Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Information Technology Analyst 1 (40 Hour)

Network and Telecommunications

Recruitment #190801-7603FD-001

Introduction

 

At the State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP), we are dedicated to conserving, improving and protecting our natural resources and the environment and increasing the availability of cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy.

DEEP has a current job opportunity for an Information Technology Analyst 1 (ITA 1) within the Bureau of Central Services, Office of Information Management. This ITA 1 position will support the data and voice communication network. The DEEP network includes approximately 70 office locations which are connected by various WAN technologies. Each location includes a LAN that may support a single building or an entire facility campus. This position will assist in supporting the normal operation and maintenance of the network environment in these facilities (Cisco), break/fixes including assisting in restoration of services with communication carriers, hardware and media upgrades, and new facility construction projects.

The position will be based at DEEP Headquarters, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT. 

This is a 40 hour per week position, Monday – Friday, from 8:00-am to 5:00 pm (flexible).

Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.

Questions about the required documents should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: DEEP.HumanResources@ct.gov, (860)424-3006.

Selection Plan

This position is competitive. Open to the public.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

This posting MAY require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Also check your SPAM or Junk folders. 

You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

Applicants invited to interview may be requested to supply the following:

Non-State Employees- three (3) professional references, with contact information;

Current State Employees- Last two (2) performance appraisals.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

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.

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 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·        CompTIA Network+ and/or Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) certification  

·        Experience and/or training in Avaya or Cisco Unified Communications in a VOIP network environment  

·        Experience and/or training in assisting with maintaining network documentation using Microsoft Visio and/or Microsoft Excel  

·        Experience and/or training participating as a project team member following a Microsoft Project plan

·        Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills  

·        Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

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.