Manager - IT (Technical Systems & Networking) ($5,000 hiring bonus)
$5,000 incentive hiring bonus offered to the person hired into this position.
*conditions do apply
Under general direction, is responsible for managing the technical and operational activities associated with the respected subject matter of each Division or Unit in order to provide effective County government operations. Enforces standards, procedures, and priorities applied to technical functions and services. Services include the development of new applications, enhancements to existing applications, and support and maintenance of both internally-developed and commercial solutions. Works actively with County divisions and other agencies to formulate technology strategies and to ensure Information Technology services align with business needs. Is responsible for the development of information plans, associated policies and budgets, technology investments and agency-wide information products. Coordinates feasibility studies within County departments and other local agencies. Ensures enterprise application integration and standard application development lifecycles are employed.
Is a member of the Information Technology Steering Committee, and responsible for the development of strategic plans; and associated standards, policies, procedures and budgets. Participates in the development of the Information Technology Project Portfolio, including resource capacity plans and capital improvement budgets. Prepares and monitors division budgets, makes presentations to executive and legislative decision-making entities and is responsible for staffing, training and managing the division's units and staff.
WITHIN TECHNICAL SYSTEMS & NETWORKING
Oversee the teams responsible for technology and services related to Network Engineering and Administration, Telecommunications, Server Administration, Database Administration, Data Center Operations, Workstation and End-User Device Management.
Reviews impact of proposed applications, technology, and hardware on existing network hardware, software, and infrastructure before changes are made.
Drafts technical specifications as needed for the purchase, rent, lease or other acquisition of hardware, software, or services required to meet the technical goals of the County.
Serves as a technical consultant for internal IT staff, County departments, municipalities, and local agencies. Prepares budgets and monitors project expenditures.
Ensures enterprise system integration and hardware/software lifecycle management to ensure the security, scalability and reliability for all technical platforms including on and off-premise systems.
Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:
1. Possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Engineering, or a closely related field; AND
- Thoroughly documented work history
- Valid Driver's License number
- The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.
2. Have had at least six (6) years of full-time work experience managing the review, coordination, and implementation of technology needs including four (4) years of supervision over professional technical staff.
NOTE: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in any major and (7) seven years of experience as specified in "2" above may substitute for the general minimum qualifications.
3. Pass the complete examination including the employment medical established for this classification.
4. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.