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    THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT.  The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.  This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.

    These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for acquisition positions located at Department of Navy installations identified in this public notice. Positions may be filled as permanent with a full-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location. 

    Based on the various locations of this announcement, vacancies can be filled as GS-09/11/12/13 or DP-03/04 pay band (equivalent to GS-09/11, GS12/13). The positions have promotion potential to GS-12 or DP-04 (equivalent to GS-12/13). Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

    This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience.  Applicants should meet the DAWIA Certification requirements for the requiredCareer Field for the position and be certified at the required Level at the time of application.  If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.   Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.  Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/.

    NOTE: Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent to applicants under this authority.  Please do not contact this office for status.  If you are selected for this position, you will be contacted 

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    Typical functions performed by Computer Scientists include:

    ·        Development of software systems using a knowledge of techniques, procedures, and processes such as operating system theory, data structures, computer system architecture, Software engineering, and computer communications.

    ·        Development of computer graphics systems using a knowledge of graphic display systems, general purpose graphics languages, and optimization techniques involving preprocessors graphical algorithms, memory management methods, and high-speed communication links.

    ·        Development of high-speed computing systems and real time data acquisition systems.

    ·        Development of integrated computer systems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May require 1-5 days of travel

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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  • Job family (Series)

    1550 Computer Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467372400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.