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Vacancy Details

Grade: 15

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 This position requires a security clearance. Are you able to obtain or maintain a security clearance?
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list the country(ies), other than the United States, with which you possess citizenship. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five (5) years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to provide proof to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 Select from the following list the types of documents, reports, papers, etc., you have written as part of your regular job: Answer to this question is required
  • Reports, which include options and recommendations, to advise managers on program high performance computer and computational science research.
  • Position papers, issue papers, statements of work, program plans, and proposals, including analysis and recommendations.
  • Reports that consolidated input(including contradictory viewpoints or recommendations) from a number of different sources.
  • Correspondence which conveys complex issues and includes persuasive arguments for obtaining support of a position.
  • Analysis notes or other internal research reports that describe preliminary analysis results, software or hardware performance, or usage guidelines for analysis tools and software.
  • Procedural guidance.
  • Presentation materials utilizing software such as PowerPoint and Excel.
  • None of the above.
5 This position briefs, defends and advocates positions, and conducts negotiations to resolve highly complex or controversial scientific and technical issues with a variety of high level management and science officials. Select all levels that apply for management and/or science officials with whom you have, or had, regular interpersonal contact. Answer to this question is required
  • Senior Federal agency or departmental program managers or management officials.
  • High-ranking officials at national laboratories.
  • Senior officials at universities.
  • Research scientists at Federal agencies, universities, or laboratories.
  • Scientists or administrative officials on national level committees and workgroups or equivalent and/or scientific advisory committees.
  • None of the above.
6 This position is responsible for preparing justifying, and supporting budgets for a basic research and development program. Select the activities you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed budget requests and related supporting documents.
  • Presented and defended annual budget justifications before high level officials within and outside the organization.
  • Monitored and tracked obligations and expenditures for assigned scientific programs and projects.
  • Responded to adjustments in program budget.
  • None of the above.
7 Indicate which of the following responses portray your involvement in computer and computational sciences. Answer to this question is required
  • Approved or recommended funding for scientific research proposals in the areas of advanced computing programming languages, software environments, operating systems for HPC systems.
  • Served as a Principal Investigator on original scientific research project(s) that resulted in publications in peer-reviewed archival scientific journals.
  • Serves as a manager of a scientific research group engaged in scientific research.
  • Performed original scientific research that led to peer-reviewed publications in archival scientific journals in support of a senior researcher's program.
  • Supervised original scientific thesis efforts of doctoral students or supervised postdoctoral individuals.
  • None of the above.
8 This position is responsible for establishing program goals and objectives, and examining and ascertaining the research needs as opportunities of DOE research program. Indicate which of the following activities you have performed in a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Establish goals and objectives for a research facility or research program.
  • Reviewed and evaluated research signs to determine their capability to meet research requirements.
  • Provided oversight of research programs that involved multiple investigators and multiple projects.
  • Served as Organization’s representative to national committees, interagency workgroups, multi-university consortiums and/or similar work groups or committees
  • Served on committees overseeing, directing, or advising on research activities at universities, national laboratories, and/or other research facilities and institutions
  • Organized community workshops or meetings to identify HPC computer science research priorities
  • None of the above

Indicate which of the following describe your involvement in fundamental scientific research activities in computer and computational sciences.

Answer to this question is required
  • Programming environments
  • Runtime systems
  • Methodologies and Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence tools for high performance computing.
  • Methodologies and tools for highly distributed computing, connecting smart sensors, detectors, workflows to HPC.
  • None of the above

Do you have the ability to manage, plan, implement, and evaluate complex national research programs in HPC computer science and computational science?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported in my online resume. I further understand that my resume must provide detailed descriptions and/or examples of my knowledge, skill, and abilities as required in the vacancy announcement and that my failure to do so, may result in my being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position.
  • Yes
  • No
12 I understand that I must click on the "Submit" button located at the end of the review of my answers and resume to complete the application process. I understand that I will receive a confirmation page that I should print out." Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No