IT Assistant Director III

Hanover, Maryland
Jul 25, 2018
Aug 29, 2018
Executive, Director, IT
Full Time

invites applications for the position of:

MDOT Enterprise IT Systems and Cloud Services Director  (IT Assistant Director III)

 SALARY:                                                 $64,608.00 - $103,743.00 Annually 
OPENING DATE                                      07/24/18                                          
CLOSING DATE:                                     Continuous                                                                           
Re-opened - Open Until Filled
Previous applicants need not apply

Executive Service Position
(This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority)

The Maryland Department of Transportation The Secretary's Office (MDOT TSO) is recruiting for a MDOT Enterprise IT Systems and Cloud Services Director (IT Assistant Director III) in the Office of Transportation Technology Services (OTTS).  OTTS provides strategic direction for the entire MDOT.  This includes, but is not limited to: soliciting and prioritizing system development activities; performing technology research and planning; establishing and managing the short-range and long-range plan and budget to support the growth of information technology across all MDOT; planning, acquiring and implementing large-scale business systems; acquiring, developing and supporting Cloud/Software as a Service (SaaS), web-based applications and web systems; acquiring, deploying and maintaining Office Automation and CADD/GIS hardware and software; planning, installing and supporting the local and wide area networks upon which all MDOT systems depend; and providing day-to-day computer operations support.

This position will be on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week to respond to outages or other emergency situations.  The incumbent in this position must possess deep technical expertise and managerial experience in supporting cloud technologies including hosted & SaaS applications.  Furthermore, this position requires knowledge and experience in testing and quality assurance policies, procedures and supporting technologies as well as in enterprise Systems Administration.  Ideal candidates should have excellent communication skills and at least 5 years of prior IT management experience.

The current vacancy exists at MDOT TSO in Glen Burnie, MD (Anne Arundel County).  This position will also report to Hanover, MD (Anne Arundel County) when needed.
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Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Six (6) years of management or supervisor experience in information technology in at least two of the following areas: planning, systems analysis, infrastructure, computer programming or operations.  At least three (3) of the six (6) years of required experience must have included Cloud Computing experience such as MS Azure, Oracle Cloud, Salesforce, AWS, etc.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
•    Understanding and experience in proven project management methodologies
•    Experience in evaluating internal processes and design solutions to improve operational efficiencies

Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information.  Please include all relevant experience on your application.  This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position for which you are applying.  

If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.  

1. Applicants may substitute graduate education in computer science or in directly related fields on a year-for-year basis for up to two (2) years of the required (general) experience.
2. Applicants may substitute additional management or supervisory experience as defined above a the rate of six (6) months of experience for one year of education for the required college education.
3. U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as defined under the Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for the required education and experience on a year-for-year basis.

You must complete a MDOT application to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.

Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference checks. 

You may download an application, or you may apply online at:  If you need a paper application mailed to you, please call (410) 865-1073.  Mail your application to:  Recruitment and Examinations Unit, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Hanover, MD 21076. Applications sent without sufficient postage will not be accepted and will be returned. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request.  Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986.  Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer. 

Applicants who have education obtained outside of the U.S. will be required to provide proof of the equivalent U.S. education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( or World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation (

The incumbent in this position will not be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MDOT does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Issue Date: 2/20/18
Reissue Dates: 3/6/18 & 7/24/18

MDOT Enterprise IT Systems and Cloud Services Director (IT Assistant Director III) Supplemental Questionnaire
*    1.    Do you have at least three (3) years of Cloud Computing experience such as MS Azure, Oracle Cloud, Salesforce, AWS, etc.?
      Yes      No
*    2.    If you answered "Yes" to question #1, please describe this experience in detail to include where (employer) and when (month/year to month/year) you obtained this experience. Please note that this experience must also be documented in your application. If you answered "No" to question #1, please write "N/A".

* Required Question

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