Job Posting 3-24

Network Specialist III

Classification Number: 0289

Starting Wage: $5,416.67/Month
Opening Date: 10/2/2023
Closing Date: Until filled

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 208 E 10th Street, 5th Floor, Austin, Texas 78701

Number of Openings: 1
Duration: Regular/Full-time
Hours/Week: 40

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: No
Texas Drivers License Required: No


Performs complex network design and management work. Work involves the implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of local area networks, wide area networks, Internet and intranet systems, network segments, and cloud-based network infrastructure. Works under general supervision from the current network manager, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.  Occasional overtime and non-standard hours are possible.  Various other computer support duties may be assigned as they become necessary.

The Network Specialist job classification series is intended for employees who are responsible for the planning, design, development, maintenance, and operation of the agency's network systems. This includes designing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining the LAN, WAN, and cloud-based network, including routers, switches, gateways, and applications servers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (License, Education, Experience):

Experience, education, and/or training that provides a well-developed understanding of the practices, principles, and techniques of planning, designing, maintaining, operating, and securing network systems. The ability to maintain a professional demeanor and the capacity to communicate in a respectful manner. A work or school history that demonstrates a strong work ethic, dedication, and self-motivation. Education and experience may be substituted for one another. 


Knowledge and/or experience with Microsoft Azure file share and backup services, Microsoft In-Tune, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Windows 10/11, Windows Server, Apache, IIS, VMWare/HyperV, and Linux. Thorough understanding of network cybersecurity concepts. Ability to write system and application documentation, policies, and procedures. Graduation from an accredited four-year college with major course work in a computer science related field, and/or certificate achievement from a well-known source of information technology training and testing.

HOW TO APPLY (Application procedure, Special requirements):

To be considered for this position, you must submit (1) a completed standard state application, and (2)  a State Securities Board “Supplement To Application For Employment”. Applications and the Supplement form may be downloaded from the Agency website at  The preferred method to submit completed applications, along with the Supplement, is via email at  You may also mail to Human Resources, State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167, or fax to 512-305-8327.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a standard state application. Applicants to be interviewed will be contacted by the Agency. Applications accepted for this position only.

PLEASE NOTEAll applications must be complete, including job title, history, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor’s name and phone number, and a description of duties performed. Failure to submit this information on your application is considered incomplete and may be rejected. Resumes do not take the place of this required information. All application materials must be completed without the aid of artificial intelligence programs or tools. The use of artificial intelligence tools during the application process can be grounds for application disqualification.

Veterans, Reservist, or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Military Crosswalk Occupational Category - Information Technology