IT Specialist (sysadmin)

Department of the Army Santa Fe, NM
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

NEW MEXICO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN), Position Description Number T5249000 and is part of the NM, DIS, National Guard.

This position is located in an information management organization. The purpose of the position is to serve as a systems administrator on one or more of the systems maintained/administered throughout the state.

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Responsibilities

* Develops, modifies, and tests overall system backup and recovery strategies for assigned systems. Serves as a technical focal point for the installation and configuration of hardware and software on personal computers and for personal data assistants associated with assigned systems. Serves as a systems administrator responsible for planning, coordinating, modifying, implementing, and troubleshooting in order to meet customer needs. Work pertains to the administration of all systems, including a myriad of associated hardware platforms, software applications and numerous interfaces included in the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN). Serves as a technical focal point on multiple operating systems and computer platforms. Provides technical assistance and advice to personnel involved in system design, programming, database design, and modifying commercially developed software. Determines equipment and communications requirements and interfaces with other systems.

* Analyzes, evaluates, and recommends hardware/software changes to various computer systems. Considers factors such as compatibility with standard systems, conversion or implementation costs, and impact on existing equipment. Installs, configures and tests products and equipment being reviewed. Develops guidelines, standard operating procedures (SOPs), bulletins and flyers regarding the operation/use of assigned C4 systems, services, and activities.

* 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. Designs and modifies the storage structure and correlation between systems.

* Troubleshoots problems and implements changes on multiple computer platforms. Diagnoses system failures to isolate source of problems between equipment, system software, and application programs. Provides solutions by modifying codes, devising fixes, documenting problems and advising responsible party. Interacts with peers and vendors to resolve hardware and software problems and reports unresolved problems. Plans and schedules the installation of new or modified hardware, operating systems, and software applications. Considers factors such as compatibility, conversion or implementation costs, and impact on existing equipment.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

* Job family (Series)

2210 Information Technology Management

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

* Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

* Must have a valid COMP-TIA Security + certification.

* Must achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of these duties

Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 3 years experience administering Windows and Linux OS servers. Experience in MCSA Server 2016, VCA6-DCV, and Enterprise Storage Administration: HPE 3PAR Storserve 8000 Series is preferred.

Education

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

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