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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 job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
  • Print Advertisement
    1.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
  • 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
    1.1 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
2 Please name your Agency and Department. In addition, please include your Title and Grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 In the last 3 years, have you had one or more of the following Awards: On-the-Spot Award, Time Off Award or equivalent? Special Achievement Award, Special Act Award, Cash-in-a-Flash, performance award, or equivalent valued at $999 or less? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 Have you had one or more of the following Awards: Special Achievement Award, Special Act Award, performance award or equivalent valued at $1000 or greater (within the last 3 years)? Director's Award for Innovation, Census Award of Excellence, Quality Step Increase, Equal Employment Opportunity Award, or equivalent (within the last 3 years)? Department of Commerce Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal or equivalent honorary award (Lifetime)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Indicate your most recent performance rating (received within the last four years). Answer to this question is required
  • My most recent performance rating is at least at the Fully Successful or equivalent level.
  • My most recent performance rating is below the Fully Successful or equivalent level.
  • I have not received a performance rating within the last four years.
6 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 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
9 Will you have one year of time-in-grade at the grade 12 level as of the closing date of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 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
  • No
11 AOC9 TEMP/TERM: Please select the best choice that applies to you. You will receive consideration for the eligibility you select below only. If it is determined the choice you select does not apply to you, you will not be considered under this vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Current Department of Commerce employee on a permanent appointment
  • Current Department of Commerce employee on a term, temporary or excepted appointment but with reinstatement eligibility
  • Former Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility
  • Surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP). Note: If you select that you wish to be considered as a surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP), you MUST have received your written notice "Certificate of Expected Separation" or your formal "Reduction In Force Separation Notice." Please review the Other Information section for more information on CTAP.
  • Displaced Federal employee (ICTAP). Note: If you select that you wish to be considered as a displaced Federal employee (ICTAP), you MUST have received your written notice "Certificate of Expected Separation" or your formal "Reduction In Force Separation Notice." Please review the Other Information section for more information on ICTAP.
  • Individual eligible for a non-competitive appointment under a special appointing authority. Some examples of special appointing authorities are Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) (Note: VRA can only be used for Grades 11 and below), 30% or more disabled veterans, persons with disabilities, current and former employees of the General Accountability Office, and current and former employees of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the statement that best describes your level of experience in briefing management and other key stakeholders on technical IT issues and concerns: Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience in briefing management but I have experience developing briefing materials for someone else to present to senior management and other key stakeholders.
  • I have experience in briefing management about technical IT issues and concerns, and I have little experience developing or contributing to development of briefing materials.
  • I have experience in briefing management about technical IT issues and concerns, and I have developed detailed presentation materials as part of my normal job responsibilities.
  • None of the above.
13 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
14 Have you developed and implemented strategic partnerships with key stakeholders and program managers across an organization to implement IT solutions that supported the accomplishment of project goals? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 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
16 Indicate your experience analyzing business and user needs, documenting requirements, and translating into appropriate system requirements specifications. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have the education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have the education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.
  • I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers because of my expertise.
17 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
18 Do you have experience in the analysis and implementation of communications and infrastructure components within an enterprise architecture, including the specification and control of system interfaces? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
19 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
20 Which of the following best describes your experience level identifying customer's information systems requirements in order to develop a business solution? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
21 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
22 Indicate your Enterprise Architecture (EA) training and/or experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed formal training in EA.
  • I have designed and developed an IT system.
  • I have documented current state EA systems.
  • I led the development of the requirements, principles, and models for future state EA systems.
  • I have refined, enhanced or optimized an existing architect.
  • I have used enterprise modeling tools such as System Architect.
