MO Project: Contextual Branding

Information Technologist II

  • Information Technologist II
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Exam Components: 
Non-Competitive Registration
Annual Salary Range:
$34,608.00 – $55,392.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,442.00 – $2,308.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is entry-level professional and technical work in an information technology environment.

Job Duties

Performs assigned responsibilities and/or portion(s) of projects with limited oversight; ensures assigned tasks are completed within established guidelines.

Assists in analyzing, programming, testing, and implementing software systems.

Assists in installing and maintaining communication equipment and services.

Assists in the implementation of protection methods and assignment of users' security accesses which defends/protects digital information and/or assets.

Assists in installing and configuring database software in an enterprise environment.

Assists in installing and maintaining information technology hardware and software.

Assists in installing and maintaining network equipment and services.

Assists in installing and maintaining servers and associated storage devices.

Assists in programming the design and functionality of a web site.

Attends training and/or receives on-the-job-training as required to successfully complete tasks associated in an assigned area.

Receives close supervision; work is reviewed periodically for technical accuracy and upon completion with additional direction provided as needed.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

One or more years of experience as an Information Technologist I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in computer science or computer information technology.

(Experience in one or more of the following information technology areas: applications development/support, business/systems analysis, communications technologies, network technologies, information technology security, databases, system programming, end user support, and/or web technologies may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required college education.)


Four or more years of experience in the operation of midrange and/or mainframe computer and computer peripheral equipment, including one or more years of supervisory experience or experience serving as an assistant shift supervisor; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 12 earned credit hours in computer science or computer information technology may substitute for the required general experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Intermediate knowledge of the general operating principles and capabilities of computer hardware and software.

Introductory knowledge of the principles of computer programming and systems analysis, design, testing, and documentation.

Introductory knowledge of computer networking and communication technologies.

Introductory knowledge of database principles.

Introductory knowledge of web site design and development.

Introductory knowledge of information security.

Introductory knowledge of computer operating systems.

Introductory knowledge of software reference libraries and related utility programs.

Ability to understand and follow instructions.

Ability to learn and apply new technology skills.

Ability to prepare and interpret computer program documentation.

Ability to interpret and apply standards, policies, procedures, guidelines, and technical manuals.

Ability to follow a methodical approach to troubleshoot and resolve routine hardware and/or software problems.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency management, staff, and the general public.

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