INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST *12 MONTH ROSTER* (NETWORK SERVICES *Amended*)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 25, 2018
Closes
Jun 02, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Travel 1-5 nights per month may be required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


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    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

    GS-14 LEVEL:. You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13grade level in the Federal service. This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience that demonstrates accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled. This knowledge is generally demonstrated through assignments that required the ability to analyze a number of alternative approaches in the process of advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. This would include defining what system interrelationships must be considered, or what operating mode, system software, and/or equipment configuration is most appropriate for a given project. At this level you must have experience serving as a local area network (LAN) manager with agency-wide LAN systems; Identifying and controlling all LAN hardware and software configuration; Developing technical standards and procedures for LAN development, implementation, and management; Establishing performance management metrics; Evaluating overall LAN performance against relevant standards; and Providing technical advice and consultation to LAN administrators throughout the agency.

    In addition to the above: At this level you must have experience with DNS/DNSSEC (Domain Name System/Domain Name System Security Extensions) protocols/standards. Experience configuring, installing, administering and troubleshooting infoblox and secure64 systems. Must be experienced in the identification, development and implementation of industry standards and security best practices for DNS/DNSSEC, and have experience implementing DNS standards such as BIND, Unbound, nsd, ISC DHCP. Must be able to perform and interpret network captures from IPv4, IPv6, and dual-stacked networks.

    - The experience may have been gained in the public sector,private sector or Volunteer Service.One year of experience refers to full-timework; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

    - To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

    - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    - This is a bargaining unit position.
    - - We offer opportunities for telework.
    - We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

    Conditions of Employment:
    - A 1-year probationary period is required.
    - Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
    - Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
    - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    - Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    - Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
    - Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m some work hours or schedules may vary.

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

    Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

    Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technology Awareness, Technical Competence, Network Management, Information Technology Architecture, Information Systems/Network Security, Oral & Written Communication, Infrastructure Design. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C= Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference- eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must receive a rating of category B or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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