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Oakland County Michigan Manager - IT (Technical Systems & Networking) in Waterford, Michigan

Job Summary

NOTE: The salary range for this position is currently under review.

Under general direction, is responsible for managing the technical and operational activities associated with the respected subject matter of each Division or Unit in order to provide effective County government operations. Enforces standards, procedures, and priorities applied to technical functions and services. Services include the development of new applications, enhancements to existing applications, and support and maintenance of both internally-developed and commercial solutions. Works actively with County divisions and other agencies to formulate technology strategies and to ensure Information Technology services align with business needs. Is responsible for the development of information plans, associated policies and budgets, technology investments and agency-wide information products. Coordinates feasibility studies within County departments and other local agencies. Ensures enterprise application integration and standard application development lifecycles are employed.

Is a member of the Information Technology Steering Committee, and responsible for the development of strategic plans; and associated standards, policies, procedures and budgets. Participates in the development of the Information Technology Project Portfolio, including resource capacity plans and capital improvement budgets. Prepares and monitors division budgets, makes presentations to executive and legislative decision-making entities and is responsible for staffing, training and managing the division's units and staff.


Oversee the teams responsible for technology and services related to Network Engineering and Administration, Telecommunications, Server Administration, Database Administration, Data Center Operations, Workstation and End User Device Management.

Reviews impact of proposed applications, technology, and hardware on existing network hardware, software, and infrastructure before changes are made.

Drafts technical specifications as needed for the purchase, rent, lease or other acquisition of hardware, software, or services required to meet the technical goals of the County.

Serves as a technical consultant for internal IT staff, County departments, municipalities, and local agencies. Prepares budgets and monitors project expenditures.

Ensures enterprise system integration and hardware/software lifecycle management to ensure the security, scalability and reliability for all technical platforms including on and off premise systems.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:

  • *Transcript _with_ award date *
  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Engineering, or a closely related field; AND

NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

  1. Have had at least six (6) years of full-time work experience managing the review, coordination, and implementation of technology needs including four (4) years of supervision over professional technical staff.

NOTE: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in any major and (7) seven years of experience as specified in "2" above may substitute for the general minimum qualifications.

  1. Pass the complete examination including the employment medical established for this classification.

  2. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.


Work History You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer *your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. *Attached resumes will not be reviewed _**or considered._** Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered.

NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.

College Transcripts If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (*http://naces.org/members.html*). This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED.

NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required. Special Requirements

  1. Must pass a background check performed by the County or other appropriate agencies as required.

Salary: $102,448.84 - $144,719.64 Annually

Location: Waterford, MI

Job Type: Full Time

Department: IT/Technical Systems & Netwrkg

Job Number: 2020-132

Closing: Continuous

Agency: Oakland County Michigan

Address: 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan, 48328

Phone: 248-858-0530

Website: http://www.oakgov.com