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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 working in a professional environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Work alone to complete assignments
  • Interact with team members to complete assignments
  • Interact with others outside of my team to complete assignments.
  • Lead a project team to complete assignments.
  • None of the above
3 What is your highest level of experience providing training Answer to this question is required
  • Assist an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Serve as an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Assist as an IT classroom instructor
  • Serve as an IT primary classroom instructor
  • None of the above
4 With which operating systems do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • IBM (z/OS)
  • Unisys (OS 2200)
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • VMware (ESX, vSphere)
  • Linux
  • None of the above
5 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience analyzing and resolving Information Technology (IT) problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Independently research, analyze and resolve IT problems
  • Research and resolve IT problems with assistance
  • Create an IT problem ticket (e.g. Knowledge Incident Service Asset Management (KISAM) ticket)
  • None of the above
6 Which of the following best describes your highest level experience installing software? Answer to this question is required
  • Independently install software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe
  • Assist in the installation of software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe
  • Install software on any other mainframe system
  • None of the above
7 With which of the following items on the Unisys ClearPath system do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Basic Executive Control Language (ECL)
  • System editor (e.g., Interactive Processing Facility (IPF), Editor (ED), Conversational Time Sharing (CTS), ZIP)
  • Mainframe Demand processing
  • Mainframe Batch processing
  • Programing language (e.g., COBOL, SSG)
  • None of the above
8 What is your experience with writing procedure related documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Create a user guide
  • Create an installation guide
  • Create transmittal
  • None of the above
9 Which of the following describes your experience disseminating information? Answer to this question is required
  • Conduct formal training and/or seminars
  • Present information materials to customers
  • Provide situational status for teleconferences and meetings
  • Discuss issues with customers/stakeholders
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following describes your experience resolving customer IT issues on the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Assist application developers by diagnosing and resolving application related issues
  • Assist computing center personnel by diagnosing and resolving operational issues
  • Consult with vendors in order to resolve software deficiencies and implement new solutions
  • None of the above
11 Which of the following project documents have you reviewed? Answer to this question is required
  • Software specifications
  • Hardware specifications
  • Diagrams
  • Project plan or Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Backout Plan
  • None of the above
12 Which of the following describe your experience concerning security for the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Provided technical responses to Cybersecurity requests
  • Provided technical expertise for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • Evaluated tools that provide enhancements to existing security software
  • Evaluated tools for compliance with security requirements
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following describes the tools you have used to manage your workload? Answer to this question is required
  • Provide periodic reports to technical leads
  • Generic tool (e.g., Microsoft (MS) Project, Excel).
  • Participate in technical status calls.
  • None of the above
14 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, competing 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:
Interviewing subject-matter personnel to get facts regarding work processes, and synthesizing the resulting data into charts showing information flow; operating computer consoles where this involved choosing from among various procedures in responding to machine commands or unscheduled halts; scheduling the sequence of programs to be processed by computers where alternatives had to be weighed with a view to production efficiency; preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where this involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion; working directly with customers in obtaining information needed to establish or change accounts; translating detailed logical steps developed by others into language codes that computers accept where this required understanding of procedures and limitations appropriate to use of a programming language.
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 working in a professional environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Work alone to complete assignments
  • Interact with team members to complete assignments
  • Interact with others outside of my team to complete assignments.
  • Lead a project team to complete assignments.
