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Apply by: 2018-06-30 Published: 2 months ago

Are you looking to get away from the 90+ hour a week grind?

Do your boss and corporate overlords treat you more like a small robot in a sea of other robots?

You deserve better!

Apply for the full-time position of Database Specialist or Programmer for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, and join us as a respected and valued cog of the massive federal bureaucracy.

We work eight-hour days, rarely ever work after hours, and are not on call.

Best of all, we have a benefits package that even the largest corporate conglomerate can't (read won't) offer, including a healthcare plan shared by members of the Supreme Court, all Federal Holidays off, amazing amounts of paid leave and separate sick leave, inclusion in one of the best rated, lowest cost retirement funds, and wait for it .


. a generous, guaranteed annuity (pension) backed by the Federal Government!

You can work and have a life.

We are seeking a unique combination of database administrator, programmer, troubleshooter, and project manager to work with a team of IT professionals to support the day-to-day operations of the Bankruptcy Court.

If selected, you will be responsible for the day-to-day care and feeding of an enterprise-level IBM Informix database as well as the maintenance, troubleshooting, and modification of a custom database application developed by the courts.

As our Database Specialist or Programmer, you will manage your different areas of responsibility and determine where to focus your time and skills.

You will need strong troubleshooting abilities and enough programming skill to support your duties along with the ability to self-manage your projects.

You will meet with your team regularly to map out the direction of future operations and discuss areas where your unique skills may help your teammates.

You will be tasked with different projects based on the current and future needs of the court while maintaining its current database software.

In time, the organization will rely on you as one of its subject matter experts.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS * A working knowledge of Linux and/or UNIX operating systems and administration including shell operations/scripting.

* Relational database administration.

This is in an IBM Informix environment, but other similar database experience will work.

* Experience with server side scripting and coding languages designed to dynamically generate web pages based on HTML, XML, or other document types.

The current system is based on JSP/PERL script.

* The ability to self-manage is extremely important.

We are a small team of professionals who often work independently.

We also work together when areas overlap and pitch in on projects as needed.

* Enthusiasm, a positive attitude, and strong intrapersonal skills are a must.

Daily interaction with the team and customers is paramount to success.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * PC troubleshooting experience.

All members of the team answer helpdesk questions as a secondary duty and we operate in a Windows 7/10 environment.

* Crystal Reports.

While not necessary to have this knowledge on day one, you will be responsible for the administration, use, and development of reports utilizing this software.

* The ability to speak and write in a clear and concise manner to non-IT people.

Each team member is responsible for training, drafting documentation and email communication, and providing status updates.

* Knowledge of, or experience with areas of the law.

Being arrested or sued does not count.

Current grand jury investigations may be considered if there is a good story behind it.