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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

1 GS-14: To meet the Qualifications Requirements for Information Technology Specialist, GS-14, select the option that best describes your experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-13 level that demonstrated accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques and provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet the specialized experience requirement described above.
2 I have experience leading and managing information technology professionals. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Select the response that best describes your experience leading the development and implementation of custom software or hardware solutions for large organizations or government agencies through a standard systems development lifecycle process. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
4 Select your level of experience leading application deployment and/or hosting projects: Answer to this question is required
  • I have led application deployment and/or hosting projects.
  • I have concurrently led multiple application deployment and/or hosting projects.
  • I have concurrently led multiple application deployment and/or hosting projects as a regular part of my job, independently and usually with minimal supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • I have concurrently led multiple application deployment and/or hosting projects as a central or major part of my work, with minimal, to no supervision in the performance of these particular tasks.
    4.1 Identify the portion of your resume that reflects your experience, expertise, or training in support of your answer. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • None of the above.
5 I have presented plans, strategies, benefits, and/or results-to-date to the following groups while implementing DevOps and associated automation: Answer to this question is required
  • Software architects and/or application development teams
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), operational security, and/or Computer Security Incident Response Capability (CSIRC) teams
  • Infrastructure architects, hosting, and/or cloud teams
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)/Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Business Unit/Program/Regional leaders
  • Procurement staff
  • Legal staff
  • Financial staff
  • None of the above
6 Select the following areas of DevOps you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Agile Development
  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Testing
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • ITIL Management
  • None of the above
7 I have experience maintaining the following automated systems to diagnose and resolve computer-related incidents involving customers. Answer to this question is required
  • Problem tracking systems
  • Resolution databases
  • None of the above
8 I have used data analytics and/or visualization technologies to help customers and/or stakeholders solve a problem. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Mediate problems and/or conflicts with outside organizations, as a representative of my organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
10 I have experience performing the following with systems to ensure production or delivery of products and services, including tools and mechanisms for distributing new or enhanced software: Answer to this question is required
  • Troubleshooting
  • Recovering
  • Adjusting
  • Modifying
  • Improving
  • None of the above
11 I have communicated with others in the following ways to resolve problems associated with data management: Answer to this question is required
  • Obtain ideas
  • Identify potential problems
  • Make recommendations to management
  • Design solutions
  • None of the above
12 Mediate resolutions to problems and/or conflicts with other members of my team. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
13 I have the following experience in government information technology (IT) contracting: Answer to this question is required
  • Reviewing proposals
  • Developing proposals
  • Serving on a technical evaluation panel
  • Working on a government-funded contract
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

1 Please look at the qualification requirements (both experience and/or education) that are stated in this vacancy announcement. Does your resume clearly contain this information in order to determine you are qualified for the position? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 For each position listed on your resume, did you include the position title, company, salary, weekly hours worked, and your actual beginning and ending dates of employment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Have you reviewed the vacancy announcement "How to Apply" and required documents section to determine what supplemental material that you must provide? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No