Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Information Technology Analyst 1 (40 Hour)

Recruitment #181123-7603FD-002




Are you passionate about providing technical customer support to a large user community?

Are you comfortable with working in an environment where you are regularly multitasking and solving problems?

Discover the opportunity to join our team as we are seeking a full-time, forty (40) hours per week, Information Technology Analyst 1. In this exciting role, you will assist in the support of the Bullard-Havens Technical Education and Career School primarily in a hardware support role. 

The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) serves approximately 11,200 full-time high school students.  This Information Technology Analyst 1 position is a federally-funded permanent position with an end date of September 30, 2020.  The position will be extended in accordance with the reauthorization of the federal funds that support it.  

This position is located at 500 Palisade Avenue, Bridgeport.  Work hours are 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. with a one half hour lunch break.  This position will require some travel.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Kim Barberi at or 860-713-6691.

*New State Employees start at minimum salary range.

Selection Plan

This position will be filled in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account. Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.    


In a state agency Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for performing a range of information technology tasks and application development in an IT environment.


Service/Help Support: Responds to calls, email and personnel requests for technical support; tracks status of all problems and monitors open problems; resolves simple to moderate problems by providing support on hardware and software products; resolves simple to moderate technical calls from customers; acts as liaison between other technical staff, users and vendors regarding Help Desk and service requests; monitors personal computer (PC) performance; performs related duties as required.

Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and simple software problems using a variety of diagnostic tools; uses diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software problems and initiates repair; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new software releases of simple to moderate complexity; coordinates installation of and installs, modifies and maintains network components and PC hardware and/or software; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection; performs related duties as required.

Network Services: Provides first level support for network connectivity, or related network issues for user community; assists with diagnoses and resolution of simple network problems; assists with the configuration of network components; resets and reinitializes devices when appropriate; assist in executing specific disaster recovery plans; provides user support and on the spot training to users; performs related duties as required.

Software Development: Prepares computer programs for solution of business problems from narrative statements, program specifications and other data as source materials; customizes software applications to meet user requirements; assists systems and application developers in analysis, design and development of information systems; prepares test data; performs system tests; debugs/corrects errors; diagnoses problems with operating systems specific to incompatibility with other applications; acts as liaison between other technical staff, users and vendors regarding basic application design and modification including database management systems; maintains and enhances existing programs; installs system upgrades and patches in support of application software; documents system changes and problem resolutions; participates in project planning sessions with team members to analyze requirements; uses programmer productivity tools; performs related duties as required.

Production Control: Performs technical functions in areas of documentation control, production control, systems software and production scheduling; responsible for effective utilization of production control software; prepares production schedule for computer processing; analyzes and resolves production control problems related to area of involvement; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of data control functions; considerable knowledge of IT equipment and diagnostic tools; knowledge of principles and techniques of computer programming; knowledge of programming languages; knowledge of principles of information systems; knowledge of principles and concepts of network environments; knowledge of computer operating systems; knowledge of fundamental principles and theories of business and planning functions; knowledge of principles and techniques of systems analysis, design and development; knowledge of capabilities of computer equipment and technology; considerable technical problem solving skills; considerable logic and analytical skills; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to install and maintain microcomputer hardware, software and network components; ability to prepare and maintain records, logs, reports, documentation, and manuals; ability to write, test and debug computer programs; ability to use programming development tools; ability to identify, analyze and resolve simple business and technical problems.


Five (5) years of experience in information technology (IT) operations support, programming or another IT related support area.


Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing basic technical support work in one of the following areas:
1. Help desk functions.
2. Installing and maintaining basic computer hardware and software.
3. Basic technical work in data communications, microcomputer support, production control or programming.
NOTE: For State Employees basic technical support work is interpreted at the level of Information Technology Technician.


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 equalling 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 the General and Special Experience.
3. For State Employees one (1) year as a Information Technology Analyst Trainee may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
4. For State Employees two (2) years as a Information Technology Technician may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.


  • Experience with equipment installations and deployment, upgrades and post-implementation support.
  • OS Software: Up to date and In-depth knowledge of Windows operating systems.
  • Working knowledge and use of Active Directory, including the creation, administration, and maintenance of end user accounts. 
  • Experience with network infrastructure & analyzing network traffic flow.
  • Experience and Knowledge with Apple IOS/Mac OS. 
  • Configuring and deploying in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience in web development including HTML, JAVA, CSS.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in virtualization – both server and desktop.
  • Experience with Office 365 and Office 365 Deployment.



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.