Arlington, Virginia
Oct 23, 2020
Oct 31, 2020
Full Time


This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.
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  • You will establish and provide system analysis, data management, application development, system administration, and technical leadership for acquisition information systems.
  • You will provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other technical specialists on critical Contract, Grants and Acquisition Department (Code 02) Information Technology (IT) issues.
  • You will design, develop, and deliver AIS projects by conducting business process re-engineering and feasibility studies and trade-off analyses.
  • You will lead project teams in advanced systems software/hardware project efforts.
  • You will utilize the following software program languages: PHP, Active Server Page .Net, Visual Studio, HTML, JavaScript, JAVA, Java Applets, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), SharePoint, Ajax, XML.
  • You will define, interpret and manage the IT project including developing business and technical requirements, goals, metrics, cost, scope, schedule and deliverables.
  • You will conduct feasibility analysis for the adoption and implementation of new methodologies, standards, technologies, applications, or systems.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires that the selectee meet the requirements of the DOD Manual 8570.01, Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level III certifications within 6 months of employment.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field R - Information Technology Level 3. Certification is required within 36 months of appointment.
  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.


This position serves as a Senior IT Specialist (Application Developer), the position will involve all aspects of web application development across various technology stacks.

There is a Selective Placement Factor (SPF) for this position. Do you possess web development experience including customizing or developing software applications using: PHP, Ruby, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JAVA, SharePoint, ASP, XML, Linux, Shell Script, Bootstrap, .NET, Node.js, Angular.js, Foundation, jQuery, and other related web languages and tools for the development including database Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, and deployment of web and mobile applications. If you possess such certifications, please provide a copy of all certifications with you application (see How to Apply section below).

In addition to the above Selective Placement Factor (SPF) your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the NO-04 pay band (GS-13 equivalent) in the Federal service or equivalent specialized experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate most or all of the following: 1) applying business process engineering concepts sufficient to lead/conduct studies designed to identify potential improvements in the way information technology is applied to information systems; 2) utilizing knowledge of Federal Acquisition laws, regulations, processes, systems and performance measurements in order to promote automation of these efforts; 3) leading co-workers in meeting project deadlines and milestones related to advanced systems software/hardware project efforts; 4) designing user interfaces; integrating hardware and software components; evaluating new applications software technologies; analyzing and refining system requirements; translating system requirements into application prototypes; developing, customizing, or acquiring application software programs; writing, debugging and maintaining code; testing, debugging, and maintaining software programs and applications; writing and maintaining program documentation; and monitoring and tracking progress of software projects.

Examples of experience, in order of precedence, are as follows:
  • Microsoft - Experience utilizing C#, C++, and / or VB.Net, along with SQL Server, to design, develop, and maintain web or server-based automated information systems and software. Microsoft Apps: SHAREPOINT 2019 and 365, PowerBI, Power Automate, Flow, etc.
  • Languages -Secondary programming experience in Node.js, client JavaScript with React+Redux, Angular, HTML5, CSS, other programming languages and/or frameworks. Experience with building APIs and services using REST and SOAP.
  • Cloud - Experience deploying applications to Cloud Service Providers (CSP) such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) providers such as Cloud Foundry.
  • Development Tools and Resources - Experience with git based source control systems such as GitLab, GitHub, and BitBucket. Experience with build automation technologies such as Maven, Gradle, Webpack, npm, yarn, Jenkins, Gitlab CI.
  • Configuration Management - Experience utilizing configuration management software tools to perform release management and/or version control on software projects.
  • Oracle - Experience using Oracle products, including SQL, SQL*Plus, PL/SQL, to program software and systems changes for automated information systems.
  • JAVA - Experience utilizing Java and / or JavaScript to design, develop, and maintain web-based automated information systems and software.
  • Testing - Experience using structured processes to perform testing scenarios on automated information systems and software utilizing tools, such as Quality Center.
  • Platform Engineering - Experience serving as the technical authority for assigned applications and systems by providing support in the planning and delivery of information technology services.

  • NOTE: You must also be able to obtain at least one Cyber Workforce Management Program, Baseline Certifications IAT, Level II AND Computing Environment (CE) certifications within 6 months of employment or be removed. If you possess such certifications, please provide a copy of all certifications with you application (see How to Apply section below).

    Cyber Workforce Management Program Baseline Certification examples: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, AND Computing Environment (CE) examples: Linux+, Server+ Windows OS (MCSD, MCSE), CompTIA Cloud, AWS, Azure.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Several vacancies may be filled.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: .

    This announcement uses the Modified Certain Personnel of the DoD direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    As vacancies occur, the Human Resources Office will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this flyer. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume, along with your supporting documentation.

    If selected, you may be required to provide additional supporting documentation.

    If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    All qualification requirements must be met before being considered for any vacancies.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

    Certifications. Please provide any any all IT certifications attained, specifically certifications mentioned in the Qualifications section above.

    Are you claiming membership in any professional organizations, or possession of a license, certificate or credentials? Check the Conditions of Employment section above to see if any are required. If you claim membership, license, certification, or credentials, you must submit a copy of said document in your application package.

    Are you using education as a substitute for some or all of the experience requirement? Is there a basic education requirement for this position? Check the Education section above to see what is allowed and what is required. Any claims you make in your resume or assessment questionnaire regarding education or degrees MUST be supported by official or unofficial transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned issued from your school. While unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, an official transcript will ultimately be required if you are selected for the position. You may submit a copy your degree(s) if specific coursework does not have to be verified.

    Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference or claiming sole survivorship preference? You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service [Honorable, General, etc.] is acceptable) OR a VA letter that shows dates of service or service connected disability AND character of service. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: Veterans' Preference Advisor

    Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans' preference?
    If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.

    You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). .

    Are you an active duty service member? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

    Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You must provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected.

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