IT Specialist (Systems Analysis), GS-2210-07/09/11/12, Census-DE-TG

Employer
Department Of Commerce, U.S. ...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 19, 2016
Closes
Mar 27, 2017
Function
Analyst, IT
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Some applicants may not be eligible to be hired under THIS announcement. Please make sure you apply to the announcement that entitles you to consideration. Read the `Who May Apply` section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADDC-2016-0060, GS-2210-07/09/11/12, CENSUS-MP-TG, which can be assessed at http://www.USAJOBS.gov

This vacancy is for multiple IT Specialist (Systems Analysis) positions located in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs (ADDC) at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.

**Multiple selections may be made from various directorates within the Census Bureau from this announcement for a position with the same title, series, grade(s) promotion potential, general job responsibilities and duty location**

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

Relocation expenses may be paid.

This is a BARGAINING unit position.

This is an open continous announcement. The initial cut off date for referral is September 03, 2016. After this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions within the various Directorates of the US Census Bureau through August 18, 2017.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Specialized Experience:

    For GS-07, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes assisting with translating business requirements into a system or inter-networking design; performing customer needs analyses to define new or improved business process solutions; assisting with business process reengineering; assisting with building test plans, scenarios, and scripts to assess information systems against functional requirements; consulting with customers to define or refine functional requirements; implementing some phases of the software development life cycle; implementing process improvement standards; assisting with system and application integration; applying some project management techniques; communicating technical information in person and in writing to a variety of audiences and, working on projects requiring interpersonal, group and customer-service related skills.

    OR

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

    For GS-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes translating business requirements into a system or inter-networking design; performing customer needs analyses to define new or improved business process solutions; assisting with business process reengineering; building test plans, scenarios, and scripts to assess information systems against functional requirements; Experience consulting with customers to define or refine functional requirements; implementing some phases of the software development life cycle; implementing process improvement standards; experience with system and application integration ; applying project management techniques; experience communicating complex and technical information in person and in writing to a variety of audiences; working on projects requiring interpersonal, group and customer-service related skills.

    OR

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

    For GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes translating business requirements into a system or inter-networking design ; performing customer needs analyses to define new or improved business process solutions; experience with business process reengineering; building test plans, scenarios, and scripts to assess information systems against functional requirements; consulting with customers to define or refine functional requirements; implementing all phases of the software development life cycle; implementing process improvement standards ; experience with system and application integration; applying project management techniques; communicating complex and technical information in person and in writing to a variety of audiences; working on projects requiring strong interpersonal, group and customer-service related skills.

    OR

    Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

    For GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes translating business requirements into a system or inter-networking design; performing customer needs analyses to define new or improved business process solutions; experience with business process reengineering; building test plans, scenarios, and scripts to assess information systems against functional requirements; experience consulting with customers to define or refine functional requirements; implementing all phases of the software development life cycle Experience implementing process improvement standards; experience with system and application integration; applying project management techniques; communicating complex and technical information in person and in writing to a variety of audiences; working on projects requiring strong interpersonal, group and customer-service related skills.

    Education can not be substituted for experience at this grade level.

    For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.

    • Attention to Detail - Meticulous; thoroughly reviews and proofreads various IT related data/information; dedicates focus to accomplish tasks that are complete, precise, and accurate to a given IT situation.
    • Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive IT services or IT 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 IT needs, provide expert technical information or assistance, resolve fairly complex or non-routine problems, or satisfy expectations; knowledge of available products and services; committed to providing quality IT products and services.
    • Communication - Expresses technical 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 presentations; listens to others, recognizes potential miscommunication, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
    • Problem Solving - Identifies IT related problems using a variety of materials or sources; gathers and applies technical information to determine accuracy and relevance to moderately complex problems; use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives; makes decisions or recommendations that influence IT policies or programs and applies new developments to previously unresolved problems.

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

    Not Applicable