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TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIST - Application Administrator

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. This is advanced professional, technical, and administrative work of more than average difficulty in research, design, planning, procurement, and implementation of technology solutions; recommends technology for meeting business needs; leads technology upgrade initiatives; and collaborates with staff external to the immediate Application Services Team as well as vendors. This position will have a focus in maintaining and supporting business applications. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS. Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit for more information or to see if you qualify. This job classification is in Management Category III for benefits purposes, which includes Six (6) additional Management Vacation days per calendar year and a monthly vehicle allowance of $250.00. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Federation of Public Employees and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Federation of Public Employees.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Participates in various aspects of software application administration, software support and maintenance of software
  • Develops and deploys scripts and tools to include automating and facilitating workflows
  • Develops scripts and tools to access and manipulate data
  • Coordinates response to technology incidents and communicates response progress to customers and other information technology team members
  • Provides after hours technology support as needed
  • Develops cost-benefit analyses and statements
  • Performs analysis and recommends purchases of new technology software, hardware, and peripherals
  • Makes recommendations for improvements in information systems methodologies and procedures
  • Coordinates with outside vendors and City customer departments to ensure information technology initiatives are completed
  • Develops end user training plans and conducts training
  • Manages or coordinates technology initiatives as assigned
  • Stays abreast of developments in the technology field
  • Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Specific to the Application Services Division:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Three (3) or more years of experience managing or administering technology related systems.
  • Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience or education.
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PREFERENCES:
    • Prior experience developing or administering software
    • Prior experience providing user support for softwareWORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work Environment Frequency Working in Designated Environment Office or similar indoor environment Frequently or Often Outdoor environment Sometimes Street environment (near moving traffic) Sometimes Construction site Seldom or Never Confined Space Seldom or Never In the community (homes, businesses, etc.) Seldom or Never Lab Seldom or Never Warehouse environment Sometimes PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time but may walk or stand for brief periods of time. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ).Closing Date/Time: 7/7/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Keywords: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale , TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIST - Application Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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