For this position individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
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. In addition to the above, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service.
OR-06: An applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the (BAND 5C) (GS-13 equivalent) in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled which has equipped the candidate with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT.
Examples of specialized experience include: hands-on experience performing data management projects in a data warehousing environment; comprehensive knowledge of (1) database design and management, (2) meta data, and (3) data architecture/ data modeling (4) data base optimization (5) SQL (6) ETL (7) data management and integration tools; and serving as an advisor to senior management officials.
Although not required, the most qualified candidates will have experience designing and supporting data stores that operate on parallel computing platforms and experience with hadoop and other “big data” technologies.
The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.