The mission of the Connecticut Judicial Branch is to serve the interests of justice and the public by resolving matters brought before it in a fair, timely, efficient and open manner.

Judicial Branch Job Openings

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These are all the jobs available with the Judicial Branch at this time.
Last update: 12/07/2018

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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Continuous Recruitment Statewide
Law Librarian I 12/17/2018 18-1000-111
Information Technology Analyst IV 12/17/2018 18-4000-056
Administrative Assistant 12/24/2018 18-3000-033
Information Technology Analyst I 12/24/2018 18-4000-057
Information Technology Analyst I 12/24/2018 18-4000-058
Information Technology Analyst III 12/24/2018 18-4000-059
Continuous Recruitment Statewide

The Judicial Branch is accepting applications for the following continuous recruitment postings:

The Judicial Branch is temporarily suspending the following continuous recruitment postings. Please return to this website periodically for updates on these positions:

  • Adult Probation Officer Trainee
  • Temporary Court Recording Monitor
  • Office Clerk

E-mail questions to: HR.Recruitment@jud.ct.gov

Law Librarian I

Locations: Two Primary Locations (two positions available): Putnam and Rockville (May be required to work in other locations up to two days a week.)

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking qualified individuals to perform professional to advanced library duties, which include providing legal reference and research guidance, instruction in database searching, and catalog and collection maintenance. 

Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science including:  Classification systems; reference sources and techniques; acquisitions;  cataloging and filing; bibliographic sources of information and library automation; knowledge of library administration principles and techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; computer skills; ability to analyze and solve problems relating to library methods and procedures.

Experience and Training: A Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association. 


Starting Salary $62,080 plus benefits.

Applications must be received by December 17, 2018.  Applications should be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted. Please select the location(s) you wish to work. 

Please reference posting number 18-1000-111

AA/EOE

Information Technology Analyst IV

Location: East Hartford


The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch Information Technology Division is seeking an accomplished Information System Security professional to perform work for our Network and System Services. The ideal candidate will possess experience and knowledge in the areas of cybersecurity principles, risk analysis, auditing and security policy development as well as a thorough and up-to-date understanding of cybersecurity best practices. This knowledge and experience will be critical in leading the Branch in developing and documenting sound cybersecurity strategy in accordance with NIST Cybersecurity Framework principles to ensure the protection of Judicial resources, infrastructure and data as well as ensure compliance with FIPS 140-2, IRS Pub 1075, and PCI standards where required.


The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of IT Security: Provides highly complex level of expertise for the selection, implementation, and support of highly complex security solutions; proactively researches new threats and solutions in preparation for possible security attacks; provides a leadership role to the team in addressing immediate security risks and leads the team in resolving these; conducts IT risk assessments through detailed analysis of real-time and historical security data; prevents and responds to security intrusions.


Special Experience Required: Initiated the selection, development, and implementation of industry best practice security policies and technologies to secure an enterprise level network. Successfully led security project initiatives, including risk analysis and reporting as well as forensic analysis for threat assessment and system vulnerabilities.


The qualified candidate should have hands-on experience in the creation and implementation of business level cybersecurity plans, demonstrate a solid understanding of risk assessment methodologies, able to interpret relevant data, create comprehensive reports, and make presentations as needed. A working knowledge of Next Generation Firewalls, Intrusion detection, and anti-virus solutions is necessary.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in security policy development

  • Knowledge of current vulnerabilities and remediation practices

  • Ability to develop and manage an Incident Response plan

  • CISSP certification

  • Experience with a SIEM solution (Splunk preferred)


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Security risk analysis and auditing

  • Documentation of information security policies and procedures

  • Implementation of Security Awareness Training

  • Threat assessment analysis

  • Leadership of Incident Response team


In addition to the preferred qualifications, the candidate must have a positive attitude, proficient verbal skills, a collaborative approach to working in a close team environment, excellent presentation skills and ability to represent the Branch in various Information Security meetings and collaborative efforts, and strong writing skills in submitting reports, proposals, and post mortem analyses.


