The City of Overland Park has a Network Architect position available in the Information Technology Department. Responsibilities: Installs, maintains, and monitors the operation of the organization’s local area, wide area, and metropolitan area networks (LAN/WAN/MAN), wireless network, physical and virtual servers and security and email services. Diagnoses and resolves complex network and system connectivity issues. Plans for and designs network infrastructure (physical and virtual). Evaluates vendor products in hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment. Participates in long and short range technology planning. Recommends networking and security policies and standards. Closely coordinates internally and maintains contact with outside organizations in the maintenance, service, recommendation, implementation, problem solving and /or purchase of these networks. Troubleshoots hardware and software problems and is typically consulted on the organization’s most difficult and complex hardware/software problems and projects.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information technology, mathematics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of formal education and work experience. Seven to ten years of experience with configuration, installation and maintenance of network and server devices. Working knowledge of network hardware to include infrastructure, server and client hardware. Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record. To comply with Kansas Criminal Justice Information System security requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. Certification in networking or server administration is preferred. No City residency requirement.
8 am-5 pm, Mon.-Fri. $6,301-$7,876/mo. Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter, and view your online application at www.opkansas.org. If unable to apply online, visit the Human Resources Office between 1 pm-4 pm, Mon.-Fri.
City of Overland Park
Human Resources Dept.
8500 Santa Fe Dr.
Overland Park, KS 66212