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Grade: All Grades
1.Please look at the qualification requirements (both experience and/or education) that are stated in this vacancy announcement. Does your resume clearly contain this information in order to determine you are qualified for the position?
  1. Yes
  2. No


2.For each position listed on your resume, did you include the position title, company, salary, weekly hours worked, and your actual beginning and ending dates of employment?
  1. Yes
  2. No


3.Have you reviewed the vacancy announcement "How to Apply" and required documents section to determine what supplemental material that you must provide?
  1. Yes
  2. No


4.Are you aware that all applicants, including current EPA employees, must submit transcripts as part of your application package as outlined in the vacancy announcement? Failure to submit transcripts will be considered an incomplete application and it will be rated ineligible.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Where did you learn about this EPA Position?
  1. Job Fair/Career Conference
  2. Referral from a Professional Organization
  3. Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  4. Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  5. Referral from a current EPA employee
  6. Referral from a friend or family member
  7. EPA Internet Site
  8. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) USA Jobs Internet Site
  9. Referral from a State or Local government
  10. Referral from another Federal Agency/Employee
  11. Twitter
  12. Facebook
  13. USA Jobs iPhone/iPad Application
  14. Other (w/Branch)

        BRANCHED: 1.If you answered Other please tell us how you learned about this position.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.


Grade: 12
* 1.To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Computer Engineer, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  1. I have a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DEGREE from an accredited college or university under their school of engineering that included at least one curriculum that is recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum obtained in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  2. I have a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DEGREE that included DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS AND COURSES (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials; (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials; and (g) any other comparable area of engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  3. I have a combination of EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree in the ENGINEERING SPECIALTY FOR THIS POSITION and CURRENTLY REGISTERED as a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  4. I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (BET) from an accredited college or university with 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences,
  5. I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BET from a program ACCREDITED by the ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (ABET) related to THIS POSITION.
  6. I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by at least ONE YEAR of ADDITIONAL EDUCATION or HIGHLY TECHNICAL WORK experience applying knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for professional engineering competence.
  7. I have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree with at least 60 SEMESTER HOURS of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering as described in A above.
  8. I have a (BET) or BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN A PROFESSIONAL FIELD (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, geology, etc.) and at least ONE YEAR of PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE acquired under PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SUPERVISION AND GUIDANCE.
  9. I do not meet any of the above.


* 2.GS-12: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Computer Engineer, GS-12, select the option that best describes your experience background:
  1. I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-11 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  2. I do not meet the specialized experience requirement described above.


* 3.To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Computer Scientist, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  1. I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE with 30 semester hours in a combination of MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS, and COMPUTER SCIENCE courses WHICH INCLUDE 15 semester hours in any combination of STATISTICS and MATHEMATICS including DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS.
  2. I do not meet the above.


* 4.GS-12: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Computer Scientist, GS-12, select the option that best describes your experience background:
  1. I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-11 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  2. I do not meet the specialized experience requirement described above.


5.If you have led groups, what types of groups did you lead?
  1. Work group
  2. Committee Self-directed work team
  3. Team with representatives across divisions within an agency
  4. Team with representatives across agencies
  5. Team with representatives from different occupations or program areas
  6. I do not have or do not meet any of the choices


6.Maintain and distribute computer environment, resolving network hardware and protocol issues to ensure trouble-free operations.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


7.I have led or chaired work groups or teams.
  1. Yes
  2. No


8.Manage work on highly complex scientific projects where numerous tasks are involved.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


9.Have you serve or do you serve as a network administrator?
  1. Yes
  2. No


10.Resolve hardware and software interface and interoperability problems to ensure systems' functionality and efficiency.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


11.Please select the response that best describes your experience applying information technology practices as they relate to planning, implementation, and operations of an enterprise architecture repository computer system.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


12.Select the response that best describes your experience ensuring IT security compliance of an enterprise server infrastructure.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


13.Do you have experience developing data architectures utilizing data modeling techniques with an Enterprise Architecture development effort for a large, complex organization?
  1. Yes
  2. No


14.Select the environments in which you have designed, implemented and/or operated applications or application hosting platforms.
  1. I have participated in the design, implementation and/or operation of applications or application hosting platforms outside of formal data centers or enterprise managed computer rooms.
  2. I have led the design, implementation and/or operation of applications or application hosting platforms within formal data centers or enterprise managed computer rooms.
  3. I have led the design, implementation and/or operation of applications or application hosting platforms in a Tier III or higher data center hosting over 100 servers and over 25 customer applications.
  4. I have led the design, implementation and/or operation of applications or application hosting platforms in a Tier III or higher data center hosting over 300 servers and over 100 customer applications.
  5. None of the above.


15.I have provided oversight or I do oversee:
  1. Resolution of network hardware and protocol issues to ensure trouble-free operations
  2. Configuration and maintenance of local area networking technologies such as Windows NT 4.0, Novell NetWare, Internet, and TCP/IP
  3. Planning, analyzing and evaluation of LAN equipment
  4. I do not meet any of the choices above


16.Select the certification(s) you have obtained from the list below:
  1. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  2. Global Information Assurance Certification
  3. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  4. Microsoft Certified Professional
  5. None of the above.


