In order to qualify for this position, you must possess the following by the closing date of the announcement.
You may start at $89,033.00 if you possess the following by the closing date of the announcement.
One year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service utilizing industry best practices (e.g. Project Management Institute, Software Engineering Institute’s Capability and Maturity Model Integration) to design, develop and implement an IT Systems Development Life Cycle methodology. Examples of IT Systems Life Cycle methodology design, development and implementation activities include designing and building the methodology; integrating internal and external processes; developing associated artifacts; and implementation. Examples of implementation include organization change management, socialization, and training.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: In addition to meeting the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) requirements for specialized experience, applicants must also possess the knowledge, skills and/or abilities as outlined in the selective placement factor(s) below. Failure to provide evidence of this experience will automatically disqualify you for this position.
Applicants must possess skill in managing an IT project following industry best practices, developing and managing project schedules, and following a Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology to deliver an IT solution.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Category Rating is being used for this position. If you meet the basic qualification requirements, we will further evaluate your resume and cover letter to determine the quality and extent to which your background (experience, education, training, etc.) relates to the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):
(1) Skill in developing and implementing an Enterprise IT Systems Life Cycle Management Framework that aligns with federal IT mandates and guidance, that incorporates industry best practices and addresses the integration of IT governance program requirements (e.g., Enterprise Architecture, Capital Planning and Investment Control, IT Security, Systems Development Life Cycle).
(2) Skill in project planning and management, and solution delivery methods, concepts, processes and tools (e.g. Project schedule analysis tools, project risk assessment tools, requirements management tools) to support and evaluate IT project effectiveness, as either a stand-alone project or a project that is part of an IT program.
(3) Skill in implementing organizational change management related to promoting the use of and acceptance of the IT Systems Development Life Cycle methodology and associated artifacts to include classroom training and socialization through oral presentations, meetings, etc. and through utilization of “soft skills” (i.e. influencing, persuasion, etc.).
(4) Skill in written communications, presentations, training development, and other technical documentation.
Based on that evaluation, we will place you in one of the following categories- 1) Gold; 2) Silver; 3) Bronze.
If, after your application has been rated by the Subject Matter Expert, you are found to meet none of the KSAS listed above, you will be placed in the Bronze category.
The Category Rating Method 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 minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Gold) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.
In addition to the above, your experience must demonstrate the following 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. To preview questions please click here.