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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Windows System Administrator (ITS4) in Ames, Iowa

Windows System Administrator (ITS4)

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Windows System Administrator (ITS4)

Salary

$62,108.80 - $96,075.20 Annually

Location

Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number

21-01726

Closing

1/31/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Morgan See - morgan.see@iowadot.us

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.

The Iowa DOT currently is not offering sponsorship for this position.

Starting pay is negotiable within pay scale range, based on years of experience.

Telework options available.

What we offer:

  • Paid opportunities for professional growth and development – including training, courses and conferences

  • Company provided vehicle for all work-related activities

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Collaborative, positive work environment

  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package

  • Employee discounts from a variety of vendors

  • Biweekly vacation accrual and separate sick leave

Our Mission:

For more than a century, Iowa Department of Transportation has promoted the growth and betterment of Iowa’s transportation system. Headquartered in Ames, the DOT continues to serve the transportation needs of Iowa and its citizens.

As a member of our team, you’ll play a vital role by acting as a system administrator for the DOT server/application environment. You will also serve as a working project leader in the analysis, design, implementation, enhancement, maintenance and documentation of server/application solutions for all divisions in the DOT.

Your responsibilities as a system administrator will include:

  • Performing server / application installation and support at the server level

  • Providing system security and patching support via Microsoft SCCM

  • Providing general Microsoft Windows support for the agency’s server infrastructure

  • Installing Microsoft Windows Server Operating System

  • Maintaining, configuring and troubleshooting operational issues for server infrastructure

Your responsibilities as a leader will include:

  • Overseeing and coordinating the installation and configuration of line of business applications

  • Coordinating the implementation of applications

  • Reviewing end user documentation, writing documentation as necessary

  • Training users and administrators

  • Resolving problems in the operation of the system by coordinating and overseeing the efforts of other support staff to assist

  • Supporting existing systems by consulting with existing users about industry best practices and new uses of the system

This position is a covered position under the REAL ID Act of 2005, 49U.S.C. § 30301 note, as further defined in 6 CFR Part 37. Any applicant selected for employment in this position must submit to and pass a background check of the form and content required by 6 CFR 37.45.

Travel: Occasional travel may be required. Some overnight travel might be required. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's license.

Selectives

071 Applications Support

6 months’ experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in the installation, repairing, and overseeing of computer hardware/software/or peripheral equipment. This also involves answering user inquiries on computer hardware and software operation.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience equal to two years of full-time work: operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/ delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting the completion of an approved curriculum/specialized training program developed and implemented by or in cooperation with state government; or eighteen semester hours of accredited post high school course work in one of the specialty areas listed above; or certification by an authorized educational institution/major computer or software producer in an area directly related to one of the specialty areas listed above, for the required education;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of the required experience for thirty semester hours of the required education;

OR

employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to six months of full-time work as an Information Technology Specialist 3.

For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description.

Join Us!

Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure.

01

Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

02

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

03

Have you graduated from a four-year college or university?IF YES- How many years of full time experience do you have operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/ delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites?

  • I have not graduated from a four-year college or university

  • No experience to less than one year

  • One year to less than two years of the identified experience

  • Two years or more of the identified experience

04

How many years do you have of combined post high school education in any field and experience in operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites?

  • I do not have any of the identified education or experience

  • Less than two years of the combined identified education or experience

  • Two years to less than four years of the combined identified education or experience

  • Four years to less than six years of the combined identified education or experience

  • Six years or more of the combined identified education or experience

05

Have you completed an approved curriculum/specialized training program developed and implemented by or in cooperation with State Government; or eighteen semester hours of accredited college or university course work in one of the specialty areas listed above (operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites); or certification by an authorized educational institution/major computer or software producer in an area directly related to one of the specialty areas listed above?

IF YES- How many years of experience do you have operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites?

  • NA - I have not completed the identified currriculum

  • Less than one year of experience in the identified areas

  • One year to less than two years of experience in the identified areas

  • Two years or more of experience in the identified areas

06

If you are a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch) - How many months of full-time work have you had as an Information Technology Specialist 3 for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch)

  • Less than three months of experience as an Information Technology Specialist 3 for the State of Iowa

  • Three months to less than six months of experience as an Information Technology Specialist 3 for the State of Iowa

  • Six months or more of experience as an Information Technology Specialist 3 for the State of Iowa

07

Does your application demonstrate that you have 6 months' experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in the installation, repairing, and overseeing of computer hardware/software/or peripheral equipment. This also involves answering user inquiries on computer hardware and software operation.

  • Yes

  • No

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State of Iowa

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Address

800 Lincoln WayAmes, Iowa, 50010

Website

https://iowadot.gov/careers/

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