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The Florida House of Representatives Office of Information Technology

Job Title

Information Systems Engineer (Amended)

General Summary

This particular position will provide an advanced level of experience in particularly complex disciplines relating to application development, typesetting, and security. This is work engineering the selection, installation, performance, and maintenance of legislative information systems. An employee in a position allocated to this class will typically provide hardware and software configuration expertise in computers, networking, and host systems.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Manage, troubleshoot, monitor, and configure all Cisco devices: switches, routers, firewalls, Cisco ISE, Meraki hardware, VOIP and wireless controllers.
  • Architect, implement, and support multiple Microsoft-based infrastructure service technologies such as MS Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server, Active Directory, IIS, File and Print.
  • Support and maintain Dell Compellent SAN storage infrastructure.
  • Install, configure, maintain F5 appliance. 
  • Install, configure, deploy, manage and maintain VMware virtualization infrastructure servers and associated software across an enterprise environment.
  • Install, configure and manage Microsoft Windows 2012-2019 Server systems. 
  • Utilize monitoring and management systems for ensuring proactive server and system management. 
  • Reviews and prepares project status reports. 
  • Develops plans for testing and installing software. 
  • Installs new software and maintains existing software. 
  • Installs new hardware and maintains existing hardware.
  • Performs post implementation follow-up analysis and testing. 
  • Maintains records on change control. 
  • Evaluates software and hardware problems and recommends appropriate solutions. 
  • Works with vendors on product enhancements. 
  • Maintains awareness of new developments in information technology. 
  • Initiates reviews of existing services, productivity aids, procedures; makes recommendations for improvements as warranted. 
  • Provides technical support, maintenance, and documentation of system software. 
  • Develops documentation for application systems. 
  • Performs the design through implementation process on specialized systems software projects. 
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Switches, Firewalls, Routers and Wireless technologies.
  • Knowledge of standard networking protocols (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, SMTP, ICMP, NTP)
  • Knowledge of SAN technology (Dell Compellent preferred)
  • Knowledge of VMware ESXi/vSphere
  • Knowledge of Dell Servers
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, IIS and SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of files systems, disk partitioning, quotas, and data security
  • Knowledge of Windows Server administration; Windows 2012 or above
  • Knowledge of Microsoft desktop operating systems
  • Knowledge in one or more areas of information systems. 
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer technology. 
  • Knowledge of governmental procedures, legislative rules, and procedures. 
  • Ability to analyze and interpret technical data. 
  • Ability to think logically and solve problems. 
  • Ability to evaluate and resolve user problems. 
  • Ability to provide technical assistance in the areas of computer systems analysis, databases, and/or hardware. 
  • Ability to communicate technical information verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 
  • Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of the concepts and theories of information systems. 
  • Skill in analysis and organization. 
  • Ability to design programs and systems. 
  • Ability to develop various reports including technical information systems reports. 
  • Ability to act in the capacity of an Information Systems Chief in his or her absence.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, mathematics, or engineering and three years of progressively responsible information systems experience. 
Progressively responsible information systems experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. 
Any combination of progressively responsible information systems experience and post-secondary training in disciplines as described above totaling seven years.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those with a CCNA or CCNP and VCP or MCSE.


Commensurate with experience.
The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and resume to:
Florida House of Representatives
Office of House Administration
Lawanda Williams
1201 Capitol
402 South Monroe Street 
Tallahassee, FL  32399
Applications are available through the Florida Legislature’s web site Online Sunshine or by calling (850) 488-6803.

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.