Systems Administrator

The City of Rochester, NH is currently recruiting for a Systems Administrator to assume primary responsibility for the design, selection, deployment, integration, support and maintenance of information systems infrastructure for all City departments. Assess needs, conduct analysis, make recommendations and implement improvements regarding information technology for the City departments. Responsible for the security of departmental information technology. City information systems infrastructure include LAN and WAN network, client/server applications, cloud-based solutions, database systems, server and desktop operating
systems and platforms, and telephone system.

The City of Rochester maintains a current network, ensuring that devices are within standard lifecycle limits, current patching is in place and software is vetted. We endeavor to follow security best practices which include implementing a federally approved control set. Where possible we work with best-in-class vendors to supply highly secure and functional solutions for the City. We have a strong, close working team environment with support for individual growth through project work and education reimbursement. The right candidate will help the team to further excel in our mission to support the City of Rochester.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field;
  • Five years’ experience with computer networks, large information systems, and desktop support services, preferably in a municipal setting;
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

A rating of your application will be based on your education, training and experience as it relates to the requirements for this position. It is essential, therefore, that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.

An annual salary range of $64,369 to $86,751 commensurate with qualifications and experience. While most work will be done on premise and during normal business hours, we can offer some flexibility to the right candidate.

For more information on area and city, to view the job description and obtain an application, visit the HR page of the City’s website at

Position open until filled.

Please submit City application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources #102010
City of Rochester
31 Wakefield Street
Rochester, NH 03867

All applications for this position will be held in confidence.

City of Rochester
Close Date: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
salary range of $64,369 to $86,751 commensurate with qualifications and experience