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You MUST submit a complete resume in order to be considered for this position. Please review the required documents section of the vacancy announcement for further information.
I certify that I have read the "Who May Be Considered" AND the "Job Summary" sections of this vacancy announcement and I understand that if I am a previous or current Federal competitive employee (includes most Census employees) looking for a transfer, promotion, reassignment, or reinstatement, this vacancy may not afford me the best advantage. I understand my option to consult with the HR office listed on the vacancy if I have any questions.
1 How did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Career Fair
  • Census Bureau Employee
  • College Information Session/Classroom Presentation
  • Friend/Colleague
  • Individuals with Disabilities Recruitment Event
  • Internship
  • Job Search Website
    1.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
    1.2 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
    1.3 From which job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
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  • Professional Conference/Organization
    1.1 From which professional conference/organization did you learn about this position?
    • American Economic Association
    • American Statistical Association
    • League of United Latin American Citizens
    • National Association for Business Economics
    • National Society of Black Engineers
    • Other
  • Professional Magazine/Trade Journal
  • Radio/TV Announcement
  • Recruiter/Headhunter/Search Firm
  • Social Network
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
2 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level ? (See the 'Qualifications' section for a definition of specialized experience) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Does your experience meet all four competency-related AND the specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement? Refer to the Qualifications section of the announcement for the descriptions. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select the response that most accurately describes your level of education, training and experience in designing, installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco network (routers and switches) infrastructures in a converged (voice, video, and data over IP) environment. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have relevant education, training or experience in any of these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities.
  • I have education and/or training in performing these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities, but no experience performing any of these activities on the job.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed some or all of these network infrastructure design and implementation activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have extensive relevant education and training in these network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance activities and have supervised performance of these activities, and/or I have trained others in performance, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these network infrastructure activities.
7 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Select the response that most accurately describes your level of Cisco certification. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have now, nor have I ever possessed a Cisco professional CCDE, CCIE, CCNA, or CCNP certification.
  • I have previously held a CCDE, CCIE, CCNA, or CCNP certification, but it has expired.
  • I am currently pursuing a CCDE, CCIE, CCNA, or CCNP certification, but I have not yet completed all requirements.
  • I currently possess an active CCDE, CCIE, CCNA, CCNP or other Cisco professional certification and this is clearly indicated in the resume submitted pursuant to this vacancy announcement.
9 Select the response that most accurately describes your level of Cisco voice certification. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have now, nor have I ever possessed a Cisco professional CCDE, CCIE, CCNA, or CCNP voice certification.
  • I have previously held a CCDE, CCIE, CCNA, or CCNP voice certification, but it has expired.
  • I am currently pursuing a CCDE, CCIE, CCNA, or CCNP voice certification, but I have not yet completed all requirements.
  • I currently possess an active CCDE, CCIE, CCNA, CCNP or other Cisco professional certification and this is clearly indicated in the resume submitted pursuant to this vacancy announcement.
10 Please select that best describes your hands-on experience configuring, installing and troubleshooting Cisco Unified Communication Manager: Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have relevant education, training or experience in any of these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities.
  • I have education and/or training in performing these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities, but no experience performing any of these activities on the job.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed some or all of these network infrastructure design and implementation activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have extensive relevant education and training in these network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance activities and have supervised performance of these activities, and/or I have trained others in performance, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these network infrastructure activities.
11 Please select that best describes your hands-on experience configuring, installing and troubleshooting Cisco Unity Connection: Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have relevant education, training or experience in any of these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities.
  • I have education and/or training in performing these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities, but no experience performing any of these activities on the job.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed some or all of these network infrastructure design and implementation activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have extensive relevant education and training in these network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance activities and have supervised performance of these activities, and/or I have trained others in performance, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these network infrastructure activities.
12 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
13 Please select that best describes your hands-on experience configuring, installing and troubleshooting Cisco Unified Call Center Enterprise: Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have relevant education, training or experience in any of these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities.
