Information Systems Specialist 1

US Government, Administration - Office of Technology

Under direct supervision, performs entry level technical work in installing, implementing and maintaining multiple platforms and multiple applications and/or assists in the development of a computer literacy curriculum and training for a large agency or multiple agencies. Depending upon the assignment, may specialize primarily with Local Area Network/Wide Area Networks. Troubleshoots hardware and software problems which occur in various networked micro and mini computer systems. Evaluates overall effectiveness, strengths and weaknesses of software systems and compatibility with the hardware and software of current installations. May specialize in an area of technical expertise such as networking technologies, data communications, hardware support, software support, training or information technology forensic examinations and conducting investigations of computerized accounting or other computerized records systems. Performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is entry level work where the incumbent is given less complex assignments and the work is reviewed regularly. However, as skills are demonstrated, the incumbent advances to less routine assignments and performing independently. This class series is distinguished from the Information Systems Coordinator in that Information Systems Specialist plans, installs and maintains network components for the entire department(s) and provides technical support to network users. May include full-performance information technology forensic examinations of computer hardware, software or records systems. NOTE: Promotion from this class may occur only if and when the job duties and responsibilities change significantly enough to make a higher level classification more appropriate.

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ATTENTION: Applicant must verify post high school education by submitting an official transcript or diploma, training or licensure earned pertaining to this position by the closing date of the posting, if not previously verified. If you are claiming Veterans preference, please submit “MEMBER 4” form and/or your VA Letter.

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