State of Hawaii Department of Defense
Procurement Software Specialist
Contractual, part-time position, not to exceed (1) year term
Description: Provide consultation, guidance and training to specific individuals in the State of Hawaii Department of Defense (DOD) Fiscal Office on the transfer, inputting, and integrity of inventory and procurement data from one software program to another.
Must be knowledgeable of FoxPro, an antiquated Microsoft product that is currently available for use exclusively by selected staff in the DOD Fiscal Office. FoxPro is currently undergoing replacement with new software developed by Abila, a Texas software and services company.
The contractor will help the Fiscal Office safely, accurately, and completely transfer all current purchasing department data into the FoxPro replacement that is being developed/tested by Abila. The contractor shall ensure a seamless transfer of the DOD’s current inventory of land, supplies, equipment, vehicles, and buildings from FoxPro into another database and system. As FoxPro is running poorly, experiencing functionality issues, and is quickly approaching the point of mass and total failure, the contractor must also be knowledgeable of DataMart, another State of Hawaii database software, to be used as an intermediary or back-up to the overall transfer efforts. The contractor shall capture the above action steps in a simple manual or guide pamphlet to be developed for new accountants in the Fiscal Office of the Department of Defense.
Qualifications: Comprehensive background in State of Hawaii government database software, specifically FoxPro, DataMart, and FAMIS. Experience in working with accountants and management staff in State of Hawaii government offices is highly recommended for the successful performance of this highly specialized job role. Must be proficient in Excel.
Salary: Up to $30 per hour, depending on qualifications and subject to Governor’s approval and available funds.
For questions: Ken, ph. 733-4201
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and three (3) references by August 18, 2017 to:
Department of Defense
Attn: State Fiscal Office, Room 105
3949 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816