Database Administrator
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Information Technology Specialist (ITS) 4 *This position may be filled as an ITS 3 (skilled work level) with an in-training plan to the goal class of ITS 4 (senior level specialist). **This recruitment will remain open until filled. Please submit your application materials by March 20, 2013 in order to be considered for the first round of interviews.** The Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for a Senior Level Database Administrator – ITS 4, within the Database Services Unit, Administrative Services Division. This position will be located at Headquarters in Tumwater, Washington. Application Process: If you are interested in applying and would like to be considered, please apply directly at, AND attach the following documents to your profile: · Letter of Interest (preferably no more than two pages), explaining how you meet the qualifications for the ITS 3 or ITS 4 job class as outlined below; and · Current Resume detailing experience and education ; and · Minimum of three (3) professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates. We are looking for evidence in your application materials that you have the experience, skills, and abilities indicated in this job posting. Qualified applicants whose responses most closely match the requirements of this position may be invited to interview. Carefully review your application before submitting. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. · The initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the “work experience” section of your application in AND completeness of the application materials submitted. Agency Profile
The DOC is responsible for administering adult corrections programs operated by the State of Washington. This includes state correctional institutions and programs for offenders supervised in the community. The Department consists of the Office of the Secretary, Executive Policy, Offender Change Division, Prisons Division, Community Corrections Division, Administrative Services Division, and Health Services. The Department employs over 7,600 staff and has a biennial budget of approximately $1.6 billion. DOC Offers: · Comprehensive compensation packages; · Training and development opportunities; and · The fulfillment of public service.

This position serves as a senior level specialist in the area of database administration for enterprise managed database systems at DOC. Using technical knowledge, specialized in database management, and an understanding of the agency mission and business needs, this position performs and coordinates duties with regards to major applications and/or database projects that impact mission critical agency programs. This senior DBA provides tier three (3) support to the IT Customer Assistance Center on database issue resolutions that are managed by the Database Services Team. Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, performance tuning and upgrades for database systems on the Windows platform that are managed by the Database Services Team.

In order to qualify at the ITS 3 level candidates must have : · Three (3) years professional work experience within information technology, to include; two (2) years of experience performing progressively responsible database administration.* * Formal education may substitute for required experience on the basis of two (2) years of education with focus on information technology for one (1) year of experience, up to two (2) of the three (3) years required. In order to qualify at the ITS 4 level candidates must have : · Four (4) years of professional work experience within information technology, to include; three (3) years of experience performing progressively responsible database administration.* · Professional experience working with Microsoft SQL Server services (Database Services, Reporting Services, Analysis Services, and Integration Services). This experience will be demonstrated by showing a level of skilled technical expertise and knowledge in three (3) of the five (5) following areas: o Database Administration of Microsoft SQL Server database services for versions 2008, 2008 R2, or 2012. o Install and configure Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services for versions 2008, 2008 R2, or 2012. o Install and configure Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services for versions 2008, 2008 R2, or 2012. o Automation tools and techniques using Microsoft SQL Integration Services. o Programming languages such as TSQL, DDL, Windows scripting, or PowerShell. * Formal education may substitute for required experience on the basis of two (2) years of education with focus on information technology for one (1) year of experience, up to two (2) of the four (4) years required. The most highly qualified candidates will also possess : · Bachelor’s degree including nine (9) semester or fifteen (15) quarter hours of computer science courses from an accredited institution whose accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or a foreign equivalent, which includes completion of course work in at least one (1) application programming language. · Professional work experience developing script using PowerShell. · Four (4) years of Microsoft Database Administration. · Microsoft Certification in Database Administration or Data Platform. · One (1) year of supporting SQL Server Integration Services and/or SQL Server Analysis Services. · Professional work experience with .NET. * All of the above experience may be gained concurrently.

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'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.' For additional information about the agency, please visit . IMPORTANT NOTES: From July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013 a 3% temporary salary reduction is in effect for most state positions. The salary range noted in this recruitment announcement reflects this temporary reduction. For specific information see: Temporary Salary Reduction Info . · All DOC employees are fingerprinted for a criminal history background check. · Employees work with offenders in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply. · We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, including marijuana, will be disqualified from consideration. · Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position. · Tuberculosis is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within sixty (60) days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results. · If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment. We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies: · Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace. · Work effectively with men and women of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. · Respectfully acknowledge people’s differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable. · Promote inclusiveness. · Be culturally sensitive and appropriate. · Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions. DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email or call us at (360) 725-8404. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

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