Job Vacancy Information Technology Specialist Broward County Government


Job title: Information Technology Specialist

Company: Broward County Government

Job description: REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Information Technology Specialist in the Aviation Applications Information Systems Division.

General Description

This position consists of advanced professional work with responsibilities in the Applications section of Information Systems. This position will identify, research, analyze and document business problems, and then engineer technical solutions using multiple technologies to satisfy the evolving needs of the Aviation Department. The position will also support and implement new modules within existing airport applications including IBM Maximo, Propworks, SharePoint, O365, and Tableau dashboards. The position will deliver high-level technical support to end users, research technical issues, and create technical documentation and procedures. The position will liaison with multiple vendors and divisions of the Aviation Department.

The ITS performs all project management responsibilities for large-scale complex information technology projects. The position is required to manage all constraints of a project including cost, risk, scope, quality, schedule, and resources. Also required to review documentation for accuracy, timeliness, and adherence to departmental standards, airport standards, and regulatory standards.

This position may be required to supervise professional and technical personnel in assigned work teams for projects.

Reviews County-wide information technology strategic direction, recommends approaches for incorporation of the emerging technologies when appropriate, and implements the approved approach.

Delivers end-user training for new and existing technology.

Responsible for budgetary planning and technical writing for Statement of Work (SOW).

Act as a liaison to multiple divisions of the Aviation Department.

Act as a liaison to multiple technology vendors.

Reviews technical and programming techniques and recommends information technology solutions, enhancement plans, and related cost-benefit comparisons.

Performs related work as assigned.

All Aviation Department employees must possess the ability to interact courteously with the public, Airport vendors, contractors and fellow employees to maintain a professional work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes a positive work environment.

Must be able to obtain and maintain an Airport issued SIDA Badge.

Must be authorized to drive on County business for duration of employment.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science or closely related field.

(Two years of relevant experience may be substituted for each year of required education.)

Requires four (4) years of experience in systems analysis, systems design and/or applications programming relevant to area of assignment including related project management or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses

Project Management Certifications (preferred)

Preferences Master’s Degree in Information Systems or related field Experience in IT Project Management – PMP

Experience with IBM Maximo, Propworks, SharePoint, O365, or Tableau systems

Experience with Airport-Specific IT Systems and/or Aviation Industry Experience

Additional Information:

All candidates must complete an extensive ten (10) year work history verification and criminal background check, including fingerprinting and all other information as required by the Federal Aviation Administration. * Post-offer physical examination including drug testing. * Ability to maintain authorization to drive a County vehicle. * Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge. * The Aviation Department operates under a Drug-Free Workplace Policy in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Provides high-level technical expertise and project management direction of multiple large scale information technology initiatives including technological research, analysis, design, development, and implementation of projects.

Reviews County-wide information technology strategic direction, recommends approaches for incorporation of the emerging technologies when appropriate, and implements the approved approach.

Reviews programming techniques and recommends information technology solutions, enhancement plans, and related cost-benefit comparisons.

Supervises professional and technical personnel in assigned work teams or sections.

Plans, organizes and implements approved emerging technologies.

Administers County-wide technological specialty functions.

Performs project management responsibilities for large scale complex information technology projects.

Reviews systems designs, development of applications, and documentation for accuracy, timeliness, and adherence to departmental standards.

Documentation of deployment, security, quality assurance, change controls, and compliance.

Performs related work as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations. Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

None.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

County Core Competencies

All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County’s four core behavioral competencies.

  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

Broward is a dynamic county that offers an exciting, stable career with incredible employee benefits such as 12 annual holidays, accrued annual/vacation and sick leave, FRS retirement, $25,000 of free life insurance, training and development, and participation eligibility in a deferred compensation (457) plan. In addition, Broward County offers a Consumer Driven Health plan (CDH), Pharmacy coverage, Dental insurance, Vision insurance and Section 125 Flexible spending accounts for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care. Part-time 20+ benefit eligible employees receive the benefits described above at a reduced amount. .

Expected salary: $81536.42 – 130132.29 per year

Location: Broward County, FL

Job date: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 07:29:07 GMT

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