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Job Title:IT Specialist (DATAMGT)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-050

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$73,848.00 to $96,001.00 / Per Year


Monday, April 15, 2013 to Wednesday, May 15, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Buckley AFB, CO United StatesView Map


US Citizens and Status Candidates


Colorado National Guard Dual Status

Technician Announcement


Colorado National Guard Dual Status Technician Announcement Technicians are employed under the authority of Title 32 USC, Section 709, which states, in part, that technicians are to be employed in "the administration and training of the National Guard," and "the maintenance and repair of supplies issued to the National Guard."

The following documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position



Colorado Application Checklist:

A current Resume and/or OF 612

Specialized Experience documented in resume with mm/yy - mm/yy format (see instructions below)

Your DD214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts



Current Enlisted/Warrant Officer members of the Colorado Army National Guard (COARNG) and those eligible to transfer into the COARNG


 25 Series, 250 Series





This position is located in an information management organization.  Its purpose is to serve as the technical expert and project leader for database administration in the state.  Administers multiple relational database management systems (RDBMS) and software packages residing on multiple hardware and software platforms. Incumbent performs duties with broad technical latitude.


  • Membership in the Colorado National Guard
  • Must hold the grade of E-6 to CW4
  • Compatible Military Assignment MOS/AFSC 25 Series / 250 Series
  • Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory
  • Submit All Required Documentation
  • Secret Security Clearance


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Major Duties:

Incumbent serves as the organization's senior database representative at state and NGB/agency meetings and seminars designed to arrive at solutions to mutual database application problems encountered and to provide knowledge and information concerning emerging technologies.  Recommends conversion to automated systems/databases where none currently exist or recommends modifications or workarounds to facilitate the satisfaction of organizational and functional needs within the overall provisions of standardized systems.  Develops recommendations concerning major project ramifications and to offset adverse impacts.  Develops work plans, program logic, special instructions, detailed process flow charts and data management needs.  Monitors program development and tests and debugs programs.  Develops and implements database management strategies for the backup and recovery of database information resulting from system operational and performance problems.  Technically reviews completed work projects and provides technical assistance and guidance as required.  Manages contracts with private computer firms concerning data systems application studies.  Prepares scopes of work and cost estimates for the work to be contracted.  Ensures that the contractors' progress complies with contract terms.  Certifies work accomplishment, reviews and approves requests for payments.  Coordinates with specialists and managers at higher National Guard Bureau levels to obtain information to interface with systems at those levels to facilitate the acquisition and exchange of database information.  Interacts nationally with peers, vendors and other information systems (IS) sources to resolve database hardware/software problems.  Using software-engineering techniques, designs new applications that enhance existing systems.  Closely coordinates with the applications' owning agency personnel to ensure NGB and state compatibility and to recommend priorities for systems development and implementation.  Ensures project coordination for the administration of all RDBMS software products (e.g. Oracle, Informix, SyBase, MS-Access, etc.) in support of required functions.  Responsible for the introduction of new applications and ensures and establishes required users access and security procedures.  Ensures compliance with plans, policies, standards, infrastructures, and architectures of RDBMS.  Responsible for the management oversight of quality assurance and system efficiency of all RDBMS systems by enforcing the prescribed RDBMS.  Manages the flow of data between the various tiers of the architecture. Investigates amount of storage space consumed, access time statistics and frequency of use for a given RDBMS. Reviews RDBMS accounting information and takes action to improve efficiency.  Manages the flow of data between the various tiers of the architecture. Investigates amount of storage space consumed, access time statistics and frequency of use for a given RDBMS. Reviews RDBMS accounting information and takes action to improve efficiency.  Serves as the reviewing authority for the development and documentation of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for RDBMS development.  Troubleshoots problems involved in the input, retrieval or modification of database information and the general operation and maintenance pertinent to any of the organizations data system elements or sub-elements.  Develops system backup and recovery plans for all maintained RDBMS applications.  Performs other duties as assigned.



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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE NOTE Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position.  An applicants RESUME must provide in detail how they meet each specialized experience bullet listed below.  It must be documented with "from (mm/yy)" and "to (mm/yy)" dates  and description of the specialized experience.  DO NOT copy each bullet listed below word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each bullet.  You will be immediately disqualified if you fail to include this information in your resume (we will not make any assumptions regarding your experience).

