Computer Scientist

Department Of The Navy Groton , CT 06349

Posted 1 week ago

  • Duties

Help Duties Summary

You will serve as a Computer Sciencetist in the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.

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.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities vary and increase according to grade level.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

  • Job family (Series)
    1550 Computer Science

Similar jobs

  • Computer And Information Research Scientists

  • Computer Research Scientists

  • Information Research Scientists

  • Scientists, Computer Research

  • Scientists, Information Research

  • Requirements

Help Requirements 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/.

  • 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.

  • You may be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

  • You may be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. Positions may be in any DAWIA Career Field at Level I, II, or III.

  • This position may be designated Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). You must be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.

  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) may be required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.

  • You may be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.

  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. Those selected for a supervisory position will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.

  • Position selected for may be under a bargaining unit.

  • Warrant authority above the small purchase threshold may be required.

Qualifications

In addition to the basic education requirements, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

FOR THE GS-05 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed the basic education requirement

FOR THE GS-07 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist demonstrating knowledge of computer science, application of computer science methods and techniques to store, manipulate, transform or present information by means of computer systems, and knowledge of design characteristics, limitations, and potential applications. Specialized experience includes utilizing basic techniques, procedures, and methods to accomplish developmental computer scientist assignments.

FOR THE GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): 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 as a Professional Scientist demonstrating knowledge of computer science, application of computer science methods and techniques to store, manipulate, transform or present information by means of computer systems, and knowledge of design characteristics, limitations, and potential applications. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: researching, interpreting, and carrying out computer scientist assignments.

FOR THE GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have have 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 as a Professional Scientist demonstrating knowledge of computer science, application of computer science methods and techniques to store, manipulate, transform or present information by means of computer systems, and knowledge of design characteristics, limitations, and potential applications. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out computer scientist assignments; AND 2) providing technical input on the development of software or computing systems.

For the GS-12 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist performing the following duties: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out computer scientist assignments; 2) providing technical input on the development of software or computing systems; AND 3) collecting and analyzing system architecture and software data to solve problems, develop reports, and provide recommendations.

FOR THE GS-13 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist performing the following duties: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out computer scientist assignments; 2) developing software systems or high-speed computing systems utilizing algorithms and system architecture types; AND 3) collecting and analyzing system architecture and software data to solve problems, develop reports, and provide recommendations.

FOR THE GS-14 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist demonstrating a substantive knowledge of computer science. This experience typically include duties such as: managing a operating systems environment, designing new or standard industry modeling software and engineering applications/models researching various data sources, applying systems engineering and operations research techniques to develop/design computer system architecture or system software model systems.

FOR THE GS-15 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist advising on the following matters: managing a operating systems environment, designing new or standard industry modeling software and engineering applications/models researching various data sources, applying systems engineering and operations research techniques to develop/design computer system architecture or system software model systems.

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

Individual Occupational Requirements link:

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

Education

Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree in computer science.

  • OR-

Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree with at least 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must be a combination of statistics and mathematics that include differential and integral calculus.

Applicants may substitute education for experience in the following situations:

FOR THE GS-07 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed one full year of graduate level education OR you have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement

FOR THE GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree

FOR THE GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR you have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree

NOTE: Education and experience may be combined for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Computer Graphics Artist

Aecom Technology Corporation

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-09-12T00:00 United States of America - Connecticut, Groton Job Summary AECOM is actively seeking Computer Graphics Artists. The successful candidates will work as part of a team of computer graphics specialists, to convert existing Flash-based computer-based training (CBT) / Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI) modules to HTML5 for a variety of Government customers on varying subjects. This positions will be located at AECOM office 541 Eastern Point Road, Groton, CT. Minimum Requirements * Vocational/Technical training beyond high school and at least 3 years of job-related experience or equivalent. * Adobe Animate/Flash and Photoshop. * Portfolio of work. * Ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. which requires U.S. citizenship Preferred Qualifications * Adobe Audition or similar audio editing software * Familiar with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript What We Offer When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. Job Category Communications Business Line Management Services Business Group Management Services Group (MS) Country United States of America Position Status Full-Time Requisition/Vacancy No. 212305BR Clearance Required No Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Aecom Technology Corporation Groton CT

Computer Scientist

Department Of The Navy