Computer Scientist

Department Of Defense Annapolis , MD 21401

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Summary

You will serve as a Computer Scientist in the Computing Support Branch of the Division of Engineering and Weapons of NAVACADEMY.

Salary Range for the GS-09 position: $59,534 to $77,396

Salary Range for the GS-11 position: $72,030 to $93,638

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Responsibilities

  • You will design web applications using specialized languages and environments (e.g., JAVA, C++, POSTGRES, VMWare, Windows).

  • You will assist in the development of small software applications for departmental productivity using available toolsets.

  • You will integrate new features or enhancements to existing functionality of systems in compliance with engineering principles.

  • You will recommend ideas and solutions for technical issues with systems and applications maintaining operational availability.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

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1550 Computer Science

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Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

Qualifications

This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: Providing expertise in the use and modification of Windows and Linux operating systems and servers.

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Troubleshooting computer systems/operating systems and software in order to maintain operability or to develop solutions to problems; 2) Installing, supporting, maintaining and modifying existing vendor supplied operating systems; 3) Plan and develop work process changes for systems and equipment supported; 4) Providing informal and formal instruction to users regarding new or modified software or operating systems; 5) Providing expertise in the use and modification of Windows and Linux operating systems and servers. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position.

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Assisting with troubleshooting computer systems/operating systems and software in order to maintain operability or to develop solutions to problems; 2) Installing, supporting, maintaining and modifying existing vendor supplied operating systems; 3) Assisting with planning and developing work process changes for systems and equipment supported; 4) Providing informal and formal instruction to users regarding new or modified software or operating systems; 5) Providing expertise in the use and modification of Windows and Linux operating systems and servers. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF.

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1500/computer-science-series-1550/

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

Education

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

The following education may be substituted for specialized experience at the GS-11 Level: Three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

The following education may be substituted for specialized experience at the GS-09 Level: Two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree

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