Information Technology Specialist (DATAMGT/PLYPLN/ENTARCH)


Vacancy ID: 1813150   Announcement Number: HHS-OIG-OMP-MP-1813150-LMB   USAJOBS Control Number: 451927600

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1. Title of Job

Information Technology Specialist (DATAMGT/PLYPLN/ENTARCH)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


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Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
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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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14

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

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001 Merit

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:


110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please answer YES or NO to the following questions. Do not mark more than one answer.

A- Yes.
B- No.

1. Attention to Detail. Have you worked independently to produce complete and accurate system and/or application plans for IT projects that define the process, including approach/methodology, use cases, tools dependencies, allocation of resources, acceptance criteria, reporting and communication plans?

2. Customer Service. Have you established and maintained ongoing working relationships with customers, information technology management, peers, and other internal or external stakeholders regarding project delivery schedules, and as part of those interactions did you negotiate complex and/or highly sensitive issues?

3. Oral Communication. Have you communicated, explained, negotiated or defended complex information clearly and adapted your message to both technical and non-technical audiences?

4. Problem Solving. Have you used analytical techniques to identify alternatives to solve complex or sensitive project and technological problems; anticipated problems and identified and evaluated potential sources of information and generated alternatives to solve problems where precedents do not exists?

5. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes how your background meets the specialized experience requirements for this IT Specialist, GS-2210-14 position.

A. I have one year (12 month) of specialized work experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates experience including the following: Experience identifying and implementing information sharing opportunities, including improving access to internal and external data; experience in the management and analysis of how to collect, use, manage, share and report data and metadata within and across organizations; experience providing data architecture guidance. Ability to ensure stringent application of information security/information assurance policies, principles and practices to all components of the data architecture.

B. I do not possess the required experience to qualify for this position.

6. From the descriptions below, choose the response that best describes your experience determining the soundness of information technology (IT) infrastructure proposals and initiatives in meeting program objectives and making efficient use of resources.

A. I have provided technical advice and expertise to management on major information technology needs and options to enable data access and data analytics, such as specifications for computing hardware, software, data subscriptions, and support services to support my organization.
B. I have identified analytic, IT infrastructure, and/or IT service provider issues related to data and data analytics for my organization.
C. I have been part of an implementation team that has executed IT initiatives to support data and analytics capabilities that had a major impact on the way business is conducted in my organization.
D. None of the above.

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

7. Improves opportunities for enterprise sharing of data and data integration.

8. Develops data dictionaries, data models, metadata repositories, and other data management tools.

9. Designs, implements, and manages technology solutions that enable the effective and cost-efficient storage, maintenance and use of data by agency stakeholders.

10. Develops and administers data standards, policies and procedures.

11. Assists with efforts to develop a data governance system that involves data stakeholders and customers to manage decisions and establish standards regarding how data is collected, named, stored, accessed, and used both internally and externally.

12. From the descriptions below, choose the response that best describes your experience promoting creativity and innovation.

A. I have developed and implemented new processes or procedures that improved office productivity, quality or creativity of the services provided to our clients and customers.
B. I have provided to management insights into work situations, questioned conventional approaches, and encouraged new ideas and innovations that could provide better services to our clients and customers.
C. I have worked with clients, customers, and vendors to manage projects that designed and implemented new or cutting edge programs/processes for an office or organization.
D. None of the above.

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

13. Analyzes and defines data requirements and specifications, and evaluates and provides recommendations on new data architectures.

14. Identifies new kinds, types, and sources of data to drive innovation throughout the organization.

15. Enhances data management practices (including metadata management and reference data).

16. Supports data analysts throughout an agency by partnering with them to create and maintain new data services and products.

17. From the descriptions below, choose the response that best describes your experience in planning, coordinating, and leading meetings, working groups, and/or other forums regarding data management and governance.

A. I have led meetings, working groups, or forums, including designing the agendas and structuring the sessions to facilitate discussions among participants.
B. I have served as a panelist to share ideas about processes that should be established to support data resource management
C. I have gathered /compiled key information on data management and governance for executives and managers.
D. None of the above.

18. 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.