Information Technology Specialist (Telephone Services) Job at Broward County Board of County Commissioners, Plantation, FL

  • Broward County Board of County Commissioners
  • Plantation, FL

Job Description

Information Technology Specialist (Telephone Services) Location Plantation, FL : REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Information Technology Specialist.

The Information Technology Specialist role supports Enterprise Technology Services in the following capacity:

Responsible for maintaining the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones and phone systems for Broward County Agencies.

Responsible for the Configuration, Installation, Support, Moves, Adds and Changes (MACs) on a Cisco Unified Communication Manager (IP PBX).

Provide analysis of charges for reconciliation purposes as well as cost reduction opportunities.

Provide call reporting information to agencies that request such information.

Configure Routers and Switches

Maintain and support the SIP environment (trunks, Session Border Controllers, etc.)

Provide support for the Video Environment

Research, test and install new and upgraded systems and applications software and hardware.

Maintain detailed inventory of County phone numbers and telecommunications hardware.

Respond within established policies and procedures to resolve current hardware problems using the County's Help Desk ticketing system.

Write and maintain records, reports, and documentation on voice systems and software specifications and configurations.

Participate in the rotational after hours support group (24x7 on call support) for telecommunications and network communications systems.

General Description Manages large scale information technology projects. Works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science or closely related field. (One year of relevant experience may be substituted for each year of required education.) Requires four (4) years of experience in systems analysis, systems design and/or applications programming relevant to area of assignment including related project management or closely related experience. Special Certifications and Licenses None. Preferences
  • Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science or closely related field.
  • Possess System Administration experience with Cisco Contact Center
  • Possess System Administration experience with Cisco Communications (Call) Manager
  • Possess System Administration experience with Cisco Unity Connection
  • CCNA Collaboration

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Provides high-level technical expertise and project management direction of multiple large scale information technology initiatives including technological research, analysis, design, development, and implementation of projects.

Reviews County-wide information technology strategic direction, recommends approaches for incorporation of the emerging technologies when appropriate, and implements the approved approach.

Reviews programming techniques and recommends information technology solutions, enhancement plans, and related cost-benefit comparisons.

Supervises professional and technical personnel in assigned work teams or sections.

Plans, organizes and implements approved emerging technologies.

Administers County-wide technological specialty functions.

Performs project management responsibilities for large scale complex information technology projects.

Reviews systems designs, development of applications, and documentation for accuracy, timeliness, and adherence to departmental standards.

Documentation of deployment, security, quality assurance, change controls, and compliance.

Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.



County Core Competencies

All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies.
  • Collaborates : Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Customer focus : Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Instills trust : Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Values differences : Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion. Broward County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. We support the hiring of people with disabilities; therefore, if you require assistance due to a disability, please contact the Professional Standards Section in advance at 954-357-6500 or email to make an accommodation request. Emergency Management Responsibilities Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned. County-wide Employee Responsibilities All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies. All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

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