Join over 2,000 professionals who bring strategic vision to state government as part of Minnesota's information technology agency. Work for Minnesota IT Services and be part of a cutting-edge organization that is emerging as a national leader in government IT. Our culture promotes collaboration, demands continuous improvement and encourages innovation in IT delivery. Be a part of something bigger than yourself, something to be inspired by - come to work for MNIT Services!
Careers at MNIT
For a full list of available positions, visit the state careers website at mn.gov/careers.
MNIT recognizes the enormous contributions of men and women who have served the country in uniform. While serving our country, you learned many of the valuable skills that we need to best serve Minnesotans. Learn more about employment opportunities for veterans.
EOE and Affirmative Action
MNIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We also follow guidelines from our Affirmative Action Plan to support our efforts to recruit, hire, support and retain qualified protected group members.
Did You Know?
The Minnesota IT Services network is vast and connects 26 executive branch agencies, 80 boards and commissions, 87 counties, 78 Minnesota State Colleges and University locations, 5 University of Minnesota campuses, approximately 100 K-12 school districts, 60 public libraries and 140 law enforcement locations. Overall, the network serves approximately 1,100 locations in 300 cities.
Our network is comprised of a statewide MPLS network which utilizes the BGP routing protocol to provide intranet and internet connectivity. Our backbone network has 32 hubs and is comprised of 100 Gig and 10 Gig interconnected links. We have over 1500 access circuits which vary in speed from 100 Meg to 10 Gig connections.
In the past four years we have consolidated 49 data centers to 28, and we continue to consolidate on a regular basis.
We support and maintain well over 2,000 applications which cross the spectrum of languages and uses.
The agency maintains approximately 500 virtual hosts, 6,500 virtual machines and 750 physical servers which utilize both Microsoft and Linux operating systems.
In the past four years, Minnesota IT Services has gone from 40% virtualized servers to 80%.
We conduct over 2,000 backup jobs per day and we store almost 700 Terabytes every night for business continuity and disaster recovery.
We process over 400,000 emails daily and nearly 3,000,000 per week.
We support more than 35,000 end users and secure the private data of 5.5 million Minnesota citizens. Our project list is truly huge, but here are a few that promise even more efficiencies and modernization to Minnesota’s citizens:
Massive cloud migrations using AWS, Azure and other cutting edge providers and services.
Total refactoring of the driver license and registration systems, which processes millions of transactions annually.
Constant modernization and replacement of legacy systems with modern ones.
Our systems support up to 794,000 Minnesotans every month for payment of healthcare benefits, SNAP assistance and financial assistance.
Any IT professional who joins the Minnesota IT Services Agency will have chosen a career with robust, secure and massive systems, the kind you would not get to work with anywhere else in Minnesota. Working for this organization affords you the opportunity to exercise your skills in one of the largest compute/big data environments in the Midwest and you’ll be able to focus on technical work without having to worry about many of the distractions of private industry.
Apply and Search Tips
To view all available positions at the State of Minnesota, visit the state careers website at www.mn.gov/careers using Internet Explorer 9 or 11 in (enterprise mode) or Safari 5.1.7 as your web browser.
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