Information Technology Specialist Team Lead

Vacancy ID: 774529   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-M1-13-774529   USAJOBS Control Number: 331271600

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1. Title of Job

Information Technology Specialist Team Lead
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

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7. Background Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?

01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

Are you currently employed with CDC/ATSDR as a permanent Career-Conditional or Career employee?
01 Yes
02 No

13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:

001 Infomation Technology Specialist Team Lead

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:

240830033 Hyattsville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education which meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements Information Technology Specialist Team Lead, GS-2210-14.

A. I have one year of specialized IT experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates competence in attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving. Specialized experience includes planning, coordinating, and performing software systems design and development for; identifying, analyzing, and making recommendations on the advancements in application development concepts, techniques, and tools; and leading IT projects or supervising a staff.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of the job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Develop software programs using SAS, in support of organization.

3. Analyze problems with SAS programming specifications and identify solutions.

4. Evaluate data collection methodologies and analytic techniques and determine the impact of the stages of record linkage processes on computer programming requirements.

5. Plan and direct the activities of the team in the implementation of computer processing and programming requirements for all phases of data collection, data processing, and data storage and for the integration of data files with differing structures.

6. Prepare programming specifications for the organization survey loads, record linkages, and other linkage activities, including specification of inputs, outputs, flow diagrams, decision logic tables, and linkages with other application systems.

7. Design, maintain, update, analyze and monitor data integrity of computer data bases.

8. Plan, construct and maintain databases for data storage, manipulation, and retrieval of health survey data and administrative records.

9. Provide programming and data management of various systems.

10. Develop and administer quality control, data verification, processes, tile conversion and consolidation, testing and requirements.

11. Provide technical assistance to data users in the organization as well as other Federal agencies.

12. Develop and promote computer programming standards for the Branch's data integration/linkage program.

13. Collaborate with subject matter specialists planning and developing data system requirements.

14. Evaluate and direct research into the feasibility of adapting program requirements to data processing systems and new automation technologies.

15. Develop, implement and support technologies, data architecture and security infrastructure to ensure privacy and confidentiality of survey data and administrative records.

16. Provide archiving and data base management functions for the Branch's data linkage programs.

17. Design and implement system of procedures to ensure data accuracy, consistency and reliability in terms of the agency's security and confidentiality standards.

18. Develop and implement secure systems for transfer of restricted data within the organization and between agencies.

19. Ensure integration of security policies, principles and practices in the delivery of data management services.

20. Participate in the formulation of the Branch and Division long range goals.

21. Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments and individual capabilities.

22. Make decisions on work problems presented by subordinate employees, projects and program managers, team leaders and contractors.

23. Perform full range of supervisory duties including approving leave, verifying timesheets, reviewing and evaluating performance and counseling employees.

24. Provide oral assessment of technical findings to coworkers in solving technology integration problems.

25. Make oral presentations to technical and non-technical audiences on the use of software methods and tools.

26. Coach and guide team members in completing assignments.

27. Prepare a variety of written technical documents to explain system specifications.

28. Make written assessment of technical findings to coworkers in solving technology integration problems.

29. Prepare and maintain detailed internal and external documentation for all programs in a clear and understood manner.

30. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.
If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.
I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.