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ELECTIONS SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

 

Board of Elections

DATE POSTED:         

   

January 14, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SALARY MIN:  

 

$54,712.00

SALARY MAX:

 

$98,480.00

MAXIMUM HIRING SALARY

 

$60,000.00

POSITION NUMBER:        

    

40001900

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

***THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANYTIME***

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Performs professional and technical assistance and automation support for specific systems for Durham County Board of Elections.

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Election Logistics and Systems Manager.

 

TYPICAL TASKS:

 

  • Performs professional and technical activities to meet the business needs of the Election department;
  • Programs, test and/or repairs equipment or software;
  • Monitors equipment, maintains software and hardware products at current release levels, and performs related tuning activities;
  • Troubleshoots hardware and software problems;
  • Assist with logistical tasks related to setup and breakdown of Election Day and Early Voting locations;
  • Ensures superior security standards for the Durham County Board of Elections by working with the State Board of Elections, Durham County information and systems technology department and federal partners;
  • Develops documents and manuals detailing technology management/security policies for the Board of Elections;
  • Works with vendors in researching and recommending new products and troubleshooting software problems or questions;
  • Maintains Durham County Board of Elections databases and manages information systems;
  • Programs and performs logic and accuracy testing on Board of Elections equipment;
  • Ensures the proper creation and distribution of electronic poll book systems;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Thorough knowledge of information systems and networking;
  • Thorough knowledge of system security principles;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office applications and strong technical aptitude;
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware, software and networking;
  • Ability to work with quick processing and distribution of data.

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate’s degree in computer science, information systems support, business technology or related field and a minimum of three years of experience in information systems support in the area of elections administration or with a similar government organization.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh