Theater Battle Management System Administrator
Department of the Air Force - Guam

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win …in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power . That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do .


U.S. Citizenship Required

Travel and relocation expenses may or may not be paid

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as System Administrator supporting Wing Operations by providing overall planning and coordination for the Theater Battle Management Core Systems (TBMCS) at the unit-level. Major duties include :

  • Project Manager for planning, coordinating, and installing applications software and hardware for TBMCS.
  • Serves as the functionary TBMCS liaison officer to support installation emergency response during time of crisis.
  • Provides technical assistance, a systems advisory service, and training.
  • Maintains and evaluates and provides direction for implementation of database standards and policies that have significant impacts on capabilities of the TBMCS system.
To be eligible for this position, you must possess one of the following:

A. At least one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level in the Federal service (or equivalent in other pay systems) that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position. Examples of such specialized experience include: planning, coordinating and installing applications software and hardware for organization systems; ensuring availability, integrity and reliability of servers in accordance with organization and local policies; providing management officials with guidance in identifying potential problems and recommending strategies to prevent or minimize disruption to mission activities; and providing technical advice and guidance to customers in the operation and maintenance of systems hardware and software. OR

B. Successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. This education must have provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this Theater Battle Management System Administrator position, and it must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS. OR

C. A combination of experience and education as described above. To determine if you meet this requirement: calculate the percentage of qualifying experience you have according to letter A, and calculate the percentage of qualifying education that you have according to letter B (only education beyond the first 36 hours is qualifying). Then, combine the percentages. The total must be at least 100% to qualify. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows based server operating systems sufficient to troubleshoot and maintain an enterprise-level system with server clustering to include knowledge of Oracle.

2. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows based operating systems sufficient to install, configure, and troubleshoot client applications and to plan and execute system back-up and data recovery strategies.

3. Knowledge of operating systems, associated devices, and the interoperability of systems sufficient to install, upgrade, troubleshoot, test, and maintain those systems; to optimize the functionality and performance of systems; and to ensure the availability, integrity, efficiency, and reliability of servers.

4. Knowledge of customer support principals, methods, and procedures for documenting problem resolutions and providing guidance and training to the Computer Support Administration community as needed.

5. Knowledge of performance tuning tools, database management, and project management methods sufficient to optimize systems performance, troubleshoot database performance problems, and perform a wide range of systems administration functions.

6. Ability to execute often complex system tasks by reading technical manuals and instructions provided by the system Program Management Office.

7. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

1. Must be able to obtain and maintain a top secret clearance.

2. Must possess, or obtain within 6 months of assignment, Information Assurance Technician (IAT) level II or Information Assurance Manager (IAM) level I qualification requirements unless a waiver is granted IAW DoD 8570.01-M.

3. This is designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Duties of this position are essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbent of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.

4. As required, will be expected to perform duties outside of normal duty hours.

5. The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. A valid driver’s license is required for the position.

6. This position is Drug Testing designated. Incumbent may be subject to random drug testing.

CATEGORY RATING: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Please follow instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:

Category 3 , Best Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for this position.

Category 2 , Well Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for this position.

Category 1 , Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements for this position.

Your rating will be based on your entire application package as well as the responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you category rating score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration.

The Category Rating Process does not add veteran' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category. Preference eligible who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher)

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see . To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well-qualified on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

This announcement may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

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