should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: Benjamin Alejandro, Benjamin.firstname.lastname@example.org, (860)297-5641.
This position is competitive. Open to the public.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency major Information Technology (IT) operational environment, this class is accountable for supervising staff and overseeing the planning, analysis, design, selection, installation and implementation of information systems and applications.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; maintains software licensures and other related requirements; establishes and coordinates disaster recovery plan; establishes system security procedures and practices; performs facility and capacity planning and configuration management; supervises system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; develops host and network security policies; evaluates and recommends new strategies, technologies and technological directions to management; makes recommendations and maintains contracts for hardware and/or software purchases; makes recommendations for migration and system upgrade directions; oversees analysis of upgrades for complex applications to determine functionality and necessary software customization; provides technical specifications as input into Requests for Proposal (RFP) process; participates on evaluation teams that review RFP responses; oversees testing to ensure applications meet specification requirements; develops and implements database system strategies; provides resource planning; develops utilization metrics; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of systems analysis, design, development, and computer programming; considerable knowledge of principles of information systems; considerable knowledge of principles and theories of business and planning functions; considerable knowledge of programming languages; considerable knowledge of project management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of principles, problems and techniques of data processing and data communication operations; considerable knowledge of data processing and data communications equipment and diagnostic tools; considerable knowledge of methods and procedures used to conduct detailed analysis and design of computer systems; considerable knowledge of principles of complex computer operating systems; considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of business information systems re-engineering; considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of programming; considerable knowledge of network protocols and architecture; considerable knowledge of practices and issues of system security and disaster recovery; considerable knowledge of application's system development principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of data base management; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable problem solving skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; considerable technical problem solving skills; considerable analytical skills; considerable ability to prepare correspondence, manuals, reports and documentation; considerable ability to analyze and resolve operational and communications problems; considerable ability to analyze and debug complex software programs; considerable ability to identify, analyze and resolve complex business and technical problems; supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of experience in information technology (IT) operations, programming, systems/software development or IT related support area.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year 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.
•Strong leadership skills to maximize cross-team contributions.
•Proven ability to lead and influence changes to systems/applications
•Demonstrated talent in exercising and promoting accountability
•Ability to resolve conflict, and communicate effectively
•Knowledge of principles and techniques of business information systems re-engineering
•Proven or demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities over various systems.
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.