Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Information Technology Analyst Trainee (40 Hour)

Recruitment #221122-7601FR-001

Introduction

The State of ConnecticutOffice of the State Comptroller (OSC), is an agency whose mission is to provide accounting and financial services, to administer employee and retiree benefits, to develop accounting policy and exercise accounting oversight, and to prepare financial reports for the state, federal and municipal governments and the public. 

We are recruiting for a full-time IT Analyst Trainee who will be promoted to an IT Analyst 1 upon successful completion of their training period. This position is in the CORE-CT Technology Division where the selected candidate will be responsible for support and maintenance of the Core-CT DataCap and FileNet integrations.  The selected candidate will: assist with the conversion of existing OSC DataCap and FileNet services to the DAS/BITS enterprise platform; install DataCap software and provide configuration of related services; provide technical support for the OSC DataCap and FileNet services; coordinate DataCap code updates and migrations for OSC; document setup and configuration processes and develop support procedures; and monitor scanning activities and provide support for issues as they arise.

Additionally, the position will assist with technical support for the Core-CT Microsoft Windows based servers.  The position will support both on-premises VmWare based servers and cloud-based server resources.  The candidate will perform server deployment and configuration activities, software installations and AD user account provisioning. 

The Office of the State Comptroller is located in the State Office Building at 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut.  This state-of-the-art building offers free garage parking, an on-site cafeteria, and ergonomic workspaces.  The OSC offers an excellent salary and a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan, telework opportunities, as well as paid time off.

Selection Plan

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  Please ensure that your application is complete prior to submitting.  NOTE:  At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, supervisory references, attendance records, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Questions about these required documents should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office:  bonnie.schlechtweg@ct.gov.

Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.  State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in the class may apply for a lateral transfer.  Candidates who have been selected for employment with the Office of the State Comptroller are subject to a detailed background investigation, including a fingerprint supported state and federal criminal history record check along with reference checks. Selection for employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the background investigation.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQ’s) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. Please regularly check your email for notifications, including your SPAM/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 and preferred qualifications of the position.

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to Bonnie.Schlechtweg@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency information systems environment this class is accountable for receiving on the job training in performing technical work involving help desk functions, user support and assisting in application development.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Receives on the job training to perform tasks as outlined in the specification for the class of Information Technology Analyst 1; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of functioning and use of information systems; knowledge of major concepts and terms used in the information technology profession; interpersonal skills; logic and analytical skills; ability to prepare and maintain accurate records; ability to prepare written materials and reports; ability to follow oral and written instructions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

A Bachelor’s Degree in management information systems, computer science or information technology related area.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems
  • General knowledge of database technologies and SQL
  • Experience with application development tools and practices
  • Experience with Microsoft o365 suite
  • Experience with Active Directory
  • General knowledge of web and interface protocols
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot technical issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Desire to work independently in a team atmosphere

Conclusion

INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGES AND THOSE RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE INDICATED ABOVE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  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, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  If you are requesting special accommodations under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) please contact Bonnie Schlechtweg at 860.702.3323 or Bonnie.Schlechtweg@ct.gov.







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