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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Information Technology
Job Title: IT Architect
Salary: $65409.79 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Usual working days/hours: 8am-5pm Monday - Friday

Location of work: 510 N Main 2nd Floor

Job Objectives:
This is a senior-level network infrastructure engineering position for an individual ready to influence the direction of IT at Sedgwick County. This individual must have a strong background in Cisco and other networking technologies and will work with other lead engineers in designing, deploying, and maintaining County-wide network infrastructure in alignment with business initiatives. Qualifications: Bachelor s degree or advanced certification from an accredited college or university in computer technology, business administration, management information or related field. CCNA preferred. Four years of progressively responsible experience in the support or management of networking technologies, network administration, or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Major Job Responsibilities: Design, deploy, and support of networking infrastructure including provisioning IP addressing, DHCP & DNS changes, VLANs, and Routing requirements. Implement configuration changes on Cisco Catalyst Switches, and Cisco Routers. Evaluate, recommend, and support the adoption of emerging networking technologies. Implement and maintain monitoring tools to immediately respond to network outages and interruptions. Maintain a solid understanding of technologies in their field, noting how their skills and knowledge can be used to improve the use of these technologies for their clients. Work with colleagues, clients and customers to create new configurations and new instances of existing technologies which expand the security, capacity, capabilities and effectiveness of information technology used by the organization. Ensure the ongoing viability of the technologies in their field by monitoring operational conditions and applying their knowledge and skills to create enhancements and solve problems. Provide expertise on projects involving the integration of existing and new technologies to enhance current systems and procedures. Communicate to clients, colleagues and management - both verbally and in written form - the status and condition of their technologies and steps being taken to ensure systems up time and viability. Be a backup resource for both IT Managers and front line staff. Performs related work as required. Ability to be a part of an on-call rotation.

Essential Job Functions:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Provide network design and consultation to independently debug complex network problems including Cisco switching and routing, IDS, IPSEC VPN and ACS. Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and configure medium to large networks. Proven crisis management skills. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations require in-depth evaluation of factors. Expert-level administration and troubleshooting knowledge preferred in the following products/technologies: • Cisco Catalyst Switches • Cisco routers • Cisco VPN solutions (AnyConnect) • AAA (RADIUS/TACACS). • QOS Knowledge. • Cisco Wireless Infrastructures • Dot1x, (VLAN Trunking and Routing experience) • LMS (Lan Manager Solution) • Scrutinizer, (Netflow Analyzer) • Cisco ASA Firewalls

Job Standards:
• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), or Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), or CompTIA Network+ Certification • or Bachelor's degree in Computer Networking or related field • or 2 years network administration experience

Testing/Screening Requested:
N/A

Equipment:
Expertise in more than one of these areas is strongly preferred. Must have in-depth knowledge of Cisco switch and router products and mastery of how these products work across a variety of network implementations. Interfaces with current Security team to design and help maintain perimeter ASA infrastructure as well as internal ASAs. Receives minimal supervision. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments. Ability to plan updates, changes and replacements so as to minimize negative impacts on, and maximize benefits for, clients. Ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with senior County management, officials of other County departments and representatives of private organizations. Ability to work autonomously. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Work Environment: Usual working days/hours: Monday - Friday, 8-5 Location of work: 510 N. Main Must pass KBI background check and pre-employment urine drug screen. Valid Kansas Drivers License Required. Must meet Driver Qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County’s Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy. This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Sedgwick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Lindsey Mahoney, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7052, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at Lmahoney@sedgwick.gov. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure. Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Work Environment:
Office

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.


Vacancy Number: 20001854

Open Date: 10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 11/6/2017 11:59:59 PM