ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYMaryland State Treasurer's Office
(Salary Rules Apply For State Employees)
CLOSING DATE: August 25, 2019
The IT Division of the State Treasurer’s Office (STO) plans, builds, programs, manages and supports all of the technology platforms that are used by the STO. In addition to providing all network services to the agency, the IT Division manages specialized systems utilized by the Administration, Accounting, Banking and Insurance divisions. These systems currently run in-house developed programs in tandem with commercially developed software, providing the agency with highly customized applications that address specific needs.
The STO IT division is currently migrating in-house systems to a Microsoft Cloud based environment. This multi-year project will result in the utilization of Microsoft Dynamics Applications, a Web-based version of Microsoft’s Office suite.
This position serves as an IT Assistant Director and is responsible for managing specialized projects as part of the Division’s five year plan, as well as coordinating IT activity in the work areas of technical support and supervision of technical support staff, data base management, networks, information services, security administration, systems analysis and project management. This position acts as the Director in the absence of the IT Director.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Azure Commercial Cloud architecture planning, operations and security supporting applications running under Microsoft Dynamics. Additionally, experience with management of Firewalls, Anti-Virus Software, OS upgrades, software inventory, backup software and automated updates to the client workstations will be beneficial. This position must have an understanding of the ever-changing nature of Microsoft products and environments that will affect the new STO operating environment.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems or other related field.
Experience: Two years of experience planning, integrating and maintaining software and hardware for local or wide area microcomputer or minicomputer networks.
- Hands on experience architecting, configuring and managing a Microsoft Azure Commercial Cloud supporting applications running under Dynamics.
- 1 year of experience managing security enterprise for local, remote and external web based users.
- Experience managing a hybrid Microsoft Cloud and local platform;
- Experience analyzing Microsoft announcements for relevance and impact to systems;
- Experience with managing technical staff
- Exposure to executive level management/senior level representatives
- Previous experience with IT modernizations leading to cultural business changes in small organization (ex. 100 users or less)
This is a full-time position with State employment benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick/personal days, subsidized medical and dental plans, pension plan, 401(k)/457 plans, employee credit union, direct deposit, and paid parking. Please submit resume along with your application. General questions may be directed to the STO Personnel Office at 410-260-6382 or 410-260-7078.
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