State of Maryland

DoIT Technology Platform Director I (#004775)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $95,798.00-$160,555.00 Yearly


STD 0024




A Department of Information Technology (DoIT) Technology Platform Director I is a managerial level of work in the Management Service of the State Personnel Management System within DoIT. The mission of DoIT is to provide vital technology solutions that allow the Executive Branch, State Agencies, and Coordinating Offices to provide Marylanders with services that enable them to live and work more safely, efficiently and productively. Employees in this classification are responsible for providing senior management oversight to a program that provides statewide infrastructure, systems, and other enabling technology solutions to units of State Government. Employees in this classification may also provide services to Local and County Governments as well as Boards of Education. Employees in this classification directly or indirectly supervise technical, professional, or administrative staff.

Employees receive managerial supervision from an Executive Service employee or other designated official.

Position allocation within the Technology Platform Director series is determined on the basis of relative job evaluation among similarly functioning positions. The job evaluation factors include: qualifications; nature and purpose of personal contacts; nature of recommendations, commitments, decisions, and conclusions; creative thought; responsibility for planning; responsibility for administration; and nature of supervision received. 

The DoIT Technology Platform Director I - III is limited to senior level technical employees in DoIT who oversee the provision of critical statewide infrastructure, systems, and platform. Managers of individual programs of lesser scope and responsibility involving statewide infrastructure and systems are classified as Technology Platform Manager I-III. Managers of programs of lesser scope and responsibility may also be classified in other specific occupational classifications.


Plans, directs and administers all aspects of assigned DoIT program(s) that has a broad scope and major impact on agency missions and operations;

Establishes overall policies and procedures for assigned program(s), oversees their implementation, evaluates their effectiveness and approves major revisions;

Establishes program goals, Service Level Agreements (SLAs), standards, and controls to meet program objectives and oversees their achievement;

Oversees the evaluation of new technologies which may either enhance existing services or which represent new services;

Oversees program projects, work plan and deadline development, project progress against delivery commitments, and ensures adherence to established policies, procedures, and standards;

Supports compliance with privacy and security requirements and efforts to continuously strengthen security protections;

Manages program financial resources including supporting program budget development, budget management, service costing, and customer chargebacks;

Supports the development of DoIT procurement vehicles required to support program objectives and ensures appropriate contract management of awarded vendors.

Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of subordinate managers, supervisors, and technicians;

Oversees and manages the personnel resources of the program(s).

Determines organizational structure and staffing needs of the program(s);

Prescribes and oversees development and training of program staff;

Represents DoIT in a liaison capacity with representatives of other agencies in support of the Department’s Portfolio Office;

Maintains a working knowledge of advances in technology consistent with their assigned areas of responsibility;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position. 

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements. The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Management Service classification in the State Personnel Management System. All positions in this classification are Management Service positions. 

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.  

Date Established

July 1, 2021

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 004775; EST: 7/1/2021;

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