IT Specialist (OS/SYSADM)

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help SSA manage its Social Security programs?
analyze and solve problems?
help and advise millions of retired and disabled individuals?
work on a team to make a difference in people''s lives and your own?
Join SSA, one of the top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government!
As an Information Technology (IT) Specialist, you are a valued member of a dynamic team. IT Specialists contribute to the agency''s mission by producing logical, concise and efficient systems and providing software that is cost beneficial and responsive to the needs of the agency. IT Specialists are an important aspect of the Federal Government. They help with exciting initiatives and facilitate the successful implementation of cutting edge technology solutions.
This position is located in the Division of Systems Storage Management (DSSM). The employee serves as an IT Specialist assisting in activities associated with data storage management at Headquarters, SSA Data Centers, Program Service Centers, associated Field Offices throughout the United States and its territories. Assignments consist of varying accountability and complexity within the following broad functional data storage management categories. Specifically, the employee will be assigned as the technical lead in one or more of the following functional areas: (1) Mainframe or open systems computer infrastructure planning, budgeting, design, configuration, implementation, deployment, performance and monitoring of data storage devices for data storage management. (2) Backup and Recovery including, but not limited to, data storage management, mainframe and/or open systems storage backup and recovery, data archival and remote vaulting. (3) Data replication management necessary to implement and maintain data synchronization between geographically dispersed data centers.
Additionally, employee may be required to work irregular hours and/or on weekends and keep and carry a paging device, cell phone, or Blackberry and a laptop/notebook computer.
This position will be filled at the National Support Center in Urbana, MD.
NOTE: Your resume must specifically address the evaluation criteria for the position. This information is instrumental in determining the highest quality candidates to be referred to the Selecting Official. If your application materials do not demonstrate the competencies and experience needed for this position, your application will be ineligible for consideration.
Job Title: IT Specialist (OS/SYSADM)
Agency: Social Security Administration
Hiring Organization: Office of Telecommunications and Systems Operations
Job Announcement Number: SH1112886
SALARY RANGE: $89,924.00 to $116,901.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 to Monday, May 12, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-2210-13
DUTY LOCATIONS: Few vacancies in the following location:
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

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