INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (APPSW)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Annapolis, Maryland
Posted
May 28, 2022
Closes
Jun 01, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will work in all phases of the software development life cycle, including functional analysis, development of technical requirements, prototyping, coding, testing, deployment, and support.
  • You will develop high quality, reusable and maintainable code using Apex, Lightning Web Components, Visualforce, Javascript, and SOQL on the Salesforce Platform using Object-Oriented concepts.
  • You will play a key role designing the underlying Salesforce architecture including configuration, testing, and deployment of Salesforce functionality.
  • You will implement Salesforce configuration changes, including: Flow, Process Builder, objects, fields, page layouts, record types, custom settings, dashboards, profiles, permission sets, sharing rules, and validations.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position is designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as described in SECNAV M-5239.2 for specialty area 62 within 12 months of appointment.
  • You may be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.


Qualifications

For the GS-12 position: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Planning and executing complex IT-related assignments using conventional approaches and techniques; 2) Developing, testing, documenting and maintaining solutions, integrations, and data migration using Salesforce resources such as triggers, workflows, validations, approvals, APEX Classes, Visualforce pages, and Lightning Web Components; 3) Translating functional and technical requirements into database designs and application prototypes; 4) Validating and testing application software development quality, logic and functionality by following coding standards and participating in coding reviews; 5) Ensuring compliance with software development, information security/information assurance standards, policies, principles and practices; AND you must have IT-related experience demonstrating the following four competencies: 1. ATTENTION TO DETAIL - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Ensures the software complies with regulatory requirements; CUSTOMER SERVICE - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Works with customer/end users to support and develop software applications; ORAL COMMUNICATION -Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Presents trainings on new software applications; PROBLEM SOLVING - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Resolves software applications issues.

For the GS-11 position: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Assisting with planning and executing IT-related assignments using conventional approaches and techniques; 2) Translating functional and technical requirements into database designs and application prototypes within the Salesforce platform; 3) Validating and testing application software development quality, logic and functionality by following coding standards and participating in coding reviews; 4) Ensuring compliance with software development, information security/information assurance standards, policies and practices; 5) Working with customers/end users to support, develop, test and troubleshoot applications; AND you must have IT-related experience demonstrating the following four competencies: 1. ATTENTION TO DETAIL - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Ensures the software complies with regulatory requirements; CUSTOMER SERVICE - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Works with customer/end users to support and develop software applications; ORAL COMMUNICATION -Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Presents trainings on new software applications; PROBLEM SOLVING - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Resolves software applications issues.

For the GS-11 grade level: You may also qualify based upon the education stated in the Education Section of this announcement.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

Education

For the GS-11 grade level: Applicants may qualify with the following education in lieu of the specialized experience qualification:

Successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

OR

Successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD/Modified direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

Certain incentives (such as Recruitment, Relocation or Student Loan Repayment) may be authorized to eligible selectees.

A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized.

Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed.

If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

A forty-hour work week is typical of this position.

This position is eligible for part time, substantial or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The work is sedentary. No special demands are required to perform the work. Vision must be adequate to permit prolonged work with LCD monitors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work is performed in a typical office setting with the incumbent observing normal safety precautions. Travel may be required within or outside the local region.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Several vacancies may be filled.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.