ITSPEC (NETWORK/SYSADMIN)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Dec 02, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This position serves as a UNIX/Linux System Administrator and Network Specialist. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• -Leading and performing work related to the installation, testing, research, operation troubleshooting, and maintenance of hardware and software systems along with associated components;
• -Leading and performing work related to the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, configuration, installation, implementation, integration, maintenance, and overall management of network systems used for the transmission of information in voice, data, and/or video formats.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and at least 16 years of age.
  • Requires a probationary period if requirement has not been met.
  • Appointment to these positions may require a background investigation.


Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.

Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.

Notification Concerning COVID-19 Vaccinations. As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the agency (if later than November 22, 2021). The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

Qualifications

Candidates must demonstrate proof of meeting the Minimum Qualifications, that is, BOTH the Experience and the Specialized Experience listed below.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience

IT-related experience; experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. Experience must have demonstrated each of the four competencies listed below.
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. An experience indicator at this level includes planning, prioritizing, and organizing project/program requirements.
  • Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. An experience indicator at this level includes in-depth analysis and resolution of complex problems such as assessing customers' needs and tailoring information about products and/or services.
  • Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. An experience indicator at this level includes orally justifying decisions, conclusions, findings, and/or recommendations in a professional setting such as orally presenting project/program-related information to engage in open and constructive discussions and sharing of information.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. An experience indicator at this level includes gathering and analyzing facts, drawing conclusions, and developing recommendations/identifying alternatives to solve complex problems such as utilizing various sources to conduct research to determine proper alternatives and providing recommendations to resolve project/program-level issues that impact the work and outcomes of an organization.

  • AND

    Specialized Experience

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, i.e. GS-12, in the federal service. Specialized experience is defined as ALL of the following:

    1. Demonstrated independent experience installing and configuring UNIX and Linux operating systems in a large enterprise Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) environment such as 1,000+ users across geographic locations, for example, headquarters operations and regional sites. Examples of experience indicators at this level include the installation of operating system software and components; installation and configuration of various Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) or Government off the Shelf (GOTS) application software; management of local user profiles; AND, installation of operating system patches and virus detection software.

    2. Demonstrated independent experience integrating network systems into existing infrastructures. Examples of experience indicators include any of the following: establishing connectivity between remote sites; creating network maps; troubleshooting network problems e.g. outages; developing and implementing configuration management plans; configuring switches and routers; performing network diagnostics; analyzing network traffic patterns; OR, installing network software fixes and upgrades.

    Education

    Education may not be substituted for experience at this level.

    Additional information

    DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

    Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION , ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION , FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

    Position Telework eligibility is determined by management based on position duties during the recruitment process. Employee participation in telework on a routine or situational basis is determined by management primarily based on business needs. Employees participating in telework are subject to the terms and conditions of the Department of Labor's Telework Program.

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