IT Systems Engineer

St Louis County   Virginia, MN   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on February 9, 2024
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Join our IT department at our Virginia, MN location! This position will be responsible for planning, deploying, and maintaining the St. Louis County network infrastructure which includes over 250 network devices including routers, switches, firewalls, wireless and VPN devices spread across over 50 county locations.

 A person in this position should have familiarity with the following networking concepts:

  • Routing (RIP, OSPF, Static Routes or similar protocols)
  • Switching (Ethernet, Fiber, VLAN, protected ring technologies, Spanning Tree, LACP or general switching concepts)
  • Wireless (SSID, wireless controllers, or similar experience)
  • Firewall (NAT/PAT, Site to Site VPN, User VPN)
  • Telephony (VoIP Concepts/Telephony fundamentals)
  • Video Collaboration systems

Eligible St. Louis County employees earn a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Deferred Compensation
  • BIPOC Peer Support Group
  • Training and Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pet Insurance

Minimum Qualifications – IT Systems Engineer – Associate (Pass/Fail):

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, information technology or a closely related field; OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's degree in computer science, management information systems, information technology, or a closely related field AND two (2) years full-time paid verifiable experience in the infrastructure or database discipline; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as determined by the Human Resources Director.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.

Note: At the discretion of the hiring authority, the successful candidate may be considered for appointment at the IT Systems Engineer Associate, IT Systems Engineer or IT Systems Engineer Senior level, contingent on minimum qualifications and department need. This would be determined at the time a job offer is extended.

Equal Opportunity and Veteran-Friendly Employer