DTI Lead Telecommunications Technologist

Open to Department of Technology and Information Employees Only

Recruitment #043021-MUAD67-110300


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/

Due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, DTI has implemented temporary telecommuting arrangements for newly hired employees whose job duties are conducive to working from home. These arrangements are expected to be short term and will be monitored by DTI supervisors.


Summary Statement

Principal responsibilities include overall strategic and technical management of a world class Telecommunications Team, which focuses on value-adding initiatives, technologies, processes, policies and procedures.  Promotes leading-edge thinking and develops innovative and best practice IT strategies for systems that are aligned with government practices. Inspires and motivates staff by being a catalyst for creative problem solving, solution generation, implementation and teamwork. 

The Lead is responsible for the full life cycle of enterprise-wide telecommunications solutions, forecasting and developing an enterprise infrastructure and provides the foundation for highly-functional and stable systems.  The selected individual will have high expectations of accomplishment and extraordinary strategic and technical knowledge and people skills.

The Lead Telecommunications Technologist will report to the Telecommunications Team Leader.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Lead Telecommunications Technologist

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.

·         Bachelor’s Degree preferred with emphasis in IT, related field or equivalent work experience.

·         Minimum of 8 years senior engineering leadership in Telecommunications (operations, design, and implementation).

·         Five years of experience developing detailed technical and functional requirements.

·         Five years of experience analyzing and deciding among alternative solutions to current and anticipated IT needs with emphasis on   identifying creative solutions to IT problems within applicable constraints.

·         Five years of experience with LAN/WAN/Telephony fundamentals, including knowledge of Network Operating System functions and   Information Security issues, best practices, policies and standards

·         Good verbal and written communication skills.

Additional Posting Information

Applicants may only apply if they are current employees of the Delaware Department  of Technology and information.

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.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DTI participates in the Federal E-Verify system where we will provide the federal government with each Executive Branch new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.  For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources web page.

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, Securian Accident & Critical Illness Insurance, 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/ 

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.