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Grade: 05

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
Three (3) years of IT-related experience, 1 year of which was at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-4 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.
IT related experience for this position includes:
Basic knowledge of IT processing functions to understand the stages to automate a work process.
Experience must have also included work with clients and customers to assess and/or address their needs, and provide information or assistance relative to the products or services; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and, identify and resolve problems, determine relevant information, demonstrate using sound judgment, and making recommendations.
Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.
OR
Bachelor's or equivalent degree at an accredited college or university
In computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management
OR
A degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks
OR
A combination of experience and education at an accredited college or university equivalent to 4 years. You may combine the college credits you completed with any qualifying experience you have to total the equivalent of a four-year college education.
Use the Experience Calculator and compute your experience, education, or to compute an equivalent amount of combined experience and education. Use these results to select your response to the following question.
1 Which of the following is true about your education and/or experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree at an accredited college or university in a field as described above.
  • I have experience as described above.
  • I have a combination of experience and education at an accredited college or university as described above.
  • None of the above.
2 Which of the following describes your experience providing assistance to your co-workers? Answer to this question is required
  • Assisted in the development of training materials or job aids.
  • Serve as an on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • Volunteer to assist a co-worker in the completion of their task(s).
  • I am asked to assist co-workers in the completion of their task(s).
  • Serve as a mentor.
  • None of the above
3 What is your experience participating as a member of a team? Answer to this question is required
  • Work on a team outside of my functional area.
  • Work on a team within my functional area.
  • Coordinate the activities of a team within my workgroup.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following describes your experiences when resolving technical problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Review documented system requirements.
  • Perform analysis.
  • Perform Testing.
  • None of the above.
5 Do you have experience with requirement repositories? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 With which of the following requirement repositories do you have experience developing and testing of requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Rational Clearquest
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management- Change and Configuration Management (CCM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Quality Management (RQM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Requirements Management (RRC)
  • None of the above.
7 Which of the following Operating Systems have you used in the developing, installing, upgrading, and/or configuring of applications? Answer to this question is required
  • LINUX/UNIX
  • Windows Server
  • Unisys
  • IBM
  • None of the above.
8 What is your experience providing technical information verbally? Answer to this question is required
  • Provided technical information to upper level management.
  • Provided technical information to first line management
  • Provided technical information to customers.
  • Provided technical information to my peers.
  • None of the above
9 What is your experience preparing written documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare written documents using existing templates or guides.
  • Updated or make revisions to existing documents.
  • Create or compose documents.
  • None of the above.
10 Have you ever had to participate in a meeting with a customer or document an issue for a customer, such as a taxpayer, front line user, or business user? Answer to this question is required
  • Participate in meetings with customers to determine needs.
  • Document customer issues or needs.
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following actions have you performed in order to determine the activities required to complete a task or request? Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed, defined, researched and followed the process needed to complete a task or a request.
  • Supported the analysis, definition and research needed to follow an identified process to complete a task or a request..
  • None of the above.
12 To reduce the risk of errors, which of the following have you used? Answer to this question is required
  • Source code control tool (i.e. document control).
  • Defect reporting tool
  • Peer review of work products
  • Participate in a lesson learned meeting
  • Established guidelines
  • None of the above
13 Indicate all that apply to your experience translating IRS business rules and business processes into requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • Assisting in planning activities.
  • Assisting in translating requirements into design specifications.
  • Documenting.
  • Working with stakeholders to review the requirements and process.
  • None of the above.
14 Most of my experience has been: Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, diverse work assignments with specific deadlines.
  • Two or more similar or related tasks with specific deadlines
  • One assigned task to complete before receiving another.
  • None of the above

