DTI Team Director - Networking

This Position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #100819-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

Principal responsibilities include overall strategic and technical leadership of world class technical teams in an Information Technology environment, which focuses on strategic innovation, enterprise technologies, infrastructure, security, policies and procedures. Position is responsible for providing leadership and expertise in the development, implementation and management of DTI’s initiatives in support of the agency’s goals, mission and vision. Position promotes leading-edge thinking and develops innovative and best practice IT strategies that are aligned with business and government practices. Inspires and motivates staff by being a catalyst for visionary technology, creative problem solving, solution generation, implementation and teamwork.

Areas of responsibility include Delaware Government and K-12 networks including internet peering, firewalls, VPN, on-premise and cloud data center environments, enterprise phone support and associated critical network services. The Network Engineering team is responsible for engineering innovative, cost effective solutions that are consistent with evolving state agency and K-12 technology initiatives. The Director is responsible for coordinating support services and prioritizing agency and K-12 work with a focus on centralized delivery.

This position requires mastery of multiple disciplines in the technology field. Beyond technical acumen, the position demands in-depth knowledge and application of professional, leadership techniques, practices and theories. Strategic innovation and execution are critical to all State organizations both with regard to leadership and direct functional strategies that will impact Government, political subdivisions, constituents and customers. Skills gained through a history of successful implementations and leadership will be required to manage and direct staff across many technical disciplines.

This senior level position is responsible for the full life cycle of enterprise-wide hardware and software solutions and will assist in formulating and administering policies and procedures, including implementing long-range goals and objectives. The position requires high expectations of accomplishment and extraordinary strategic business and industry knowledge, ambition, talent, and people skills.

This position will report to a Chief level Officer on the Senior Management team.

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 is preferred.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for the DTI Team Director - Networking:
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 or business-related field.
  • Possess Cisco CCNA/JNCIA level certification or equivalent.
  • 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.


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.