Information Search and Discovery Strategy Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Mar 20, 2018
Closes
Mar 20, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Background Investigation
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Registered for Selective Service (if applicable)
  • For the GS-13:
    One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS- 12) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. Specialized experience is defined as functional knowledge of the practices, and techniques of developing and implementing search and discovery technologies and user interfaces.

    Examples of specialized experience include: Implementing policy and developing and implementing search technologies focusing on search and discovery of data residing in structured and unstructured technical repositories. Researching and analyzing search tools and technologies capable of serving up data residing in multiple database types to include Oracle, SQL and No-SQL environments. Knowledge of techniques for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Providing recommendations on the technical direction impacting future search technologies.

    For the GS-14:
    One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS- 13) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. Specialized experience is defined as a command of the principles, methods, practices, and techniques for planning, developing and implementing search and discovery technologies, understanding of search engine implementation and application of user interfaces for search and discovery.

    Examples of specialized experience include: Developing policy and planning of a search program regarding search and discovery of data residing in structured and unstructured technical repositories. Researching and analyzing search tools and technologies capable of serving up data residing in multiple database types to include Oracle, SQL and No-SQL environments. Understanding and applying techniques for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Providing recommendations on the technical direction impacting future search technologies.

    Volunteer 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS:
    For entry at the GS-13 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-12 or higher grade in the Federal Service.
    For entry at the GS-14 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-13 or higher grade in the Federal Service.
    Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

    Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

    The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program has many plans to choose from, all at very reasonable rates, which can be paid from pre-tax income.

    The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is one of the premier retirement programs in the Nation. The program features three components: a retirement pension; the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP, an employee controlled investment program); and social security.

    Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) offers numerous life insurance policy options covering federal employees and dependents.

    For more benefits information please visit: http://www.opm.gov/employment_and_benefits/employeesupport2.aspYou must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.

    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • Moving costs MAY NOT be paid.
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY NOT be authorized.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
    Background or Security Investigation: The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

    This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.

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

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

    The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:

    • Administration and Management
    • Decision Support
    • Information Technology Research and Development
    • Partnering
    • Problem Solving


    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10137499

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