Grade: 07

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 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:
OR
One year of graduate education at an accredited college or university
In computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics or technology management or in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaption of applications, systems or networks.
OR
Superior Academic Achievement may be met by having a Bachelor's degree, with one of the following: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last 2 years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in the major field of study or those courses in the major completed in the last 2 years of study, or rank in the upper one third of the class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.
OR
At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs above.
Use the Experience Calculator and compute your experience, education, or to compute an equivalent amount of combined experience and education. Use these results to select your response to the following question.
1 Which of the following is true about your education and/or experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one full year of specialized experience as described above.
  • I have at least one full year of graduate level education at an accredited college or university with a major in a qualifying field of study as described above.
  • I meet the Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) requirements as described above.
  • I have a combination of experience and graduate level education equivalent to that described above.
  • None of the above.
2 Which of the following describes your experience providing assistance to your co-workers? Answer to this question is required
  • Assisted in the development of training materials or job aids.
  • Serve as an on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • Volunteer to assist a co-worker in the completion of their task(s).
  • I am asked to assist co-workers in the completion of their task(s).
  • Serve as a mentor.
  • None of the above
3 What is your experience participating as a member of a team? Answer to this question is required
  • Work on a team outside of my functional area.
  • Work on a team within my functional area.
  • Coordinate the activities of a team within my workgroup.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following describes your experiences when resolving technical problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Review documented system requirements.
  • Perform analysis.
  • Perform Testing.
  • None of the above.
5 Do you have experience with requirement repositories? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 With which of the following requirement repositories do you have experience developing and testing of requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Rational Clearquest
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management- Change and Configuration Management (CCM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Quality Management (RQM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Requirements Management (RRC)
  • None of the above.
7 Which of the following Operating Systems have you used in the developing, installing, upgrading, and/or configuring of applications? Answer to this question is required
  • LINUX/UNIX
  • Windows Server
  • Unisys
  • IBM
  • None of the above.
8 What is your experience providing technical information verbally? Answer to this question is required
  • Provided technical information to upper level management.
  • Provided technical information to first line management
  • Provided technical information to customers.
  • Provided technical information to my peers.
  • None of the above
9 What is your experience preparing written documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare written documents using existing templates or guides.
  • Updated or make revisions to existing documents.
  • Create or compose documents.
  • None of the above.
10 Have you ever had to participate in a meeting with a customer or document an issue for a customer, such as a taxpayer, front line user, or business user? Answer to this question is required
  • Participate in meetings with customers to determine needs.
  • Document customer issues or needs.
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following actions have you performed in order to determine the activities required to complete a task or request? Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed, defined, researched and followed the process needed to complete a task or a request.
  • Supported the analysis, definition and research needed to follow an identified process to complete a task or a request..
  • None of the above.
12 To reduce the risk of errors, which of the following have you used? Answer to this question is required
  • Source code control tool (i.e. document control).
  • Defect reporting tool
  • Peer review of work products
  • Participate in a lesson learned meeting
  • Established guidelines
  • None of the above
13 Indicate all that apply to your experience translating IRS business rules and business processes into requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • Assisting in planning activities.
  • Assisting in translating requirements into design specifications.
  • Documenting.
  • Working with stakeholders to review the requirements and process.
  • None of the above.
14 Most of my experience has been: Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, diverse work assignments with specific deadlines.
  • Two or more similar or related tasks with specific deadlines
  • One assigned task to complete before receiving another.
  • None of the above

