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Director of Information Technology

For City of Burlington

GENERAL PURPOSE:
The Director of Information Technology is responsible for managing Burlington ElectricDepartment’s Information Technology systems working with internal and external stakeholders toconstantly improve BED’s technology infrastructure. The position is responsible for managinginformation technology staff. This person is responsible for developing and implementinginformation technology staff. This person is responsible for developing and implementinginformation technology procedures, encryption and cybersecurity standards, projectmanagement and project planning. The position leads development and implementation ofBED’s company-wide information technology strategy. This is a hands-on mid-level managementposition that is a combination of design, development, project management, and operations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Direct the development of a comprehensive IT vision for BED to continuously improveservice levels and identify ways to use technology to produce cost savings.
  • Manage BED’s IT staff including supervising and directing of personnel.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of BED-wide IT Standards to reduceredundancy, maintain unified service delivery, and synchronize data platforms.
  • Manage all Enterprise-level applications including acquisition, conversion, testing,implementation, and training.
  • Oversee professional development and training programs for IT personnel and establish aBED-wide training program for appropriate applications.
  • Develop and manage the IT area annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Ensure that all work conforms to BED construction standards and NESC and NEC codes,applicable VOSHA regulations, safety rules and project specifications, as well as federalrules and regulations.
  • Respond to and schedule work assignments to deal with the timely repair of systems.
  • Carry out IT personnel performance evaluations.
  • Conduct the final inspection of IT related jobs, and close out associated work orders.
  • Maintain appropriate supply levels to ensure work can be performed as scheduled.
  • Oversee BED’s information systems and technology, including computer performance,programming, systems analysis, security, planning and evaluating/implementing newtechnologies and backup and recovery standards for IT.
  • Direct the development and implementation of various IT Policies & Procedures, includingbut not limited to, internet use, email, equipment standards, software purchases andlicensing, user training, PC and LAN.
  • Promote disaster recovery planning and systems assurance, in particular for theinformation assets, including hardware, software, and data.
  • Provides project management support including the management of outside contractors.
  • Leads corporate-wide cybersecurity efforts and ensures security of all technologysystems.
Aug 05, 2021
QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field required. Master’s degree or additional certification preferred. Ongoing education in the form of additional college-level IT courses preferred. Ten (10) years of relevant experience required, with at least five (5) years in a supervisoryrole preferred. Must be detail oriented and creative. Must have demonstrated knowledge of Windows and Linux server platforms, databases,and Internet programming languages. Excellent communication, organizational, customer service, and problem-solving skills. Ability to actively support City diversity, equity, and cultural competency efforts withinstated job responsibilities and work effectively across diverse cultures and constituencies. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as evidenced by ongoingtrainings and professional development. Regular attendance is necessary and is essential to meeting the expectations of the jobfunctions. Ability to understand and comply with City standards, safety rules and personnel policies. Ability to work effectively in a team oriented, collaborative environment. Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to changing priorities and deadlines. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, customerand other personnel. Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as required. Ability to actively support City diversity, equity, and cultural competency efforts withinstated job responsibilities and work effectively across diverse cultures and constituencies. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as evidenced by ongoingtrainings and professional development. Regular attendance is necessary and is essential to meeting the expectations of the jobfunctions. Ability to understand and comply with City standards, safety rules and personnel policies.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field required. Master’s degree or additional certification preferred.
Burlington, VT
Full-Time
$114,583.46 -$156,446.99 Annually
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/HR/career-and-internship-openings