DTI Network Director

This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System.

Recruitment #020620-MUAD01-110300


Looking for a rewarding career in the fast-paced technology industry? Look no further!

The Department of Technology & Information (DTI) is Delaware’s central IT organization committed to providing technology services and collaborative solutions for Delaware while working to improve the lives of Delawareans through advanced technologies that innovate government services. 

In addition to recruiting and retaining the best and brightest, DTI acknowledges and values the diversity of our employees. DTI recognizes that fostering a diverse workforce provides remarkable benefits in terms of innovative thinking, increased collection of skills and experiences, greater teamwork, and higher morale.

To learn more visit DTI’s Website at https://dti.delaware.gov/  

Summary Statement

The Delaware Department of Technology & Information Network Director position is responsible for the State of Delaware Network which supports 180,000 total users. This includes core routing and switching for all of the Executive, Legislative, Judicial and K12 communities within Delaware.  Key responsibilities include the ability to manage contracts and vendor relationships, support daily tickets, and maintenance while guiding the team and developing strategic plans to improve redundancy and sustainability.  This includes our Enterprise Voice solution as well as our Data Center team. The principle responsibilities of the Director are to provide overall strategic, technical and operational leadership of the team, including the introduction and management of leading tools and technologies. 

The Director must be capable of comfortably engaging with technical resources and “C” level executives across State Government.  This position requires a highly organized, self-motivated, detailed oriented problem solver and leader.

Preferred Qualification

Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.

  • Customer engagement experience.
  • Possess CCNA/JNCIA level certification or equivalent.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for the DTI Network Director:

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, business related field OR equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years in senior leadership managing a highly technical engineering team.
  • Minimum of 6 years hands-on expertise in managing the design, implementation and support of large-scale enterprise or service provider networks.
  • Possess experience in Strategic planning.
  • Experience in writing RFP’s and budget management.
  • Experience with and knowledge of key hardware & software vendors - Arista, Ciena, Cisco, EMC, Fortinet, Juniper, Meraki, Microsoft, Red Hat, Splunk, VMware etc.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check: A satisfactory fingerprint based criminal background check administered by the Delaware State Police is required as a Condition of Hire.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DTI participates in E-Verify. DTI does not provide employment-based sponsorship.


Benefits to include:

  • Group Health Plan, Dental Plan, Vision Plan, Prescription, Flexible Spending, Long & Short Term Disability Insurance, Group Universal Life Insurance, AFLAC, Health Management Programs.
  • 21 paid vacation days, 15 paid sick days, 12 paid holidays, Up to 12 weeks paid Parental Leave. 
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $4,000 annually.
  • State funded learning opportunities, mentor programs and professional development opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Access to support services such as Professional Counseling Services, Legal Services, Financial Services.
  • Employer & Employee Funded Pension Plan as well as an Employee Funded Retirement Savings Plan available.

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/ or to determine your total compensation package visit https://statejobs.delaware.gov/total-comp-calc/index.shtml

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com .


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.