Grade: 09

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 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:
Experience in an IT field or work where the primary concern was the subject matter of the IT application. The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent:
Analysis of the interrelationships of pertinent components of the system; Planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment; and Personal responsibility for at least a segment of the overall project.
OR
Master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's or equivalent graduate degree
In computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics or technology management or in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaption of applications, systems or networks.
One year of graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.
OR
At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs above.
Use the Experience Calculator and compute your experience, education, or to compute an equivalent amount of combined experience and education. Use these results to select your response to the following question.
1 Which of the following is true about your education and/or experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one full year of specialized experience as defined above.
  • I have a Master’s or equivalent graduate degree in a qualifying field of study as defined above.
  • I have two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s or equivalent graduate degree in a qualifying field of study as described above.
  • I have a combination of experience and graduate level education equivalent to that described above.
  • I have none of the above
2 Which of the following describes your experience providing assistance to your co-workers? Answer to this question is required
  • Assisted in the development of training materials or job aids.
  • Serve as an on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • Volunteer to assist a co-worker in the completion of their task(s).
  • I am asked to assist co-workers in the completion of their task(s).
  • Serve as a mentor.
  • None of the above
3 What is your experience participating as a member of a team? Answer to this question is required
  • Work on a team outside of my functional area.
  • Work on a team within my functional area.
  • Coordinate the activities of a team within my workgroup.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following describes your experiences when resolving technical problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Review documented system requirements.
  • Perform analysis.
  • Perform Testing.
  • None of the above.
5 Do you have experience with requirement repositories? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 With which of the following requirement repositories do you have experience developing and testing of requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Rational Clearquest
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management- Change and Configuration Management (CCM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Quality Management (RQM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Requirements Management (RRC)
  • None of the above.
7 Which of the following Operating Systems have you used in the developing, installing, upgrading, and/or configuring of applications? Answer to this question is required
  • LINUX/UNIX
  • Windows Server
  • Unisys
  • IBM
  • None of the above.
8 What is your experience providing technical information verbally? Answer to this question is required
  • Provide technical information to upper level management.
  • Provide technical information to first line management.
  • Provide technical information to external customers.
  • Provide technical information to internal customers.
  • Provide technical information to my peers.
  • None of the above
9 What is your experience writing technical documentation to support the Application Development Life Cycle? Answer to this question is required
  • Author a technical document.
  • Modify an existing technical document.
  • Review and make recommendations.
  • Coordinate with developers for technical content in a document.
  • None of the above.
10 Which best describes your experience working requests from internal or external customers? Answer to this question is required
  • Led the coordination of responses to customer requests.
  • Assist in the coordination of responses to customer requests.
  • Work directly with the customer to resolve request
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following actions have you performed in order to determine the activities required to complete a task or request? Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed, defined, researched and followed the process needed to complete a task or a request.
  • Supported the analysis, definition and research needed to follow an identified process to complete a task or a request..
  • None of the above.
12 To reduce the risk of errors, which of the following have you used? Answer to this question is required
  • Source code control tool (i.e. document control).
  • Defect reporting tool
  • Peer review of work products
  • Participate in a lesson learned meeting
  • Established guidelines
  • None of the above
13 Indicate all that apply to your experience translating IRS business rules and business processes into requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • Assisting in planning activities.
  • Assisting in translating requirements into design specifications.
  • Documenting.
  • Working with stakeholders to review the requirements and process.
  • None of the above.
14 Most of my experience has been: Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, diverse work assignments with specific deadlines.
  • Two or more similar or related tasks with specific deadlines
  • One assigned task to complete before receiving another.
  • None of the above