17.Experience with Storage Area Network (SAN) architectures.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


18.I have or I do lead or manage projects to integrate several hardware, software, and/or computer related services to provide an integrated information system
  1. Yes
  2. No


19.Experience in UNIX environments.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


20.Apply knowledge of local area networking technologies such as Microsoft Active Directory, Internet and various network protocols such as TCP/IP.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


21.Maintain and support software for real-time data acquisition, analysis, and display, including Windows NT and Visual Basic.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


22.Have you or do you oversee or provide expert technical assistance in the development of detailed sequences of internal program logic by coding, testing, and debugging.
  1. Yes
  2. No


23.I presently or had on a regular and recurring basis, operated, implemented and administered an IT program over a wide area network (WAN) consisting of:
  1. Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server
  2. Microsoft Active Directory Services
  3. Microsoft Group Policy Management
  4. Bind View Policy Compliance and Vulnerability Management v6 or higher version
  5. Symantec Host Intrusion Detection System v4 or higher version
  6. Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition v8 or higher version
  7. Symantec Enterprise Security Management v5 or higher version
  8. Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2000
  9. Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0 or higher version
  10. Microsoft Software Update Services Server (SUS) 1.0 or higher version
  11. Wise Package Studio Enterprise (WISE) 4 or higher version
  12. Microsoft Internet Information Services Server (IIS) 5.0 or higher version
  13. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (SQL)
  14. I do not meet any of the choices above


24.Please select the response that best describes your experience installing, configuring and maintaining Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory networking technologies.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


25.I perform the following functions to ensure that the team meets work priorities, deadlines and continues to provide quality products:
  1. Prioritize assignments to meet established deadlines and priorities
  2. Monitor and report the status and progress of work to supervisor
  3. Review completed work to certify that the supervisor's instructions are followed
  4. Make recommendations to the supervisor on personnel issues concerning leave, disciplinary actions, promotions, awards and hiring
  5. I do not meet any of the choices above


26.Have you evaluated new applications software technologies for successful integration, reliability and adherence to existing architectures and practices?
  1. Yes
  2. No


27.Design and plan technology implementations, including proof of concept pilots.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


28.Have you translated users' business requirements into technical solutions?
  1. Yes
  2. No


29.Apply knowledge of principles and methods to identify, analyze, specify, design, and manage the client's functional and infrastructure requirements; includes translating functional requirements into technical requirements used for logical design or presenting alternative technologies or approaches.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


30.Manage the design, development, implementation, and/or support of networks by identifying and/or defining business or technical requirements to insure efficient infrastructure operations.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


31.Have you or do you serve in a lead technical role in planning and implementing a major enhancement to the LAN in response to new user requirements or to changes in technology that allowed a LAN function to be performed more cost effectively with the enhancement?
  1. Yes
  2. No


32.Uses non-project management software (e.g. database, spreadsheet) to track numerous tasks for multiple-projects.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


33.Please select the response that best describes your experience in leading teams or projects to make recommendations for purchase of equipment and software to be used agency-wide.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


34.Actively administer large IT Support Services Contracts.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


35.Utilize knowledge of data and telecommunications such as satellites, network layouts and wide area networks.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


Grade: 13
* 1.To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Computer Engineer, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  1. I have a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DEGREE from an accredited college or university under their school of engineering that included at least one curriculum that is recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum obtained in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  2. I have a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DEGREE that included DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS AND COURSES (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials; (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials; and (g) any other comparable area of engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  3. I have a combination of EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree in the ENGINEERING SPECIALTY FOR THIS POSITION and CURRENTLY REGISTERED as a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  4. I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (BET) from an accredited college or university with 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences,
  5. I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BET from a program ACCREDITED by the ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (ABET) related to THIS POSITION.
  6. I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by at least ONE YEAR of ADDITIONAL EDUCATION or HIGHLY TECHNICAL WORK experience applying knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for professional engineering competence.
  7. I have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree with at least 60 SEMESTER HOURS of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering as described in A above.
  8. I have a (BET) or BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN A PROFESSIONAL FIELD (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, geology, etc.) and at least ONE YEAR of PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE acquired under PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SUPERVISION AND GUIDANCE.
  9. I do not meet any of the above.


* 2.GS-13: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Computer Engineer, GS-13, select the option that best describes your experience background:
  1. I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-12 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  2. I do not meet the specialized experience requirement described above.


* 3.To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Computer Scientist, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  1. I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE with 30 semester hours in a combination of MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS, and COMPUTER SCIENCE courses WHICH INCLUDE 15 semester hours in any combination of STATISTICS and MATHEMATICS including DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS.
  2. I do not meet the above.


* 4.GS-13: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Computer Scientist, GS-13, select the option that best describes your experience background:
  1. I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-12 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  2. I do not meet the specialized experience requirement described above.