Starting Salary: $82,583 – plus benefits


Minimum Qualifications:

General Experience: Ten (10) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development, or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific functional area of the position being applied for.


Special Experience: Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the advanced working level with responsibility for performing a full range of complex technical support functions as highlighted in one of functional area(s) listed above.


Substitutions Allowed:

1. College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or information technology related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree. 


2. A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or information technology related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.  


3. Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management, or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.   


Special Requirement: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.


Applications must be received by December 17, 2018.Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Please reference posting number 18-4000-056

AA/EOE

Administrative Assistant

Location: Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Purchasing Office of the Materials Management Unit.

The successful candidate for this position will perform the following duties:  Process requisitions, orders, and amendments; assign commodity codes, buyers and Purchase Order (PO) numbers; close PO lists; add requisitions and perform buyer steps when required; update and maintain vendor maintenance files; perform commodity code corrections to past orders; add commodity codes when needed; run reports; work with the Divisions to resolve problems in the processing of requisitions and orders and notify others to resolve issues in the purchasing system; research past orders and requisitions for Purchasing Unit and the Divisions; distribute POs to vendors, receiving departments and buyers; email orders to select vendors and for rush orders; provide Property Accounting Unit with information for equipment orders; maintain hard copy filing system; coordinate workflow with Procurement staff and other division work units; communicate regarding administrative policies and procedures; process orders, as well as a variety of correspondence and reports; may prepare financial and budget reports, participate in inventory and maintenance schedules for equipment, and perform other related duties as required. 

The preferred candidate will possess advanced knowledge of office administration, considerable interpersonal skills, considerable oral and written communication skills, considerable ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store, retrieve, and analyze data and to follow complex written reports and records, ability to record and verify information, and ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to operations. This position may entail some in-state travel without advance notice and also may involve assisting other Materials Management offices. 

Starting Salary $53,394 – plus benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

General Experience:  Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work. 

Substitutions Allowed:  College training may be substituted for General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree. 

Applications must be received by December 24, 2018.  Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 18-3000-033

AA/EOE 

Information Technology Analyst I

Location: East Hartford


The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch Information Technology Division is seeking an Information Technology Analyst I responsible for courtroom technology and desktop services. The successful candidate will install and configure PCs integrated with audio/video recording hardware and other desktop peripherals as well as network equipment needed for connection to the Branch’s LAN. The candidate should be fluent in basic desktop software with proficiency in:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Experience with ForTheRecord (FTR) Recording Software a plus

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, as well as the ability to work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management. Strong organization and documentation skills are required, client face times experience a plus, as well as an attitude to learn and grow with the position is desired. The candidate must be able to work independently with supervisory guidance.


The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Audio/Visual Multimedia and Courtroom Technology: Provides basic software and hardware support for multimedia presentations, including creating, planning, designing, testing and operating teaching products and aids for use in executive-level training programs; provides basic technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance. 


Additionally, the preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and desktop software needs using a variety of diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software issues and initiate repairs; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new software releases of routine nature; coordinates installation, modification and maintenance of network components; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection.


Starting salary $70,692 – plus benefits.


Minimum Qualifications:

General Experience: Four (4) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development, or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific area of the position being applied for.


Substitutions Allowed:


1. College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree. 


2. A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or related area may be substituted for the General Experience. 


3. Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management, or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.   


Special Requirement: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.


Applications must be received by December 24, 2018. Applications should be submitted through the on-line application site at: https://www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted. 


Please reference posting number 18-4000-057

AA/EOE

Information Technology Analyst I

Location: East Hartford


The State of CT Judicial Branch is seeking an accomplished Network Analyst to join its network support team in East Hartford. 


The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Network Support:  Assists in the design and implementation of routine communication networks; assists in diagnosing and resolving issues using network management systems and utilities.