Grade: 11

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 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:
Experience that demonstrated an accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques.
For example, assignments would show experience in developing modifications to parts of a system that required significant revisions in the logic or techniques used in the original development.
Must have been in an IT field or work where the primary concern was the subject matter of the IT application. The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent:
Knowledge of the customary approaches, techniques, and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization; planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls; adaptation of guidelines or precedents to the needs of the assignment.
OR
A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or Three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
In computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics or technology management or in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaption of applications, systems or networks.
One year of graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.
OR
At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs above.
Use the Experience Calculator and compute your experience, education, or to compute an equivalent amount of combined experience and education. Use these results to select your response to the following question.
1 Which of the following is true about your education and/or experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a qualifying field of study as described above.
  • I have three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a qualifying field of study as described above.
  • I have at least one year of full-time specialized experience as defined above.
  • I have a combination of experience and graduate level education equivalent to that described above.
  • None of the above.
2 Which of the following describes your experience providing assistance to your co-workers? Answer to this question is required
  • Develop training materials or job aids.
  • Serve as on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • Assist a co-worker in the completion of their task(s).
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Serve as a mentor.
  • None of the above.
3 What is your experience participating as a member of a team? Answer to this question is required
  • Work on a team outside of my functional area.
  • Work on a team within my functional area.
  • Coordinate the activities of a team within my workgroup.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following describes your experience in working with customers in developing requirements and specification for IT systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Translate IRS business rules and processes into requirements.
  • Draft/update requirements.
  • Consult with customers to refine functional requirements.
  • Translate functional requirements into design specifications.
  • Determine the best approach for implementation within the technical environment.
  • Coordinate meetings with customers/stakeholders.
  • None of the above.
5 Which of the following describes your experiences when resolving technical problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Review and document incorrect and or incomplete system requirements
  • Communicate findings with customers/stakeholders
  • Perform configuration management
  • Perform testing and analysis
  • Monitor project planning and controls
  • None of the above.
6 Do you have experience with requirement repositories? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 With which of the following requirement repositories do you have experience developing and testing of requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Rational Clearquest
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management- Change and Configuration Management (CCM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Quality Management (RQM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Requirements Management (RRC)
  • None of the above.
8 Which of the following Operating Systems have you used in the developing, installing, upgrading, and/or configuring of applications? Answer to this question is required
  • LINUX/UNIX
  • Windows Server
  • Unisys
  • IBM
  • None of the above.
9 What is your experience providing technical information verbally? Answer to this question is required
  • Provide technical information to upper level management.
  • Provide technical information to first line management.
  • Provide technical information to external customers.
  • Provide technical information to internal customers.
  • Provide technical information to my peers.
  • None of the above
10 What is your experience writing technical documentation to support the Application Development Life Cycle? Answer to this question is required
  • Author a technical document.
  • Modify an existing technical document.
  • Review and make recommendations.
  • Coordinate with developers for technical content in a document.
  • None of the above.
11 Which best describes your experience working requests from internal or external customers? Answer to this question is required
  • Led the coordination of responses to customer requests.
  • Assist in the coordination of responses to customer requests.
  • Work directly with the customer to resolve request
  • None of the above.
12 Which of the following actions have you performed to complete an Information Technology (IT) task or request? Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed, defined, researched and identified the process.
  • Supported the analysis, definition and research needed to determine the process to complete a task or a request.
  • None of the above.
13 To reduce the risk of errors, which of the following have you used? Answer to this question is required
  • Source code control tool (i.e. SharePoint, Clearcase, Rational Tools, DocIT)
  • Defect reporting tool
  • Leveraged a lessons learned report
  • None of the above
14 Indicate all that apply to your experience translating IRS business rules and business processes into requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • Planning activities.
  • Translate requirements into design specifications.
  • Documentation
  • Work with stakeholders to refine the requirements and process.
  • None of the above.
15 Select all of the following tasks that you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Draft and reviewed technical requirements
  • Develop project plans
  • Provide technical guidance to team members
  • Serve as primary liaison between customer and the IT organization
  • None of the above
16 Most of my experience has been: Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, diverse work assignments with specific deadlines.
  • Two or more similar or related tasks with specific deadlines
  • One assigned task to complete before receiving another.
  • None of the above

