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Job opening: IT Specialist (APPSW/INET)

Salary: $109 107 - 145 617 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Aug 10 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is a IT Specialist (APPSW/INET), GS- 2210-13 working in Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia or Fort Collins, Colorado for the R9-Division of Budget and Technical Support. Please see the additional information section for more information about the vacancy locations and salary table information.


The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Ecological Services (ES) has developed two pieces of custom software that help USFWS and our partners with ESA Section 7 consultation: Effects Pathway Manager (EPM) and the Information for Planning and Consultation (IPaC). IPaC is a public-facing USFWS web application that provides information to external users to help them determine if a project will have effects on federally listed species or designated critical habitat (https://ipac.ecosphere.fws.gov/). EPM is an internal USFWS web application for documenting logical cause-effect relationships between an action on the ground and that action's effect on individuals of a particular species. As decision-support tools, IPaC and EPM improve the consultation process by informing more accurate and consistent determinations. IPaC also helps streamline the overall consultation process and improve consistency and transparency in our review. As a IT Specialist (APPSW/INET) your duties will include but are not limited to the following: Leading and mentoring a software development team Guiding others to follow the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Presenting to a Change Management Board (CBM) Working with the following Languages: Typescript/JavaScript, HTML, CSS, LESS, SASS and with Java 8 or higher Working in the following Frameworks: React (16+, Hooks)/Angular, NodeJS, Spring, Groovy/Grails Testing Libraries: e.g., Jest, Selenium Trans piling in JavaScript (TypeScript/CoffeeScript), CSS Preprocessors Templating (Handlebars, GSP) Version controls: Git (GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab) Working with Webpack, NPM and with REST or GraphQL Performing functional programming concepts Agile methodology and tracking (Scrum, Jira) Cloud technologies: Containers (Docker/Podman), Public cloud (GCP/AWS), Microservices Working in the following Operating systems: Linux, Windows Designing, building, and maintaining complex, mission-critical systems by striving for build and test automation, "keeping it simple", following industry best-practices, and embracing agile, test-driven development. Utilizing other technologies: Apache Kafka, Elastic Stack, Apache NiFi, GDB, Valgrind, Apache JMeter, Artifactory/Nexus, Nginx, HAProxy, Glowroot, Drupal 7


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Resume (See "Required Documents"). Failure to provide ALL required information on your resume will result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all information is provided on resume.
  • Eligibility and Supporting documents - You will ONLY be considered for the eligibilities that you select "yes" to AND submit the required supporting documentation, as listed in the Required Documents section.
  • Suitability for employment, as determined by background investigation.
  • Drug testing position: Selectees tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
  • Driver's License: Selectees MAY be required to possess and maintain a valid State driver's license at all times during their tenure.
  • Probationary Period: Selectees MAY be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Notice of Financial Disclosure Report Requirement: This position is subject to a financial disclosure requirement and you will be required to complete either OGE Form 278e or OGE Form 450 as applicable within 30 days of your appointment
  • Individuals assigned male at birth after 12-31-59 must be registered for the Selective Service. To verify registration visit SSS.gov.


Only experience and education obtained by 08/24/2023 will be considered. In order to qualify for this position, you must possess both the Minimum Qualification. Minimum Qualification [GS-13]: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: Serving in a software developer leadership role overseeing a team of professionals; Administering development, operation, and maintenance of a complex application environment; Utilizing complex scripting and coding languages; Providing maintenance of cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility; Training customers how to utilize custom applications and reports that are created; Providing ongoing support for new and existing applications within an organization including technical and editorial support; Applying current Internet technologies and web-based application and accessibility technologies; Creating custom applications or creating customization for integration with COTS solutions; Managing system functions including the creation of workflows, applications, permissions and End-User training, utilizing out of the box functionalities, extract transfer and load (ETL), and integration tools; Leading development teams and customers through site creation and development activities (software development lifecycle (SDLC) to include; initiation of a development project, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling, and closing; experience with scripting languages, databases, web frameworks, Cloud technologies, CI/CD pipelines, Docker. NOTE: This experience must be clearly reflected in your resume. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


There is no substitute of education for experience for this position.


  • Address Division of Human Resources Division of Human Resources 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS-BPHC Falls Church, VA 22041 US
  • Name: Human Resources Staffing Division
  • Phone: 833-512-0482
  • Email: [email protected]

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