MO Project: Contextual Branding

Information Technologist IV

  • Information Technologist IV
  • 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:
$45,052.00 – $71,727.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,877.00 – $2,989.00
Pay Grade: 

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

Job Duties

Analyzes, programs, tests, and implements software systems.

Installs and maintains communication equipment and services.

Implements and/or assists with the development of protection methods, and assigns users’ security accesses which defends/protects digital information and/or assets.

Installs and configures database software in an enterprise environment.

Installs and maintains information technology hardware and software.

Installs and maintains network equipment and services.

Installs and maintains servers and associated storage devices.

Programs the design and functionality of a web site.

Provides guidance and training assistance regarding complex and unique issues to other information technology staff.

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

Utilizes business processes and data modeling to define, organize, and illustrate information technology concepts and structures; analyzing, designs, and documents testing of application modules; reviews and documents testing artifacts; assists with project management coordination and provides technical assistance and guidance as needed.

Exercises significant independence and judgment in the performance of duties; receives general administrative direction; work is reviewed upon completion.

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.)

Three 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,

Two 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.

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

Comprehensive knowledge of computer networking and communication technologies.

Comprehensive knowledge of database principles.

Comprehensive knowledge of web site design and development.

Comprehensive knowledge of information security.

Comprehensive knowledge of computer operating systems.

Comprehensive 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 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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