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    This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (DATAMGT), Position Description Number D1629000and is part of theMI JFHQ Army, National Guard.

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    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 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 of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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

    --Provides assistance, advice and guidance to organizational users, both in the administrative and technical areas, concerning the use of the multiple database management systems available for use.

    --Using software-engineering techniques, designs new applications that enhance existing systems.

    --Responsible for the management of quality assurance and system efficiency functions of assigned RDBMS systems by enforcing the prescribed RDBMS.

    --Reviews and implements security provisions to ensure authorized access and integrity of the RDBMS.

    --Provides technical advice and coordinates the monitoring and tuning requirements for RDBMS optimization of performance.

    --Reviews system documentation, users manuals and training guides.

    --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.

    --Tests new DBMS software and implements updates and changes.

    --Ensures resolution of DBMS inconsistencies across the installation in coordination with other information technology specialists and systems administers.

    --Develops system backup and recovery plans assigned RDBMS applications.

    --Makes recommendations on alternatives involving major projects.

    --Analyzes DBMS inconsistencies with other system administrators and devises recovery plans for failure resolution.

    --Provides technical assistance to personnel involved in developing system design, programming, specifications and adapting commercially available software.

    --Participates in the analysis of requests for new and modified applications.

    --Provides DBMS maintenance of a data dictionary, listing the kinds of data in databases and how to access them.

    --Coordinates and integrates data elements for a variety of projects in a number of dissimilar areas.

    --Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens. Area 1 - Open to current, permanent technicians of the Michigan National Guard. Area 2 - Open to current members of the Michigan National Guard.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481257900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.