IT Specialist (Data Scientist)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 22, 2022
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a IT Specialist (Data Scientist), you will:
  • Assist the HMDA Program Manager in setting strategic direction for CFPB's HMDA Platform data collection and publication, as well as driving overall program success through supporting day-to-day operations of a team of technical professionals.
  • Direct and train data analysts, and contractors that employ a variety of technical skills to support the Bureau's HMDA Operations Program statutory requirements.
  • Serve as a technical expert in all major areas of HMDA and related data analysis, including mortgage loan data, conventional analytics techniques, financial institution unique identifiers, and data quality analysis.
  • Participate in cross-divisional and interagency working groups to support shared goals in the effective use of regulatory and public data.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment



This opportunity is also open to Status Candidates under Announcement 22-CFPB-64-MP. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
  • A Public Trust background investigation will be required

  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal 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 before appointment or onboarding with the agency. Please do not submit any vaccine documentation with your application. If you are selected for a position at the Bureau, additional information will be provided regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. Due to COVID-19, the Bureau is currently in a maximum telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office and maximum telework is revoked, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework on a routine or situational basis in accordance with the Bureau's telework policy.

    Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the announcement's closing date.

    For the CN-53, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the CN-52 grade level in the Federal service. (For qualification purposes, the CN-52 is broadly equivalent to the GS-12). Specialized experience for this position includes:
    • Experience developing and working with mortgage OR financial data (e.g., performing analysis, market research, and using analytic tools such as python, SQL, statistical software, or similar) and presenting results and recommendations to senior leaders and stakeholders; AND
    • Experience recommending actions to improve data products, data quality, and consumer access to information; AND
    • Experience translating regulatory or statutory information into technical requirements for software development; AND
    • Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team using Agile methodologies to deliver new software or data products.
    In addition to specialized experience, individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
    1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    • This is a bargain unit position.
    • We offer opportunities for telework.
    • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
    • Bureau employees are subject to government-wide ethical standards of conduct, financial disclosure requirements, and post-employment prohibitions, which applicants may review at www.oge.gov. In addition, employees must comply with the Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (5 CFR 9401), which, among other things, prohibit an employee or the employee's spouse or minor child from owning or controlling a debt or equity interest in an entity supervised by the Bureau. Regulations also impose restrictions on the outside activities of certain Bureau employees, including examiners and attorneys. Applicants may review the Bureau ethics regulations and a summary of the regulations at www.consumerfinance.gov. Questions regarding these requirements and prohibitions should be directed to the Bureau Ethics Office at EthicsHelp@cfpb.gov .
    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

    A new hire's direct and overall experience are critical factors in determining a salary offer, it is important that your resume fully reflects all of your work experience. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau determines the salary offer for each selectee based primarily on three key factors:
    • The selectee's directly related experience at the same level as the position
    • The selectee's overall experience in a particular industry or area
    • The salaries of other Bureau employees in similar positions and with similar levels of experience.

    We also take the selectee's skill set into account. Applicants should note that salary offers seldom fall near the upper end of the salary range as listed in this vacancy announcement. Salary may be set from the minimum of the salary range to the midpoint of the salary range. In some instances, based on a selectee's extensive experience directly related to the position, salary may be set at or above the mid-point up to the maximum salary for that band level. See information on our base pay ranges and salary structure.

    Our comprehensive benefits are among the most generous in the federal government. They include:- Challenging and rewarding work benefiting American consumers - Opportunities for development and advancement- Comprehensive Federal health, vision, dental, life, and long-term care insurance programs.

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