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INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST II - Opt N

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Feb 10, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62704-1874

Job Requisition ID:  754

Agency:  Department of Innovation and Technology  
Closing Date/Time:  02/26/2021 
Salary:  $72,372-$110,340 annually 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  2 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

Vacancy Posting Number: DoIT 27544

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under administrative direction, performs complex professional, advisory and technical functions for Local Area Network Services (LAN), supporting multiple state-wide locations.  Performs complex hardware and software setups, installations, design specifications for, development of, and modifications to complex Data Center network communications, including various LAN components and assumes accountability of all associated work products.  Serves as project coordinator for complex infrastructure deployments and projects. Serves as technical project leader for design, development and modification of complex Data Center network communications. Confers with customers in high stress situations to troubleshoot complex Enterprise systems, end user communication problems, system intrusions, and Data Center communication services; serves on-call in emergency situations.  Lifts equipment weighing up to 75 pounds; travels to attend meetings, training and to perform work functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four years of college with course work in computer engineering, computer science or directly related fields, supplemented by three years of professional experience in a related Information Technology field. Requires the ability to gain and maintain effective working relationships with agency officials, associates, vendors, clients, and others. Requires the ability to utilize agency provided materials/equipment (e.g. cell phone, etc). Requires extensive knowledge of current networking technologies, network hardware, network software, network protocols, project coordination, and multitasking abilities. Requires analytical skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex network problems independently. Requires developed written and oral communications skills and experience.  Requires a valid driver’s license, the ability to travel and serve on an on-call basis. Requires the ability to lift up to 75 pounds. Cisco Certified Network Associate, Cisco Certified Design Associate, or other routing and switching certifications preferred. Cisco Qualified Specialist Certification (Video, VoIP, Security, Wireless, Optical, etc.) is preferred.

 

Specialized Skills:  Requires professional experience as outlined above in the following: Administration of Enterprise Firewall, L2 switching, application load balancing, ion, Layer 3 Switching, Data Center Switching Architecture, Cloud computing network security, Data Center capacity planning, Internet Gateways, Internet Filtering, Local Area Network design, Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), Internet Protocol (IP), Quality of Service (QoS) Architecture, Packet Analyzers, Internet Protocol Security (IPSEC) Virtual Private Network (VPN), Video over IP, Voice over IP, Enterprise Wireless LAN Controllers administration, Domain Name Services, IP address management.

 

Requires the ability to successfully complete a nationwide background check, which includes fingerprints and photograph, as defined by the Internal Revenue Service Pub 1075.

Work Hours:  8:30am-5:00pm; Monday-Friday  
Work Location: 201 W Adams St Springfield, IL 62704-1874  

Although work is currently being performed remotely due to COVID-19, remote work status is subject to change.  Individuals selected for these positions may eventually be required to report to the physical work location, located above, upon adequate prior notification.
Agency Contact: DoIT.BidForms@illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Technology  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. PLEASE USE THE REQUISITION ID FOR THE BID # ON THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FORM.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, State agencies must ensure that the employment process is accessible to persons with disabilities. Specifically, these laws require that the State provide reasonable accommodations upon request by individuals participating in all steps of the employment process. This includes the State of Illinois Structured Interview process.   

DoIT is committed to promoting and preserving a workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.  We welcome and value employees with different backgrounds, life experiences, and talents.  It is the collective sum of our individual differences that provides a broad perspective, leading to greater innovation and achievement.  In recruiting for our team, we recognize the unique contributions of each applicant regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, and sexual orientation. 

DoIT does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent DoIT employment, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.