To be found qualified for this position, applicants must demonstrate they meet the Basic Requirement, Specialized Experience Requirements AND the Selective Placement Factor for this position as listed below.
BASIC REQUIREMENT: This series requires applicants to possess IT-related experience demonstrating each of the following four competencies:
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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify for this GS-12 level position, applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) that required them to: a) develop and administer database systems; b) develop web applications; c) conduct software analysis, design, development and implementation for new systems or major enhancements to existing systems; and d) assess new software design technologies within a current systems environment and resolve critical issues affecting the configuration of the IT infrastructure. NOTE: The contents of your resume must fully support this response in its entirety. Otherwise, you may be found ineligible.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: To meet the Selective Placement Factor for this position, applicants must demonstrate that they are proficient at using the C# (C Sharp) programming language to develop Web applications using Microsoft's .NET platform and to develop, maintain and enhance .NET applications with Microsoft's SQL Server Databases. NOTE: To be found qualified for this position, the contents of your resume must explicitly support this response and describe where and when you acquired this Selective Placement Factor. Applicants who fail to address or fail to meet the Selective Placement Factor for this position in their resume will be rated "not qualified."
The Selective Placement Factor for this position identifies specific skills needed in order to be successful in this position and which are required of any person who develops, maintains and enhances ENRD's web applications. A candidate who only has other web development skills (such as Java) or only has other database skills (such as Oracle) would not be successful in this position since all standards are based upon Microsoft's . NET platform using the C# (C sharp) programming language with Microsoft SQL Server Databases.
You may not qualify for this position based on education and transcripts do not need to be submitted for this announcement.
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job if you are within reach of selection. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
If you meet the qualifications, you will be rated and ranked under Category Rating procedures. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Candidates will be ranked into 3 categories: Best Qualified; Highly Qualified; and Qualified.
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 per cent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).
All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
WEB BASED APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT