Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-13 (Systems Analysis)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Mar 22, 2019
Closes
Mar 22, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - Occasional travel is required.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • TS/SCI Clearance required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Successful completion of a one year probationary period is required unless previously completed.
  • DoDD 8570 requirements must be obtained within six months of employment.
  • SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-13:  Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to the line of work. Applicants must have at least one year of IT related specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level.  Examples of specialized experience include all of the following:

    • Working on complex, multi-faceted prototypes systems, such as leading a multi-functional development project in software analysis, design, development, and implementation for a new system or major enhancement to an existing system.
    • Managing the life cycle development process of an information technology (IT) system and ensuring system security policies are implemented in network and system designs.
    • Performing needs analysis to define opportunities for improved technology solutions; troubleshooting and resolving problems with systems or applications.  
    • In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirement, you must also have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
    1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
    2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
    3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
    4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.


    National Service Experience (i.e., 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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees.  If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.



    THERE IS NO EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION AT THE GS-13 GRADE LEVEL.

    If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

    Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. See the required documents section of the announcement.

    More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 60 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6255. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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

    We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line self-assessment questions that are based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:

    • Knowledge of, and skill in applying systems design tools, methods, and techniques, including automated systems analysis and design tools; system design standards, policies, and authorized approaches; systems design precedents or alternative approaches; structured analysis principles and methods, and business processes and operations of customer organizations.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Hybrid cloud computing environment. On Premises and the services orchestrated between the two.
    • Knowledge and troubleshooting skills to resolve complex customer problems and queries related to messaging and communication environment.
    • Knowledge and ability to collect, develop requirements, design, and manage messaging and communication systems and environment that meet current and future Enterprise needs.

    Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume.

    If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.

    Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience; no points will be assigned.


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    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required Yes


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