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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

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.
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 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.
3 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
4 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
  • No
5 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
    5.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
6 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.
7 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 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
10 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
11 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level? (See the 'Qualifications' section for a definition of specialized experience) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
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 Will you have one year of time-in-grade at the grade 13 level as of the closing date of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Indicate your experience developing IT documents such as: Answer to this question is required
  • Interagency Security Agreements and Control Documents (ISACD)
  • Contigency Plans
  • Business Impact Statements
  • System Security Plans
  • System Design Documents
  • Requirements Documents
  • None of the above
15 Indicate your experience researching new and emerging technologies and identifying benefits, risks, and costs related to these technologies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience researching new and emerging technologies.
  • I have experience identifying the benefits of new and emerging technologies.
  • I have experience identifying the risks of new and emerging technologies.
  • I have experience identifying the costs of implementing new and emerging technologies.
  • None of the above
16 From the list below, please select the types of documents you have developed. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Requirements Documents
  • User Stories
  • Use Cases
  • Requirements Traceability Matrices
  • Gap Analyses
  • SDLC documents not related to Requirements
  • None of the above.
17 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
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 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
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 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.
22 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
23 Indicate the experience(s) you have successfully performed: Answer to this question is required
  • Served as a contracting officer's technical representative
  • Experience preparing statements of work
  • Experience providing technical direction and guidance to contractors
  • Experience monitoring and evaluating contractor performance and providing feedback
  • Experience as a subject matter expert
  • Experience participating on a Source Selection Team
  • None of the above
24 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.
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 Please select the response that best describes your experience working with Agile or Waterfall project management methodology. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had formal education or training, but have not yet utilized Agile or Waterfall project management methodology on the job.
  • I have utilized Agile or Waterfall project management methodology on the job. My work was reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee for adherence to proper procedures.
  • As part of a team, I utilized Agile or Waterfall project management methodology for an information technology project.
  • As a regular part of my job, I utilize Agile or Waterfall project management methodology. I perform this type of work independently, and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert using Agile or Waterfall project management methodology. I have supervised the performance of this type of work, or am consulted to assist others because of my expertise.
  • 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