IT Specialist (INET/APPSW)


Vacancy ID: 818312   Announcement Number: D-DTIC-818312-13   USAJOBS Control Number: 335012800

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 818312
1. Title of Job

IT Specialist (INET/APPSW)
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10. Lowest Grade

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 IT Specialist (INET/APPSW)

21. Geographic Availability

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511001059 Fort Belvoir, VA

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the response that most closely represents your experience and/or education for the position of an IT Specialist (INET/APPSW) GS-2210-13. Applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating the following four competencies. Please mark only one response. SELECTING MORE THAN ONE RESPONSE OR NO RESPONSE AT ALL MAY MAKE YOU INELIGIBLE.

A. I have IT work-related experience demonstrating the following four competencies:
Attention to Detail -Experience reviewing my own information technology-related work or data and have been responsible for reviewing the work of others to ensure accuracy, completeness, and consistency with standards.
Customer Service - Developed and maintained relationships with customers, anticipated and assessed the current and future information technology needs of customers, and developed or identified information technology products or services that are tailored to meet customer needs.
Oral Communication - Briefed senior-level management and IT staff on the status of information technology systems, projects, or daily operations, including the communication of technical information to a non-technical audience.
Problem Solving - Identified alternatives to address unique, highly complex, or sensitive information technology-related issues. I have anticipated information technology-related problems and have identified and evaluated potential sources of information to generate alternative solutions.
B. I do not possess the experience requirements mentioned above.


Respond to the following question; choose the response that best represents your highest level of experience, education, and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. (NOTE: This same experience must be well described in the resume that you submit in addition to answering this Questionnaire. Failure to adequately support your answers to this questionnaire within your submitted resume may result in an Ineligible rating.) FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS QUESTION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

2. From the descriptions below, select the letter that corresponds to the highest level of experience that you fully possess and demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an IT Specialist (INET/APPSW) at the GS-13 grade level. Select only one letter for each item.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience as a GS-12 in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 if outside the Federal service applying server-side and client-side Internet technologies.
B. I do not meet any of the above requirements.

3. From the descriptions below, select the letter that corresponds to the highest level of experience that you fully possess and demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an IT Specialist (INET/APPSW) at the GS-13 grade level. Select only one letter for each item.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience as a GS-12 in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 if outside the Federal service using JAVA, Bash (UNIX shell), JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), J-Query, DHTML/AJAX, HTML5, XML/XSLT, etc.
B. I do not meet any of the above requirements.

4. From the descriptions below, select the letter that corresponds to the highest level of experience that you fully possess and demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an IT Specialist (INET/APPSW) at the GS-13 grade level. Select only one letter for each item.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience as a GS-12 in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 if outside the Federal service with a variety of COTS products (e.g., Google Search Appliance, Solr, Wolfram-Alpha, WebFocus, Cognos, Portals Application Software, JIVE, Confluence, MediaWiki, Google Maps, Google Earth, etc.
B. I do not meet any of the above requirements.

5. From the descriptions below, select the letter that corresponds to the highest level of experience that you fully possess and demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an IT Specialist (INET/APPSW) at the GS-13 grade level. Select only one letter for each item.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience as a GS-12 in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 if outside the Federal service implementing usability and accessibility requirements; requirements analysis methods; log analysis; and analytical reasoning.
B. I do not meet any of the above requirements.


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

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task, but I am willing to learn.
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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

6. Oversee and administer production operations and security for major Web systems involving sensitive, classified and/or high level information.

7. Direct application management and data integrity for large complex servers supporting high level organizational websites.

8. Recommend upgrades and new implementations for IT Web systems and services.

9. Perform studies to identify opportunities for improving website utilization and web server technology.

10. Integrate Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) and internally developed applications in a fault tolerant, high availability mode.

11. Develop, build content for, and maintain a website for an office or organization.

12. Optimize the architecture, design, and navigational features of an organization's website.

13. Design, develop, test, implement, and maintain Web applications.

14. Develop and administer Web content management systems to manage internal and external electronic communications.

15. Conduct metric studies and analysis for the purpose of improving services to customers.

16. Collect and analyze Internet services usage and performance statistics to prepare agency wide metrics and narratives.

17. Establish reporting criteria for internet analysis.

18. Analyze site statistics to identify and troubleshoot trends that may require action.

19. Oversee development of Internet services (e.g. Web sites, portal support, list servers) operating in a UNIX platform.

20. Monitor the interoperability of Internet and intranet services providing customers access to applications and data.

21. Develop intranet deployment strategies.

22. Verify software installation and operation complies with security directives.

23. Evaluate emerging technologies for possible implementation across the agency.

24. Evaluate and recommend software tools and utilities that support development and maintenance of Web applications and interfaces operating in a UNIX platform.

25. Serve as an advisor to staff with regard to web based applications.

26. Present data that highlights system and program implications to recommend alternative approaches.

27. Develop and publish standard and procedures for information systems.

28. Prepare and present formal and informal briefings to IT management, staff and customers.

29. Plan and develop strategic internet constructs and web initiatives for an organization.

30. Assess the impact of internet legislation and regulation changes on current processes and procedures.

31. Conduct a broad range of special studies and analysis into aspects of an organization's missions, strategies, programs, and processes that may have an agency-wide impact.

32. Recommend deployment of strategies designed to improve the organizational effectiveness of the organization.

33. As previously explained, your responses in this assessment questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents (e.g. resume) you submit. Ensure that your resume accurately describes the level of education and/or experience claimed in the assessment questionnaire.

Please take this opportunity to review your assessment questionnaire responses to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you:

- understand this information
- have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and
- verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.