MO Project: Contextual Branding

Information Technology Specialist II

Information Technology Specialist II

Job Posting Number: 
Opening Date: 
Closing Date: 
Job Location: 
Jefferson City - Cole County
Merit Type: 
Salary Range: 
$2,355.00 – $3,296.00 semi-monthly
Position receives State benefits including health care, retirement, and vacation
IT Specialty: 
Applications Development

To Apply

Submit cover letter, resume, transcripts & DD214 (if applicable), and contact information for 3 professional references to: 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

This position will serve as the lead of Operational Support for OA-ITSD / Department of Corrections (DOC). The successful candidate will possess a broad range of technical knowledge with the ability to communicate effectively, and produce functional documentation for an audience with a broad range of technical expertise. 
This position will work closely with DOC and the ITSD functional units to coordinate and resolve issues across the enterprise. Conduct assessments of current and future application solutions, technologies, hardware, systems, and processes utilized within the OA-ITSD / DOC portfolio. Facilitate and aid in the review of proposed technology initiatives for feasibility, security, costs, efficiencies and compliance with ITSD policies and standards. He or she must promote a collaborative partnership and disseminate information regarding OA – ITSD / DOC’s systems. 
He or she will be tasked to drive for sustainability of the infrastructure and provide resolutions for problem situations or to circumvent potential problems by understanding the breadth of impact of choices made and when issues must be escalated to executive management.
He or she will be responsible for the creation and upkeep of information (written documentation, schematic representation diagrams, project schedules, support schedules, etc.) for broad use by OA – ITSD / DOC, State Data Center, Networking and vendor support entities who must collaborate to maintain this environment, insuring availability and uptime. This unique position has a focus on both technology and the customer.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Thorough understanding of the principles of computer programming, system analysis, design, testing, technical documentation; Effective written / verbal communication; Planning and Organizing, Decision-Making, Negotiation, Influencing and Leading, Conflict Resolution, Mentoring and Coaching; Experience in coordination of complex and concurrent efforts.

Important Information

Applicants must meet the following qualifications: 

NOTE: YOU MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR MOST CURRENT TRANSCRIPTS and resume, and e-mail to address provided.

Please include the job posting number when applying for this position.

Review the required skills and qualifications before applying for this position. Candidates must also complete an on-line application which can be found at

Applicants need to be eligible to work in the United States.