IT Specialist (Batch Analyst)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 23, 2018
Closes
May 23, 2018
Function
Analyst, IT
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
  • You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire.
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http://www.sss.gov/.

    Minimum Qualification Requirements:

    To qualify for this position you must meet the Specialized Experience for the series to which you are applying.  

    Specialized Experience for GS-11

    To qualify for the GS-11, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service.  Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.  Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience: 1) providing technical support in a large organization with extensive interface integration; and 2) experience providing support of scheduling, debugging, implementation and execution of administrative system batch job processing using automated scheduling systems. 
    -OR-
    Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. (Transcripts Required)
    -OR-
    Combination: A combination of specialized experience and education that totals 100% of the experience requirement. (Transcripts Required)

    Specialized Experience for GS-12

    To qualify for the GS-12, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service.  Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.  Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience: 1) providing technical support in a large organization with extensive interface integration; and 2) experience providing support of scheduling, debugging, implementation and execution of administrative system batch job processing using automated scheduling systems;3) supporting automated scheduling systems operations principles and Control-M technical management in a large organization with extensive interface integration; and 4) coordinating the scheduling, debugging, implementation and execution of administrative system batch job processing in a large, complex multi-organizational federal financial system environment.

    NOTE: Education cannot be substituted at the GS-12 grade level.

    IN ADDITION: You must have IT-related experience that demonstrates possession of each of the four (4) required competencies.

    Applicants must demonstrate experience in the required competencies:

    A.  Attention to Detail – Thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

    B.  Customer Service – Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or 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 their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; is committed to providing quality products and services.

    C.  Oral Communication – Expresses 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 oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

    D.  Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

    Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education: If this position requires specific educational course work to qualify, or you are qualifying based in whole or part on education, you are required to provide transcripts as proof of meeting the requirements.

    Foreign Education: Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the specific educational requirements as stated above. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4

    Applicants who include vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate language or information in their application package will be ineligible for further consideration for this position.

    Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for and performance of higher-level duties.

    The application contains information subject to the Privacy Act (P.L. 93-579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment, and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.

    Important Note: All Department of the Interior (DOI) employees are subject to the conflict of interest restrictions imposed upon all employees of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government and may be required to file a Financial Disclosure Report. In addition, DOI employees, GS-15 and above, who work in the Office of the Secretary; along with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) employees (at ALL grade levels), are further restricted concerning their interests in Federal lands and resources administered or controlled by the Department of the Interior. This includes holding stock in energy corporations which lease Federal lands (e.g.: oil, gas, coal, alternative energy resources, etc.). If you have any such investments you should contact the DOI, BOEM or BSEE Ethics Office before accepting employment. DOI employees are held to the highest level of integrity. Employees must be objective and impartial in the performance of their work. All potential issues (e.g.: work-related interactions with friends, family members, or previous employers) must be disclosed at the time of application or during the interview process.

    NOTICE: This employer participates in E-Verify and will utilize your Form I-9 information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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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, we will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume, supporting documentation and responses to the online questionnaire will be made. Your responses to the online assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for this position. You are being evaluated under the Category Rating method, which means, if you are determined to be qualified you will be placed in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are “Platinum”, “Gold”, and “Silver”. However, your resume must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the “Platinum” category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. Veterans' preference rules for category rating will be applied.

    Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:

    1. Technical Knowledge- Substantive knowledge of technological platforms and procedures utilized within the BIO FBMS support environment to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of products and services. Operations batch job proficiency including scheduling, testing, implementing, troubleshooting, and coordinating failure resolution in a production environment.
    2. Analytical- Analytical: Evaluate and recommend/implement sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; takes action even in uncertain situations to accomplish organizational goals; demonstrated advanced skills in interpreting, evaluating, and analyzing potential and current batch job processing requirements, problems, and special needs; considers long-term impact and implication of actions; analyzes information to draw accurate conclusions; applies innovative solutions to issues/situations.
    3. Interpersonal Communication- Provide quality interactions built on integrity and honesty to establish solid customer relationship foundations which foster trust, commitment, and cooperation necessary to achieve customer goals.
    4. Teamwork- Works effectively across various levels of organizations to achieve program objectives and improve overall operations.

    If you are a status applicant (current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former permanent Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility in the competitive service), or are eligible under a special appointing authority and you are selected under this vacancy, you may be subject to serving a new one-year probationary period.
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