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Grade: 14

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Grade: All Grades

1 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service performing Information Technology (IT) hardware research, evaluation and testing in a multi-platform, multi-vendor environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service working with physical hardware technologies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service advising management and customers on new technology, and hardware modifications and enhancements. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Please select the area(s) you have experience acting as the technical authority or senior expert? Answer to this question is required
  • Hardware evaluation
  • Hardware testing
  • Hardware documentation
  • Quality assurance
  • Configuration management
  • I have no experience acting as the technical authority or senior expert in the above areas.
6 Identify the statement that best describes your experience analyzing and resolving IT software or hardware problems or incidents: Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed advanced troubleshooting and research on complex incidents.
  • I have conducted hardware assessments, tests or evaluations to determine program effectiveness and identify vulnerabilities.
  • I have made recommendations to assist in the resolution of issues based on trends and analysis of desktop issues.
  • I have investigated corroborated, documented, and resolved software and hardware problems in response to service requests.
  • I have researched and evaluated information on current and emerging IT practices.
  • All of the above.
  • None of the above.
7 Do you have experience performing advanced IT troubleshooting; root cause analysis, resource conflicts.. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    7.1 Please indicate where this information may be found in your resume. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
  • No
8 Do you have experience providing technical direction within an IT infrastructure architecture. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    8.1 Please indicate where this information may be found in your resume. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
  • No
9 Identify the area(s) you have experience in operation troubleshooting, and evaluation: Answer to this question is required
  • Servers (Virtual/Physical)
  • Switches
  • Desktops/Laptops
  • Printers
  • Assorted Peripherals
  • Desktop/Server operating systems
  • Active Directory
  • Monitors/Projectors
  • Application Delivery
  • I have no experience in the operation of, troubleshooting, and evaluation.
10 Select the statement that best indicates your experience with providing technical direction in an IT atmosphere: Answer to this question is required
  • Assists in solving a wide range of functional, software, or hardware problems to meet customer requirements.
  • Solve a wide range of functional, software, and/or hardware problems to meet customer requirements.
  • Solve a wide range of functional, software, and/or hardware problems to meet customer requirements and monitor any system improvements.
  • Ensure the installation, configuration, and maintenance of computer operating systems and implement system improvements to increase efficiency.
  • None of the above.
11 Choose the response(s) that describe your experience in project management principles, methods, and practices that relate to managing assigned projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience estimating resources requirements.
  • I have experience defining milestones and deliverables.
  • I have experience monitoring activities.
  • I have experience evaluating and reporting on accomplishments.
  • I have no experience in project management as it relates to managing assigned projects.
12 Select the statement that best describes your level of communications expertise in advancing and communicating IT initiatives: Answer to this question is required
  • I have presented highly complex and controversial findings, costly and extensive suggestions for improvement, and/or recommendations to officials to obtain necessary approval in making IT program changes.
  • I have persuaded management officials to take action on IT trends and potential problems that affect their present or projected condition and operation.
  • I have served as an IT instructor for groups of individuals at entry and advanced levels of an organization using various methods to explain and convey information.
  • I have conveyed benefit features of complex IT changes in procedures and computer hardware and software to various user groups who were resistant to change.
  • I do not have experience as described above.
13 Have you provided written documentation that has been peer reviewed to senior managers and used by other technicians? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Do you have experience providing technical analysis of new and emerging technologies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    14.1 Please indicate where this information may be found in your resume. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
  • No
15 Please select the response that best describes your experience developing and presenting plans for the integration of new service technologies into an existing architecture: Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted independent research to evaluate new products and systems hardware and conducted testing, analysis, for the implementation of these new technologies.
  • I have reviewed and validated testing results and presented the information to senior management for implementations of these new technologies.
  • I have conducted independent research and analysis on new products and systems hardware and provided my recommendations to senior management to allow them to make informed decisions on these new technologies.
  • I have compiled extensive statistical data for detailed analysis of new products and systems software.
  • I do not have this type of experience.
16 Please select the response that describes your experience supporting migration efforts from prototype to production: Answer to this question is required
  • I have provided design, development, and documentation for pilot projects migration.
  • I have evaluated data presented to me and provided thorough analysis of the information gathered.
  • I have provided technical guidance for pilot migration from prototype to production.
  • I have collaborated with development and server administrators to ensure the efficient migration of pilot projects into production.
  • I do not have this type of experience.
17 From the responses below, select the one that best reflects your experience providing expertise and technical direction for evaluating and troubleshooting systems: Answer to this question is required Answer to this question is required
  • I have less than 3 years experience.
  • I have 4-5 years experience.
  • I have 6-7 years experience.
  • I have 8+ years experience.
  • None of the above.
18 Please select the area(s) you have advised on performing hardware engineering assignments. Answer to this question is required Answer to this question is required
  • I have advised on hardware design.
  • I have advised on hardware testing.
  • I have advised on hardware documentation.
  • I have advised on Quality assurance.
  • I have advised on Configuration management.
  • I have advised on none of the above.