The Informational Technology(IT)/Data Processing department provides services to ALL County departments and many municipalities. The department is responsible for maintaining in-house software on the IBM Iseries, including Payroll, Civil Service, Financial Accounting and Tax Bill processing (School, City, Sewer/Water, and Village).
We also have the responsibility of maintaining purchased software from outside vendors for Dispatch, Road Patrol, E911, Real Property Tax, and Kronos time card system. We also maintain various systems used by Public Health, Civil Service and Probation.
Our primary functions include maintaining the County IBM Iseries system, ten interconnected networks, including those at Amsterdam City Hall, 21 servers, and over 400 computers and associated devices including network printers, thin-clients and scanning stations. Additionally, the department provides services to our requesting customers for tax collection, payroll processing, general financial systems, and offers technical support for office networking, PC issues, programming, planning and design. We also maintain the County web and email systems, which include website maintenance and design as well as web service monitoring and Internet access and intrusion detection.