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Server, Storage, Cloud, and Datacenter Infrastructure Lead

Posted: February 21, 2024 Expired: May 21, 2024

Are you a skilled technical expert in IT server administration who also has experience leading and training others? Don't miss out on applying to become the Server, Storage, Cloud, and Datacenter Infrastructure Lead (IS Technical Services Consultant/Admin) with the Department of Financial Institutions!

This full-time permanent position is headquartered at the Hill Farms State Office Building on the near west side of Madison. We are also conveniently located close to the restaurants, shopping, and entertainment of the Hilldale Mall.

The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) ensures the safety and soundness of Wisconsin’s financial institutions, protects consumers of financial services and facilitates economic growth. The agency regulates and licenses financial service providers who do business in Wisconsin. Find out more about DFI here!

DFI is a great place to work! In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, we offer a competitive benefits package featuring:

  • Substantial leave time including at least 3.5 weeks of paid leave time to start, 9 paid holidays, and 130 hours of sick time that roll over each year.
  • Excellent and affordable health, vision, and dental benefits (health plan options start at just $39/month for single plans and $97/month for family plans after two months of employment)
  • A casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, and telework options depending on the position’s requirements
  • An exceptional pension plan with employer match and lifetime retirement payment, plus an optional tax advantaged 457 retirement savings plan
  • Well Wisconsin Wellness Program
  • A free and confidential employee assistance program that offers employees and their immediate family dependents a variety of tools, resources, and professional consultation services to support their health, goals, and overall well-being
  • Use this Total Rewards Calculator to see the total value of our competitive benefits package!

In addition to our generous employee benefits, we strive for inclusivity and celebrate different religious holidays and cultural observances and provide flexibility for utilizing paid time off for such celebrations.

Position Summary

In this position, you will serve as the primary subject matter expert on the DFI server, storage, cloud, and datacenter infrastructure (SSCD) platforms and service offerings. You'll partner with both internal and external business partners to ensure the effective delivery of SSCD services and technology; provide expert analysis and consulting services on the preparedness of DFI’s IT infrastructure to meet emerging technologies and industry trends; and develop and lead DFI’s cloud strategy. In addition, you will be directly responsible for providing technical leadership to analysts and administrators in performing those duties, and coordinating the work of task forces and committees, comprised of IT and customer personnel involved in the development and implementation of server, storage, cloud, and datacenter systems/solutions.

Salary Information

This position is in schedule-range (07-32) with an annual salary of $93,600 - $106,828 (or $45 - $51.36 per hour), plus excellent benefits. A twelve-month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.

Job Details

Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check.

This state agency does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

Certain positions within this Department may allow hybrid/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any hybrid work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. It is not anticipated that working outside of Wisconsin (or bordering cities) will be allowed because this position is required to report to the Madison, WI location at least 2 days per week.


Qualified applicants must detail having experience in all the following in order to be considered:

  • Significant experience supporting and administering server, storage, cloud platforms, and data center infrastructure
  • Strong experience applying project management methodologies
  • Working with ITSM and ITIL concepts/frameworks

In addition to having all of the above, well qualified applicants will also have experience in at least one of the following:

  • Serving in a team lead or trainer capacity
  • Performing technical and security fit/gap analysis of cloud service offerings
How To Apply

Apply online! To apply, click “Apply for Job” to start the application process. Then, you will access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account. Once you are logged in, click “Apply for Job.” Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application.

Your application materials are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on how to develop and what should be included in these materials, click here. For more information on the basics of the selection process and how the State of WI ensures fair and equitable treatment of all applicants, click here. The vast majority of applicants are able to outline their background and experience in their resume in 1-3 pages. Any resumes submitted with more than 10 pages will not be considered after page 10. If this job posting requires a letter of qualifications, the same limit applies.

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer or voluntary demotion) should complete the application process as described above by the stated deadline.

Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions related to the job and how to apply can be directed to Vicki Kaul at [email protected] or 608-261-6302. For general user information and technical assistance, please see the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Deadline to Apply

All application materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on March 4th, 2024.

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