Who we are
The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) administers the retirement and group health benefit programs for the employees and retirees of State of Texas agencies and some higher education institutions. These programs are an investment in the state workforce, funded by participating members and the state. The benefits help ensure that Texas has the workers needed to provide services Texans rely on daily. These benefits contribute to the financial security and overall well-being of State of Texas employees, retirees and their families and help to make Texas a great place to live, work and visit.
What we need
A Network Administrator to perform routine (journey-level) to highly complex (senior-level) network and telecommunications work. Work involves the implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of local area networks, wide area networks, Internet and intranet systems, and network segments. This position works under moderate to limited supervision, with limited to considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Additionally, you must have excellent technical and analytical skills, be detail-oriented, a self-starter, and team player as well as have strong customer support, communication, and interpersonal skills.
What you will get
We offer a competitive salary, excellent health benefits, and a stable, dynamic work environment in Austin, Texas, close to the capital and across from the University of Texas. This is not just a job, but an excellent opportunity to help thousands of Texans plan their future. We offer flexible hours and opportunities for training, growth, and advancement.
What you will do (Essential Functions)
As Network Administrator IV, you will perform the above duties in an advanced and complex manner with greater responsibility and standards.
What you must have
Required Minimum Qualifications: Your application for employment must reflect how you meet each of the following minimum qualifications:
1. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Each year of related experience over the required minimum may be substituted for one year (30 semester hours) of required college credit, up to two years.
2. Two (2), Three (3) or Four (4) years of experience (depending on classification) in data network system support work.
What we prefer you have
Preferred Qualifications: Your application for employment should reflect how you meet the following preferred qualifications:
3. Two (2) years of telecommunications experience, including experience with advanced UC, ACD, FAX and Voicemail systems.
4. Two (2) years of network administration experience, including experience with switching devices, firewalls, and VPN solutions.
5. Two (2) years of experience with Cisco Communications Manager and Cisco Unity.
6. Experience working with a call center environment.
7. Experience working with Cisco networking equipment.
8. Major course work in data processing, computer science, management information systems, business, or related field.
9. Cisco CCNA certification.
Special Requirements and Work Environment
PLEASE NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.
Other Information: Work is performed in an office environment and requires appropriate business attire. This position may require access to privileged, confidential, or sensitive data. ERS will conduct either a TXDPS or FBI criminal history check on all new hires. For more information about this policy inquiries can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Military Occupational Specialty Codes:
Veterans, Reservists or Guardsmen with experience in the Military Occupational Specialty (http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_InformationTechnology.pdf) along with the minimum qualifications listed above may meet the minimum requirements and are highly encouraged to apply. Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com with questions or for additional information.
How to Apply: Submit a State of Texas Application for Employment with an ERS Qualifications Form & other required materials, if any, to the ERS, Human Resources Office by 5 p.m. CST on the closing date. Resumes will be accepted only as supplements to an application. Please contact a Human Resources representative if you need assistance or require accommodation during the application process.
Email: Employment@ers.texas.gov Web: www.ers.texas.gov
Fax: (512) 867-3161 Relay Texas TDD: (800) 735-2989
200 E. 18th Street Austin, TX, 78701Contact