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This National Guard position is for an IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN), Position Description Number T5254000 and is part of the ID USPFO, Idaho Army National Guard.
THIS POSITION IS INDEFINITE- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. MILITARY MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED.
This position is located in an information management organization. The purpose of the position is to serve as a systems administrator of assigned systems maintained/administered by the organization. The incumbent is responsible for the installing, testing, system security configuration and monitoring, operating, troubleshooting and maintaining server hardware and software. The position will also serve as a member of a team of systems administrators receiving guidance from the team leader.
Serves as a systems administrator for the less complex systems involving a limited number of servers operating on a single operating system. Responsible for implementing and troubleshooting system performance. Reports unresolved problems to a higher-graded System Administrator. Assists other system administrators in troubleshooting problems and implementing changes on the more complex systems. Modifies, tests and implements system backup and recovery strategies for assigned system. Diagnoses system failures to isolate source of problems between equipment, system software, and application programs. Modifies code, devises temporary fixes, documents problems and advises high higher-level System Administrator or other outside party.
Interacts with peers and vendors to resolve hardware and software problems. Provides technical assistance to personnel involved in system design, programming, hardware selection and adapting commercially available software to meet the needs of the customer. Advises other users on characteristics of system software. Implements systems software changes, operating system releases and maintains the operational status of systems in accordance with established implementation guidance.
Participates in the analysis of requests for new or modified applications. Assists in analyzing and evaluating proposed changes to multiple computer systems. Considers factors such as compatibility with standard systems, conversion or implementation costs, and impact on existing equipment. As appropriate, sets up and tests products on equipment. Assists in determining equipment demands, number and kinds of records, files, communications and procedures necessary to obtain, and organize information and interfaces with other systems. Reports findings to the Team Leader.
Provides systems support on personal computer, mini-computers or main frames. Assists in the installation and configuration of hardware and software applications.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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