  • None of the above
3 What is your highest level of experience providing training Answer to this question is required
  • Assist an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Serve as an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Assist as an IT classroom instructor
  • Serve as an IT primary classroom instructor
  • None of the above
4 With which operating systems do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • IBM (z/OS)
  • Unisys (OS 2200)
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • VMware (ESX, vSphere)
  • Linux
  • None of the above
5 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience analyzing and resolving Information Technology (IT) problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Independently research, analyze and resolve IT problems
  • Research and resolve IT problems with assistance
  • Create an IT problem ticket (e.g. Knowledge Incident Service Asset Management (KISAM) ticket)
  • None of the above
6 Which of the following best describes your highest level experience installing software? Answer to this question is required
  • Independently install software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe
  • Assist in the installation of software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe
  • Install software on any other mainframe system
  • None of the above
7 With which of the following items on the Unisys ClearPath system do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Basic Executive Control Language (ECL)
  • System editor (e.g., Interactive Processing Facility (IPF), Editor (ED), Conversational Time Sharing (CTS), ZIP)
  • Mainframe Demand processing
  • Mainframe Batch processing
  • Programing language (e.g., COBOL, SSG)
  • None of the above
8 What is your experience with writing procedure related documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Create a user guide
  • Create an installation guide
  • Create transmittal
  • None of the above
9 Which of the following describes your experience disseminating information? Answer to this question is required
  • Conduct formal training and/or seminars
  • Present information materials to customers
  • Provide situational status for teleconferences and meetings
  • Discuss issues with customers/stakeholders
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following describes your experience resolving customer IT issues on the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Assist application developers by diagnosing and resolving application related issues
  • Assist computing center personnel by diagnosing and resolving operational issues
  • Consult with vendors in order to resolve software deficiencies and implement new solutions
  • None of the above
11 Which of the following project documents have you reviewed? Answer to this question is required
  • Software specifications
  • Hardware specifications
  • Diagrams
  • Project plan or Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Backout Plan
  • None of the above
12 Which of the following describe your experience concerning security for the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Provided technical responses to Cybersecurity requests
  • Provided technical expertise for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • Evaluated tools that provide enhancements to existing security software
  • Evaluated tools for compliance with security requirements
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following describes the tools you have used to manage your workload? Answer to this question is required
  • Provide periodic reports to technical leads
  • Generic tool (e.g., Microsoft (MS) Project, Excel).
  • Participate in technical status calls.
  • None of the above
14 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, competing 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 working in a professional environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Work alone to complete assignments
  • Interact with team members to complete assignments
  • Interact with others outside of my team to complete assignments.
  • Lead a project team to complete assignments.
  • None of the above
3 What is your highest level of experience providing training Answer to this question is required
  • Assist an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Serve as an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Assist as an IT classroom instructor
  • Serve as an IT primary classroom instructor
  • None of the above
4 With which operating systems do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • IBM (z/OS)
  • Unisys (OS 2200)
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • VMware (ESX, vSphere)
  • Linux
  • None of the above
5 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience analyzing and resolving Information Technology (IT) problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Independently research, analyze and resolve IT problems
  • Research and resolve IT problems with assistance
  • Create an IT problem ticket (e.g. Knowledge Incident Service Asset Management (KISAM) ticket)
  • None of the above
6 Which of the following best describes your highest level experience installing software? Answer to this question is required
  • Independently install software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe
  • Assist in the installation of software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe
  • Install software on any other mainframe system
  • None of the above
7 With which of the following items on the Unisys ClearPath system do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Basic Executive Control Language (ECL)
  • System editor (e.g., Interactive Processing Facility (IPF), Editor (ED), Conversational Time Sharing (CTS), ZIP)
  • Mainframe Demand processing
  • Mainframe Batch processing
  • Programing language (e.g., COBOL, SSG)
  • None of the above
8 What is your experience with writing procedure related documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Create a user guide
  • Create an installation guide
  • Create transmittal
  • None of the above
9 Which of the following describes your experience disseminating information? Answer to this question is required
  • Conduct formal training and/or seminars
  • Present information materials to customers
  • Provide situational status for teleconferences and meetings
  • Discuss issues with customers/stakeholders
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following describes your experience resolving customer IT issues on the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Assist application developers by diagnosing and resolving application related issues
  • Assist computing center personnel by diagnosing and resolving operational issues
  • Consult with vendors in order to resolve software deficiencies and implement new solutions
  • None of the above
11 Which of the following project documents have you reviewed? Answer to this question is required
  • Software specifications
  • Hardware specifications
  • Diagrams
  • Project plan or Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Backout Plan
  • None of the above
12 Which of the following describe your experience concerning security for the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Provided technical responses to Cybersecurity requests
  • Provided technical expertise for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • Evaluated tools that provide enhancements to existing security software
  • Evaluated tools for compliance with security requirements
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following describes the tools you have used to manage your workload? Answer to this question is required
  • Provide periodic reports to technical leads
  • Generic tool (e.g., Microsoft (MS) Project, Excel).
  • Participate in technical status calls.
  • None of the above
14 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience completing? Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, competing IT work assignments with specific deadlines
  • Two or more similar or related IT tasks with specific deadlines
  • One assigned IT 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 completing Information Technology (IT) assignments? Answer to this question is required
  • Work alone to complete IT assignments
  • Interact with team members to complete IT assignments.
