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IT Lead - Infrastructure

Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTEDDepartment: Houston Public LibraryDivision: Digital StrategiesSection: Information Technology Workdays & Hours: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (varies) Subject to Change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe Houston Public Library (HPL) seeks an energetic, self-motivated, team player, and customer service driven individual to join the Digital Strategies team as an IT Lead - Infrastructure. This position is dedicated to supporting HPL's technology operations and services across the 40 library locations and online. This position requires team management and ongoing interaction and collaboration with other staff to achieve desired goals and outcomes. Requires being able to proactively and safely deploy tools, techniques, and procedures (TTP) to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of HPL data, information and systems as well as adjust to changing priorities, information requests and assignments.The IT Lead - Infrastructure essential job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Plays a lead role in ensuring library locations have adequate and up-to-date equipment and technology including RFID security and inventory systems.
  • Assists with local/cloud-based library applications and services including maintenance and short and long-term strategy.
  • Participates in city's capital improvement processes for technology.
  • Implements best practices and uses knowledge of internal and external technology challenges and opportunities to drive business transformation.
  • Manages technology vendor relations and contracts related to areas of responsibility playing a leading role in technology procurement processes.
  • Oversight of all RFID technology and related projects.
  • Serves as supervisor and working lead for team members.
  • This individual will need to be available to handle emergency calls to provide after-hours assistance for critical issues.
  • Manages HPL's internal applications and data availability strategy.
    • Other duties as assigned.WORKING CONDITIONSThe position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items, such as computers, printers, or records boxes (up to 40 pounds) and/or stooping, bending, very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis and extensive use of a video display terminal. There may be sources of discomfort; i.e., outdoor installations, hot/cold temperature and humid/wet conditions. Hands-on environment. May have on-call responsibilities and rotating shifts.

Keywords: City of Houston, Houston , IT Lead - Infrastructure, Other , Houston, Texas

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