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    The PALACE Acquire Program is a formal training plan. As a Palace Acquire Intern you will experience both personal and professional growth while dealing effectively and ethically with change, complexity, and problem solving. The program offers a 3 year formal training plan with yearly salary increases. Promotions and salary increases are based upon your successful performance and supervisor approval. This is your opportunity to begin a successful civilian career with the United States Air Force.

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    Duties are to include but not limited to:

    • Performs routine tasking, or assists others with more complex assignments. Performs a variety of specific duties designed to develop knowledge and skill in applying computer scientist principles, methods and techniques.
    • Performs a variety of specific duties designed to develop knowledge and skill in applying system evaluation methods and techniques in support of systems acquisition.
    • Participates in conducting studies to identify computer system deficiencies.
    • Carries out special projects and assignments in the development of software and solutions to be used by higher-level computer scientists, scientists, contractors and/or customers.
    The following are the required knowledge, skills and abilities that must be maintained:
    1. Professional knowledge of computer science, policies, theories, principles and concepts to apply to scientific methods and techniques to solve assigned problems.
    2. Professional knowledge of theoretical foundations of computer science, including digital computer systems architecture and systems software organization.
    3. Professional knowledge of computer science and related disciplines to design, develop and adapt scientific methods and techniques to recommend solutions for computer problems.
    4. Ability to analyze, interpret and apply computer science procedures in a variety of situations and recommend effective solutions to senior scientists.
    5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1550 Computer Science

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