COMPUTER SCIENTIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 19, 2018
Closes
Feb 27, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • More jobs may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 90 days.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing may be required.
  • Required to complete OGE Form 450 if selected.
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualifications will be subject to verification.

    Basic requirements:
    You must have a 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.

    GS-14 - In addition to the above basic requirements, you must possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 level, architecting, designing, developing and implementing Application Programming Interfaces (API) using technologies such as REST, SOAP, JAX-WS, in the development of Cloud based, mobile or Open sources IT systems.

    NOTE: You must submit copies (Unofficial copies are sufficient) of all college transcripts at the time of application to verify the education requirements are met. Graduates of foreign schools must have their academic credentials evaluated through a recognized credential evaluating institution.

    Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual: Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information.
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1500/computer-science-series-1550/

    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.


    Veterans' Preference: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty or other proof of eligibility (The member 4 copy of your DD-214, or other copies that indicate character of discharge is preferable). If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference see Veteran's Information Page, USAJOBS - Veterans

    Schedule A Hiring/Appointing Authority: This is a special hiring authority under 5 CFR § 213.3102 (u) that covers applicants with cognitive developmental disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities. In order to be considered under this special hiring authority applicants need to provide proof of disability and job readiness certification. The proof of disability and job readiness certification can be provided by the following: 1) a statement or letter from a licensed physician or medical professional issued on their office letterhead; 2) statement, record or letter from a Federal government agency that issues or provides disability benefits; 3) statement, record or letter from a State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency counselor; or 4) certification from a licensed private Vocational Rehabilitation or other Counselor that issues or provides disability benefits. For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
    Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): If you are a displaced Federal employee, you may be eligible under the ICTAP or CTAP guidelines to apply for special selection consideration. You must meet minimum qualifications, including selective factors, experience, and education requirements (if applicable), and be rated well-qualified for the position (i.e., receive a score of 85 or above based on your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire). You must provide a copy of your written notification of ICTAP or CTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form with your application or an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; or a Military Department of National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Your resume must specifically and clearly show your possession of the required specialized experience and your possession of the required competencies.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Applies Knowledge of Computer Software and Computer Science
    • Applies Knowledge of Information Security
    • Applies Knowledge of IT Systems
    • Design and Implementation of Application Programming Interfaces (API)
    • Implements Agile Software Development
    • Leads Teams


    For Competitive/All U.S. Citizens - Based on the information you provided in your application package, you will be assigned to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Qualified veterans are placed ahead of non-veterans within each category. Qualified veterans with a service connected disability of 10% or more are placed ahead of non-veterans in the best qualified category.

    For Non Competitive Applicants (see the Other Information section for more details on Schedule A Hiring/Appointment Authority) - If you meet the qualification requirements based on your online application, you will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

    NOTE: If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or your responses are not supported by your resume, your score will be adjusted. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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