Telecommunications Systems Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 30, 2022
Closes
Jul 04, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

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Incumbent is a team leader that analyzes communications network infrastructure and reliability data submitted to the Commission, including but not limited to annual 911 network reliability certifications from industry and outage reports submitted to the Network Outage Reporting System (NORS) and Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS). Incumbent performs a wide range of analyses and duties that inform public safety telecommunications policy:

Functions as a technical consultant in the evaluation, redesign, and enhancement of databases using knowledge of communications network reliability and resiliency; builds predictive models and performs predictive analytics; designs experiments to solve sophisticated problems with code; develops machine learning algorithms; and develops data visualization strategies and capabilities.

Performs quantitative analyses by identifying and blending useful external and internal data sources; applies data science, machine learning and statistical tools, models, methods, and techniques to evaluate data; formulates and answers open-ended questions based on mission problem sets to glean insights on network reliability.

Coordinates, prepares, and presents reports and long-range planning documents to senior management, private industry, other federal government executives, communication entities, and international communications reliability organizations; establishes and maintains effective relationships with other state and federal government agencies, standards bodies, and industry associations to improve communications reliability and resiliency.
Recommends updates to the Division's commercial computer data mining software for its adequacy and applicability to Division programs; prepares written documentation for management and staff on the use of this software.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • US Citizenship.
  • May serve a one year probationary period (if applicable)
  • Suitable for employment as determined by a background investigation.
  • If selected, a financial disclosure statement must be provided.


Please note your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the vacancy questions. Your resume is an integral part of the process for determining if you meet the basic qualifications of the position and determining if you are to be among the best qualified.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Current Federal employees asking to be considered under Merit Promotion procedures must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Candidates must meet all of the specialized experience requirements outlined below in order to be deemed as qualified.

Specialized Experience

GS-14 Specialized Experience: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service. For this position, specialized experience includes the following:

1) Experience managing and/or leading programs;

2) Experience serving as a technical consultant in the evaluation, and/or redesign and enhancement of databases using knowledge of communications networks;

3) Experience building predictive models and performing predictive analytics; designs experiments to solve sophisticated problems with code, and/or develops data visualization strategies and capabilities;

4) Experience performing quantitative analyses regarding communications services and/or networks by identifying and blending useful external and internal data sources; and

5) Experience coordinating, preparing, and/or presenting plans reports to senior management, private industry, other federal government executives, communication entities, and/or international communications organizations.

GS-15 Specialized Experience: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service. For this position, specialized experience includes the following:

(1) Experience managing and/or leading multi-disciplinary programs and collaborating with associated internal and external partners;

(2) Experience serving as a technical consultant in the evaluation, and/or redesign and enhancement of databases using knowledge of communications networks;

(3) Experience building predictive models and performing predictive analytics; designs experiments to solve sophisticated problems with code, and/or develops data visualization strategies and capabilities;

(4) Experience performing quantitative analyses regarding communications services and/or networks by identifying and blending useful external and internal data sources; and

(5) Experience coordinating, preparing, and/or presenting plans reports and long-range planning documents to senior management, private industry, other federal government executives, communication entities, and/or international communications organizations.

You will be evaluated for this position on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs):

1. Ability to communicate orally.

2. Ability to communicate in writing.

3. Skill in directing complex analytical studies for acceptance and implementation of recommendations on communications network policies and issues, based on qualitative and quantitative risk analyses.

4. Knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods to compile complex and vast amounts of technical data in a variety of formats from a variety of sources, write complex technical reports, memoranda, and briefing papers recommending potential changes to policy in close coordination with attorneys.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: 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

EEO Policy Statement

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement

Veterans Information

Legal and Regulatory Guidance

Before hiring, an agency will ask you to complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. The agency will also ask you to sign and certify the accuracy of all the information in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be fined or jailed. If you are a male over age 18 who was born after December 31, 1959, you must have registered with the Selective Service System (or have an exemption) to be eligible for a Federal job.


Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

*NOTE-This position is in the bargaining unit. The exclusive representative is NTEU Chapter 209.


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