Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Feb 18, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • DAU participates in e-Verify with the DHS and USCIS.
Security Clearance: Public Trust - Background Investigation (

You must have one year of specialized experience at the AD-1550-A (GS-11) grade level in Federal service or an equivalent position in the civilian sector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities: Successfully perform the duties of the position. You must demonstrate experience in: 1) Computer Science/Mathematics/2) written communication
  1. Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science.
  2. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus.
  3. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.
  4. Other: Effective communicator, both oral and written, to all levels of leadership to include both internal and external interfaces.
  5. Ability to effectively work independently or on teams and with all organizational levels in performance of duties.
  6. Ability to gather, interpret, analyze and evaluate data, and present actionable information to leadership.
  7. Competence in the rigorous methods of scientific inquiry and analysis. Exhibit proficiency in many different Microsoft applications such as Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, etc.

DAU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. DAU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.
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  • If selected for this position, you are subject to the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • Initial appointment is made for a period of four years, conditional upon satisfactory completion of a DAU probationary period of one year. Every year, as part of an annual review, consideration is given to extending the appointment; thus service at DAU can be extended indefinitely.
  • If selected for this position, you MUST be able to begin work within 90 days of acceptance
  • Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 1 year if one has not already been completed.
  • Drug Testing: This position may be subject to random drug testing.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Your application (resume and supporting documentation) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required as listed on the announcement under qualification requirements.

Veterans' preference eligibility is treated as a positive factor when making a selection from external sources. It is applied when the organization makes a final selection from the candidates with substantially equal qualifications as described in the Best Meets Mission Requirements definition below. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.

Best Meets Mission Requirements definition: Applicant has the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies to substantially exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. This equates to the best qualified assessment criteria established for the vacancy and based on overall demonstrated experience, education, training, appraisals/evaluations, job-related awards, certifications, honors and relevant outside activities.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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Drug test required No

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