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1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience which meets the minimum qualifications for Telecommunications Specialist GS-0391-12.
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.
2. Provide technical and analytical work in planning, development, acquisition, testing, integration, installation, utilization or modification of encrypted tactical communication systems, facilities, services, and procedures.
3. Utilize telecommunication inventory system for asset tracking, budget analysis and telecommunications expense management.
4. Oversee or participate in the maintenance and field testing of the software as well as monitor and analyze day-to-day operations inters of security and user support requirements.
5. Define, add, and update key groups, key maps and units; schedule or reschedule changes and index changes, schedule and control keys and initiate other actions and operational changes.
6. Perform system analysis and evaluation to assure technical compatibility or proposed new serviced and associated equipment with existing systems.
7. Maintain technical liaison and collaborates with engineers of commercial communication companies and manufacturers to keep abreast of new and improved development.
8. Initiate changes to propriety software and advise network users on improvements to be gained from procedural changes or modifications to the associated hardware or software.
9. Receives and post invoices for payments and provide telecommunication billing analysis by utilizing organizational software.
10. Perform systems analysis and evaluation to assure technical compatibility of proposed new services and associated equipment with existing systems.
11. Conduct traffic analysis through periodic or specific survey of service/facility operations to evaluate current methods, interpret findings and recommending corrective action.
12. Understand, evaluate and translate the needs of the users into system requirements. Relate user requirements to existing technology, policies, costs and funding.
13. Analyze, evaluate and provide recommendations for telecommunication optimization.