IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Sep 17, 2018
Closes
Sep 17, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Less than 25%


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.


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.
  • Shift work required.
  • This is a drug testing position.
  • Time in Grade:

    For entry at the GS-11 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-09 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

    Basic Requirements:

    Applicants must demonstrate on their resume that they have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.

    Attention to Detail
    Customer Service
    Oral Communication
    Problem Solving
    OR

    Meet the education detailed in the qualification standards.

    Specialized Experience:

    For the GS-12, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-11 if outside the Federal service.

    Specialized experience is defined as experience installing, implementing, configuring, and providing maintenance, and support of network components. In addition, experience planning and scheduling the new or modified hardware and operating systems and application software AND IT-related experience demonstrating Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication, and Problem Solving as described in the vacancy announcement is required.

    For the GS-11, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-09 if outside the Federal service.

    Specialized experience is defined as experience installing, implementing, configuring, and providing maintenance, and support of network components AND IT-related experience demonstrating Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication, and Problem Solving as described in the vacancy announcement.

    In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing competencies are required.

    Competencies:

    Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

    GS-12:
    Education is not substitutable for specialized experience at this grade level.

    GS-11 Substitution of Education for Experience:
    Three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed higher-level graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html).

    If you are using education 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.

    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
    • Individuals tentatively selected for drug testing designated positions at the Defense Information Systems Agency will be required to submit to urinalysis for illegal drugs prior to appointment or placement.
    • Management has the prerogative to select at either grade level.
    • This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to target position without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management. However promotion is not guaranteed and no promise of a promotion is implied.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Moving costs MAY be paid--however--moving costs must be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position.
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.
    • This is a mission essential position.
    • Shift work required.
    • 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. It is applicable to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. The 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.
    • If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

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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:

    • Communication
    • Customer Service
    • Problem Solving
    • System Administration
    • Systems Administration (OS)


    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10290022

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret/SCI

    Drug test required Yes


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