Enterprise Networking Engineering and Data Security

Information Technology Analyst 1 (40 Hour)

Recruitment #240509-7603FR-001


Are you a current Department of Transportation (DOT) employee looking to advance your career within the agency? 
If so, read below and apply today!

The State of ConnecticutDepartment of Transportation (DOT), is now accepting applications from qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Enterprise Networking Engineering and Data Security (Information Technology Analyst 1) in the Bureau of Finance and Administration, Office of the Commissioner-Division of Technology Services located in Newington.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage.
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings.
  • Paid time off including 13 paid holidays per calendar year.
  • Learn more about what sets us apart as an employer with our Employer Value Proposition.
  • A culture that encourages work/life balance.
  • Professional growth and development opportunities.
  • Ample free parking with easy access from major highways or by public transportation.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Work for a Forbes top company: State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 -  State of CT receives National Recognition for offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits and Flexible Schedule.
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  • Join an award winning agency! CTDOT was recently awarded the Employer of the Year award by the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE)!

  • Full Time, 40 hours per week
  • Monday through Friday
  • First shift
  • Location: Newington
  • This position is eligible to apply for telework after successful completion of the working test period, and thereafter, in accordance with the Telework Policy. Employees in their initial working test period must work on-site in the office. 

    The Enterprise Networking Engineering and Data Security (Information Technology Analyst 1) will provide day-to-day technical support to the DOT user community handling services requests related to enterprise networking and data security. Technical support includes troubleshooting networking hardware and software problems, instructing users how to prevent malware attacks, analysis of potential data threat, administration of end point antivirus, and communicating agency and state computer policies to end users.

    Duties include but are not limited to:
    • Providing first-level enterprise data network support to all DOT remote offices.
    • Monitoring DOT data network via technical tools to ensure WAN network availability.
    • Evaluating LAN, WAN, and Internet/Intranet related connectivity issues.
    • Working with IT peers and/or end users to resolve technical problems.
    • Supporting and maintaining current data network infrastructure and TCP-IP and firewall configurations.
    • Participating in the migration of data communication infrastructure and/or upgrade activities; installing and constructing data network cables.
    • Performing help desk end user support activities.
      WHO WE ARE
      It is the DOT's mission to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. We are looking for energetic and driven team players who are passionate about serving the public and about the work we do within the Bureau of Highway Operations' Bridge Maintenance Unit to deliver the DOT’s mission. Learn more about our mission, vison, and values here!

      Selection Plan

      In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. 

      For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from one of the three branches of state government (i.e. Executive, Legislative, Judicial) to the other. 

      To Apply:

      • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
      • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
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      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; 
        • IT equipment and diagnostic tools; 
      • Knowledge of
        • principles and techniques of computer programming; 
        • programming languages; 
        • principles of information systems; 
        • principles and concepts of network environments; 
        • computer operating systems; 
        • fundamental principles and theories of business and planning functions; 
        • principles and techniques of systems analysis, design and development; 
        • capabilities of computer equipment and technology; 
      • Considerable
        • technical problem solving skills; 
        • logic and analytical skills; 
      • 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; 
        • write, test and debug computer programs; 
        • use programming development tools; 
        • 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 such areas as: 
      • help desk functions; 
      • installing and maintaining basic computer hardware and software; 
      • data communications, microcomputer support, production control or programming; 
      • performing any closely related basic technical support function.
      NOTE: For state employees basic technical support work is interpreted at the level of an Information Technology Technician.


      • 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 one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
      • A Master's degree in management information systems, computer science or electrical engineering may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
      • For state employees two (2) years as an Information Technology Technician may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
      • Successful completion of an Information Technology Analyst Trainee program approved by the Department of Administrative Services may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.


      • Experience with OSI (Open System Interconnection) model fundamentals, including layer 2 switching, layer 3 routing, and Virtual Local Area Network(VLAN).
      • Experience with ACL (Access Control Lists) and its implementation.
      • Experience with wired, wireless 802.11, and wireless LTE (Long Term Evolution), LAN (Local Area Network), and WAN (Wide Area Network) technologies.
      • Experience with Cisco specific route and switch, including Cisco IOS, NX-OS, IOS-XE and XR software.
      • Experience with layer 3 firewalls and IPS technologies.
      • Access control experience using source or destination IP address or Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN).
      • Experience using TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) , UDP (User Datagram Protocol) , ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) ports of the IPv4 IPprotocol for user and device control.
      • Experience with Syntax of SNORT IPS signatures.
      • Experience troubleshooting user and device access issues using technical service skills.
      • Experience with Domain Name Services (DNS) usage and security.



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


      As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.