IT Manager

Location
Takoma Park, Maryland
Posted
Apr 19, 2017
Closes
May 24, 2017
Function
IT, Management
Hours
Full Time

The City of Takoma Park seeks an Information Technology (IT) Manager to provide specialized duties in overseeing, planning for and implementing technology solutions. The incumbent will use his/her expertise to perform a number of tasks associated with supporting departments and organizational needs, acquiring technology and training staff and/or other end-users. This position is not subject to membership in the AFSCME union.

The hiring salary is $87,982.24 to $100,864.97 and commensurate upon experience.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Overseeing IT personnel regarding hiring, training, evaluating performance, establishing work plans and providing progressive discipline, if necessary
  • Managing and administering the City’s technology investment process; developing and supporting strategic plans for implementing new technologies
  • Developing department budget recommendations, managing approved funds, and assisting other departments and their budgets as it relates to IT
  • Developing policies and procedures related to the use of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Ensuring that network infrastructure components are secure and functioning as designed; implements disaster recovery and back-up procedures  
  • Managing the recording and resolution of technical support calls and tickets for service and support
  • Creating and monitoring security access for staff computer accounts on City systems
  • Managing technology-related capital projects
  • Managing the City’s Employee Cell Phone Program
  • Providing training for City-wide staff
  • Monitoring the operation of security cameras
  • Managing the work of contractors and vendors who provide IT-related services
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in Information Technology, or other relevant field; or
  • Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job
  • Valid driver’s license
  • In addition to these qualifications listed above, highly competitive candidates will have:
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Knowledge of information technology network infrastructure management, technical support services, information technology security, email system management, hardware and software installation, and budget principles
  • Experience in a management and supervisory role
  • Experience with implementation of enterprise technologies
  • Experience developing and managing budgets
  • Experience with use and administration of Novell/Microfocus products
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and assess existing technologies and infrastructure and make recommendations for improvement
  • Experience implementing an IT strategic plan
  • Experience with use and administration of Google Apps for Work/G-Suite is a plus

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