  • I have education and/or training in performing these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities, but no experience performing any of these activities on the job.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed some or all of these network infrastructure design and implementation activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have extensive relevant education and training in these network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance activities and have supervised performance of these activities, and/or I have trained others in performance, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these network infrastructure activities.
14 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
15 Please select that best describes your experience with integrating enterprise VoIP infrastructure and traditional PSTN infrastructure: Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have relevant education, training or experience in any of these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities.
  • I have education and/or training in performing these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities, but no experience performing any of these activities on the job.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed some or all of these network infrastructure design and implementation activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have extensive relevant education and training in these network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance activities and have supervised performance of these activities, and/or I have trained others in performance, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these network infrastructure activities.
16 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
17 Please select that best describes your hands-on experience designing and implementing SIP trunks supporting an enterprise infrastructure: Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have relevant education, training or experience in any of these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities.
  • I have education and/or training in performing these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities, but no experience performing any of these activities on the job.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed some or all of these network infrastructure design and implementation activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have extensive relevant education and training in these network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance activities and have supervised performance of these activities, and/or I have trained others in performance, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these network infrastructure activities.
18 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
19 Please select that best describes your hands-on experience configuring, installing and troubleshooting voice gateways: Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have relevant education, training or experience in any of these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities.
  • I have education and/or training in performing these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities, but no experience performing any of these activities on the job.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed some or all of these network infrastructure design and implementation activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have extensive relevant education and training in these network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance activities and have supervised performance of these activities, and/or I have trained others in performance, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these network infrastructure activities.
20 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
21 Indicate your experience interpreting and applying National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53 security controls. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience interpreting NIST SP 800-53 security controls
  • I have experience applying NIST SP 800-53 security controls
  • I have experience evaluating systems for compliance with NIST SP 800-53 security controls
  • I have provided guidance and/or mentoring on the implementation of NIST SP 800-53 security controls
  • None of the above
22 Please select that best describes your experience with designing and implementing Quality of Service for an enterprise VoIP infrastructure: Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have relevant education, training or experience in any of these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities.
  • I have education and/or training in performing these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities, but no experience performing any of these activities on the job.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed some or all of these network infrastructure design and implementation activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have relevant education and training and have performed these network infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior employee.
  • I have extensive relevant education and training in these network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance activities and have supervised performance of these activities, and/or I have trained others in performance, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these network infrastructure activities.
23 Indicate your experience with information system life cycle management and development concepts, technologies and practices. Answer to this question is required
  • Requirements management
  • Design and development
  • Testing
  • Quality assurance
  • Configuration management
  • Change control
  • None of the above
24 Identify the tasks that describe your communication experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Contact others in writing to obtain information.
  • Write reports and other materials for a specific audience.
  • Prepare written presentations of factual data and information.
  • Present factual data and information in person.
  • Develop materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • Conduct briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • Explain technical information to a non-technical audience in writing.
  • Explain technical information to a non-technical audience in person.
  • Notify individuals or offices in writing of decisions, problems, or further actions needed.
  • None of the Above.
25 What types of leadership functions have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Leads task forces/project teams in advanced systems software/hardware project efforts.
  • Provides functional/technical expertise in all assignments in team or work unit.
  • Evaluates performance of team or work unit to determine that it meets performance measures.
  • Plans work for team or work unit members.
  • Sets short-term and long-term work priorities for team or work unit members.
  • Develops performance standards and evaluates work performance of subordinates.
  • Identifies developmental and training needs of employees.
  • None of the above
26 Identify the statements that describe your experience in IT Security. Answer to this question is required
  • Develop computer security policies and procedures
  • Conduct risk vulnerability assessments for planned, and/or installed, information systems
  • Conduct information system security evaluations, audits and reviews
  • Conduct IT security awareness training
  • Implement an IT certification and accreditation program
  • Monitor IT security projects
  • Develop and implement disaster recovery plans
  • None of the above