Tuesday, April 10, 2018

​​ ACSA Position for North and South Dakota Districts

​From: Sean Fahey ​​

ACSA Position for North and South Dakota Districts

We are looking for an ACSA to be stationed in one of the following cities: Sioux Falls, Fargo, Pierre, Rapid City, or Bismarck. This position has the potential for promotion to CSA as the old goat CSA approaches retirement in a few years. Shoot me an email or call if you have any questions.

Sean Fahey /Computer Systems Administrator
Federal Public Defender Office / Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota
(605) 343-5110 / (605) 343-1498 (fax)

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The Federal Public Defender for the Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota is
accepting applications for the position of Assistant Computer Systems Administrator to
be stationed at one of the following FPD office locations: Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City,
Fargo, or Bismarck. The Federal Public Defender, a branch of the United States Courts,
an Equal Opportunity Employer, operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act,
18 U.S.C. § 3006A, to provide defense services to indigent persons in federal criminal
cases and related matters in the federal courts.
Position Description: Depending on experience, the ACSA may perform the following
duties as assigned by the Computer Systems Administrator (CSA): Provide
administration, technical end-user support and training for all computer operations of the
FPDO. Install, maintain, and support system applications including word processing,
case management, financial management, networking, and telecommunication
applications. The ACSA will test and perform routine upgrades of hardware and software,
help develop equipment upgrade schedules, and assist with the evaluation and
recommendation of network hardware, office IT equipment, and related software. The
ACSA will assist in maintaining technical and user documentation for all assigned
systems and applications, and coordinating all IT support services for the successful
operation of systems and ensuring integrity and safety of office data. Related
responsibilities include providing consultation and support to staff attorneys,
investigators, and paralegals in trial preparation, review, analysis, production and
presentation of paper documents or electronically stored information. The ACSA network
security responsibilities include monitoring and testing backup routines, disaster
recovery, inventory control, and virus, spyware protection measures under the
supervision of the CSA.
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for this position require a high school diploma or
the equivalent and at least five years of specialized experience with PC’s and networking
in a Windows Active Directory environment consisting of Windows 10 and Windows
2012R2/2016 servers. Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills (both written
and verbal). Experience with the following technologies will be given high preference:
• Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) administration
• Distributed File System Replication (DFSR)
• Hyper-V
• Internet Information Services (IIS)/PHP/MySQL
• Nimble Storage Arrays (iSCSI)
• Palo Alto firewall
• Cisco Switches
• ManageEngine Desktop Central
A bachelors or advanced degree from an accredited college or university in computers,
information management or a related field is preferred. Experience with law-office IT and
litigation-support tools are highly desirable. All education, experience, training and

certifications will be verified. The duties associated with this position require the individual
to be able to walk, sit, stand, talk, hear, touch, feel and reach. The individual must also
frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Salary and Benefits: Federal government salary classification range: JS-9/1 ($50,598)
to JS-13/1 ($73,375). Federal benefits apply. Selected candidate will be subject to and
retention depends on a successful background investigation. Direct deposit of pay is
How to Apply: Qualified persons may apply by submitting a letter of interest, resume
and list of references to:
Neil Fulton
Federal Public Defender
P O Box 1258
Pierre, SD 57501

Applications must be received by June 1, 2018. All responses will remain confidential.

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