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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Bank Examiner - IT Admin in Des Moines, Iowa

Bank Examiner - IT Admin

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Bank Examiner - IT Admin


$68,764.80 - $139,318.40 Annually


Des Moines - 50309 - Polk County, IA

Job Type


Remote Employment


Job Number



213 Department of Insurance & Financial Services - Banking

Opening Date


Closing Date

6/27/2024 11:59 PM Central

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To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please send a cover letter, résumé, completed application form, and transcript to by 4:30 p.m. June 27, 2024. Please include the phrase "Bank Examiner - IT Position" in the email subject line. Please obtain the IDOB's employment application from our website. The Division reserves the right to accept applications after June 27, 2024, if the positions have not been filled, but candidates should submit their application materials before the deadline to ensure their applications are considered.

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Job Description

This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Department of Insurance & Financial Services - Banking.

Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.

The Iowa Division of Banking is seeking an experienced Windows Server and Network Administratorwith expertise in managing and maintaining a hybrid environment that integrates on-premises infrastructure with Microsoft Azure.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the information systems and network infrastructure that supports core organizational functions. The candidate may also assist in the completion of bank IT exams with increased complexity.

Key Responsibilities:

• Server and Network Management

• Install, configure, and maintain physical and virtual servers including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, backups, updates, and patches.

• Integrate and manage on-premises infrastructure with Azure cloud services including virtual machines, storage accounts, and virtual networks.

• Design, implement, and maintain network security and infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.

• Assist in bank examination evaluation of server and network infrastructure.

• Endpoint Management and Support

• Deploy, configure, and maintain remote endpoint devices (desktops, laptops, mobile devices) using MDM tools such as Microsoft Endpoint Management.

• Ensure endpoint security through regular updates, patches, and antivirus management.

• Provide technical support for users and endpoint devices and troubleshoot issues as they arise.

• Support the specialized examination software for examiners and implement remote access solutions for bank examinations.

• Documentation and Reporting

• Create and maintain detailed documentation of system configurations, processes, procedures, and project progress.

• Maintain an inventory of hardware and software assets.

• Track the deployment and allocation of computer systems and peripherals.

• Conduct and evaluate regular security assessments and vulnerability management for IDOB systems and for bank examination as needed.

Salary commensurate with experience within State of Iowa pay grade 39(-06).The State of Iowa offers a competitive benefits package. Please visit the Department of Administrative Services website for information regarding State of Iowa benefits.

Minimum Qualification Requirements


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).


• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Windows server and network administration.

• Experience with Microsoft Azure in a hybrid environment.

Additional Qualification Requirements


• Relevant certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, CompTIA Network+, or Cisco CCNA.

• Technical Skills

• Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V), cloud technologies (e.g., Azure, AWS), and automation/scripting (e.g., PowerShell, Azure CLI, Python).

• Proficiency in Windows server administration, networking concepts (e.g., TCP/IP, VLANs), and database administration (e.g., SQL Server, MySQL).

• Understanding of security frameworks and best practices (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001)

Soft Skills:

• Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

• Ability to quickly grasp and adopt new technologies while continuously developing yourself.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.

Work Environment

• Support a work-life balance and employ a collaborative management approach that seeks open communication with all staff and the entities we regulate.

• Provide the necessary training and development to maintain high standards.

• Work from our downtown Des Moines office with opportunities to work from home.

• Require occasional evening and weekend work with on-call availability for emergency issues.

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Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects directly on your skills and expertise.

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Health and Wellness:

Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health plans, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the State of Iowa covers 90% of the premiums, providing you and your loved ones with excellent coverage at a remarkably low cost.

Retirement Planning:

We are proud to offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS). A defined benefit plan, IPERS benefits are guaranteed for life, meaning once you retire, you will receive the same monthly benefit for the remainder of your life (once vested). We invest in your long-term financial well-being, so you can retire with peace of mind.Click here to learn more about IPERS ( .

Paid Time Off:

Life is unpredictable, and at the State of Iowa, we understand the importance of work-life balance. Our leave policies, including paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave with unlimited accrual, ensure you have the flexibility you need for personal and family matters.

Professional Development:

Elevate your career with continuous learning opportunities. We support your growth through training programs, workshops, and tuition reimbursement.

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Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces all backgrounds and perspectives. We believe diversity is a strength that drives innovation.

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State of Iowa


213 Department of Insurance & Financial Services - Banking


200 E Grand Ave, Ste 300

Des Moines, Iowa, 50309


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