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DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEMS SPECIALIST - 43001095 (PENDING RECLASSIFICATION)

Date:  Sep 15, 2022
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399


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Requisition No: 708404 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEMS SPECIALIST - 43001095 (PENDING RECLASSIFICATION)

Position Number: 43001095 

Salary:  $34,455.96 

Posting Closing Date: 10/07/2022 

*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****

DIVISION: INVESTIGATIVE & FORENSIC SERVICES

BUREAU: OPERATIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES SECTION 

LOCATION: TALLAHASSEE

COUNTY: LEON

CONTACT PERSON: EMPLOYMENT SECTION

DIVISION OF INVESTIGATIVE AND FORENSIC SERVICES
200 EAST GAINES STREET
TALLAHASSEE, FL 32399-0324

PHONE NUMBER: Job Line # 1-850-413-4063

SPECIAL NOTES:

This is a NON-SWORN position.   

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, SUBMIT A STATE OF FLORIDA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION ONLINE IN PEOPLE FIRST AND EMAIL IN A SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW. THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION CAN BE FOUND AT:    

https://www.myfloridacfo.com/division/difs/career-opportunities

 

Email Address:  hiringdifs@myfloridacfo.com

 

This supplemental application MUST be received no later than five (5) business days after the closing date of this advertisement in order to be considered for this position.

 

Associates degree or higher from an accredited college or university or completion of a 720-classroom hour program of study from a vocational/technical school or accredited community college in an area of data processing (excluding data entry) is preferred.

 

Additional requirements:

  • Two (2) years of experience in computer systems analysis, computer programming, or in planning or designing distributed computer systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products

 

Additional preference:

  • Experience working in a law enforcement agency.

 

The base salary for this position is $34,455.96

 

This position may require occasional travel.

 

This position requires a security background check which includes a financial credit report, fingerprinting, and a drug screen.

 

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle. 

 

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the State application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection.

 

Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of:

  • Distributed processing operations procedures, and equipment.
  • Problem solving techniques.
  • Computers and software.

Ability to:

  • Process information logically and solve problems.
  • Develop training programs related to distributed processing operations and procedures.
  • Monitor and resolve problems with distributed systems components.
  • Identify and define user task needs.
  • Communicate effectively,
  • Plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Document processes and write instructional materials
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

The Division of Investigative and Forensic Services encompasses all law enforcement and forensic components residing within the Department of Financial Services. With this broad responsibility, the division investigates a wide range of fraudulent and criminal acts including insurance fraud, workers' compensation fraud, fire, arson, and explosive investigations, misuse of State funds, and fire and explosive sample analysis.

This position is located within the Division's Operational Support Services, Office of Technology.

 

Installs and implements distributed computer systems hardware, software, and communications components including enhancements and upgrades.

 

Analyzes, resolves, and documents complex hardware, software and communication problems using troubleshooting to limit down time.  Provides first-level on-site and telephone desktop support and technical assistance as required to resolve hardware and/or software problems in new and existing computer systems. 

 

Assist in evaluating and selecting vendor packaged software, custom written packages from agency or external sources, and hardware when appropriate.  

Consults with users and assists the Data Processing Manager in conducting information assessments to define user needs and system requirements.

 

Serves as backup Emergency Operations Center (EOC) technical liaison and performs all related technical duties and required diagnostic procedures to allow participation by the Division.

 

Maintains inventory of all hardware and software resources within the Division including serial numbers, level of software, type of training and to whom provided.

 

Assists the Office of Technology Support in the development and coordination of a distributed processing plan (short term and long term) for the local area networks.

 

Perform other related duties and activities as required in accordance with agency policies and procedures.

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee