IT LEAD

City of Houston, TX - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)3.8


POSITION OVERVIEW
Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS
Job Classification: IT LEAD - INFRASTRUCTURE
Posting Number: 19718
Division: ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES
Reporting Location: 611 Walker Street
Workdays & Hours: MONDAY – FRIDAY 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM* *Subject to Change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Responsible for managing the team that supports several aspects of the City's infrastructure environment. The areas include enterprise servers, virtualization technologies, enterprise storage, backup and recovery, IP Services (DNS, DHCP, IPAM), cloud technologies such as Office 365 and Azure, Active Directory and various enterprise management tools. The manager must be knowledgeable on the following hardware; HP Server, Cisco UCS servers. The manager will also be responsible for managing several data centers, including all Rack & Stack, Electrical and UPS systems. A key area of responsibility is the ongoing patching of all servers to ensure that we are staying compliant with our security standards. The Manager will play a large part in making sure all systems are being monitored and alerting has been sent out to the appropriate parties. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items, such as computers, printers, or records boxes (up to 40 pounds) and/or stooping, bending, very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis and extensive use of a video display terminal. There are may be sources of discomfort, i.e., outdoor installations, hot/cold temperature and humid/wet conditions. Hands-on environment. May have on-call responsibilities and rotating shifts.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management and Information Systems (MIS) or a closely related field.

Information systems-specific technical certifications may be substituted for 1 year of the education or experience requirement, as applicable.
Related professional Information Systems experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
At least six (6) years of technology experience supporting IT infrastructure including networks, security, and hardware. System-specific technical certifications will often be required. System-specific technical certifications may be considered for substitution for 1 year of experience.

A Master's degree in Computer Science, Management and Information Systems (MIS) or a closely related field may be substituted for two years of the experience requirement.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
A valid Texas Driver License and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).

Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.

PREFERENCES
Expert level Knowledge of MS Hyper-V, VMWare, Veeam, VDI, SCCM Patching tool set and Netapp. At least 5 years of experience supporting IT Infrastructure including virtual servers, enterprise storage, SCCM/Security patching and enterprise related hardware.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

GENERAL INFORMATION
SELECTION / SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
Department may administer skills assessment test

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION NO
This position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

PAY GRADE: 30

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832/393-8515.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1.