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Grade: 4

1 ZT-4: Do you have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower band/grade (ZT-3/GS-10) level in the Federal Service? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 From the following statements, select the statements that best describe your experience using computer systems and applications supporting real-time operations. (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Real-time operational use for monitoring and controlling
  • Troubleshooting, analysis, or trending
  • System administration and/or programming
  • I have no experience using computer-based systems within an operational work environment.
3 Select all the computer, systems, and software application expertise you have. Answer to this question is required
  • Desktop computer and applications use
  • Database development, editing, and management
  • Data archiving
  • Systems troubleshooting
  • Network or systems diagramming
  • Scripting
  • No experience in the areas listed above
4 Select the statements that describe your level of experience in testing satellites, systems equipment, or applications by measuring their operation against a set of specifications. (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed and reported test results
  • Performed independent equipment, application, and/or problem fix testing in a development or lab environment
  • Conducted or supported acceptance testing for new satellites, systems and/or applications
  • Conducted or supported systems regression testing required to support system upgrades or problem fixes implementation
  • Conducted or supported systems parallel operations testing required to support system upgrades or problem fixes implementation
  • Developed test plans and procedures
  • I do not have the experience described above.
5 Select the statement which best describes the level of experience you have in addressing a problem in a real-time environment and communicating a solution to management. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have real-time experience.
  • I have worked in a real time environment but have not been responsible for solving problems.
  • I have worked as a team member in solving real-time issues.
  • I have reacted independently to real-time issues on a regular basis.
6 What is your level of experience troubleshooting hardware, software, systems, and/or services supporting a 24x7 mission or operation? Answer to this question is required
  • I have comprehensive and extensive experience troubleshooting hardware, software, systems, and/or services. I routinely solve complex system problems to maintain system integrity. I am considered an expert.
  • I have experience troubleshooting hardware, software, systems, and/or services. I occasionally solve complex system problems to maintain system integrity.
  • I have experience troubleshooting hardware, software, systems, and/or services with supervisory assistance.
  • I have some experience by occasionally troubleshooting hardware, software, systems, and/or services with supervisory assistance.
  • I have training in troubleshooting hardware, software, systems, and/or services.
  • I do not have experience or training in troubleshooting hardware, software, systems, and/or services.
7 Choose the answer that best describes your experience providing operational support to a production-level system. Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently supported a production-level system on a 24/7 basis.
  • I have supported a production-level system with supervisory guidance.
  • I have training in operations support, but no job experience.
  • No experience
8 Identify the types of real-time environments in which you have worked. (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Satellite Control Center
  • Command and Data Acquisition Station
  • Air Traffic Control Center
  • Dispatch Center
  • Communications Network
  • None of the above
9 Identify the type of work you have done in a real-time environment: (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Telemetering
  • Ground systems operations
  • Computer systems maintenance
  • Support
  • Data Entry
  • Data monitoring
  • Other
  • None of the above
10 What is your experience in providing training? Answer to this question is required
  • I provide regular training sessions on use of application programs or other information systems to keep user capabilities at a high level and to keep them abreast of the latest changes.
  • I have provided occasional training sessions to users of application programs, primarily on an as needed basis.
  • I have no experience in providing training to users.
11 Select all items that describe your technical writing and written communication experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Project or mission status reports; this may include daily, weekly, or monthly reports
  • Technical reports
  • Issue papers, incident reports, or help tickets
  • Standard operating procedures, test plans or procedures, or manuals
  • Memorandums or policies
  • Presentation development
  • None of the above

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