BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 0855 ELECTRONICS ENGINEER
Successfully completed a professional engineering degree: The curriculum must be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum or include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
Combination of education and experience that is college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering; and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: (1) Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico, (2) evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for the professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico, (3) successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included courses specified in the basic requirements or (4) successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelors degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. NOE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
NOTE: IN ADDITION TO MEETING THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS ABOVE APPLICANT MUST ALSO MEET THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR ELECTRONICS ENGINEER GG-0855-13
Applicant must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience which is equivalent to a GG-12 or qualifying pay band or other pay system that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience would be demonstrated by knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices in a professional scientific occupation. Knowledge of engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, statistical analysis, modeling and simulation, and/or other scientific concepts, principles, standards, methods, techniques, practices, and procedures; and ability to modify standard practices and techniques to solve complex interrelated problems.
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Professional engineering knowledge as evidenced by a Bachelors Degree in Electronic, Aeronautical, Astronautical or Mechanical Engineering, or closely related discipline or equivalent experience with primary specialized emphasis in space systems design and operations.
Knowledge of the principles, concepts and methodology of engineering supplemented by skill gained through extended job experience in applying this knowledge to the development of new methods, approaches, or procedures to understand the capabilities, limitations and vulnerabilities of space based systems and networks.
- Knowledge of the organization, mission and function of the US intelligence community.
Understand the process to indentify intelligence gaps and plan multisource information-gathering strategies to substantiate new, accurate and tailored intelligence assessment of space ground systems.
Possess excellent writing and oral communication skills to prepare finished intelligence reporters and present briefings.
Knowledge of administrative aspects of projects, e.g., procurement policies, preparation of work statement and development plans, cost estimating, etc.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS), and as such will subject the incumbent to those examinations and/or tests that are necessary to obtain and retain a security clearance and any special access required by the position in accordance with AFI 36-1101.
This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random drug testing for drug use. Failure to comply with any of the special requirements, when required, will subject the incumbent of this position to reassignment or disciplinary adverse actions, including demotion or removal.
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:
This position requires maturity, technical competence, judgment, leadership, ingenuity, integrity and technical resourcefulness.
Requires availability for short-notice work on weekends, holidays and evenings.
Flexibility in adjusting scheduled workday is mandatory.
Requires availability for temporary duty (TDY) as necessary in executing position responsibilities.
May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty.
NOTE: This position has a positive education requirement. If transcripts are not provided, your resume MUST list the appropriate academic field (e.g. biology, mechanical engineering, economics, sociology, etc.) and all courses you have taken (including those failed), which appear to satisfy the qualification requirements of the position for which you are applying. List graduate and undergraduate courses separately. Include the descriptive title and course code, completion date, grade, number of semester, quarter or classroom hours
(for education completed at business, secretarial, technical school or military schools) and graduate and undergraduate classes.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.