Job opening: Information Technology Specialist (APPSW)
Salary: $132 368 - 172 075 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This vacancy is for an Information Technology Specialist (APPSW) position in the Department of Commerce located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland. The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line - Suitland Station.
Functions/acts as a technical authority in all assignments.
Integrates several hardware, software, and/or computer related services to rove an integrated information system.
Leads task forces/project teams in advanced systems software/hardware projects efforts.
Applies available technologies and basic management principles to adapt computer methods to a variety of subject matter situations.
Supports subject matter users by developing or designing applications for computers and/or in selecting or assisting in selecting computer equipment.
Responds to and resolves problems with software, hardware, and systems management.
- Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
- U.S. Citizen
- Time-in-grade/band requirements must be met by closing date.
- A one-year probationary period may be required.
- This is a BARGAINING unit position.
Specialized Experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: Providing technical guidance in designing, coding, testing, debugging, and maintaining programs; coordinating efforts to enhance software reliability through leadership on discussions of enhance application design methodologies, and translating and interpreting functional requirements; testing, installing, implementing, documenting; and maintaining software and source code.
In addition to specialized experience, individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
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.
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.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
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.
- Address Demographic System Division
4600 Silver Hill Road
Washington, DC 20233
- Name: Eric Perez
- Email: [email protected]