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MIS SPECIALIST in Lawton, OK at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/11/2022

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Job Description

Facility: Lawton Correctional Facility

Salary: $12.98 hr.

Bonus (if applicable): $1000.00 Sign-On Bonus


Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

***$1,000.00 SIGN-ON BONUS!***

Looking for a career opportunity in management information systems where your talent and drive to excel will be celebrated and where you’ll have room to grow? If you are passionate about computers and networks and feel everyone should have a chance to improve their lives, we have the role for you! As the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we are looking for dedicated people like you to add to our growing team. 

Join a Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

Role and Responsibilities

As MIS Specialist, you will maintain various computer operations throughout the facility, as well as provide technical support and advice regarding computers, telecommunications, and network administration. Part of your role will be to:  

  • Provide technical support to ensure personal computers and servers (hardware and software) are performing properly; lead system security, operation, and maintenance.
  • Track technology inventory; research specifications and order required hardware/software. 
  • Monitor the computer operations’ budget in conjunction with regional I.T. staff.
  • Maintain security administration of systems; assign local domain log-in profiles and passwords.
  • Ensure users have access to appropriate applications and files. 
  • Create, maintain, modify, and produce accurate, timely reports using Crystal Reports. 
  • Collaborate with the training department to develop and implement system training. 
  • Maintain and restore daily backups on LAN. 
  • Ensure strict adherence to software licensing rules and maintain careful records.
  • Generate technical reports on utilization, projected needs, and other areas. 
  • Travel to other facilities not limited to your home region. 
  • Use your general knowledge of telephone systems.

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Job Requirements

Competencies Required

If you have a knack for identifying and solving computer issues; enjoy acting independently as well as interacting with a wide variety of employees and vendors; and have good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, keep reading. Join a team that is proud of helping people reenter society. Apply if you have:

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of five (5) years of work experience in a related role with experience in hardware and software operations. Educational and progressive work experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree at management’s discretion.
  • Ability to identify and solve computer problems and act independently with a wide variety of employees and vendors required.
  • Ability to understand and resolve technical problems independently.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently: lift or carry up to 20 lbs.; bend, stoop, reach above shoulder level, work with machinery, walk, stand, sit
  • Occasionally: lift or carry up to 60 lbs. or more, and push or pull up to 60 lbs.; climb, walk