Mathematical Statistician

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Mar 28, 2018
Closes
Mar 28, 2018
Function
Administrative
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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  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Fulltime
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: AWS
  • Recruitment Incentives: Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is situational telework eligible
  • Must be willing to deploy, often on short notice, to other OCONUS locations in support of JIDO mission obligations and requirements. These deployments will typically last for two-six months when deploying to OCONUS locations.
  • This is a drug testing position. Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
  • This position has a Basic Education Requirement:

    A. Degree: that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics.
    or

    B. Combination of education and experience -- at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    *NOTE: Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

    You may qualify at the GS-14, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

    A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:
    • Compile objective data for acquisition decisions, studies, system comparisons, analytic models, or war games.
    • Provide support by developing statistics, performing standard statistical tests and conducting exploratory analysis.
    • Consolidate ill-defined problems with limited available data into executable tasks, research designs, and study methods.
    • Apply commonly available statistical analysis and software tools to extract, maintain, and transform large, complex data sets, to include conceptualizing and programming methods for data analysis and presentation.
    • Lead teams by managing the workload and by coaching and mentoring team members
    • Perform tasks to correct deficiencies or to improve the performance of systems, processes, or operations
    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.

    Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: Foreign Education

    You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application, or (2) If you are serviced by the office filling this position and your transcripts are on file in your official personnel folder, you are not required to submit. However, it is your responsibility to ensure transcripts are on file.

    Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information.

    For more information, please visit General Application Information and Definitions.
    http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf

    Other Notes:

    Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.



    All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program
    (ICTAP): Individuals who have special priority selection rights under ICTAP must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the position's minimum qualifications, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factors. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified prior to Veteran's preference points being added. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they met the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency separation notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible. Please visit this link to obtain requirements for applying as an ICTAP eligible applicant. http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp

    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified below, required for this position.

    Competencies:

    • Communication
    • Data Analysis, Systems Analysis, and System Architecture
    • Problem Solving
    • Technical Credibilty
    • Technical Expertise


    Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

    Best Qualified:
    This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
    Highly Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis.
    Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s) and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
    http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/HiringReformRequirements/CategoryRating/index.aspx

    Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

    Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job.
    For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .

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