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DATABASE SPECIALIST II

Recruitment #19-004480-0004

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland State Archives

450 Rowe Boulevard

Annapolis, MD 21401

POSITION DUTIES

This position provides senior technical knowledge and IT support for a major State Archives program. This position provides specialized expertise in relational database management systems and programming to design, develop, and maintain the computerized collections management systems used to maintain intellectual control over the Agency's archival collections. This position also provides IT staff with support in product knowledge, resolving design issues and general troubleshooting. This position provides electronic access to the archival holdings, primary component of the mission of the Archives. This position impacts production archival collections requiring error-free decisions and actins to keep the Archives from experiencing unplanned information outages due to errors.

Duties of this position are but limited to: maintenance, tuning and troubleshooting the computerized collections management systems used to maintain intellectual control over the Agency's archival collections, including error checking of other IT Staff's projects, primarily responsible for the daily operations and correct data movement. Design and develop the computerized collections management systems used to maintain intellectual control over the Agency's archival collections. Primarily automation of manual insert, delete and update, processes. Performs data movement functions such as inserting, deleting and updating data.. Reviews journals catalogues, and other technical literature to keep abreast of the latest developments in the field. Research specific technical areas of SQL Server for future development or current troubleshooting. Trains junior DBA staff and performs other related duties as assigned including backup support, data recovery and disaster recovery. Monitors general condition of archival holdings including condition of records and art objects, environmental conditions, physical plant status and conditions; appropriately maintains area, takes appropriate corrective action and/or reports issues to higher level staff for corrective action.

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.

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.

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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.