IT Specialist (Applications Software), GS-2210-14, Census-DE-NAM

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Suitland, Maryland
Posted
Jan 25, 2022
Closes
Jan 30, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Architect, design, develop, test, and deploy data driven web applications and information systems.
  • Lead task forces/project teams to develop software for large generalized complex systems.
  • Collaborate with key IT project stakeholders from across the Bureau, Directorate and Division to ensure that software engineering best practices and standards are assimilated into business practices.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment.
  • Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).


Requirements:

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 by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the Census Bureau, if after November 22. The Census Bureau will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation is required and how you can request a legally required exception, upon request.

Due to COVID-19, the Census Bureau is currently in an expanded 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, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 30 calendar days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period consistent with the Census Bureau's telework policy and approval from your supervisor.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

A probationary period may be required.

A supervisory probationary period may be required.

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

This is a BARGAINING unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Qualifications

Selective Factor: To qualify for this position, applicants must have experience developing dynamic web applications or major web application components using languages (such as PHP, HTML, Java, PL/SQL toolkit, etc) to interface with a relational database management system (such as Oracle or MySQL).

Specialized Experience: For the GS -14, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: Experience developing software programs and systems using LAMP, Angular, React, Vue and other web technologies. Experience with leading the design and development of large generalized complex systems. Participation in organized teams, groups or meetings which are geared towards specific goals.

COMPETENCIES
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

  • Education: Education cannot be substituted for experience

    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 information

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that do not fall under competitive examining procedures; however, they may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.
    • VEOA ( permanent positions )
    • 30% or more disabled
    • Persons with Disabilities
    • CTAP
    • ICTAP

    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.