  • Interact with others outside of my team to complete IT assignments.
  • Lead a project team to complete IT assignments
  • None of the above
3 What is your highest level of experience providing training Answer to this question is required
  • Assist an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Serve as an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Assist as an IT classroom instructor
  • Serve as an IT primary classroom instructor
  • None of the above
4 With which operating systems do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • IBM (z/OS)
  • Unisys (OS 2200)
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • VMware (ESX, vSphere)
  • Linux
  • None of the above
5 Which of the following describes your experience resolving Information Technology (IT) problems on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe? Answer to this question is required
  • Independently research, analyze and resolve IT problems
  • Create, update or modify software to resolve problems
  • Implement provided solutions to resolve problems
  • None of the above
6 Which of the following describes your experience installing and maintaining software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe? Answer to this question is required
  • Build and install Exec software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe
  • Build and install Unisys OS2200 products using COMUS and Software Library Administrator (SOLAR)
  • None of the above
7 With which of the following items on the Unisys ClearPath system do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Executive Control Language (ECL)
  • System editor (e.g., Interactive Processing Facility (IPF), Editor (ED), Conversational Time Sharing (CTS), ZIP)
  • Transaction processing (Transaction Interface Package (TIP)
  • ClearPath Operating System (i.e., Exec)
  • Programing language (e.g., COBOL, SSG, MASM)
  • Performance monitors (e.g., Online System Activity Monitor (OSAM), Log Analyzer (LA), Performance Analysis Routine (PAR), System Instrumentation Package (SIP)
  • None of the above
8 What is your experience with writing procedure related documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Create a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Create a technical assessment
  • Create an IT user guide
  • Create an IT installation guide
  • Create a transmittal
  • None of the above
9 Which of the following describes your experience disseminating information regarding Unisys Clearpath systems to Customers? Answer to this question is required
  • Conduct formal training and/or seminars
  • Present information materials to customers
  • Provide situational status for teleconferences and meetings
  • Discuss issues with customers/stakeholders
  • Represent my unit as a technical expert to management and/or executives
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following describes your experience resolving customer IT issues on the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Assist application developers by diagnosing and resolving application related issues
  • Assist computing center personnel by diagnosing and resolving operational issues
  • Consult with vendors in order to resolve software deficiencies and implement new solutions
  • None of the above
11 Which of the following project documents have you produced, or edited? Answer to this question is required
  • Software specifications
  • Hardware specifications
  • Diagrams
  • Project plan or Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Backout Plan
  • None of the above
12 Which of the following describe your experience concerning security for the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Provided technical responses to Cybersecurity requests
  • Provided technical expertise for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • Evaluated tools that provide enhancements to existing security software
  • Evaluated tools for compliance with security requirements
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following describes the tools you have used to assign and manage workloads within your group? Answer to this question is required
  • Periodic reporting to managers
  • Generic tool (e.g., Microsoft (MS) Project, Excel)
  • Lead technical status calls
  • None of the above
14 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience completing? Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, competing IT work assignments with specific deadlines
  • Two or more similar or related IT tasks with specific deadlines
  • One assigned IT task to complete before receiving another
  • None of the above
15 Which of the following areas of project management experience do you have? Answer to this question is required
  • Develop a project timeline
  • Coordinate project with other contributing areas
  • Monitor project progress and manage implementation schedule
  • Manage work or change requests
  • Assess hardware and software requirements
  • Evaluate vendor proposals
  • Reporting IT Project Status to appropriate stakeholders (e.g. managers, IT project managers)
  • 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.
Specialized experience for this position includes:
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.
In addition to the above you must meet the requirements below:
At this level, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate the ability to: Manage major changes to the systems environment; e.g., implementation of major new applications or conversion to new operating systems. This would include developing plans and coordinating change activities with applications developers, telecommunications specialists, facilities managers, vendors, customers, etc., managing implementation and deployment, and keeping senior management informed of project progress through periodic briefings and reports.
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 Which of the following describes your experience completing Information Technology (IT) assignments? Answer to this question is required
  • Work alone to complete IT assignments
  • Interact with team members to complete IT assignments.
  • Interact with others outside of my team to complete IT assignments.
