For the GS-12 grade
level: you must also have one
year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11).
includes: Must have detailed
working knowledge and experience with IBM and Dell server hardware. Microsoft
and myriad vendor software and components that make up a Windows Active
Directory domain and typical network services and resources to include, disk
array configurations, Microsoft cluster services, Microsoft Network Load
Balancing, tape drives/autoloaders, network connectivity with transmission
control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP) and other protocols. Implements and
maintains security and systems administration of Quantico ITC Windows Intel
based servers, design, configure and manage virtual machines (VM's); manage
windows active directory systems; perform a wide range of IT security services.
For the GS-13 grade level: Applicant must have one or more years of specialized experience
equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12).
Specialized experience includes: Extensive
working knowledge of information systems, business operations and requirements
analysis, and integration/design of client solutions with business partners
leads to the development and growth of the business through effective use of
technology. Mastery knowledge and experience with hardware, software and
network components that make up a windows 2003 Active Directory to include:
Windows 2003, active directory, organizational units, group policy objects
(GPO), IBM ISS Host Intrusion Preventions Systems (HIPS) and Network Intrusion
Prevention System (NIPS), AD-Integrated DNS, Clustered Microsoft Exchange
2003/2007, Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003, McAfee EPO and Antivirus,
STAT/Patchlink Guardian, Tivoli Backup Systems, Blackberry Enterprise Server,
disk array configurations (RAIDO-RAID5) and tape drives/autoloaders.
A full year of work is considered to
be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the
basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to
receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their
duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week
spent in such employment.
Applicants please note
there is no substitution for education for this position.
In addition to the specialized
experience described above, you must have IT-related experience in each of the
following four competencies listed below which must be supported by the
information contained in your resume and other application materials.
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; utilize sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and
to make recommendations.
You will be rated on the following
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) based on your
application for this position.
to manage Windows Active Directory systems.
to design, configure and manage virtual machines (VMs).
to perform a wide range of IT security services.
Ability to communicate information
to others, both orally and in writing
For more information on these
qualification standards, please visit OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications
If you are referred
for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related
information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge,
skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The work is primarily sedentary.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Please refer to this checklist to ensure proper accreditation and for foreign education requirements.
When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants will be ranked based on four quality groups, as follows:
- Best qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
- Highly qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job;
- Well qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job; and
- Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.
After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.