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CHIEF, INFORMATION SYSTEMS

DATABASE SPECIALIST MANAGER

Recruitment #19-004482-0001

Introduction

**This recruitment is limited to current employees of the Maryland Department of Health, Developmental Disabilities Administration only.**

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Health, Developmental Disabilities Administration, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to manage the Developmental Disabilities Administration's (DDA) database that is utilized to administer the service program provided.  This database includes client demographic, eligibly and service information, as well as approved budget and payment information. 

The Developmental Disabilities Administration manages data within the Provider Consumer Information System (PCIS2) using an Oracle database software package. The system utilizes a Web-based user application to accommodate multiple user types, both in and out of the local area network. It is used to administer provider claims and payments, manage consumer eligibility and access information, track quality measurements, and to perform statistical data analysis. In addition to performing routine query assignments, this position plans, directs and administers all aspects of the system. It is responsible for managing ongoing development and maintenance of the current system and to make recommendations for enhancement or replacement systems in the future.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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 data base management systems, preferably Oracle, and three years experience designing, developing, implementing, maintaining & controlling data base management systems. 

Thirty credit hours (30) from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or other technology-related field to include course work in data base management systems may be substituted for the required education. 

One additional year of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications systems and programs using third generation or other generally accepted computer programming languages or maintaining and modifying operating systems for multipurpose, multi-tasking computers may be substituted for the required education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will have experience analyzing and managing data within an Oracle software package as well as the ability to perform database administration in order to optimize the performance of the system.  Additional experience developing Java web-based user applications will prove beneficial as the administration utilized this technology.  Supervisory and project management oversight of these functions is desired.  

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

**This recruitment is limited to current employees of the Maryland Department of Health, Developmental Disabilities Administration only.**

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS