IT Specialist (DATAMGT) CG-2210-13/14

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 07, 2021
Closes
Jan 19, 2021
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of ensuring the security and integrity of databases, provides enterprise information management and database administration services for the Corporation.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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Responsibilities

  • Supports a large, highly dynamic, 24-hour x 7-day database operations environment (on premise and cloud - AWS, Azure, Cloud.gov); consisting of diverse database platform technologies (e.g. Oracle 19c, PostgreSQL) providing organizational and project management direction to technical teams maintaining operational standards, best practices, ensuring compliance against Federal Government and FDIC security standards, and strengthen database administration services through automation, and engineering best practices (e.g. automation, self-service) in support of the FDIC mission, critical functions and interactions with other federal agencies.
  • Identifies and prioritize database operations and engineering initiatives; maintains alignment of activities against initiative objectives, execution milestones, metrics, measures and key performance (KPls) for related work threads.
  • Participates in the analysis, design and development of systems, including: logical and/or physical database design, database creation, analysis and evaluation of data and information requirements for new applications, and database access consultation with development staff.
  • Supports subject matter users in the implementation and enforcement of target enterprise database standards, database architecture, automation of operational processes, and development of flexible, agile database platforms for on premise and off premise, Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS), databases.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and support of the enterprise database architecture roadmap, database service design, delivery, and operational model. Monitors database governance, database services, and operational metrics to track and improve services levels, operational transparency and effectiveness, and audit and security compliance.
  • Performs research and evaluation in the execution of proof of concept (POC), and recommendation of database technologies and solutions to better align the corporate database architecture with industry best practices, to ensure compliance with agency and federal government requirements, and support IT development and modernization initiatives.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

Basic Requirements: IT SPECIALIST COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Attention to Detail - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant keeps abreast of latest technology, information, research, etc., to maintain knowledge in field of expertise (for example, reads trade journals, participates in professional/technical associations, maintains credentials).
  • Customer Service - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant promotes or develops and maintains good working relationships with key individuals or groups.
  • Oral and Written Communication - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant serves on panels, committees, or task forces as a representative for the organization on technical or professional issues.
  • Problem Solving - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant monitors current trends or events (for example, technological, economic, political, social, educational, or employment trends or events) and applies the information as appropriate.

Specialized Experience:

CG-13 Must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CG/GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience performing activities to support a 24 hour x 7 day database environment (hybrid - on premise and cloud - AWS, Azure, Cloud.gov) consisting of diverse database platform technologies (e.g. Oracle 19c, PostgreSQL) maintaining operations, ensuring data security/access, engineering technical solutions (e.g. automation, self-service), providing project management oversight to technical teams, and collaborating with stakeholders in support of enterprise applications, development projects or other organizational initiatives.

CG-14 Must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CG/GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience organizing teams and leading activities to support a 24 hour x 7 day database environment (hybrid - on premise and cloud - AWS, Azure, Cloud.gov) consisting of diverse database platform technologies (e.g. Oracle 19c, PostgreSQL) maintaining operations, ensuring data security/access, engineering technical solutions (e.g. automation, self-service), providing project management oversight to technical teams, and collaborating with stakeholders in support of enterprise applications, development projects or other organizational initiatives.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here .

Education

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

All United States Citizens.

(Applicants with status or those eligible under special hiring authorities, should apply under FDIC merit promotion announcement . However, if you desire consideration also under this public non-status announcement, you must apply to both. Status applicants are current permanent Federal employees in the competitive service and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.)

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

  • Knowledge of practices and technologies to support large scale / complex database operations between on premises RDBMS and Database as Service (DBaaS) cloud platforms.
  • Knowledge of database solution architecture, associated technologies and engineering principles to implement the target database architecture, automate processes, and develop flexible, agile database platforms.
  • Ability to support project planning activities, resource estimation, milestone and deliverable definition, activity monitoring, risk management and accomplishment evaluation and reporting, to support initiatives in collaboration with application owners and infrastructure support teams.
  • Knowledge of database solution architecture, associated technologies and engineering principles to implement the target database architecture, automate processes, and develop flexible, agile database platforms
  • Ability to participate in developing and implementing enterprise database standards, policies, and processes, including platform specific standard operating procedures (SOPs) in order to monitor and reduce risks to the database environment in support of federal government and corporate data protection goals.
  • Ability to keep abreast of new database services, database platforms, database tools and technologies and overall industry trends by exchanging information with internal and external parties on technologies, frameworks, methodologies, operations, and services.

  • You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here . (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, SF-15, etc.) to demonstrate veterans' preference eligibility.)

    INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here .

    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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