The fundamental reason this
job exists is to work with the Mayor’s Information Technology Advisory
Committee in planning and guiding the IT functions of the City of Montgomery
and oversee all operations of the Information Technology Department including the
design, management, and security of the City’s critical business systems, mainframe/server
infrastructure, Data Center operations, web based technologies, office systems,
and end user support. The Information Technology
Department is a highly secure area and the Director is responsible for the
security of all equipment and software.
Duties also include project management and planning with various City
departments dealing directly with department heads to define project needs of
the departments including software development and hardware needs. This position reports to the Finance Director
Must have at least a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Technology or a closely related field and seven (7) years' experience in development, implementation, and execution of modern technology solutions in support of information technology priorities to include oversight of all information technology functions and staff with a user population equivalent to the City of Montgomery; records management and issuance of city-wide policy directives; data management and data visualization techniques to support a multi-disciplinary organization; and management of internal data for decision making and reporting to external parties using statistics and data to assist in research, security and policy making.
Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
NOTE: Professional certifications in the areas of software, networking and/or telecommunications are preferred.
Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays and be on-call in order to respond to information technology emergencies.