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Data Infrastructure Specialist IV

Job Description

TITLE: Data Infrastructure Specialist IV

JOB CODE: 9369



EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 13

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 47,928.00
midpoint 63,264.00
maximum 78,600.00

PURPOSE: To provide the technical expertise and high-level decision-making required to support and advance the enterprise data storage and backup systems. Responsible for maintaining an excellence in enterprise data storage, backups and in the analysis of the relationship and interaction of system components with data storage.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs the generation and maintenance of the installation's of enterprise data storage and backup systems. Conducts studies of projected enhancements in hardware and software, and presents recommendations to management. Maintains performance measurement and evaluation of the enterprise data storage and backups. Recommends, determines and directs performance improvement activities. Participates in all phases of enterprise data storage and in the generation of justifications and specifications for facility requirements and enhancements. Directs data storage and backup projects. Plans and supervises training of data infrastructure personnel. Performs related duties as required. Presents technical briefings. Participates in formulation and implementation of installation standards and procedures. Serves as Acting Manager of Data Infrastructure as directed.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Receives direction from the Director of EOS, working independently within broad guidelines. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Manages lower classified Data Infrastructure Specialists and other systems personnel under direction of Director of EOS.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field, or equivalent work experience.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Five years of experience in enterprise data storage and backups solutions, with at least two years of experience in Windows and UNIX systems. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Exact accuracy is required. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but require working non-standard hours. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification may render the position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.