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The Florida Legislature
Office of Information Technology

Job Title

Information Systems Engineer

General Summary

The Florida House of Representatives is seeking a Information Systems Engineer to work in the Office of Information Technology.  The Information Systems Engineer must have competency, knowledge, and a thorough understanding in Dell Compellent systems and the dynamics of the Storage Area Network (SAN) infrastructure. Maintains, troubleshoots, monitors, and maintains the integrity of the Storage Area Network and Storage Solutions. Maintains storage hardware and software configurations; including storage arrays, iSCSI, and host configurations. 

The candidate should also have a working knowledge of VMware; installing, configuring, deploying, monitoring and managing virtual servers across an enterprise environment. This person will also be responsible for assisting in maintaining Windows-based platforms and services, as well as, documentation, and policy/procedure compliance for IT systems related to Virtualized and Windows environments. 

The candidate must have the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively to manage multiple engagements, technical priorities and goals in an efficient manner. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and highly driven with a proven track record in SAN technology implementation and operations. Must possess strong presentation skills and be able to communicate professionally in written responses. The Information Systems Engineer will perform various roles including, but not limited to, research and design, testing, installation, configuration, hardening, provisioning, general systems monitoring, response and documentation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Solid understanding and experience with Dell Compellent SAN, Dell Servers, Dell Switches
  • Solid understanding of and experience with enterprise storage (FC, FCoE, NFS, and iSCSI)
  • Engineering and implementing disk storage solutions
  • Performance Tuning of SAN implementations
  • General IP Networking knowledge
  • Working knowledge of files systems, disk partitioning, quotas, and data security
  • VMware ESXi/vSphere 5.1 and above
  • Windows Server administration; Windows 2008 R2 or above
  • Understanding of standard networking protocols (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, SMTP, ICMP, NTP)
  • Desktop Operating Systems, Windows 7 and above
  • System hardening based on known and discovered vulnerabilities

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, business administration, education, communications, graphic arts, mathematics, statistics, geography, or engineering and three years of progressively responsible information systems experience.  

Progressively responsible information systems experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.  

Any combination of progressively responsible information systems experience and post secondary training in disciplines as described above totaling seven years.


Commensurate with experience
The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and resume to:

TALLAHASSEE, FL 32399-1300

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.