COMPUTER SCIENTIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 22, 2019
Closes
Feb 22, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


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.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Scret/SCI Security Clearance.
  • Drug Testing Position.
  • Information Assurance Certification Position
  • Emergency essential position.
  • Mission essential position.
  • Time in Grade:

    For entry at the GS-13 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-12 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

    Basic Requirements:

    For the GS-1550 Computer Science Series:
    Bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

    Specialized Experience:

    For the GS-13, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-12 if outside the Federal service, is required.

    Specialized experience is defined as experience in planning, engineering, implementing, and integrating for an information technology grid.

    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 knowledge, skills and abilities, or 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 KSA's or competencies are required.

    Competencies:Information Technology Research and Development, Infrastructure Design, Operations Support, Problem Solving, Project Management, and Technical Competence


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

    There is no substitution of education for the specialized experience requirement at the GS-13 grade level.

    Basic Requirements:

    For the GS-1550 Computer Science Series:
    Bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

    You must provide your transcript(s)

    For Perm DISA positions: For more benefits information please visit: http://www.disa.mil/careers/benefits.html
    For NON-DISA positions use the DISA verbiage for perm positions changing the web-link to: http://www.opm.gov/employment_and_benefits/employeesupport2.asp

    • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
    • TDY Travel: OCCASIONAL
    • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • 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.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Moving costs MAY be paid. They MUST be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position.
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.
    • This is an Information Security (INFOSEC) position. In accordance with DoD 8570.1-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, selectee must meet Information Assurance Certification standards. Selectee must have an approved waiver prior to placement in this position or achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of IA duties. Level 03 certification is required prior to being authorized unsupervised privileged access.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • This position may be designated as Emergency Essential. Incumbent must sign a statement of understanding and an agreement to continue to perform the duties of this position in the event of a crisis until relieved by proper authority. Incumbent's dependents shall be evacuated from the crisis zone with the same priority as other DoD-sponsored evacuees. You may be required, as a condition of employment, to take the series of anthrax vaccine immunizations to include annual boosters. This may also include other immunizations that may in the future be required for this position, or for a position you may fill as an emergency-essential alternate. Failure to take the immunizations may lead to your removal from this position or separation from Federal Service.
    • This position may be designated as "Mission Essential." Incumbent will be required to report to work or relocate to a new duty location, within the United States, in times of local/national emergency.

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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:

    • Information Technology Research and Development
    • Infrastructure Design
    • Operations Support
    • Problem Solving
    • Project Management
    • Technical Competence


    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10422386

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    Drug test required Yes


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