  • Lead a project team to complete IT assignments
  • None of the above
3 Which of the following describes your experience providing IT training? Answer to this question is required
  • Serve as an on-the-job trainer/coach
  • Serve as a primary classroom instructor
  • Serve as training coordinator
  • Serve as a train-the-trainer
  • None of the above
4 With which operating systems do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • IBM (z/OS)
  • Unisys (OS 2200)
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • VMware (ESX, vSphere)
  • Linux
  • None of the above
5 Which of the following describes your experience resolving Information Technology (IT) problems on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe? Answer to this question is required
  • Independently research, analyze and resolve IT problems
  • Create, update or modify software to resolve problems
  • Implement provided solutions to resolve problems
  • None of the above
6 Which of the following describes your experience installing and maintaining software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe? Answer to this question is required
  • Build and install Exec software on a Unisys ClearPath mainframe
  • Build and install Unisys OS2200 products using COMUS and Software Library Administrator (SOLAR)
  • None of the above
7 With which of the following items on the Unisys ClearPath system do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Executive Control Language (ECL)
  • System editor (e.g., Interactive Processing Facility (IPF), Editor (ED), Conversational Time Sharing (CTS), ZIP)
  • Transaction processing (Transaction Interface Package (TIP)
  • ClearPath Operating System (i.e., Exec)
  • Programing language (e.g., COBOL, SSG, MASM)
  • Performance monitors (e.g., Online System Activity Monitor (OSAM), Log Analyzer (LA), Performance Analysis Routine (PAR), System Instrumentation Package (SIP)
  • None of the above
8 What is your experience with writing procedure related documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Create a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Create a technical assessment
  • Create an IT user guide
  • Create an IT installation guide
  • Create a transmittal
  • None of the above
9 Which of the following describes your experience resolving customer IT issues on the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Assist application developers by diagnosing and resolving application related issues
  • Assist computing center personnel by diagnosing and resolving operational issues
  • Consult with vendors in order to resolve software deficiencies and implement new solutions
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following describes your experience with Unisys system/product upgrades that affect users from various areas of the organization? Answer to this question is required
  • Plan
  • Coordinate
  • Implement
  • Test/Validate
  • Contribute to Project and Implementation Plans
  • None of the above
11 Which of the following project documents have you produced, or edited? Answer to this question is required
  • Software specifications
  • Hardware specifications
  • Diagrams
  • Project plan or Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Backout Plan
  • None of the above
12 Which of the following describe your experience concerning security for the Unisys ClearPath? Answer to this question is required
  • Provided technical responses to Cybersecurity requests
  • Provided technical expertise for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • Evaluated tools that provide enhancements to existing security software
  • Evaluated tools for compliance with security requirements
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following describes the tools you have used to assign and manage workloads within your group? Answer to this question is required
  • Periodic reporting to managers
  • Generic tool (e.g., Microsoft (MS) Project, Excel)
  • Lead technical status calls
  • None of the above
14 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience completing? Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, competing IT work assignments with specific deadlines
  • Two or more similar or related IT tasks with specific deadlines
  • One assigned IT task to complete before receiving another
  • None of the above
15 Which of the following areas of project management experience do you have? Answer to this question is required
  • Develop a project timeline
  • Coordinate project with other contributing areas
  • Monitor project progress and manage implementation schedule
  • Manage work or change requests
  • Assess hardware and software requirements
  • Evaluate vendor proposals
  • Reporting IT Project Status to appropriate stakeholders (e.g. managers, IT project managers)
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.
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 In order to determine the effectiveness of our hiring strategies, the IRS would like know what first directed you to the www.USAjobs.gov website to apply. Please select one of the following. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently searched the USAJOBS website
  • 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 (other than a Recruiter/Program Manager)
  • 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.
  • Third party referral, such as diversity or community organization, or employment office (Federal, state or local)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the third party referral and the state you saw the advertisement. 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.
  • Email from IRS Recruiter/Program Manager
  • Other
    1.1 Please specify. 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
3 Please select the work days you would be willing to work from the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Monday - Friday
  • Tuesday - Saturday
  • Sunday - Thursday
4 Please select the work shifts you would be willing to work from the following: (select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Day Shift 8:00 am - 4:30 pm ET
  • Swing Shift 4:00pm - 12:30 am ET
  • Midnight Shift 12:00 am - 8:30 am ET
  • Shift 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm ET