The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Commerce. The opening is for an Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration) (D) in Jeffersonville, Indiana Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration) (D) – Jeffersonville, Indiana
U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 100721Start Date: 05/24/2019End Date: 06/03/2019
Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. You qualify at the Grade 11 if you possess one year of specialized experience that equips you with the skills needed to perform the job duties. This experience must have been equivalent to at least the grade 9 level to meet the qualification requirements in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as performing systems administration support, including maintenance of systems such as Windows, Unix, and Enterprise Administrative technologies; addressing, investigating, and resolving workstation security issues; performing installation and configuration of complex software; and imaging, installing, and deploying workstations and servers.
You qualify at the Grade 12 level if you possess one year of specialized experience that equips you with the skills needed to perform the job duties. This experience must have been equivalent to at least the grade 11 level to meet the qualification requirements in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as working with advanced system tools and technologies (such as PowerShell, VM Ware, Security hardening), providing COTS product support (such as Office, Adobe, Visual Basic, etc), working with Microsoft Technologies (such as Active Directory, Group Policy, etc) in a high volume production environment, applying IT security principles and policies, and providing database support.
Education Substitution for grade 11: 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 in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.
Education may not be substituted for experience at the grade 12.
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.
Qualification requirements contained in this job opportunity announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on OPM’s website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
If you are a current NPC employee and are selected from this announcement, this selection will change your type of appointment to a Term Appointment. At the end of this Term Appointment, your employment with NPC will end. You will be required to re-compete for any permanent positions. In some cases, you may be eligible for reinstatement. Applying for Reinstatement may allow former federal employees to reenter the Federal competitive service workforce without competing with the general public.
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