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DATABASE SPECIALIST II

Recruitment #19-004480-0002

Introduction

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) is accepting applications from all qualified applicants for the position of Database Specialist II. This position is responsible for the health and stability of all DLLR Microsoft SQL Databases.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

1100 North Eutaw Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

Responsible for the health and stability of all Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Microsoft SQL Databases. Supports the activities of the department IT staff for specific applications by providing consulting to users, IT management and IT staff. Works to establish and maintain a user trust and confidence towards IT's responsiveness to user's needs. Provide database analysis, design, planning and database programming support to application development units that create and maintain a portfolio of mission critical projects across divisions within the department. Responsible for assuring that the logical and physical databases are backed up and maintained to perform efficiently, effectively and accurately, with a minimum amount of resources to meet the programmatic needs of the division and to provide management with reliable information to make business decision.

POSITION DUTIES

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

Database Administration (Microsoft SQL:Assist developers in analyzing and developing structures. Create, modify and migrate database structures by processing scripts upon authorized notification. Ensure databases are backed up in set time frames. Recover database during system/application problems and upon request. Setup jobs to run, monitor jobs and proved assistance in determining cause of job failures and rerunning of jobs.

Mainframe Database Administration (DB2 backup):Assist developers in analyzing and developing database structures. Create, modify and migrate database structures upon authorized notification. Ensure databases are backed up in set time frames. Assist in disaster recovery testing. Provide assistance in determining cause of job failures and rerunning of jobs.

Mainframe Change Control (backup):Promote programs (development, test, production). Review and forward changes to production jobs to data center.

Mainframe Security Administration (backup):Create, change and delete logon IDs. Change security rules upon proper notification. Review daily security reports for security actions, violations, production program promotions and DB2 security in. Assist in security audits and finding resolution.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or other information technology related field to include course work in database management systems.

Experience: One year of experience designing, developing, implementing, maintaining and controlling database management systems for computers.

Notes: 1. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate plus thirty credit hours from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or other information technology-related field to include course work in database management systems may be substituted for the required education.

2. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and one additional year of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications systems and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or maintaining and modifying operating systems for computers may be substituted for the required education.

3. Experience operating computer systems; or scheduling, controlling input and output or maintaining a tape library to process data on computer systems; or converting data from project specifications by developing program code using generally accepted computer programming languages may be substituted for high school education on a year-for-year basis.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Database Administration classifications or Database Administration specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Experience designing, developing, implementing, maintaining and controlling database management systems for computers

Experience analyzing and developing database structures

Experience creating, changing and deleting logon IDs

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where the employee can be reached or will be furnished with a pager.

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

For positions that require Bachelor/Master Degree etc:

Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted prior to hire. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:  

DLLR Office of Administration

Attn: Tenisha Tunstall    19-004480-0002

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101

Baltimore, MD 21201  

For additional information, please contact Tenisha Tunstall at 410-767-2772 or via email Tenisha.Tunstall2@maryland.gov.  

The MD State Application Form can be found online   Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.