INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (DATAMGT)

US Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command Remote
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December 5, 2022
US Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command
Scott AFB, IL
FULL_TIME

Duties


This position is being filled under the memorandum from the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)) "Expansion of Direct Hire Authority for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense," dated October 15, 2021.



This position is being filled under AcqDemo Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) for non-acquisition positions involving 51% or more of time in direct support of acquisition positions within Business and Technical Management Professional Career path.





As a INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (DATAMGT) at the NH-2210-3 some of your typical work assignments may include:


  • Serves as Information Technology (IT) Specialist focusing on data integration for Joint Transportation Management System (JTMS) and normalization of data across multiple systems and environments according to established commercial and DOD data standards and combatant command policies.

  • Acts as a technical data expert concerning Policy and Planning including the development of policies, short and long range Information Technology (IT) planning and associated processes covering the General Fund Enterprise Business System IT programs ensuring the JTMS program's data is uniform, consistent and in compliance with higher authority policies and guidelines , etc.

  • Partners with other DOD data subject matter experts to perform work necessary for planning, development, implementation, and administration of system-specific and enterprise-wide system data related to JTMS.

  • Plans and carries out assignments independently; conceives and defines solutions to highly complex problems; analyzes, interprets, and reports findings of projects; and guides technical and programmatic work of team members in comparable junior grades.

  • Ensures the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the conduct and oversight of Data Management and Policy and Planning functions


Requirements


Conditions of Employment


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Occasional Travel

  • Work Schedule: Full-time

  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service (visit www.sss.gov for more information)

  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation

  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period

  • Overtime: Occasionally

  • Tour of Duty: Flexible

  • Recruitment Incentives: May Be Authorized

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt

  • Financial Disclosure: Required

  • Telework Eligibility: Eligible for local Telework based on mission requirements.

  • COVID-19: Please see "Additional Information" section.

  • Required to handle and safeguard sensitive and/or classified information in accordance with regulations to reduce potential compromise

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

  • Must exhibit a high degree of judgment, resourcefulness, originality, and the ability to foresee the impact of changing technology

  • Work hours other than normal duty hours, including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays, may be required.

  • Travel by regularly scheduled passenger, military, or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty assignments may be required

  • Must meet the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of the position

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or other related fields is highly desirable

Qualifications


You may qualify at the NH3, if you fulfill the following qualifications:



A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the NH-2 (GS-11) grade level in the Federal service as listed below:
  • Apply knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle, Agile, and Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) principles.

  • Advises and implements current IT architectural concepts, frameworks and new and emerging, IT, cybersecurity, cloud, and data related technologies.

  • Interpret and apply Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and laws governing the administration, acquisition, and management of contracts.

  • Develops and coordinates processes and projects to apportion, allocate, and integrate critical IT resources.




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.



In addition to meeting qualifications, your application package must reflect the applicable experience to meet the Individual Occupational Requirements for the 2210, series as listed below:


Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate


For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.


  • 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.




Education


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.



All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Additional information


COVID19 - To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.



Due to COVID-19, our organization is currently in a diverse telework posture. If selected, you are required to communicate with your supervisor to discuss established work schedules and the current telework posture of your work center. As reentry into the office progresses, you may be eligible to participate in a continued telework arrangement based on the terms of the work center's telework policy.



Other Notes:


This is a Non-Critical Acquisition Position. This position is part of the Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP). The employee is expected to meet the functional area certification requirements within the timeframe range of 1 - 5 years from appointment date into the position. The employee and manager are responsible for ensuring completion within the given time period.





Employee must within 30-days of assuming this position and by 31 October annually thereafter, file an OGE-450, "Confidential Financial Disclosure Report." Employee is required to attend annual ethics and procurement integrity training.




This is a cybersecurity position. The employee must attain and maintain the appropriate DoD approved cybersecurity baseline Certificate(s) applicable for cybersecurity functions required for the DoD position held, within six months of filling the position, IAW DoD 8570.01-M or DoD 8140




Completion of Professional Military Education (PME) - Senior Developmental Education (SDE) or Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) II is highly desirable.



RE-EMPLOYED ANNUITANT: This position DOES NOT meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf



Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/



  • Benefits



    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


How You Will Be Evaluated


You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.


We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences.



Veterans Preference: Per Section 9905 of title 5, U.S. Code (U.S.C.) Veterans Preference do not apply to this vacancy announcement; however, the Department of Defense considers veterans' preference eligibility a positive factor for hiring.



Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Your application (resume and supporting documentation) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required as listed on the announcement under qualification requirements.



For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

  • Benefits



    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


  • Required Documents


    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.


    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).



    Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.



    The following documents are REQUIRED

    1. Your resume:


    • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.

    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").

    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.

    2. Additional documentation required if currently hold or previously held a federal position: most recent SF-50 and, if different, SF-50 showing highest grade.



    3. If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member's active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying; and must meet all pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive appointment to a position in the competitive service. Documentation required: Marriage Certificate or License, Signed Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable), Transcripts (if applicable).



    PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility:

    https://afciviliancareers.com/sites/default/files/AF_Civilian_Employment_Eligibility_Guide.pdf

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • How to Apply


    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.



    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date to receive consideration.



    To begin, click Apply Online to access an online application. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or you may need to create a new account.



    You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation, and submit the application.



    You will receive an email notification when your application has been received for the announcement.



    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Application Status page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and your responses submitted to the online application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    To preview the questionnaire, please go to https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11724418.



    Agency contact information


    USTRANSCOM Servicing Team

    Phone

    614-692-2646

    Email

    [email protected]

    Address

    TRANSCOM

    508 Scott Drive

    Bldg 1900 E


    Scott AFB, IL 62225-5357

    US

    Next steps


    A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicants reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter.



    The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.



    REGARDING INTERVIEWS: Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.



    NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.



    This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

  • Fair and Transparent


    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents


The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).



Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.



The following documents are REQUIRED

1. Your resume:


  • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.

  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").

  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.

2. Additional documentation required if currently hold or previously held a federal position: most recent SF-50 and, if different, SF-50 showing highest grade.



3. If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member's active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying; and must meet all pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive appointment to a position in the competitive service. Documentation required: Marriage Certificate or License, Signed Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable), Transcripts (if applicable).



PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility:

https://afciviliancareers.com/sites/default/files/AF_Civilian_Employment_Eligibility_Guide.pdf

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.



Help

This job is open to


  • The public


    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.


  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)


    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.


  • Military spouses


Clarification from the agency


All U.S. Citizens


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