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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/08/18

Applications Due05/18/18

Vacancy ID53091

AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleProject Assistant/ Data Center Hosting Windows Unit, Ref #18568, Equated to SG23

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 50 Wolf Road, Floor 3

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications Five or more years of experience in Microsoft Windows Server administration. This experience must include the following:

• Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 administration
• Active Directory Users and Computers management
• Active Directory Group Policy Management
• VMware Virtual Machines, VMware vCenter navigation
The following degrees, preferably in Computer Science, may substitute for the general experience as indicated:

• Associate’s degree and four years of experience
• Associate’s degree including 15 semester credit hours in computer science and three years of experience
• Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience
• Bachelor’s degree including 15 semester credit hours in computer science and two years of experience
• Master’s degree in computer science or related field substitutes for an additional year of experience
• Doctorate in computer science or related field substitutes for an additional 2 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Roles and Features installation, Active Directory administration, Windows Server security hardening, Unisys Stealth client administration, Microsoft Failover Clustering, Microsoft Windows 2016 administration, SiteMinder client administration, IIS, SQL, SSL Certificate administration

Duties Description Under the direction of an Information Technology Specialist 4, G25, within the Data Center Hosting Windows Unit, the Project Assistant will support Microsoft Windows systems and security configurations for DCH Windows managed systems.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Microsoft Windows management including network and storage configurations, advanced troubleshooting, Roles and Features installation and management, particularly Web Server, Domain Controller, DNS, NET Framework, Clustering, Network Load Balancing, etc; Install\support agents for enterprise systems management such as SCOM, SCCM, Splunk, Stealth, VMware Tools, SiteMinder, etc

- Microsoft SQL Server management, including installation of MSSQL, security configurations, and database administration

- SSL Certificate provisioning including standard certificates, wildcard certificates, certificates with Subject Alternative Names, through internal and external certificate authorities

- Work Intake through ITSM for Incidents, Requests, Change requests, and Problem. Candidate would be required to submit Change requests for scheduled work, respond to incidents submitted by end users, and complete service requests from end users, all in a timely manner

- Candidate would participate in the on-call rotation as a secondary or in a supporting role with subordinate staff acting as Primary contacts for after hours issues.

- Project Participation as a representative of ITS DCH WIN at project planning meetings, such as data center consolidation. Responsibilities would include interaction with project managers, colleagues, and customers in a professional manner and provide recommendations for successfully achieving project objectives. Tasks would include server operating system upgrades, IP reconfigurations,

- Candidate will supervise subordinate staff and will coordinate staff activities and provide guidance as needed.

- Candidate must adhere to all New York State laws, ITS policies, and agency information bulletins, and must participate in available training/tutoring/mentoring opportunities regarding updates to policies, procedures, or DCH-WIN supported software.

Additional Comments Selected candidates who are new or returning to NYS service may be required to pay for fingerprinting fees.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Amy Sacco

Telephone 518-473-0398

Fax 518-402-4924

Email Address


Street NYS Office of IT Services

Empire State Plaza, PO Box 2062

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12220


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a clear, concise cover letter and resume indicating that you are applying for Project Assistant, Ref. #18568

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