You know information technology, but you may not know just how extensive and advanced the City of Phoenix Information Technology Services actually is - or about the many opportunities we offer.
This dynamic, leading-edge environment has ongoing opportunities for Network, Security, Systems and Database Administrators; GIS, Web and Business Application Developers/Analysts; Wireless Communications Engineers; Project Managers; and others.
For current openings, visit our web site: phoenix.gov/jobs
Phoenix, the nation's fifth-largest city, is a fast-growing metropolis and winner of the Bertelsmann Award as Best Run City in the World, as well as a four-time recipient of the "All American City" award. With 15,000 employees, the City of Phoenix is one of the Southwest's largest employers.
Phoenix has received CIO magazine's CIO-100 Award five times (2000-2003, 2005). These awards recognize organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in the use of technology.
Five Reasons to Pursue Your Technology Career with the City of Phoenix
1. Data Communications
If you expect the nation's fifth largest city to be leading the way in local and wide area networking . . . you're right! Phoenix employs advanced technologies and is a growing, dynamic environment. The city's network combines over 85 miles of city-owned fiber optic infrastructure, leased circuits, and wireless technologies to connect over 250 locations and 15,000 nodes.
2. Web Technologies
PhxWeb's full-service, integrated Internet, Intranet and Extranet provide a robust Web environment to meet the electronic services needs of staff, citizens and outside agencies. Phoenix.gov receives over 16 million visits per year and has earned international acclaim, including being a finalist or awardee in the Center for Digital Government's "Best of the Web" competition for local government sites in 2002-2005. Phoenix's commitment to interactive services for its citizens includes an integrated, centrally managed e-commerce strategy to support "over the counter" services "over the Web" for various payments, registrations and permitting functions.
3. Enterprise Resource Planning
Phoenix is the place to be if you want to be part of the latest developments in enterprise application integration technologies. We operate and support the industry's best and most advanced ERP systems. Phoenix is a development partner with SAP and PeopleSoft (Oracle). Phoenix leverages enterprise level UNIX and Windows database and application servers for effective operations. We provide cutting-edge development opportunities for Programmers/Analysts, DBAs, System Administrators and many other IT Professionals.
4. Geographic Information System
Phoenix is proud of its acclaimed and highly skilled enterprise GIS team. Phoenix uses GIS products to support over 800 corporate geographic layers spanning over 515 square miles. City staff develop and support numerous GIS applications, including Web-based online map applications, exhibiting technologically advanced and innovative approaches. Over 1,000 City employees access our GIS system and Phoenix Maps Online recieves over 100,000 visits per year.
5. Citywide Telecommunications Infrastructure
If you have a strong interest in advanced telecommunications, you'll find everything you are looking for in Phoenix. The city has one of the largest private digital telephone networks in the United States, providing 25,000 lines to 350 facilities. We engineer, install, maintain and repair a BICSI-compliant copper and fiber optic infrastructure and a wide variety of radio and wireless equipment, from two-way radios to a microwave SONET ring. Phoenix implemented one of the first 800 MHz Digital Trunked Radio Networks to be fully compliant with Project 25 standards. This advanced network provides unprecedented interoperability to over 13,000 radio users in the cities and towns within the 2,000 square miles of the Valley of the Sun.
You'll enjoy many other advantages with the City of Phoenix
Our exceptional IT environments are just the start. We'll also provide you with abundant educational and training opportunities along with great potential for career advancement. In addition, your position as a city employee will qualify you for a full spectrum of benefits, many of which are not often part of benefit packages offered by the private sector. Here is just a sampling:
To apply online or download an application go to: phoenix.gov/jobs.
City of Phoenix
135 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003-2018
Call for an application: (602) 262-6277
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The City of Phoenix is an AA/EEO/D Employer.