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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply


Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Logistics Agency

Job Announcement Number:DLAJ6C-12-720810-DE

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$70,617.00 to $91,801.00 / Per Year


Thursday, August 01, 2013 to Tuesday, August 6, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




few vacancies - Columbus, OH United StatesView Map


United States Citizens


America's Logistics Combat Support Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized. 


  • See Conditions of Employment for requirements related to this position


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DUTIES: As an Information Technology Specialist (APPSW/SYSADMIN), with Defense Logistics Agency, Information Operations at Columbus, you will be responsible for the following duties:


  • Provide release management (RM)/ change management migration services and testing support for Enterprise Business System (EBS) sustainment projects involving EBS SAP components.
  • Coordinate and implement all release management activities throughout a defects life cycle.
  • Maintains change management providing status of accounting and reporting for all application configuration items (CI's).
  •  Implement new automation of existing standard methods and procedures for release management functions.
  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain procedures across J6C and the EBS Enterprise to establish an audit trail for traceability within the organization in support of the DLA mission.
  • Participate in the maintenance of a software library for the accountability of Configuration Items with baselines and releases consistent with policies and procedures.
  •  Perform various functions utilizing UNIX scripting.


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To qualify for an Information Technology Specialist (APPSW/SYSADMIN), your qualifications must include:


BASIC REQUIREMENT: Individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.


·         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.


In addition to the BASIC REQUIREMENTS listed above, to qualify for this position, applicants must also possess at least one year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To be creditable, specialized experience must be at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Examples of creditable specialized experience include:


·         Experience with information system/software development standards, policies, procedures, regulations, rules and guidelines.

·         Experience with information systems capabilities and system design concepts.

·         Experience analyzing and resolving information technology problems.

·         Experience in performing various UNIX functions to include SED, AWK, GREP, VI Editor.



Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:


·         Ability to navigate, edit and execute SAP transaction codes

·         Knowledge of EBS Workbench toolset as it pertains to EBS SAP Release Management functions

·         Knowledge of using MS access and MS Excel creating macros, queries and pivot tables

·         Knowledge of information systems capabilities and system design concepts

·         Ability to navigate, edit and execute UNIX files

·         Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing



Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses:  Not Authorized

Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses:  Not Authorized

Work Schedule:  Full Time Employment

Tour of Duty:  Alternative Work Schedule (AWS)

Overtime Work:  Occasionally

Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel:  Occasionally

Security Requirements:  Critical Sensitive (CS) without Access

Drug Testing Designated Position:  No

Incumbent Subject to Rotation: No

Financial Filing Statement:  Not Required

Fair Labor Standards Act:  Exempt

Bargaining Unit Position:  Yes

Supervisory Position:  Not Required

Emergency Essential:  No

Reemployed Annuitant:  Does not meet the criteria.

The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:

For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:



We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

Best-Qualified:  This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.


Highly-Qualified:  This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.


Qualified:  This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position.  Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.


Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

Veterans’ Preference: If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you should indicate the type of veterans’ preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans’ preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see

All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4).  Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outline on the SF-15.


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For information regarding Federal benefits, please see:


ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan):  Information and required documentation for surplus or displaced Federal employees may be found at the General Information and Definitions link below.

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE:  Information and required documentation for claiming Military Spouse Preference may be found at the General Information and Definitions link below. 

Please review the General information and Definitions at: 

SELECTIVE SERVICE:  ATTENTION MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law. 


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on "How To Prepare A Resume" 
- Completed Questionnaire  – (Required)
- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Saturday, August 31, 2013.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 

If you upload your documents using Application Manager, do not fax the same documents. To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait at least one hour. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.
If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID  720810 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at:



The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee).  Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide:



Jodi M. Evans-Harris
Phone: (614)692-0286
Agency Information:
DLA Human Resources Services Columbus
3990 E Broad Street
Bldg 11 Section 3
Columbus, OH


Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official, and you will receive a notification of referral.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.  If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI)
Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates. 

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