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    The ideal candidate for this position has relational database management experience including implementation, administration, performance monitoring, tuning, backup/restore, archiving, replication management, and configuration management. This position starts at a salary of $102,663 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center (MWEOC) team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    This position for the Database Administrator is located in the Information Technology Services Division (MWITS) of the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center. As the IT Specialist (DATAMGT), you will be responsible for relational database management (RDMS) implementation, administration, performance monitoring, tuning, backup/restore, archiving, replication, and configuration management. Typical duties include:

    • Serving as a technical expert for database software such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server in standalone, cluster (RAC and SQL Server cluster), and virtual (VMware) environments.
    • Performing briefings to management on the automation projects, short and long-range automation objectives, emerging technologies and major changes to current technologies impacting the operating environment.
    • Participating and representing the organization in technical conferences. Presenting technical briefings for peers and the user community.
    • Providing end users with necessary authorization for database access and ensuring that authorizations meet requirements.
    • Developing or revising user guidance such as procedures for submitting and processing requirements or the use and execution of interactive applications.

    All MWEOC staff have emergency assignments and are considered deployed in place. Exercises and activations are planned and unplanned, and may require long hours, nights, weekends and holidays.

    All MWEOC employees are: (1) required to use a government-issued electronic device (to include cellular phones); (2) subject to recall during emergency situations; and (3) required to perform work in locations both above and below ground.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require minimal non-emergency travel up to 5% .

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562587800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.