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1 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Candidates for the GS-13 grade level must have at least 52 weeks if specialized experience equivalent to the next lower GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service creating and updating eXtensible Markup Language (XML) Schemas and Web Services and optionally Document Type Definitions (DTDs) and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Objects? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service in the development of data architecture standards for the implementation of XML technology within internal automated information systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service supporting implementation of XML technologies, which must include XML Schemas and Web Services and optionally XML DTDs? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select that response(s) that describe(s) your experience managing information technology resources. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have experience in applying project management principles, methods, tools and techniques for managing the data architecture aspect of multiple, concurrent AIS project.
  • I have experience in providing input in to budget formulation.
  • I have experience in providing input in resource estimates and work breakdown structures for data architecture tasks.
  • I do not have this job experience
7 Select the one response that best describes your work experience in XML. Answer to this question is required
  • XML DTD
  • XML Schema
  • XML Document
  • WSDL
  • XSLT
  • Schematron
  • I do not have any of these skills.
8 Select the three responses that best demonstrates your level of experience in leading an effort to implement XML Resources. Selecting more than three will result in zero points for this question. Answer to this question is required
  • I have created XML Schema Definitions in conformance with enterprise data standards.
  • I have created JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Objects.
  • I have created REST-based services using XML.
  • I have exported data from COTS product into XML structures.
  • I have used eXtensible Stylesheet Language (XSLT and XSL-FO) to convert/transform XML documents into various formats.
  • I have performed structural and data content analysis on XML Schemas.
  • I do not have this work experience.
9 Select the one response that best describes an example of a business rule that you have experience with enforcing by the XML Schema. Answer to this question is required
  • Product number element must be unique
  • Product must have a product number element.
  • Product must be ordered by a product number element.
  • Product may optionally have an effective date element.
  • I do not have this experience.
10 Select the way that you have used in your work experience to represent a character in an XML document where the character is not in the character set Answer to this question is required
  • Use text to describe the character.
  • Create Image of the character.
  • Use closest similar character.
  • I do not have this job experience.
11 Select each XML Resource design concept you have used in your work experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Processing Instruction
  • Complex Type
  • Simple Type
  • Union
  • Patterns
  • None of the above
12 Select the two XML editing or authoring tools that you have experience using on a regular and recurring basis (e.g., on a daily basis during a project). Selecting more than two will result in zero points for this question. Answer to this question is required
  • XMLSPY
  • Oxygen
  • Text Editor
  • Arbotext
  • Stylus Studio
  • XMetal
  • I do not have this job experience.
13 Select each standard that you have experience using. Answer to this question is required
  • WIPO Standard
  • ISO Standard
  • MathML
  • OASIS Table
  • I do not have this work experience.
14 Select the response(s) that describe(s) your experience communicating on the subject of the information technology. Answer to this question is required
  • I have been in a position responsible for explaining processes, procedures and/or critical issues related to XML structures being designed, developed, or implemented for an automated information system.
  • I have participated in design reviews and demonstrated clarity in explaining findings and problems associated with XML Resources.
  • I have provided technical training with regards to XML Resources.
  • I have explained highly technical subject matter to non-technical audiences.
  • I have persuaded skeptical audiences to pursue a more desirable course of action.
  • I have written for distribution within a project.
  • I have spoken before small-sized audiences (less than 10 people).
  • I have independently planned and conducted meetings.
  • I do not have this experience.