MO Project: Contextual Branding

Information Technologist III

Annual Salary Range:
$39,708.00 – $56,520.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,654.50 – $2,355.00
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Non-Competitive Registration
Selective Certification: 
Certification of eligibles from the INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIST III register may be based on specialized background/criterion associated with the following: application development/support, business/systems analysis, communications technology, database, end user support, information technology security, network technology, systems programming, web development/support. Applicants should describe their related qualifications in detail on their merit application and may be requested to provide proof of their credentials.

This is mid-level professional and technical work in an information technology environment.

This description may not include all of the duties, knowledge, skills, or abilities associated with this classification.

Performs assigned responsibilities and/or portion(s) of projects independently; requests assistance regarding complex and unique issues from other information technology staff and/or management.

Participates in analyzing, programming, testing, and implementing software systems.

Participates in installing and maintaining communication equipment and services.

Participates in the implementation of protection methods and assignment of users' security accesses which defends/protects digital information and/or assets.

Participates in installing and configuring database software in an enterprise environment.

Participates in installing and maintaining information technology hardware and software.

Participates in installing and maintaining network equipment and services.

Participates in installing and maintaining servers and associated storage devices.

Participates in programming the design and functionality of a web site.

Exercises independence in the performance of duties; receives general administrative supervision; work is reviewed periodically and upon completion for adherence to established policies and guidelines.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Comprehensive knowledge of the general operating principles and capabilities of computer hardware and software.

Intermediate knowledge of the principles of computer programming and systems analysis, design, testing, and documentation.

Intermediate knowledge of computer networking and communication technologies.

Intermediate knowledge of database principles.

Intermediate knowledge of web site design and development.

Intermediate knowledge of information security.

Intermediate knowledge of computer operating systems.

Intermediate knowledge of software reference libraries and related utility programs.

Ability to understand and follow directions.

Ability to learn and apply new technology skills.

Ability to prepare and interpret computer program documentation.

Ability to interpret and apply standards, policies, procedures, guidelines, and technical manuals.

Ability to follow a methodical approach to troubleshoot and resolve hardware and/or software problems.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency management, staff, and the general public.

(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility.  Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

One or more years of experience as an Information Technologist II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in computer science or computer information technology; and,

One or more years of experience in one or more of the following information technology areas: applications development/support, business/systems analysis, communications technologies, network technologies, information technology security, databases, system programming, end user support, and/or web technologies.

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required college education.)

(24 or more earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute for the required experience.)

Revised (5/1/10)