Applicant must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Examples includes: Computer application evaluation, analysis, design, development, customization, implementation, testing, integration, and support; analyzing fact-findings to help establish the implementing of new or modified computer applications and technologies and experience in participating with publications lifecycle management engineering activities.
Selective placement factor(s) must be met in order to receive further consideration. You will be given the opportunity to address these when you apply on-line.
Selective Placement Factor: Applicants must have experience with application management and development, including software development management tools such as Arbortext editor and software development project management methods such as Agile with Scrum; web based programming languages which includes XML specifications and editors, XML stylesheet specifications and Content Management Systems (CMS).
This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line assessment to place you in one of three categories. The necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to perform this job are:
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.
-Knowledge of systems analysis and design techniques, alternative design approaches relevant to application development and maintenance, and computer equipment requirements in order to carry out studies to advise on the merits of proposed application designs and design changes that are difficult or complex in nature.
-Skill in adapting proven approaches in the formulation of programming specifications for new systems and major changes to existing systems.
-Knowledge of application design and connections between the application and database.
-Knowledge of prevailing practices in public and private sector automation, to advise on alternative approaches in application development or problem solving.
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
1. Best Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
2. Well Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
3. Qualified: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume.
Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they are qualified. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. For information on veterans' preference, click here. To preview questions please click here.