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Cloud Systems Administrator (Systems Administrator III) Deadline extended
Post Date: 10/05/2018
Close Date: 12/13/2018
Information Technology Department
Bismarck, ND

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$50,000 - $69,999

Bismarck, ND

Job Description:
Job ID: 3011568

Salary Range: $5,144 - $8,574 monthly

Hiring Range: $5,144 - $6,859 monthly (Salary will be commensurate with experience; complete compensation package includes employer paid family health care, generous pension plan, paid vacation and sick leave)

Summary of Work

The Information Technology Department (ITD) is a fast-paced provider of technology services based in Bismarck North Dakota. We need bright, energetic, collaborative technical individuals to join our team. Using the latest Microsoft Azure IaaS and PaaS technologies, our team hosts and builds mission critical applications affecting hundreds of thousands of users throughout the world.
•Do you thrive on using leading-edge cloud technologies?
•Do you enjoy working at a fast pace?
•Do you take ownership and pride in your work?
•Can you work independently and as part of a team to produce world class results?
•Do you appreciate a healthy work/life balance?

Key job responsibilities:
•Build and automate the provisioning of new IaaS and PaaS environments
•Implement continuous integration/deployment platforms to assist software development staff
•Scripting with languages such as JSON and PowerShell
•Develop cloud governance models
•Azure security administration
•Integration of REST API’s into Azure
•Knowledge of zero-trust firewall environments and virtual networks
•Monitor and report on cloud service expenses
•Cloud management and performance monitoring
•Strong written, verbal and customer communication skills

Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer or management information systems, or a closely related field that included computer science coursework and Four years of current, progressive, and specialized work experience supporting, administering and implementing complex, enterprise servers and applications.
Associate’s Degree in a computer related field and Six years of current & progressive related experience as stated above may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree and three years of experience requirement.

•Experience must include at least One year of in-depth understanding and experience in cloud hosting technologies including hands on with IaaS an PaaS.

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Application Procedures

Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The Information Technology Department does not provide Sponsorships.

Application package must be received by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed on the opening.

Documents to be submitted:

• Resume
• Cover Letter

Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran's preference must attach Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must include a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran's Affairs Office with the application for employment.

Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process please contact Darla, Information Technology Department: E-mail: itdjobs@nd.gov phone: (701) 328-1004, fax: (701) 328-3000 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888 or local at (701) 328-3190.

• Learn more about ITD at: >http://www.nd.gov/itd
• Learn more about Employment Benefits at: >http://www.nd.gov/hrms/employees/benefits.aspx
• Visit North Dakota State government: >http://www.nd.gov
Job Announcement Status can be viewed at: >http://www.nd.gov/itd/working-itd

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

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