MO Project: Contextual Branding

Information Technologist III

  • Information Technologist III
  • 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:
$40,012.00 – $63,604.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,667.00 – $2,651.00
Pay Grade: 

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

Job Duties

Performs assigned responsibilities and/or portion(s) of projects independently; requests assistance regarding complex and unique issues from other information technology staff and/or management.

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

Participates in installing and maintaining communication equipment and services.

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

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

Participates in installing and maintaining information technology hardware and software.

Participates in installing and maintaining network equipment and services.

Participates in installing and maintaining servers and associated storage devices.

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

Coordinates business requirements for projects involving information technology systems maintenance, integration/enhancements, and new application projects; ensures delivery of quality information technology and services.

Designs and documents testing methodologies; provides technical assistance and guidance for enhancements to existing systems and/or new application projects regarding testing and agency requirements; and assists with project management coordination.

Exercises independence in the performance of duties; receives general administrative supervision; work is reviewed periodically and upon completion for adherence to established policies and guidelines.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications apply to applicant eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate employees for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions.) (More specific qualifications may be required for particular positions allocated to this class depending on the assigned duties and responsibilities.)

Two or more years of professional or technical information technology related experience with the State of Missouri.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in information technology or computer science; and,

One or more years of information technology related experience.

(A combination of education from an accredited college or university, information technology certification, and/or related experience may substitute for the stated qualifications.)


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?

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

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

Intermediate knowledge of computer networking and communication technologies.

Intermediate knowledge of database principles.

Intermediate knowledge of web site design and development.

Intermediate knowledge of information security.

Intermediate knowledge of computer operating systems.

Intermediate knowledge of software reference libraries and related utility programs.

Ability to understand and follow directions.

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 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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