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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
IT PROFESSIONAL 4 - Mainframe Systems Programmer
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $69,739.20 to  $104,901.12  PAY GRADE: 42
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Administration
Division: Enterprise IT Services
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.921
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41724
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/26/2021
Close Date: 02/09/2021
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Information Technology (IT) Professionals analyze, develop, implement, maintain, and modify computer operations, systems, networks, databases, applications, and/or information security. Incumbents may perform duties in one or more IT specialization areas depending on the needs of the agency.
Incumbents perform supervisory duties and manage projects of varying size, scope, and impact to agency operations to include serving as the project leader; planning, organizing, and directing project activities; resolving design conflicts; data administration; resource allocation; contract negotiation; timeline development; critical path tracking; justifying the need for additional resources; and coordination with other work units within and outside the organization as assigned. Non-supervisory positions must spend the preponderance of their time performing the most advanced professional work in project management and oversight or technology planning and consultation.
This position works within the Department of Administration, Enterprise IT Services Division, Mainframe Systems Support Unit, in Carson City. The incumbent will act as an advanced journey level Mainframe Systems Programmer to support mainframe operating system software and other major sub-system software running on the State of Nevada's IBM z14 mainframe computer which provides core computing power for two of the state's largest agencies - Health and Human Services (DWSS and UNITY divisions) and Motor Vehicles. Duties include: project planning; installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of critical mainframe subsystems; business continuity; and disaster recovery. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, management information systems, or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible professional IT experience relevant to the duties of the position which may include systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, and/or information security, two years of which were at the advanced journey level or in a supervisory or project management capacity; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science,management information systems, or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible professional IT experience which may include systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, and/or information security, relevant to the duties of the position, two years of which were at the journey level in information security; OR two years of relevant experience as an IT Professional III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Applicants for positions in this series may have a combination of complementary education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities that qualify for the class level and specialty being recruited.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    This position is subject to call-out or call-back.
    Statewide travel 25% of the time is required.
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires extensive experience in one or more of the following areas: IBM's z/OS (Mainframe operating system), DFSMS (including DSS, SMS, HSM, and RMM), RACF, Communications Server (VTAM), CICS, DB2, IOCDS, SYSPLEX, Omegamon, and/or AF/Operator.
    This position requires experience with SMP/E.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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