This vacancy is for a It Specialist (APPSW) position in the ACS Development Branch located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland. The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line Suitland Station.
This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other IT Specialist (APPSW),GS-2210-13, FPL 13 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.
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Plans and designs systems and software application architecture. Designs user interfaces.
Integrates several hardware, software, and /or computer related services to provide integrated information system.
Analyzes and translates system requirements into application prototypes.
Develops complex and detailed sequences of internal program logic
Writes, tests, debugs, and maintains complex software programs and applications.
Monitors and tracks progress of software development projects.
Job family (Series)
2210 Information Technology Management
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Suitable for Federal employment.
Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
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.
A probationary period may be required.
This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).
This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Minimum Education Requirement:
Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.
GS-5 through GS-15 (or equivalent): For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
Specialized Experience: For GS-13, you must have one-year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience for this position includes: Experience in using system development life-cycle concepts; Developing, testing, and maintaining large software applications that interface with other software systems; Debug and resolve critical problems in existing system which require innovation solutions; Assisting other developers with technical solutions; Communicating, coordinating and/or monitoring development efforts and schedules; orally communicate technical information in person; and written communication to a variety of audiences.
Education cannot be substituted for specialized experience at this grade level.
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.
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