Information Technology Specialist (Applications Software) (APPSW)
Occasional travel - Some work may require walking and standing in conjunction with travel and to attendance at meetings and conferences away from the work site.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent in scope and responsibility to at least the next lower grade level (GS-12) in the Federal Service. This experience may have been obtained in the public or private sector. Specialized experience is defined as ALL of the following:
1. Extensive experience developing applications using .NET; and,
2. Demonstrated experience using .Net with MVC frameworks; and,
3. Demonstrated experience writing complex SQL with relational databases, preferably Oracle databases.
*Additional experience with Agile software development, project management, continuous integration and automated build software as well as test automation frameworks is preferred, but not required.
NOTE: Your resume MUST include a detailed description of your specialized experience to be creditable.
Education may not be substituted for experience at this grade level.
The Department of Labor does not make unfavorable hiring decisions on the basis of an applicant's previous or current unemployment, or the fact that an applicant has experienced financial difficulty through no fault of his/her own and has undertaken good faith efforts to meet his/her financial obligations. Consideration is given to financial status in relation to appointments only where required by law, regulation, or Executive Order.
Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION, PROBATIONARY PERIOD, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated against the evaluation factors below and will be placed into a category based on your vacancy question responses.
Category A - Meets the minimum qualifications requirements and demonstrates superior proficiency in applying critical competencies required by this position.
Category B - Meets the minimum qualifications requirements and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in applying critical competencies required by this position.
Category C - Meets the minimum qualifications requirements and demonstrates familiarity in applying critical competencies required by this position.
Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:
- Attention to Detail
- Customer Service
- Decision Making/Problem Solving
- Oral Communication
- Policy and Planning
- Systems Analysis
- Applications Software
- Data Management
The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview). The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses to the vacancy questions. If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume. Your evaluation may also include a review by a Human Resources Specialist or panel and may include other assessments (ex. interview, panel review, written test, writing sample, etc.)
INFORMATION FOR ICTAP/CTAP ELIGIBLES ONLY: If you are eligible for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration. ICTAP/CTAP eligibles who are placed into Category B or higher will be considered "well-qualified".
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