About the Position:
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the
DHA for Certain DoD Personnel to recruit and appoint qualified
candidates to positions in the competitive service.
Your resume will not be reviewed for qualifications until a
selection is made.
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- Conduct feasibility studies preliminary to automation, system
and service changes, or proposed changes to meet special
requirements, by evaluating the benefits of various equipment and
- Analyze present and projected data communication usage,
including system capacity, peak loading, and overall effect any
traffic increase has on the data network within the activity.
- Conduct analysis of customer equipment and software needs for
additional data and automation network services, such as, personal
computers, servers, terminals, modems, and concentrators.
- Develop detailed proposals, recommendations and systems
specifications for data systems.
- Prepare and documents the technical and economic data to
support the acquisition of data processing hardware/ software and
support services for FT Eustis, Ft Story and Tenant Activity
Occasional travel - Up to 25% Business Travel required.
2210 Information Technology Management
Conditions of Employment
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
- This position requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain the
appropriate Information Assurance certification in accordance with
DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program,
within 6 months of entry onto duty.
- This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and
maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security
clearance or access for the duration of employment.
- The employee may be required to work overtime.
- The employee may be required to work other than normal duty
hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
- Call back and emergency duty are regular requirements of this
- The employee may be required to work shift work if the
organization moves to a 24/7 operation.
- The employee must possess a valid motor vehicle driver?s
- Employee may be required to use cellular telephone and maintain
a working home telephone at all times.
- See "Additional Information" section for additional
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education or experience
requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid
experience, including volunteer work done through National Service
programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations
(e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual;
community; student; social). You will receive credit for all
qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume
must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based
on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your
application. Additional information about transcripts is in this
Basic Requirement for Information Technology Specialist (Network
Specialized and Other Experience: One year of specialized
experience which includes configuring hubs, switches, or routers;
monitoring network performance; troubleshooting server
hardware/software issues using a variety of tools/techniques; and
conducting in depth Network studies and developing strategies/plans
to satisfy mission needs. This definition of specialized experience
is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level
position in the federal service (GS-09).
The specialized experience must include, or be supplemented by,
information technology related experience (paid or unpaid
experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training, as
appropriate) which demonstrates each of the four competencies, as
(1) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and
conscientious about attending to detail. Examples of IT-related
experience demonstrating this competency include: completing work
independently that rarely requires editing or review by others.
(2) Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that
is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products
that your work unit produces, including the general public,
individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or
organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs,
provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or
satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and
services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency
include: resolving simple and routine problems, questions, or
complaints and providing support and guidance to customers on
non-routine issues; serving as a primary resource for customers,
requesting assistance with complex issues when necessary; and
participating in meetings and providing advice to customers in own
area of expertise.
(3) Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example,
ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into
account the audience and nature of the information (for example,
technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing
oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues,
and responds appropriately. Examples of IT-related experience
demonstrating this competency include: expressing facts and ideas
in a clear, concise, convincing, and organized manner; clearly
conveying moderately complex ideas, concepts, and information to
customers; exhibiting active listening by demonstrating
understanding of audience comments and/or questions.
(4) Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy
and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and
evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Examples of
IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include:
identifying and solving problems by gathering and applying
information from a variety of materials or sources that provide
several alternatives; recognizing and taking action to address
non-routine problems; soliciting feedback from multiple
stakeholders to understand an issue or problem and accurately
assess its root causes and potential solutions; seeking supervisory
review where appropriate.
Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years
of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a
degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution in computer
science, engineering, information science, information systems
management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or
technology management; or, three full years of graduate education
from an accredited or pre-accredited institution 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.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show the education credentials have been
evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has
been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,