INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (APPSW)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Annapolis, Maryland
Posted
Jan 19, 2022
Closes
Jan 27, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will work in all phases of the software development life cycle, including functional analysis, development of technical requirements, prototyping, coding, testing, deployment, and support.
  • You will develop high quality, reusable and maintainable code using Apex, Lightning Web Components, Visualforce, Javascript, and SOQL on the Salesforce Platform using Object-Oriented concepts.
  • You will play a key role designing the underlying Salesforce architecture including configuration, testing, and deployment of Salesforce functionality.
  • You will implement Salesforce configuration changes, including: Flow, Process Builder, objects, fields, page layouts, record types, custom settings, dashboards, profiles, permission sets, sharing rules, and validations.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • 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 exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • 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.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • 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 designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as described in SECNAV M-5239.2 for specialty area 62 within 6 months of appointment.


Qualifications

For the GS-12 position:Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Planning and executing complex IT-related assignments using conventional approaches and techniques; 2) Developing, testing, documenting and maintaining solutions, integrations, and data migration using Salesforce resources such as triggers, workflows, validations, approvals, APEX Classes, Visualforce pages, and Lightning Web Components; 3) Translating functional and technical requirements into database designs and application prototypes; 4) Validating and testing application software development quality, logic and functionality by following coding standards and participating in coding reviews; 5) Ensuring compliance with software development, information security/information assurance standards, policies, principles and practices; AND you must have IT-related experience demonstrating the following four competencies: 1. ATTENTION TO DETAIL - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Ensures the software complies with regulatory 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 IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Works with customer/end users to support and develop software applications; 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. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Presents trainings on new software applications; PROBLEM SOLVING - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Resolves software applications issues.

For the GS-11 position:Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Assisting with planning and executing IT-related assignments using conventional approaches and techniques; 2) Translating functional and technical requirements into database designs and application prototypes within the Salesforce platform; 3) Validating and testing application software development quality, logic and functionality by following coding standards and participating in coding reviews; 4) Ensuring compliance with software development, information security/information assurance standards, policies and practices; 5) Working with customers/end users to support, develop, test and troubleshoot applications; AND you must have IT-related experience demonstrating the following four competencies: 1. ATTENTION TO DETAIL - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Ensures the software complies with regulatory 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 IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Works with customer/end users to support and develop software applications; 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. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Presents trainings on new software applications; PROBLEM SOLVING - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Resolves software applications issues.

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/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

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

For the GS-11 Position the following education may be substituted for the specialized experience listed above:

A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree;
OR
3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D.;
OR
equivalent doctoral degree;
OR
a combination of the specialized experience listed above and education that when combined equal 100 percent of the position requirements.

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

This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized.

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

Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed.

If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.