IT Systems Engineer – Database – St. Louis County, MN – Duluth, MN

The salary range reflected above is the normal hiring range.
The full salary range for an IT Systems Engineering Associate, including longevity pay, is $24.66 to $34.17 per hour.
The full salary range for an IT Systems Engineer, including longevity pay, is $28.41 to $39.69 per hour.
The full salary range for an IT Systems Engineer Senior, including longevity pay, is $30.56 to $42.81 per hour. This position is part of the Civil Service Basic Union Contract represented by Council 5 of AFSCME.

Responsible entry-level professional work planning and engineering the County’s systems infrastructure and database environments.

As a member of the county’s IT Database Administrative team, you will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining system health and security, designing backup processes, developing data analysis models and procedures, performing server maintenance and assisting in query development. The incumbent of this position will have the opportunity to support a robust database environment system that includes over 50 database servers and 300 databases.

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.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – IT Systems Engineer (Pass/Fail):

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology or a closely related field AND four (4) years full-time paid verifiable experience in either the infrastructure or database discipline; OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology, network administration or a closely related field AND six (6) years full-time paid verifiable experience in 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.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – IT Systems Engineer Senior (Pass/Fail):

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology or a closely related field AND six (6) years full-time paid verifiable experience in either the infrastructure or database discipline; OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology, network administration or closely related field AND eight (8) years full-time paid verifiable experience in either 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.

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING RATING – (SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS 100% of scoring the process):
Points will be awarded for job-related experience and education exceeding the minimum qualifications. Only experience occurring during the ten most recent years will be used in determining this assessment. Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the hiring authority of your complete employment history.

Please Note: When answering the supplemental questions on the website, the webpage will time out after 30 minutes. It’s highly recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and copy/paste the answers into the application when you’re finished writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the “Supplemental Questions” page within 30 minutes will result in the deletion of your answers by the application system.

TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT & SCREENING PROCESS SCHEDULE:

September 16, 2020 – Applicant screening will begin.

Week of September 28, 2020 – Supplemental Questions to be scored

Week of October 12, 2020 – Interviews to be conducted


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The essential functions for this position are listed under the “ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK” on the specification, available in the Human Resources Department or online at www.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions.

VETERANS PREFERENCE:
If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:

  • Veteran: DD214 noting character of service.
  • Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
  • Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
  • Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.

Please refer to Minnesota Statute 197.455 for additional requirements. Click Here.

PHYSICAL-MEDICAL STANDARDS:
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.

DRUG TESTING:
Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.

BACKGROUND CHECK:
Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis County are subject to a background investigation.

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:
All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:
Appointees to the position must successfully complete a twelve month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION:
St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.

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