Computer Scientist, GS-1550-07/09/11/12, Census-MP-AD

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Suitland, Maryland
Posted
May 24, 2022
Closes
May 26, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Responsible for analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and documentation of Web-based application systems.
  • Conduct application updates and production releases on multiple IT systems.
  • Provide customer service to fulfill internal and external information technology client and customer needs providing information, assistance and/or training, resolving problems, explaining system and product functionality.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment.
  • Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.


Due to COVID-19, the Census Bureau is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 30 calendar days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period consistent with the Census Bureau's telework policy and approval from your supervisor.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Please read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADRM-2022-0018, Computer Scientist, GS-1550-07/09/11/12, CENSUS-DE-AD .

A probationary period may be required.

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

This is a BARGAINING unit position.

Relocation expenses may be paid.

This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cutoff date for referral is May 13, 2022. After this date, the cut off dates are as follows:

June 13, 2022

July 13, 2022

Qualifications

Minimum Education Requirement:

Bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

AND

In addition to meeting the Minimum Education Requirement above, applicants must have the experience or education listed below or a combination of both.

GS-07

For the GS-07, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 in the Federal service.

Specialized experience includes: Applying knowledge of programming, software development, or problem solving to support software and system development; participating in the development of innovative software solutions for projects; and developing, with assistance, software systems using knowledge of techniques, procedures, and processes such as data structures, service oriented architecture, software engineering, and computer communication.

AND/OR

Education: 1 year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement.

GS-09

In addition to meeting the Minimum Education Requirement above, applicants must have the experience or education listed below or a combination of both.

For GS-09 you must at least one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service.

Specialized experience includes: Applying knowledge of programming, software development, and problem solving to support software and system development; assisting with planning, proposing and or designing segments of IT programs; and analyzing needs and product requirements to create software designs and codes.

Education: 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree.

GS-11

In addition to meeting the Minimum Education Requirement above, applicants must have the experience or education listed below or a combination of both.

For the GS-11 you must have at least one year experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service.

Specialized experience includes: Analyzing needs and product requirements to create software designs and code based on a specified rule or set of rules; participating in the planning, designing and implementation for segments of IT programs; developing and implementing major component system testing strategies; utilizing modern programming languages such as Python, SAS and Java Script Frameworks, and other advanced computer engineering techniques.

AND/OR

Education: 3 academic years of progressively higher level graduate education, leading to a LL.M. or doctoral degree.

GS-12

In addition to meeting the Minimum Education Requirement above, applicants must have the experience or education listed below or a combination of both.

For the GS-12 you must have at least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.

Specialized experience includes: Developing software systems and system documentation; developing software solutions for IT projects; modifying software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance; and conducting application updates and production releases on IT systems.

Education cannot be substituted for experience for this position at this grade level.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Additional information

The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.
  • VRA (GS-11 or below)
  • VEOA ( permanent positions )
  • 30% or more disabled
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • CTAP
  • ICTAP

The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

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