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    This is a GS-09/11 position that is  located at the Directorate of Information Management in Jefferson Barracks, MO United States 1 vacancy

    Incumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number D1618000 in SPMD 1224

    APPOINTMENT FACTORS:   This is an Indefinite Excepted Service position. Employment can be terminated with a 30 day notice. Management has the right to convert this position to permanent status without re-advertising. This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible assignment in the Missouri Army or Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
    Applicants who are not currently a member in the Missouri Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Missouri Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273).
    Applicants who are not currently a member of the Missouri Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Missouri Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-864-6264 (toll free).

    MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be MOS/AFSC qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.

    Maximum Military Grade – Army: Enlisted - SSG (E-6)     Warrant Officer - CW2 (W-2)

                                               Air:  TSgt (E-6) 

    Minimum Military Grade – Army:  Enlisted - PV1 (E-1)      Warrant Officer - WO1 (W-1)

                                              Air:  AB (E-1)

    Warrant Officer - MOS 254A, 255A, 255N or 255S

    Enlisted – Army:  CMF 25     Air:  AFSC 3D0X1

    Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).

    IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for this position. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.


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    Develops, modifies, and tests overall system backup and recovery strategies for assigned systems. Serves as a system administrator responsible for coordinating, implementing, patching, modifying, and troubleshooting various servers' operating systems hosting enterprise level services. Work pertains to the administration of all systems, including a myriad of associated hardware platforms, software applications and numerous interfaces included in the Local Area Network. (LAN) Wide Area Network (WAN), Storage Area Network (SAN) and virtual machine infrastructure. Serves as a technical focal point for the installation, configuration and administration of hardware and software for virtual desktop infrastructure. Determines equipment and communications requirements and interfaces with other systems. Evaluates machine usage and develops plans for the necessary acquisition to support future automation (hardware and software) requirements. Analyzes, evaluates, and recommends hardware/software changes to various computer systems. Considers factors such as compatibility with standard systems, conversion or implementation costs, and impact on existing equipment. Installs, configures and tests products and equipment being reviewed. Develops guidelines, standard operating procedures (SOPs), bulletins and flyers regarding the operation/use of assigned C4 systems, services, and activities. Analyzes policies, regulations, and system provisions governing standard operating systems and provides assistance and advisory services to users. Troubleshoots problems and implements changes on multiple computer platforms. Diagnoses system failures to isolate source of problems between equipment, system software, and application programs. Performs other duties as assigned. Develop and implement a 5 year budget/life cycle plan for all server based infrastructure.

    Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.

    In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the indefinite appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status.  Under an indefinite appointment, the employment is subject to a 30 day termination notice.

    This position will be filled at the GS-09 trainee grade or the target grade of GS-11.  An applicant who is selected at the trainee grade will have potential for promotion to the target grade of GS-11 without further competition.  Promotion to full operating/journeyman level will be made after qualifications and eligibility requirements have been met and the incumbent is performing at the higher level in a satisfactory manner.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Army or Air National Guard.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/469821400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.