Manages and administers a specific function of the City’s IT systems including financials, permitting and licensing, fleet and facilities, property appraisal, unified communications, security and network infrastructure and various new projects. Manages City-wide all computer network, servers and equipment; ensures that high volume payrolls, accounts payable, taxes, and utility billing and collections function properly and are online at all times. Administers the City’s GIS system (Geographic Information System); performs Database Administration; performs duties on the City’s computing environment including a local and wide area network, firewalls, security servers and Virtual Servers.
Investigates and resolves computer software problems of users; talks to users to learn procedures followed and source of error; answers questions, applying knowledge of computer software and procedures; researches problem and finds solution. Talks to programmers to explain software errors or recommend changes to programs; calls software vendors to request solution regarding error. A Senior Analyst may be required to work nights and weekends as needed to complete project tasks or handle emergencies as they arise.
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a related discipline. At least five years of experience in computer science, computer programming, software or related work experience. Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.
For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO