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IT Specialist (Applications Software), Gg-2210-7/9/11/12, Census-De-Sd

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Department Of Commerce Greenbelt , MD 20770

Posted 4 months ago

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This vacancy is for multiple IT Specialist (APPSW) positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs (ADDC) area located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other IT Specialist (APPSW), GG-2210-7/9/11/12 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

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Responsibilities

  • Plan and design systems and software application architecture. Designs user interfaces.

  • Integrate several hardware, software, and/or computer related services to provide integrated information system.

  • Analyze and translates system requirements into application prototypes.

  • Write, tests, debugs, and maintains complex software programs and applications.

  • Monitor and tracks progress of software development projects.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
12

  • Job family (Series)
    2210 Information Technology Management

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen.

  • Suitable for Federal employment.

  • Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (www.sss.gov)

  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADDC-2018-0138, IT Specialist (Applications Software), GG-2210-7/9/11/12, Census-DOC-SD.

This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cutoff date for referral is September 7, 2018. After this date additional referral list will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions within various Directorates of the U.S. Census Bureau through October 31, 2018.

This position will be filled as a term appointment not to exceed (NTE) 2 years or 9/26/2020, whichever comes first, with the possibility for extension at management's discretion.

A trial period may be required.

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

This is a BARGAINING unit position.

Relocation expenses may be paid.

Qualifications

You must have and your resume must detail how you meet the specialized experience AND information technology-related experience demonstrating each of the four competences described below.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Meticulous; thoroughly reviews and proofreads various IT related data/information; dedicates focus to accomplish tasks that are complete, precise, and accurate to a given IT situation.
  • Customer Service
  • Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive IT services or IT 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 IT needs, provide expert technical information or assistance, resolve fairly complex or non-routine problems, or satisfy expectations; knowledge of available products and services; committed to providing quality IT products and service.
  • Oral Communication
  • Expresses technical 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, recognizes potential miscommunication, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving
  • Identifies IT related problems using a variety of materials or sources; gathers and applies technical information to determine accuracy and relevance to moderately complex problems; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives; makes decisions or recommendations that influence IT policies or programs and applies new developments to previously unresolved problems.

For GG-7 you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal services. Such experience included assisting with designing, developing, maintaining software applications, debugging and/or troubleshooting problems related to computer systems. Experience assisting with customizing and developing or acquiring software applications using languages such as SAS, Java, C++ or others, Linux, and Shell Script.

OR

Education: 1 full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement.

For GG-9, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal services. Such experience consisted of work that involves the design, documentation, development, modification, testing, installation, implementation and support of new and existing applications software. Experience communicating technical information in person and in writing to a variety of audiences; experience customizing and developing/or acquiring software applications using languages such as SAS, Java, C++ or others, Linux, and Shell Script.

OR

Education: Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree.

For GG-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal services. Experience with SAS scripting in a UNIX/Linux environment. Experience developing methodologies application and creating requirements for software development for new applications and enhancements to existing applications; Experience in developing complex and detailed sequences of internal program logic with various programming languages and database platforms and analyze data to meet software development requirements; and experience reflects attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving. Experience customizing and developing or acquiring software applications using languages such as SAS, Java, C++ or others, Linux, and Shell Script.

OR

Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

For GG-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal services. Experience in planning, analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, configuration, integrating, maintenance testing, operational integrity, and/or management of software systems. Extensive experience with various programming languages and database platforms. Experience with SAS scripting in a UNIX/Linux environment. Experience in developing complex and detailed sequences of internal program logic and analyzing the feasibility of the software development for new applications and enhancements to existing applications; extensive experience developing prototypes or pilot programs and eliciting and documenting system requirements. Experience providing information technology analytical and developmental support for software applications using languages such as SAS, Java, C++ or others, Linux, and Shell Script.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.

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IT Specialist (Applications Software), Gg-2210-7/9/11/12, Census-De-Sd

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