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Vacancy Details

Grade: 15

1 GS-15 - Choose one answer that best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position: Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement
  • My experience does not match the choice above.
YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATION QUESTION(S) MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
YOUR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
2 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience overseeing and managing implementation of a Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) for Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Cyber and Intelligence (C5I) infrastructure through an acquisition lifecycle framework (ALF)? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
3 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience providing oversight and Program Management for approved C5I portfolios that contain infrastructure components including networks (LANs and WANs), Microsoft Server operating systems, Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems, including virtual environments? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
4 Which statement best describes your expert skill in applying capital planning regulations and policies, including the Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA), the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), and the Performance and Results Modernization Act (GPRMA) as applied to the agency’s business requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
5 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience providing or coordinating the development of technical studies, engineering analyses, maintenance, alterations, repair, and other special projects related to C5I infrastructure and capabilities? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
6 Which of the following describes your experience with reviewing C5I policies (e.g., new, revised) to determine impact to mission, current business processes and cyber posture as it relates to GRC (e.g. Governance, Risk and Compliance)? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7 Which statement best describes your experience with evaluating the impact of changes in business needs on current policy and managing communities of interest involved in the development and implementation of workable approaches to IT architecture, capital investment planning, e-Government, and other IT-related legislative and policy initiatives? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 Which statement best describes your expert skill in applying portfolio management, operational analysis, and major and non-major investment justification and evaluation and applying project management methods and concepts? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience developing information technology (IT) plans to establish priorities and set goals for system planning? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience developing IT plans.
  • I have provided input to senior staff in the development of short or long range plans.
  • I have led development of short-range plans.
  • I have led development of both short-range and long-range plans.
10 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience advocating the benefits of implementing business-driven quality and process improvement approaches? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
11 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience producing business results through strategic planning? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
12 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience resolving conflicts involving multiple organizational components and senior management officials? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
13 Select the statement that best describes your experience leading, managing and/or supervising staff, analyzing and resolving personnel issues, and carrying out functional assignments through employees supervised. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had 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 with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
14

Which statement best describes your experience in recommending how to address trends and new technologies within the context of agency policies, plans, and management strategies?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not recommended how to address trends and new technologies within the context of agency policies, plans, and management strategies
  • I have successfully recommended how to address trends and new technologies within the context of agency policies, plans, and management strategies at the branch level or equivalent
  • I have successfully recommended how to address trends and new technologies within the context of agency policies, plans, and management strategies at the division level or equivalent
  • I have successfully recommended how to address trends and new technologies within the context of agency policies, plans, and management strategies at the office Director level or equivalent
  • I have successfully gained approval to address trends and new technologies within the context of agency policies, plans, and management strategies at the agency level or equivalent
  • I have recommended and gained approval to address trends and new technologies within the context of agency policies, plans, and management strategies across multiple agencies
15

Which statement best describes your experience with managing IT portfolios and/or related IT programs and assisting other organizations in developing business cases including establishing IT performance metrics and anticipated total cost of ownership?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not managed IT portfolios and/or related IT programs and assisted other organizations in developing business cases including establishing IT performance metrics and anticipated total cost of ownership.
  • I have successfully managed IT portfolios and/or related IT programs and assisted my branch or equivalent in developing business cases including establishing IT performance metrics and anticipated total cost of ownership.
  • I have successfully managed IT portfolios and/or related IT programs and assisted my division or equivalent in developing business cases including establishing IT performance metrics and anticipated total cost of ownership.
  • I have successfully managed IT portfolios and/or related IT programs and assisted my office Directorate or equivalent in developing business cases including establishing IT performance metrics and anticipated total cost of ownership.
  • I have successfully managed IT portfolios and/or related IT programs and assisted my agency or equivalent in developing business cases including establishing IT performance metrics and anticipated total cost of ownership.
  • I have successfully managed IT portfolios and/or related IT programs and assisted other organizations in developing business cases including establishing IT performance metrics and anticipated total cost of ownership.
16 Which statement best describes your experience with preparing capital investment plans to support the organization’s mission? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed this task.
  • I have successfully performed this task at the branch level or equivalent.
  • I have successfully performed this task at the division level or equivalent.
  • I have successfully performed this task at the office Director level or equivalent.
  • I have successfully performed this task at the agency level or equivalent. I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
  • I have successfully performed this task across multiple agencies. I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

Grade: All Grades

1 The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch? If yes, please provide appropriate documentation in your application package to provide proof of your current or most recent political appointment.
  • Yes
  • No