• State of Nevada
  • $87,560.00 -127,870.00/year*
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time

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Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Administration

Division: Enterprise IT Services

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 36608

Open to all qualified persons.






Phone: (775)###-####

Email: ...@admin.nv.gov

Applications accepted

until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

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 journey level duties and may serve as a lead worker to lower level IT staff as assigned.

This position works within the Department of Administration's Enterprise IT Services Division, Database Administration Unit, and is located in Carson City, NV. This position serves on a team of Oracle and SQL Server database administrators and provides primary level SQL Server database administrator support in a complex, multi-user, multi-department, 24x7 mission critical environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, database monitoring, performance tuning, backup and recovery management, high availability cluster management, change management, schema design, data migrations, upgrades, and database and operating system scripting in multiple Windows and UNIX operating systems. This position also provides secondary level backup database administrator support for other Oracle and SQL Server DBAs on the team. Other responsibilities include providing professional customer service and ongoing professional development. Software developers and programmers with relevant database experience are encouraged to apply. SQL Server HA (High Availability) and SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) experience is desired, but not required. Please note that, due to the access of sensitive information, this position requires a multi-level background check.

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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 two years of progressively responsible professional IT experience relevant to the duties of the position which may include computer operations, systems administration, network administration, database administration, and/or applications analysis and development; OR two years of experience as an IT Professional I in Nevada State service; OR four years of relevant technical experience as an IT Technician IV or above in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

Applicants must be willing to work standby and carry the standby cellular phone for evening and weekend system troubleshooting.

Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

Travel up to 25% of the time is required.

This position is subject to call-out or call-back.

Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays may be required.

A pre-employment State of Nevada FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant

Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.

Additional Position Criteria

Experience as a DBA in either Oracle or SQL Server is required.

Experience in SQL database backup/recovery, security, monitoring, patching, migration/upgrades, etc. is required.

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.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) How did you hear about this position?


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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) ###-####

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

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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