Technical Developer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 17, 2019
Closes
Sep 24, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Technical Developer, you will drive critical engineering programs and turn user needs into successful development & production programs. You will analyze requirements, propose solutions, conduct engineering analyses, manage development activities, and transition systems to full operation. You will also define baseline project scope & conduct acquisition planning and source selection.
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Responsibilities

Your technical, business, and people skills are key to keeping these technical projects up & running in a dynamic work environment.

Specific responsibilities for Technical Developers include:
  • define architecture and allocate requirements.
  • develop and execute system engineering management processes.
  • identify inter-segment system problems and risk mitigation, and coordinate/manage the resolution process.
  • lead technical exchange meetings and attend change control board meetings.
  • lead configuration management process.
  • conduct efficient, thorough reviews at program control gates.
Opportunities may exist for foreign travel, technical and management training, and assignments in other offices within the CIA.

For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/science-technology/technical-developer.html

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/science-technology/technical-developer.html

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering disciplines (Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Nuclear, Aerospace etc.).
    • Material Science
    • Mathematics/Statistics
    • Physics
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Additive manufacturing/Rapid Prototyping.
    • Advanced data recovery from damaged storage media.
    • Advanced digital data recovery.
    • Analog design and circuits.
    • Digital design and circuits.
    • Digital Signal Processing design and programming.
    • Fabrication skills in a Prototype Environment Project/program management.
    • Fiber optics and cable communications.
    • Internet/Web technology.
    • Network security and engineering.
    • Programming (C, C++, Internet, Windows 3.X/95/NT applications development, interrupt processing/service routines, device drivers, RS-232 communication applications).
    • Project/program management.
    • Signal processing and analysis.
    • Software Reverse Engineering.
    • Systems Architecting.
    • Systems Engineering.
    • Video design and circuits.
    • Audio design and circuits.
    • Voice/data communications (satellite, RF, wireless and telecommunications networks).
  • Self-starter attitude with initiative.
  • Creativity.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a group.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/science-technology/technical-developer.html

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering disciplines (Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Nuclear, Aerospace etc.).
    • Material Science
    • Mathematics/Statistics
    • Physics
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.


Additional information

Benefits

Every career at the CIA is a rewarding one. In addition to serving your country with the certainty that your work makes a difference, the CIA offers a comprehensive benefits package to reflect the dedication and contributions of our employees. To learn more about CIA benefits, click the following link: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

Other Information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rates, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/science-technology/technical-developer.html

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume.
  • Cover letter (one page) describing why you're interested in a DS&T career and what characteristics and experiences distinguish you from other applicants.
  • Unofficial transcripts for any school attended in the past three years.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.