Director of Information Technology

Recruitment #21-CI0406-01

Nature of Work

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

Minimum Qualifications

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.

NOTE: 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.

Special Requirements

Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays and be on-call in order to respond to information technology emergencies. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery IT Division of the Finance Department.  Applications will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and 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 on the register.  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.

Additional Information

This position is open only to City of Montgomery, IT Department employees who have completed their probationary period and meet the minimum qualifications.

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