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This position is restricted to current Military members of the Iowa Army National Guard.
LOCATION: G6-JFHQ, Johnston, Iowa
As a IT SPECIALIST (CUSTSPT), GS-2210-9 your duties are below;
Serves as a technical specialist on all automated systems utilized throughout the state. Provides solutions to customer requests for assistance in resolving the less complex hardware and software problems, referring the more complex problems to a higher graded specialist. Systems used include personal computers, mini computers and mainframes. Customer requests for assistance may be submitted telephonically, via email or in person.Receives requests for resolution of hardware or software problems that may require in-depth research. Analyzes customer problems and researches database for possible solutions or tasks the appropriate subject matter expert or section capable of resolving the problem. Participates in site surveys in order to verify adequacy of software installation practices and operating environments are compliant with desktop and network security standards, and network operations to ensure customer needs are met. Automates repetitive tasks such as ghosting software images, sanitizing disks, and warranty usage tracking. Deploys technologies to minimize technical labor for operational testing, problem resolution, and pattern analysis.Provides technical assistance to current and potential users so that LAN/WAN and other C4 systems operations have few major disruptions. Proactively interacts with users to ensure proper operation of computer systems, hardware, and software. Installs and maintains hardware devices supporting a broad range of information systems employing multiple network and local operating systems and highly sophisticated client server software. Provides technical hands-on assistance with software installations, hardware configurations, and communication networking to support daily operations and major fielding activities.Installs and configures workstation or network operating systems, and applications software on a wide range of configurable information systems devices. Configures a wide variety of devices requiring diverse interfaces and device drivers in multiple operating system environments using a wide variety of hardware platforms. Configures workstation security parameters. Troubleshoots and corrects software problems to include resolving conflicts between applications, hardware and/or device conflicts, and operating system faults. Detects and removes computer viruses. Restores and repairs damaged critical data files. Updates hardware and software architecture databases to reflect installations, turn-ins, and changes in reportable software.Performs operational tests on equipment in test array or operational configuration prior to issue or installation to ensure proper operation and absence of hardware, software, device or network conflicts. Performs other as duties as assigned. D0269
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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