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IT Specialist – Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 338559Start Date: 10/13/2020End Date: 10/19/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/19/2020. Selective Placement Factor: This position includes a skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to -and essential for- satisfactory performance of the job. Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. Evidence of the Selective Placement Factor must be reflected in your resume. The Selective Placement Factor for this position is: Experience managing, designing, supporting, implementing, and integrating the latest technologies dealing with Unified Communications hardware including Voice over IP (VOIP) and related software. You may qualify based on your education/experience, as described below: Education: 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. For the GS-11 Only – 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 A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. OR Experience – 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. For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled. Attention to Detail – Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Customer Service – Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or 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 their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Oral Communication – Expresses 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, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Problem Solving – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. AND Specialized Experience for GS-11: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-09 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Experience accomplishing long and short-range projects in the modification of systems, software, hardware, and networks; analyzes plans, policies, programs and directives to determine requirements, life-cycle management to determine support and replacement resource requirements. Specialized Experience for GS-12: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Experience performing troubleshooting, maintenance and other configuration changes in the Unified Communications environment; plan for and implement new technologies to augment and enhance traditional telephony, IP telephony and video teleconferencing environment operation in support of critical applications and business processes. There is no educational substitution for the GS-12 level. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit OPM’s web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/alph-ndx.asp.
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