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"21AUS-ITB0582-2210-13" Vacancy Details

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Announcement Number:
21AUS-ITB0582-2210-13
Hiring Agency:
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Position Title:
Information Technology Specialist (Data Management) (IBM Data Management Specialist)
Open Period:
06/21/2021 - 07/02/2021

Format MM/DD/YYYY

Series/Grade:
GS - 2210 13
Salary:
USD $92,143 - USD $134,798
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
GS-13
Duty Location(s):
25 Vacancy in

Chamblee, GA, US
Florence, KY, US
Lanham-Seabrook, MD, US
Andover, MA, US
Detroit, MI, US
Kansas City, MO, US
Saint Louis, MO, US
Columbus, OH, US
Philadelphia, PA, US
Memphis, TN, US
Austin, TX, US
Farmers Branch, TX, US
Ogden, UT, US
Kearneysville, WV, US
Telework Eligible:
Yes
For More Info:
IRS Jobs Online Helpdesk
866-743-5748 Opt 1
aus.apply@irs.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Internal to an agency (searchable on USAJOBS)
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
Current IRS Internal/Agency Employees and Treasury CTAP Eligibles employees within the commuting area
Security Clearance Required:
Not Required
Appointment Type
Permanent
Marketing Statement:

WHY IS THE IRS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?  As an IRS employee, you will feel proud knowing you helped make America stronger while working at one of the world’s biggest financial institutions. You will be part of an organization that collects over $2 trillion in revenue and processes over 200 million tax returns annually. We are proud of how we apply the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.
IRS hires talented and dedicated individuals from many backgrounds, including accounting, business, finance, law enforcement and information technology. You will be challenged and supported on a daily basis. Whether you are just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, consider an IRS career.

Summary:

WHAT IS THE IRS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) DIVISION? The mission of IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer-centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.


See Other Information for Locations.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

WHAT DOES A INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, IBM DATA MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST DO? An Information Technology (IT) Specialist (Data Management) uses a wide variety of information, knowledge, and tools to develop, modify, and administer IRS IBM databases used to store and retrieve data and to develop standards for the handling of data. In this specific role, as a IBM Data Management Specialist, you may be called upon to lead significant projects assigned to the local IRS installation or lead the local implementation of IRS-wide IBM Data Management projects. This work often involves difficult and complex problems in the administration of IBM databases, in the modification of data elements, retrieval, and reporting of information to customers from the databases, and insuring the security of data. The solutions of problems and issues have application outside the organization, and are adaptable to many customers or IRS sites.


As a Information Technology Specialist (Data Management), IBM Data Management Specialist, you will:



  • Design, development and maintenance of IBM databases.

  • Monitor and optimize database performance and tuning IBM database operations.

  • Generate complex queries and reports.

  • Participate in the design of data mining and data warehousing systems.

  • Develop of data dictionaries, data models, metadata repositories, and other data IBM management tools.

  • Produce database design schema for integrating source data into IBM data management systems.

  • Ensure compliance with data management standards.

  • Recommend new or modified standards to increase efficiency.

  • Recommend performance enhancements such as increasing storage capacity or modifying interfaces.

  • Plan and coordinate the migration of data to a newer version of a IBM database management system.

  • Perform a wide range of IBM database administration functions, including running test queries, troubleshooting database problems, maintaining version control of database entities, advising customers on new database features, and leading studies to evaluate the effectiveness of current database methods and procedures.



WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

The work is primarily sedentary. Some walking, standing, or travel away from the work site to attend meetings, review work sites, or visit vendor/contractor facilities may be required. Often the employee must sit for long periods of time reading information from a computer screen or inputting data using a keyboard.


 

Key Requirements:
  • Refer to Other Information
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying..
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments.
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:

    Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.

    Rating: Your application will be evaluated on the CJEs of the position to be filled per the National Agreement Article 13. Your application will also be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. IRS employees may obtain most recent awards listing at https://persinfo.web.irs.gov/
    Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.


    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your  application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will no reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must receive a score of 80 or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

    Qualifications:

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.  


    BASIC QUAL–GS-2210-13


    GS-13 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service.
    This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving. Specialized experience for this position includes: Demonstrated accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled. This knowledge is generally demonstrated through assignments that required the ability to analyze a number of alternative approaches in the process of advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. This would include defining what system interrelationships must be considered, or what operating mode, system software, and/or equipment configuration is most appropriate for a given project.  

    - The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
    -To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

    You must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:
    Agency Benefits:

    As a current employee, you know the great benefits we offer. Should you have any questions about benefits, please contact the Employee Resource Center (ERC) at 1-866-743-5748 option #1 for ERC.

    Other Information:

    Positions are located in Information Technology, Enterprise Operations EOps Wide selections with 25 vacancies with in any of the 14 Locations:



    • 310 Lowell Street, Andover, MA

    • 3651 S IH-35, Austin, TX

    • 2385 Chamblee Tucker Road, Chamblee, GA

    • 200 N High St, Columbus, OH

    • 985 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI

    • 4050 Alpha Rd, Lanham-Seabrook, MD

    • 2484 S Washington Blvd, Suite 200, Ogden, UT

    • 1222 Spruce, ST. Louis, MO

    • 250 Murall Drive, Kearneysville, WV

    • 7940 Kentucky Drive, Florence, KY

    • 5333 Getwell Road, Memphis, TN

    • 2970 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA


     


    POSITION DESCRIPTIONS: GS-13
    A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at: https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspx

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: 



    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.

    • This is a bargaining unit position.

    • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.

    • Tour of Duty: Monday thru Friday, Tuesday -Saturday, Sunday - Thursday, Day shift 8:00am to 4:30pm, swing shift 4:00pm-12:30, Midnight shift 12:00am to 8:30am

    • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.

    • The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.

    • If you are an IRS/Treasury employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy under How You Will Be Evaluated.

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:

    The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this


    Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at https://jobs.irs.gov/seasonal/reasonable-accommodation.html We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us aus.apply@irs.gov if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.



    • To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.

    • You will be re-directed to Treasury’s CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.

    • To complete, you must click the “Submit Application” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.

    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received.

    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

      If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.

    Required Documents:

    A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

    All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional). To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view Resume Tips.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION
    If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting area.

    IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
    You must meet the requirements in your RPP notice. Submit a copy of your RPP Notice along with a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal. Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher overall rating.

    PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDS
    Submit a copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal. If a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION
    If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

    A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

    If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

    Next Steps:
    You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS “My Account” tab and clicking on “Application Status.” For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on “more information.”
    Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.