Computer Systems Engineer

Washington, D.C
Oct 16, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time


DO NOT APPLY THROUGH USAJOBS OR EMAIL -APPLY ONLINE AT by October 18, 2019 to ensure consideration.
The Information Resources Management office (IRM), a unit of the Management, Business, and Information Services Division (MBISD), seeks a computer systems engineer who has expertise in all phases of the software development life cycle as well as broader experience in information technology (IT) operations and management.

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The Information Resources Management office (IRM), a unit of the Management, Business, and Information Services Division (MBISD), supports the agency by selecting and deploying a variety of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software products as well as by developing and deploying custom software applications. The COTS products are standard business and administrative systems for human resources, finance, and so on, and the custom applications are developed with modern web and cloud technologies. IRM is also responsible for procuring, deploying, and managing all segments of technology infrastructure: networks, data storage and backups, IT security, and many others.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Excepted Service


Tier Two Background Investigation


A minimum of three years of experience in programming applications, with equal emphasis on client-side and server-side browser-based technologies
Experience with MSSQL and SQL Server Management Studioincluding the ability to manage logins, assign server roles, and develop maintenance plansand familiarity with other database providers, such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
Strong experience with C# and ASP.NET
Proficiency in the Visual Studio development environment
Experience with software development life-cycle processes and procedures, including issue tracking, testing tools, and source control
Knowledge of Entity Framework, IIS, Bash/Shell/PowerShell, Unit Testing, and deploying to cloud-based environments, such as AWS and Azure is desirable
Ability to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated Public Trust (Tier 2) background investigation


See Qualifications above.



Bachelor's degree, preferably in information technology or computer science
An advanced degree in computer science or technology management is desirable.

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

NOTE: To ensure consideration you must submit a complete application by October 18, 2019 at (not USAJobs). Although we may continue to accept applications beyond that date, we are only ensuring that those who submitted by the deadline above will be considered. Should the hiring division wish to review candidates who applied after that date, we will then process those applications to determine if they are qualified and should be forwarded for management review.
This position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act, as made applicable by the Congressional Accountability Act, as amended. Or if no room, Covered by VEOA.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

Please submit a cover letter, a résumé, and contact information for three references online at by October 18, 2019, to ensure consideration.

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.

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