IT SPECIALIST (Network Services)


Vacancy ID: 786717   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-DE-13-786717   USAJOBS Control Number: 331238900

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1. Title of Job

IT SPECIALIST (Network Services)
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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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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12

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

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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 Competitive

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:


052045069 Jefferson, AR

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. In order to qualify for at the GS-12 grade level, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level. Qualifying specialized experience is experience performing computer network duties in a scientific research environment such as assisting in the development, configuration, installation, and maintenance of networked systems, and providing guidance and advice to research and management staff.  Do you have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience as described above?

A. Yes
B. No

The following question is used to determine if you possess a certification that might enhance your ability to perform this position. Please respond "Yes" or "No" to the following question.

2. Do you possess the following certification or training:  Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.

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 a 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 am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Plays a principal role and/or leading the design and implementation of a scientific research laboratory network including Layer 3.

4. Monitoring a Cisco network using Cisco Works, Cacti and Spectrum.

5. Plays a principal role and/or leading the design and implementation of virtual local area networks (VLAN)

6. Ensure work is performed in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices, which requires prior training in Good Laboratory Practice regulations as defined by 21 CFR Part 58.

7. Presenting and articulating network plans and designs to supervisor, other IT specialists and research staff.

8. Providing guidance on budgeting for network-related components of an organization or Department IT budget.

9. Providing training on network equipment and procedures to other staff members.

10. Documenting computer maintenance activities

11. Creating detailed reports of network operations and equipment to be submitted for Agency/Department or organization data calls.

12. Preparing detailed descriptions and explanations of network plans and architecture.