The ideal candidate will provide Network administration and operations management for our Network infrastructure across the state.  This includes the Wide Area Network (WAN) that spans the entire state and connects over 70 Judicial Branch courthouses, Probation sites, and Administrative offices. It also includes the backbone network connecting the Branch’s two data centers in Groton and Waterbury and the networks within the data centers that provide connections to servers as well as to other state agencies and the Internet.


The qualified candidate should have hands-on experience in overall network operations, as well as a working knowledge of network protocols such as BGP, multicast, and spanning-tree. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in configuration and administration of Cisco FabricPath, OTV, and EIGRP protocols

  • Knowledge of network fundamentals

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to demonstrate experience installing, configuring, and administering of network hardware


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Network maintenance (software and hardware upgrades)

  • Network troubleshooting

  • Documentation of network problems and designs

  • Monitor network health and performance

  • Packet analysis


In addition to the required qualifications the candidate must possess a positive attitude, proficient verbal skills, a collaborative approach to working in a close team environment, a willingness to assist and share knowledge with peers and subordinates, and strong writing skills for submitting reports, proposals, and post mortem analyses.


Starting Salary: $70,692 – plus benefits.


Minimum Qualifications:

General Experience: Four (4) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development, or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific area of the position being applied for.


Substitutions Allowed:


1. College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree. 


2. A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or related area may be substituted for the General Experience. 


3. Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management, or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.   


Special Requirement: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.


Applications must be received by December 24, 2018. Applications should be submitted through the on-line application site at: https://www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted. 


Please reference posting number 18-4000-058

AA/EOE

Information Technology Analyst III

Location: East Hartford


The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking an Information Technology Analyst III for the IT Division Platform Services Unit.


The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for evaluation, design, implementation, administration, and maintenance of the Branch’s enterprise electronic data storage systems, storage area networks (SANs), and cloud services in a virtual server/storage environment. The candidate will develop specifications for data storage solutions based on business requirements and recommend appropriate technology and configurations to meet those needs while conforming to current standards and industry best practices. This includes interfacing with hardware & software vendors to ensure effective communication of goals, requirements, and issues.  


The qualified candidate will provide production support as required and in response to enterprise-wide outages, prepare IT architecture models, produce strategic plans in support of availability goals, growth and disaster recovery, perform structured multi-layered analysis on facilities, hardware and software for failure points, as well as performance improvements, develop and produce capacity and performance management reports and associated recommendations for both storage and backup infrastructures, and lead technical teams for storage deployment, SAN zoning & provisioning, LUN Masking, Disk Allocation, and Storage Replication with EMC storage solutions utilizing storage management tools. Experience with VMware 6.x; Microsoft Windows Server 2008r2, 2012, 2012r2, and 2016, SAN/NAS Storage Systems including fiber channel networking and Linux is required. 


The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of platform administration: Perform complex duties related to enterprise wide server, storage and email support; develop server, storage, and email standards; configure, install, support, maintain, upgrade, and trouble shoot server, storage, and email software, hardware, packages, and operating systems.  


Special Experience Required: Must have assisted in the installation and maintenance of major subsystems or installed and maintained other host and/or mini-computer systems. 


Starting Salary: $82,040 - plus benefits 


Experience with the following EMC storage systems is desired: 


  • VNX5400/5600 storage arrays 

  • Unity storage arrays 

  • Isilon arrays 

  • Data Domain arrays 

  • Avamar & Networker backup software 

  • RecoverPoint appliances 

  • Site Recovery Manager 

  • Cisco Fiber Channel Switches 


Minimum Qualifications:

General Experience: Eight (8) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems / software development, or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific area of the position being applied for.


Special Experience: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the advanced working level with responsibility for performing a full range of moderately complex technical support functions pertaining to the design, implementation and support of electronic data storage platforms, storage area networks, or virtual servers.


1. College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.


2. A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


3. Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management, or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.


Special Requirement: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.


Applications must be received by December 24, 2018. Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: https://www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Please reference posting number 18-4000-059

AA/EOE