Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-9/11/12


Vacancy ID: 809672   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-OPI-DE-13-809672   USAJOBS Control Number: 334323900

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809672
1. Title of Job

Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-9/11/12
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21. Geographic Availability


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Please select the response below that best describes your experience in relation to the basic competencies required for this position.

A. I possess IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies as defined: 1) Attention to Detail - being thorough when providing oversight of information technology and conscientious about attending to detail in the application of IT policies and procedures; 2) Customer Service - working with clients and customers (e.g., management officials, research and development organizations, etc.) to assess technology needs, providing technical information or assistance, resolving IT business problems, or satisfying expectations; knowledgeable about innovations in IT products and services; and committed to providing quality products and services; 3) Oral Communication - expressing highly technical information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information; delivering technically authoritative and persuasive oral presentations; listening to others, attending to nonverbal cues, and responding appropriately; and 4) Problem Solving - identifying technology problems or business needs; determining accuracy and relevance of information; and using expert judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
B. My experience is not reflected in the statement above.

2. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the requirements for a GS-09 position.

A. I possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-07 level in the Federal service (or the equivalent in other pay systems) that provided me with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of this specialized experience include: (1) providing support for the review, analysis, and validation of IT services reports, including identifying data discrepancies; (2) participating in the review of produced products and deliverables; (3) assisting in developing and coordinating segments of budgets for IT activities; and (4) assisting in the development of analytical/statistical reports and correspondence based on business information requests.
B. I possess a Master's or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or a field 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.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

3. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the requirements for a GS-11 position.

A. I possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level in the Federal service (or the equivalent in other pay systems) that provided me with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of this specialized experience include: (1) providing support for the review, analysis, and validation of IT services reports, including identifying data discrepancies; (2) participating in the review of produced products and deliverables; (3) developing and coordinating segments of budgets for IT activities; and (4) developing analytical/statistical reports and correspondence based on business information requests.
B. I possess a PhD 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 a field 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.
C. I do not possess the experience described above.

4. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the requirements for a GS-12 position.

A. I possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level in the Federal service (or the equivalent in other pay systems) that provided me with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of this specialized experience include: (1) preparing sophisticated data analysis and reporting mechanisms to provide IT-related business information to senior management; (2) reviewing and analyzing policies and procedures related to IT investment management; (3) collaborating with others in completing IT budget documents; and (4) completing procurement activities, such as assembling technical review panel members, participating in negotiations and debriefings, and preparing contract modifications.
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. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. 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 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.

5. Map out and analyze business processes using work process improvement methods, such as lean management or six sigma.

6. Apply business process reengineering methods to drive business transformation.

7. Review IT services reports to identify discrepancies and propose corrective action to resolve errors.

8. Lead the portfolio management process for an IT business unit.

9. Apply business informatics principles to transform business operations.

10. Integrate data mining process to develop policies into day-to-day operations.

11. Participate in the review of produced products and deliverables to ensure that established requirements are met.

12. Evaluate information systems to ensure they comply with legislative and regulatory requirements.

13. Make recommendations to senior management, customers or other external representatives that support long-term strategic goals.

14. Communicate with others to explain business requirements and negotiate to solve problems.

15. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.

16. Develop presentations and business cases that outline operational/mission goals to external audiences.

17. Prepare reports of financial and accounting information to be reviewed by management.

18. Develop analytical/statistical reports and correspondence to address information requests.