COMPUTER SCIENTIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Stafford, Virginia
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Nov 27, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will coordinate the efforts of other technical area experts who are available to assist with the technical aspects of the project and help address technical issues.
  • You will elevate technical issues that cannot be resolved at the project level to the project lead engineer, PMO lead engineer and/or Competency lead engineer.
  • You will participate in the development of requirements with customers, to analyze requirements and design criteria, develops cost estimates, assures validation of requirements, and evaluate schedules and project feasibility.
  • You will support Integrated Project Teams which require collaboration with engineering, logistics and program management professionals to define project objectives, priorities and deadlines for multi-phase projects.
  • You will perform additional data systems and analysis work.
  • You will prepare working documentation to support program acquisition efforts.


Requirements

Conditions 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 e-verify.gov
  • 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.
  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field ENGINEERING Level III. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final Top Secret/SCI 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.
  • 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.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.


Qualifications

Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or NH-2 pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: conducting or participating in systems engineering with a direct role in test planning and test engineering; requirements analysis; requirements verification; functional analysis; functional verification; synthesis; design verification; systems analysis; and systems control and the development and delivery of associated system engineering artifacts.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1500/computer-science-series-1550/

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

Education

Must currently possess: Bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

Additional information

THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE FLYER ANNOUNCEMENT. Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 216, dated, November 9, 2017, to streamline and simplify Department of Defense civilian Direct Hire Authorities to recruit and appoint qualified candidates directly to Acquisition Demo - Business and Tech Management positions in the competitive service in the Department of Defense.

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: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

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