5.If you have led groups, what types of groups did you lead?
  1. Work group
  2. Committee Self-directed work team
  3. Team with representatives across divisions within an agency
  4. Team with representatives across agencies
  5. Team with representatives from different occupations or program areas
  6. I do not have or do not meet any of the choices


6.Maintain and distribute computer environment, resolving network hardware and protocol issues to ensure trouble-free operations.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


7.I have led or chaired work groups or teams.
  1. Yes
  2. No


8.Manage work on highly complex scientific projects where numerous tasks are involved.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


9.Have you serve or do you serve as a network administrator?
  1. Yes
  2. No


10.Resolve hardware and software interface and interoperability problems to ensure systems' functionality and efficiency.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


11.Please select the response that best describes your experience applying information technology practices as they relate to planning, implementation, and operations of an enterprise architecture repository computer system.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


12.Select the response that best describes your experience ensuring IT security compliance of an enterprise server infrastructure.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


13.Do you have experience developing data architectures utilizing data modeling techniques with an Enterprise Architecture development effort for a large, complex organization?
  1. Yes
  2. No


14.Select the environments in which you have designed, implemented and/or operated applications or application hosting platforms.
  1. I have participated in the design, implementation and/or operation of applications or application hosting platforms outside of formal data centers or enterprise managed computer rooms.
  2. I have led the design, implementation and/or operation of applications or application hosting platforms within formal data centers or enterprise managed computer rooms.
  3. I have led the design, implementation and/or operation of applications or application hosting platforms in a Tier III or higher data center hosting over 100 servers and over 25 customer applications.
  4. I have led the design, implementation and/or operation of applications or application hosting platforms in a Tier III or higher data center hosting over 300 servers and over 100 customer applications.
  5. None of the above.


15.I have provided oversight or I do oversee:
  1. Resolution of network hardware and protocol issues to ensure trouble-free operations
  2. Configuration and maintenance of local area networking technologies such as Windows NT 4.0, Novell NetWare, Internet, and TCP/IP
  3. Planning, analyzing and evaluation of LAN equipment
  4. I do not meet any of the choices above


16.Select the certification(s) you have obtained from the list below:
  1. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  2. Global Information Assurance Certification
  3. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  4. Microsoft Certified Professional
  5. None of the above.


17.Experience with Storage Area Network (SAN) architectures.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


18.I have or I do lead or manage projects to integrate several hardware, software, and/or computer related services to provide an integrated information system
  1. Yes
  2. No


19.Experience in UNIX environments.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


20.Apply knowledge of local area networking technologies such as Microsoft Active Directory, Internet and various network protocols such as TCP/IP.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


21.Maintain and support software for real-time data acquisition, analysis, and display, including Windows NT and Visual Basic.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


22.Have you or do you oversee or provide expert technical assistance in the development of detailed sequences of internal program logic by coding, testing, and debugging.
  1. Yes
  2. No


23.I presently or had on a regular and recurring basis, operated, implemented and administered an IT program over a wide area network (WAN) consisting of:
  1. Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server
  2. Microsoft Active Directory Services
  3. Microsoft Group Policy Management
  4. Bind View Policy Compliance and Vulnerability Management v6 or higher version
  5. Symantec Host Intrusion Detection System v4 or higher version
  6. Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition v8 or higher version
  7. Symantec Enterprise Security Management v5 or higher version
  8. Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2000
  9. Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0 or higher version
  10. Microsoft Software Update Services Server (SUS) 1.0 or higher version
  11. Wise Package Studio Enterprise (WISE) 4 or higher version
  12. Microsoft Internet Information Services Server (IIS) 5.0 or higher version
  13. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (SQL)
  14. I do not meet any of the choices above


24.Please select the response that best describes your experience installing, configuring and maintaining Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory networking technologies.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


25.I perform the following functions to ensure that the team meets work priorities, deadlines and continues to provide quality products:
  1. Prioritize assignments to meet established deadlines and priorities
  2. Monitor and report the status and progress of work to supervisor
  3. Review completed work to certify that the supervisor's instructions are followed
  4. Make recommendations to the supervisor on personnel issues concerning leave, disciplinary actions, promotions, awards and hiring
  5. I do not meet any of the choices above


26.Have you evaluated new applications software technologies for successful integration, reliability and adherence to existing architectures and practices?
  1. Yes
  2. No


27.Design and plan technology implementations, including proof of concept pilots.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


28.Have you translated users' business requirements into technical solutions?
  1. Yes
  2. No


29.Apply knowledge of principles and methods to identify, analyze, specify, design, and manage the client's functional and infrastructure requirements; includes translating functional requirements into technical requirements used for logical design or presenting alternative technologies or approaches.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


30.Manage the design, development, implementation, and/or support of networks by identifying and/or defining business or technical requirements to insure efficient infrastructure operations.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


31.Have you or do you serve in a lead technical role in planning and implementing a major enhancement to the LAN in response to new user requirements or to changes in technology that allowed a LAN function to be performed more cost effectively with the enhancement?
  1. Yes
  2. No


32.Uses non-project management software (e.g. database, spreadsheet) to track numerous tasks for multiple-projects.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


33.Please select the response that best describes your experience in leading teams or projects to make recommendations for purchase of equipment and software to be used agency-wide.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


34.Actively administer large IT Support Services Contracts.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


35.Utilize knowledge of data and telecommunications such as satellites, network layouts and wide area networks.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.






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