THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for an IT Specialist (Sysadmin), Position Description Number D 1626000 and is part of the ID AASF, Idaho Army National Guard.
THIS POSITION IS INDEFINITE- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE. CURRENT AASF APPLICANTS WILL MAINTAIN CURRENT TENURE
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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.
As an IT Specialist (Sysadmin), GS-2210-9, you will:
Be 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.
Modifies, tests and implements system backup and recovery strategies for assigned system.
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.
Diagnoses system failures to isolate source of problems between equipment, system software, and application programs. Modifies code, devises temporary fixes, documents problems and advises 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 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, 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. Schedules the installation of new or modified hardware, operating systems, and software applications.
Manages the flow of data between various tiers of the architecture.
Writes program scripts to facilitate backup and recovery procedures. Interacts with other information technology (IT) specialists in systems design, resource utilization and hardware/software installations.
Assists in security management to ensure only authorized (personnel) access computer systems. Performs security management in accordance with National Guard Bureau (NGB) regulations and state policies. Reviews and implements local policies regarding system access, network rights, and physical access to systems and equipment.
Implements state policy relating to systems storage requirements. Assists with the modification of storage structures. Modifies system parameters on assigned system.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
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