Grade: 12

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 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.
In addition to the above you must meet the requirements below:
Experience that demonstrates 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.
1 Which of the following is true about your experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience as described above.
  • I have less than one (1) year of full-time experience described above.
2 Do you have experience planning and coordinating an agency-wide implementation of process improvement methods and concepts to improve the quality of software products? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience serving as the principle advocate within the agency/organization for the application of process improvement concepts and practices? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have experience consulting with senior specialists and Information Technology managers throughout an agency/organization in the implementation of process improvement practices? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 What is your experience working on teams? Answer to this question is required
  • Participate in a cross-organizational workgroup
  • Coordinate the activities of a team within the workgroup
  • Recommend alternatives or changes in methods, processes, or techniques to improve the effectiveness of my workgroup.
  • Led a team on an assignment(s)
  • None of the above
6 Which of the following describes your experience providing assistance to your co-workers? Answer to this question is required
  • Develop training materials or job aids.
  • Serve as on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • Assist a co-worker in the completion of their task(s).
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Serve as a mentor.
  • None of the above.
7 What is your experience leading co-workers? Answer to this question is required
  • Develop and presented System Analysis  training materials and/or job aids.
  • Led co-workers in the completion of their tasks.
  • Serve as a Systems Analysis mentor/OJT coach.
  • Provide IT technical advice and recommendations to co-workers.
  • None of the above.
8 Which of the following describes your experience in working with customers in developing requirements and specification for IT systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Translate IRS business rules and processes into requirements.
  • Draft/update requirements.
  • Consult with customers to refine functional requirements.
  • Translate functional requirements into design specifications.
  • Determine the best approach for implementation within the technical environment.
  • Coordinate meetings with customers/stakeholders.
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following describes your experiences when resolving technical problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Review and document incorrect and or incomplete system requirements
  • Communicate findings with customers/stakeholders
  • Perform configuration management
  • Perform testing and analysis
  • Monitor project planning and controls
  • None of the above.
10 Do you have experience with requirement repositories? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 With which of the following requirement repositories do you have experience developing and testing of requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Rational Clearquest
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management- Change and Configuration Management (CCM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Quality Management (RQM)
  • Collaborative LifeCycle Management (CLM)- Rational Requirements Management (RRC)
  • None of the above.
12 Which of the following Operating Systems have you used in the developing, installing, upgrading, and/or configuring of applications? Answer to this question is required
  • LINUX/UNIX
  • Windows Server
  • Unisys
  • IBM
  • None of the above.
13 Do you have experience applying design patterns/principles in a project? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 What is your experience giving Information Technology (IT) related presentations? Answer to this question is required
  • Present to upper management or executive groups.
  • Present to customers.
  • Present to peers.
  • Tailor presentation to the level of the audience.
  • None of the above.
15 Which of the following examples of verbal communication have you used to provide customer service? Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare and present IT findings to co-workers and supervisor at staff meetings.
  • Receive a problem ticket email and call the customers/stakeholders to identify and resolve an IT issue. 
  • Call vendors to gather information on IT products.
  • Represent my business unit at meetings or conference calls
  • None of the above
16 To reduce the risk of errors, which of the following have you used? Answer to this question is required
  • Source code control tool (i.e. SharePoint, Clearcase, Rational Tools, DocIT)
  • Defect reporting tool
  • Leveraged a lessons learned report
  • None of the above
17 Indicate all that apply to your experience translating IRS business rules and business processes into requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • Planning activities.
  • Translate requirements into design specifications.
  • Documentation
  • Work with stakeholders to refine the requirements and process.
  • None of the above.
18 Select all of the following tasks that you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Draft and reviewed technical requirements
  • Develop project plans
  • Provide technical guidance to team members
  • Serve as primary liaison between customer and the IT organization
  • None of the above
19 Which of the following actions have you performed to complete an Information Technology (IT) task or request? Answer to this question is required
  • Determine costing and/or resources.
  • Create schedules with deliverables and dates.
  • Interview the customer to obtain their business requirements and write a requirements document.
  • Determine the best design for implementing the requirement.
  • Break the high level requirements down to subsets and distributed amongst team members.
  • None of the above.
20 What is your experience with IT project management? Answer to this question is required
  • Develop project plan(s).
  • Coordinate project tasks with other functional areas to meet project plan goals.
  • Monitored project progress and managed the schedule.
  • Assisted in assessing hardware and/or software requirements.
  • Evaluate vendor/contractor proposals.
  • Monitor and manage project risks.
  • None of the above.
21 Which best describes your experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Provide direction and assistance to team members while completing multiple assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Provide assistance to team members while completing multiple assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Complete multiple assignments with competing deadlines.
  • None of the above
22 What leadership roles have you played in a project? Answer to this question is required
  • Serve as the team lead for a project or working group.
  • Coordinate activities or meetings for a project with various team members or stakeholders.
  • Serve as a technical advisor or subject matter expert for a project or working group.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

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Only select those locations to which you are willing to report and/or relocate. Please see vacancy announcement for information on whether or not moving expenses will be paid.
Your responses to the following questions supplement the information provided in your resume.
1 Regarding the effectiveness of our recruitment strategies; how did you first hear about this job? Answer to this question is required
  • Automated USAJOBS saved search notification
  • Posting on a job board or search agent other than USAJOBS (Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed, LinkUp, etc.)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the job board or search agent other than USAJOBS you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Social Media posting (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, on-line job fairs, etc.)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the Social Media platform you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Career Website
  • Referred by an IRS employee
  • Attended a recruitment event (Job/Career Fair, Open House, Meet & Greet, Meetup, etc.)
    1.1 Please indicate the name and state of the recruiting event. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • School/University announcement/career counselor
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the school/university of the announcement where you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Organizational third party referral (diversity or community organization, church, unemployment office, etc.)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the Organizational third party referral. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Newspaper (print/online)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the newspaper and the state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Radio
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the radio station and state you heard the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Transit/Bus Advertisement
    1.1 Please indicate the city and state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Major News Websites
    1.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Movie Theater Websites
    1.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Post Card Mailing
  • Classified Advertisement Website (Craigslist, Angie’s List, etc.)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the website, city and state. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I prefer not to answer
2 To qualify for this position and receive full credit for your relevant experience you must list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. Your resume must support your responses to the questions. Do you understand that failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified determination? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No