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Senior Data Protection/Recovery Specialist - Windows/SQL (Inform
SALEM OR 97309
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Senior Data Protection/Recovery Specialist - Windows/SQL (Inform
Senior Data Protection/Recovery Specialist - Windows/SQL (Information Systems Specialist 7)



Senior Data Protection/Recovery Specialist - Windows/SQL (Information Systems Specialist 7)


$62,364.00 - $90,060.00 Annually


Salem, OR

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Administrative Services-Enterprise Technology Services

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4/30/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Do you desire a job with great responsibility? Do you enjoy the field of data protection and backup/recovery? Would you like to be compensated for the time you are on-call after the work day ends? Do you enjoy working with a variety of people? Are you looking for an opportunity to work for an employer with great benefits? If so, apply now for an opportunity to join our Service Operations Center Backup Team.

The Service Operations Center Backup Team is comprised of Information Systems Specialist 6, 7, 8 positions. The main purpose of the members of the Backup Team includes:

+ Installation, maintenance, and operations of the infrastructure necessary to provide backup services to our customers. This includes equipment at the State Data Center and our off site storage facility.

+ Providing operational support to assure successful completion of backup jobs.

+ Providing operational support as needed in assisting our customers with restoring files, data, and databases from backups.

+ Assisting with Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity planning and validation efforts.

What you will do!

You will be a technical expert for your teammates who investigate/repair backup failures; the primary point of contact for service issues related to SQL backups and restores; the primary support technician for supporting the backup infrastructure SQL databases backup infrastructure; and an alternate resource for support of the Unix, Oracle and DB2 backups and restores.

For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities for this position please review the position description by clicking here.

What's in it for you?

+ Super medical, vision and dental benefits package for the employee and qualified family members.

+ Paid on-call time.

+ Paid days off -

+ 10 paid holidays per year.

+ 3 additional paid "Personal Business Days" per year.

+ 8 hours of sick leave accumulated every month.

+ Progressive vacation leave accrual, starting at 8 hours per month, with increases every 5 years.

+ Opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation savings program.

+ A fabulous retirement program which includes employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs.

+ The opportunity to support a data network with over 2600 devices and a Windows server environment with over 4000 servers.

+ Having the opportunity to be a super hero EVERY day. When service fails and you are able to restore it, YOU are a super hero in that you have re-enabled that agency to provide their services to the public and fulfill their mission.

This is a full-time, SEIU represented position.

This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

To be considered for this position you must meet the following minimum qualifications (required skills):

(a) Six (6) years of information systems experience.


(b) An Associate's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND four (4) years of information systems experience.


(c) A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND two (2) years of information systems experience.


(d) Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field may substitute for all of the above.

Requested Skills

The most competitive candidates will have the following:

+ Experience working with CommVault software or other enterprise data backup products.

+ Experience supporting Windows Servers.

+ Experience working with and/or supporting SQL databases.

+ Outstanding customer service skills are a must.

+ Skilled in current data storage and backup technologies and the use of computing resources at all levels.

+ Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, peers and other agencies and the public.

+ Requires working knowledge of project management concepts.

Additional Information

To Apply

+ Click the "Apply" button above and complete the online application.

+ Attach a current resume.

+ Attach a cover letter.

+ Attach Veterans' Preference documentation, if you are requesting veterans' preference. Veterans' preference information and appropriate documentation is outlined by the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

+ Answer all the supplemental questions.

Candidates whose training and/or experience most closely match the requirements and needs of the position will be eligible for an interview.

Finalists will be subject to a computerized criminal history check. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time.

Questions/Need Help?

Do you have questions about the recruitment and selection process (e.g., supplemental questions, clarification of job announcement information, etc.)? Contact Rebecca Wilson, Recruitment Analyst, at or call (503) 373-7655. If you need an alternate format in order to complete the application process, please contact Rebecca and be prepared to describe the alternate format needed.

If you have computer related difficulties (such as login issues, attaching documents, web browser issues, get an error message during the application process, etc.), please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627. You can also e-mail NEOGOV for support at Remember when submitting an applicant issue through this e-mail address please make sure to include your name, if you have an applicant ID, a valid contact number, the issue, and if possible a time when you are available to be contacted.

Job Posting Reference Number: DAS18-1053

The Department of Administrative Services is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

+ Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

+ Long-term and short-term disability

+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment

+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.

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