City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Nov 16, 2023Full Time
The City of San José is a place where we use civic technology to help our community thrive. As the 10th largest city in the nation, the City manages a large set of services and assets. The City operates on a budget of $5 billion, with 7,000 employees serving 1+ million residents and 80,000 businesses in the heart of Silicon Valley. Information Technology's (IT) mission: Put powerful tools and information in the hands of people to unleash their brilliance in service to our community. IT enables that mission through business and infrastructure systems, cybersecurity, data management and analysis, productivity and collaboration tools, the San Jose 311 resident experience platform, data equity and privacy programs, and strategic planning. San Jose is powered by truly great people, a robust technology environment, and a strong sense of purpose. We promote work-life integration and a focus on growth to bring out the best in our people. Come join us in making San Jose the most vibrant, equitable, sustainable, and innovative city in America! You can visit the Information Technology Department website to learn more about us. NOTE - The first review of applications will be on Monday, December 11, 2023. Please submit your application by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on Friday, December 8, 2023 if you would like your application to be included in the first review. Candidates who pass the first application review round will be invited to interviews on the week of December 18, 2023. The City of San José is creating a civic technology foundation that helps our community thrive every day. Do you have the skills and sense of service it takes? If yes, read on... This is an exciting opportunity under the Technical Infrastructure Division in the Information Technology Department (ITD). The Technical Infrastructure Division designs and engineers solutions that address and meet the City's strategies built around Smart City initiatives, such as Digital Inclusion and Digital Equity, Public Wi-Fi expansion for Economic development, Endpoint Modernization and virtualization, Multi-cloud frameworks, and digital analytics to support Data driven decisions. The Technical Infrastructure Division includes citywide wired and wireless network infrastructure, core server infrastructure, Hyperconverged infrastructure, modern endpoint services, public and private cloud infrastructure, and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). The city seeks motivated engineering-level candidates who are energized by opportunities to maximize their potential by learning new technologies, designing and implementing solutions, and fulfilling smart city initiatives. Please note that the Enterprise Network Infrastructure Engineer (Enterprise Information Technology Engineer I/II) position is currently on a hybrid telework schedule - working remotely and onsite is subject to change. Salary Information: The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate's qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Enterprise Information Technology Engineer (EITE) I/II shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. Salary Range including the 5% non-pensionable increase: Enterprise Information Technology Engineer I: $116,909.52 - $142,243.92 annually Enterprise Information Technology Engineer II: $123,854.64 - $150,914.40 annually The EITE I/II classifications are represented by the Municipal Employees' Federation (MEF) bargaining unit. Education: EITE I: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Business and Public Administration, or a closely related field. EITE II: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Business and Public Administration, or a closely related field. Experience: EITE I: three (3) years of increasingly progressive experience equivalent to performing technical work of complex difficulty to provide desktop, data security, application and system administration, and server or network administration or software applications to support end users, electronic business systems/solutions, and software applications for high availability and uptime. EITE II: four (4) years of increasingly progressive experience equivalent to performing technical work of complex difficulty to provide desktop, data security, applications and system administration, and server or network administration or software applications to support end users, electronic business systems/solutions, and software applications for high availability and uptime. Acceptable Substitutions: Two (2) years of related experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the education requirement License or Certificates: EITE I: Possession of an industry certification that demonstrates expertise in information technology field, such as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certificate for Windows Server Enterprise, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Network Associate (CCNA) certification, OR an equivalent professional, industry recognized certification acceptable to the City. EITE II : Possession and maintenance of a current (non-expired) industry certification* that demonstrates expertise in the relevant information technology field, such as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certificate for Windows Server Enterprise, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Network Associate (CCNA) certification, OR an equivalent professional, industry recognized certification acceptable to the City. *Until further notice, the minimum qualification for certification has been temporarily modified to allow successful candidates to obtain industry certification(s) within 6 months of hire. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - The ideal candidate must possess a combination of the following knowledge and experience: Ability to understand complexities of enterprise infrastructure and how to leverage technologies for citywide benefits. Strong technical hands-on experience in designing, configuring, implementing, managing, troubleshooting and administering current technologies such as: Layer 2 switching (VLAN) e.g. Spanning Tree; Advanced layer 3 routing e.g. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and/or Border Gateway Protocol (BGP); Network design and optimization; Enterprise Wi-Fi and wireless broadband; Quality of Service (QOS); Application load-balancing; Network security controls e.g. Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) and/or Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS); Software-Defined Networking (SDN) configuration and management; and/or, VMWare networking; NSX-T or NSX-V. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions . Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews , one of which may include a practical/writing exercise . You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Tram Nguyen at email@example.com .