COMPUTER SCIENTIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 21, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Less than 25%


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • Time in Grade:

    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.

    Basic Requirement:
    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. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

    This position has a positive education requirement. Applicants must meet the basic educations requirements in order to be found minimally qualified for the position.

    Specialized Experience:

    For the GS-13, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-12 if outside the Federal service, is required.

    Specialized experience is defined as experience with providing professional support to software intensive solutions, systems design and development, systems architecture, software/security/network engineering, test and evaluation, information security, and systems analysis. Also, with Test and Evaluation (T&E) experience in activities necessary to ensure adequate T&E rigor for projects following a variety of System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) models, with a specific focus on evolutionary/agile models. Experience integrating test tools into the DevOps pipeline; using test tools to develop and execute automated test scripts in order to generate the necessary data to provide confidence that test results can be used to predict operational performance.

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

    To qualify for this position you will need to submit your transcripts with your application. Failure to provide transcripts, or a determination that you do not possess the education requirement, will result in objection to your qualifications, and removal from consideration in accordance with competitive examining procedures.

    • TDY Travel: OCCASIONAL
    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • Management has the prerogative to select at either grade level.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Moving costs are NOT paid--however--moving costs must be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position.
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives are NOT authorized.
    • For more information on veterans' preference click here.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here).
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
    • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. To view this policy, please copy and paste the following web address into your web browser: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf.
    • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.
    • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here.
    • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.

    These benefits generally apply if you are selected for a permanent or term appointment:
    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.disa.mil/careers/benefits.html

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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 competencies 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:

    • Information Technology Research and Development
    • Network Design, Development, and Management
    • Technical Competence


    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: ~

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