  • None of the above
23 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
24 Indicate your work experience assessing, planning, organizing and directing large-scale IT efforts for an enterprise environment which provides key services to a user community using the following technologies. Answer to this question is required
  • SAS 9.2 or higher
  • SAS Enterprise BI Server for SAS 9.2 or higher
  • SAS Enterprise Integration Server for SAS 9.2 or higher
  • SAS Integration and Configurations for SAS 9.2 or higher
  • SAS Platform Administrator for SAS 9.2 or higher
  • None of the above
25 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
26 Indicate your experience developing IT documents such as: Answer to this question is required
  • SDLC Documents
  • Contigency Plans
  • Technical Design Documents
  • System Security Plans
  • None of the above
27 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
28 Indicate your experience developing and monitoring full-scope implementation or deployment schedules. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed work breakdown structures (WBS)
  • Developed schedules
  • Tracked progress using project management software such as Microsoft Project, Primavera software, or similar software
  • Identified issues or problems
  • Developed recommendations
  • Implemented solutions
  • Use project management best practices to meet aggressive deadlines
  • None of the above
29 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
30 Indicate your work experience assessing, planning, organizing and directing large-scale IT efforts for an enterprise environment which provides key services to a user community using the following technologies. Answer to this question is required
  • Apache
  • ASP
  • Citrix VDI
  • TeamForge
  • HTML
  • HP Monitoring Tools
  • Subversion Edge
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL
  • NET
  • Oracle 11 or higher
  • Subversion
  • PERL
  • PHP
  • Redhat 5.x or higher
  • SAS 9.2 or higher
  • SAS Enterprise BI Server for SAS 9.2 or higher
  • SharePoint
  • SOA
  • Solaris 10 or higher
  • SQL 9.x 2
  • Visual BASIC
  • XML
  • VB.Net
  • GIT
  • Windows 2008 or higher
  • None of the above
31 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
32 Choose the response that most accurately describes your experience with IT management activities including strategic planning, resource management, policy and standards development, architecture and infrastructure planning, information security management, IT operational and security policy development and budget development and presentations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had relevant education, training or experience in these IT management activities.
  • I have had education or training in these IT management activities, but have no experience or no recent relevant experience performing these activities on the job.
  • I have performed these IT management activities on the job, but with close supervision from a supervisor or other senior manager or employee.
  • I have performed these IT management activities as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or other senior manager or employee.
  • I have supervised performance of these IT management activities and/or I have trained others in performance and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing these IT management activities.
33 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
34 Do you have experience with the following project management activities? Answer to this question is required
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Policy and Standards Development
  • Change Control
  • Budget Development
  • Risk Analysis or Management
  • Scheduling or Work Breakdown Structure Creation
  • Project Management or Spreadsheet Software Tools
  • None of the above
35 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
36 Indicate your experience implementing security features to ensure system design is consistent with IT security standards. Answer to this question is required
  • Reviewing software applications to ensure system design is compliant with IT security standards.
  • Testing software applications to ensure system design is consistent with IT security standards.
  • Identifying areas where system design is not consistent with IT security standards.
  • Developing strategies to modify system design to be consistent with IT security standards.
  • Adding security features within existing software applications to ensure system design is consistent with IT security standards.
  • None of the above.
37 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
38 Do you have experience working with Agile or Waterfall project management methodology? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
39 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
40 Please select the response that best describes your experience communicating. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had formal education or training, but have not yet performed this type of work on the job.
  • I have communicated routine information, ideas or concepts to management and staff.
  • I have experience effectively communicating complex issues and concepts, to include understanding and addressing such issues/concepts in order to solve problems within my organizational unit.
  • I have experience effectively communicating complex issues and concepts, to include understanding and addressing such issues/concepts in order to solve problems agency-wide.
  • None of the above.
41 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
42 Identify your experience leading or managing a council or work group comprised of diverse individuals responsible for planning, gaining cooperation, and making decisions in order to fulfill program responsibilities within established time frames. Answer to this question is required
  • chaired work group or council
  • coordinated agenda items
  • transcribed minutes for work group meetings
  • developed processes, procedures, and time lines for conducting activities
  • ensured balanced perspectives representing all participants and positions in decision making
  • completed project or deliverables within scope, budget, and established time frames
  • prepared written reports of work group efforts and activities
  • presented results of work group efforts/activities to management officials
  • none of the above
43 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
44 Please indicate the information system life cycle management concepts, technologies and practices with which you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Problem identification and definition and/or incident management
  • Functional requirements and analysis
  • Design and system specification and/or change management
  • Development and prototyping
  • Testing and acceptance
  • Configuration management
  • Implementation or release management
  • Management and quality control
  • Asset Management
  • None of the above
45 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