Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/13/2024
Closing Date: 5/31/2024
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description Montgomery County Information Technology Department has a full-time opening for a System Engineer in their department. This position is responsible for maintaining the County’s VOIP system, as well as supporting, maintaining and configuration of IT infrastructure including servers (such as file, print, mail, and database), virtual systems, switches, and routers. Serves as an escalation resource for IT staff and backup to Systems Infrastructure Engineer. The position also oversees software releases, patching, and updates, and assists IT staff to resolve software related issues.  This position will also deliver training presentations in both one-on-one and small group situations to employees. 
The position prefers a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or a combination of education, skills, and five years related work experience. Requires on-call participation, as well as occasional evening and weekend work. Must be organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task with a high level of accuracy; must be able to troubleshoot and use critical thinking; possess thorough knowledge of the latest versions of Windows Server, Exchange, and Microsoft Office; demonstrated ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions; effectively prioritize and execute tasks; work seamlessly with team members and independently on tasks; enjoy assisting people and have strong communications skills and excellent customer service skills. 
Minimum starting pay is $65,158, with an excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement, holidays/leave time, optional benefit plans, an onsite employee wellness clinic, and much more!  Interested candidates should apply online at:  by  Friday, May 31, 2024, to be considered.  To request an application accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at 540.394.2007
Montgomery County, VA is committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) organization, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention, or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/sexual orientation/gender/identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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