From: "Kristen Bures"
VT FPDO Computer Systems Administrator Vacancy
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT # 2018-01
Computer Systems Administrator
The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Vermont seeks to hire a full-time
Computer Systems Administrator (CSA) in our Burlington, Vermont office. The Office provides
defense services to indigent persons in federal criminal cases under authority of the Criminal
Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. §3006A.
Position Description: The CSA will provide administration, technical support, and training for all
computer operations of the office. System applications include word processing, case
management, financial management, networking, litigation support and telecommunications. The
CSA will test and perform upgrades of hardware and software, develop equipment upgrade
schedules, and assist with the evaluation and procurement of network hardware, office IT
equipment, and software. The CSA will maintain technical and user documentation for all
assigned systems and applications, coordinate all IT support services, and ensure integrity and
safety of office data. Related responsibilities include: providing consultation and support to staff
attorneys, investigators and paralegals in computer forensics, trial preparation and presentation;
and electronic discovery management, including identifying, preserving, processing, and
analyzing paper documents and electronically stored information. Network security
responsibilities include developing procedures for user and visitor access, backup routines, disaster
recovery, inventory control, and virus and spyware protection.
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for this position are: (1) a Bachelor’s degree from an
accredited college or university in computers, information management or a related field; (2) two
years of specialized experience with PC’s and networking in a Windows Active Directory
environment with Windows 7 and Windows 2008/2008 R2 servers; (3) excellent troubleshooting
and communication skills (written and verbal); (4) experience with Microsoft Office, WordPerfect,
Lotus Notes, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Symantec Backup Exec and VMWare or Hyper-V
Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications within a
range from $50,598 to $87,252. The position offers benefits including health and life insurance.
Salary is payable only by Electronic Funds Transfer (direct deposit). The successful candidate
will be subject to an FBI background check as a condition of employment. (This position is in
the excepted service and does not carry the tenure rights of the competitive civil service.)
How to Apply: Electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional
references, to Kristen Bures, Administrative Officer, at Kristen_Bures@fd.org. Contact
information for the references should be included.
This vacancy is open until filled.
The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Vermont
Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Kristen L. Bures, Administrative Officer
VT Federal Public Defender Office
126 College Street, Suite 410
Burlington, Vermont 05401
(t): 802.862.6990 ext.140