You must have 36 months of specialized experience in each of the following documented CLEARLY in your resume:

1.  Experience that demonstrates the techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization.

2.  Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls.

3.  Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment.

4.  Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.



At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.  Major study-computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.

DoD 8750.1M IAT Level II, baseline certification must be attained within 6 months of hire.  Oracle Certified Associate preferred, but not required.  Understanding of SIDPERS, AFCOS, JUSTIS and RCAS preferred but not required.  Knowledge of HP-UX, Oracle Fusion Middle ware, Web logic, Oracle Enterprise Management preferred.

Military Requirements/Compatibility Military skill set is determined by AFSC/MOS requirements.   Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC/MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC/MOS.   Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.

*Other Requirements For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.  


NGB Qualification Standard GS-2210-12 / Position Description D1627000


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee Website -

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit:

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit:


Failure to submit the required documents will be grounds for disqualification without further review

  • REQUIRED: Colorado Application Checklist:
  • REQUIRED: A current Resume and/or OF 612, providing military rank, DOB, SSN and TVA #
  • REQUIRED: Specialized experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format (see instructions)
  • REQUIRED: Your DD214 (if available)  or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts

  1. You will be taken to the Application Manager to submit all required documents after you apply for this position.
  2. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Army National Guard please contact SGM Aragon @ (720) 250-2712
  3. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Air National Guard please contact TSgt Mays @ (720) 847-9449
  4. PCS funds are not available.
  5. Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus may be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives manager at (720) 250-1337.
  6. If this position is open to Air Force AGR applicants, please submit a DMA 121, Report on Individual Personnel (RIP), Military Resume, and a current (not expired nor about to expire), passing (75 or better) Fitness Assessment. AGR applicants may be required to transfer their employment authorization (EA) upon selection for certain technician positions. Contact the HRO or your AGR manager with questions regarding AGR applications.
  7. A security clearance may be required for this position. Please contact the selecting supervisor or state security manager with questions regarding clearances.
  8. Must be fully qualified or able to obtain AFSC/MOS within one year unless otherwise specified in this announcement. If this position requires specific ASVAB scores, please contact the selecting supervisor with any questions.
  9. This position may be contingent on the vacancy of the incumbent even if not otherwise stated in this announcement. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding hiring dates.
  10. If this position is posted as an Indefinite Technician it may be converted to Permanent without further competition. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding employment status.
  11. Per ARNG-HRH Policy Memorandum #10-39, mandatory Full Time Staff (FTS) training is required within a year of hire as a condition of employment in vacancy announcements for both Technician and Active Guard Reserve positions.  Failure of new FTS personnel to complete NGB prescribed courses at PEC within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment to other full time positions or termination of their employment.


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Applicants Responsibility:

Please use the "Apply Online" button on the right of this screen and download all requested documentation mentioned in the next section or your packet may be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed for consideration.  You are responsible for the completion and turn-in of your application, all contents, and attachments.  Incomplete applications will be considered "not qualified" because of lack of information.  The HRO is not responsible to inform you that your packet is incomplete.  When the qualification records are completed for the selecting supervisor, the decision is final.  If you need clarification or help please contact the HRO.

If you have questions about applying or other HR related issues or questions please call:

SGT Rachel Cornett @ 720-250-1168,  Email


CPT Kona Quewon @ 720-250-1168, Email

If you have questions about the position itself please contact the Agency Information contact located on the right of the screen.



The following documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position. 

Colorado Application Checklist:
A current Resume and/or OF 612, providing military rank, DOB, SSN and TVA #

Specialized Experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format (see instructions above)
Your DD214 (if available)  or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts




Adrian M. Rodriguez
Phone: (720)847-8637
Agency Information:
660 S Aspen St
Bldg 1005 Stop #66
Aurora, CO
united states


When this announcement closes, each application will be qualified and rated.  "Qualified" means that we will compare your experience with a standardized set of qualification criteria (Specialized Experience) for the particular position being announced.  "Rated" means, if there is more than one grade listed on this announcement, you will be found qualified at one of those grades according to the number of months experience you have listed.  If your application is found qualified, it will be rated accordingly and forwarded to the selecting supervisor.  If found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating that you were "not qualified".

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