IT Specialist (Network/Infrastructure)

Recruitment #19-CI0403-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason the position exists is to manage and support all city and/or county server-based applications, network and/or telecommunication systems and equipment by designing, troubleshooting and maintaining complex IT systems. IT Specialists are considered experts in their respective area of IT (Systems, Networks or Telecommunications) and will provide formal supervision to lower-level IT staff members.  Responsible for administrating Microsoft SQL Server database administration, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and websites and server based equipment and Microsoft Directory Services(Azure and on premise and) storage and server virtualization technology(Vmware and HyperV).  Employees in this class support user departments in managing their technology needs and works to enhance the user functioning of the department with new and more efficient IT related systems.  Employees in this class may be responsible for supervising subordinate IT personnel in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of various technology-related systems.  IT Specialist employees are distinguished from lower level IT employees through their use of considerable independent judgment in carrying out complicated IT-related work. This position reports to an IT Manager in their assigned IT area.



Minimum Qualifications

Network/Infrastructure:  Must have a Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science (or a related field) and at least four (4) years of experience in personal computer maintenance including wide area networks.   Qualified experience may substitute for the required education.  

NOTE:  Professional certifications in the areas of software, networking and/or telecommunications are preferred.  

Special Requirements

Must be willing to work at night or during weekends as required.  Must be able to connect to the network from home either through VPN or dial up to provide emergency recovery using City of Montgomery-supplied IT equipment, or reports to work during non-business hours as appropriate.  Employees are strongly encouraged to achieve certifications. This position requires a valid motor vehicle operator's license to operate a motor vehicle.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one vacancy and any other vacancies that may occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Information Technology Department - Network/Infrastructure functional area. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and attached supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and the supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.   If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants.  Tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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