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Grade: 09
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 7 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree (i.e., LL.B. or J.D.).
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 11
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 9 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have three full years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position.
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


* 2.Do you have experience in the use of electronic test equipment to include spectrum analyzers, digital and analog oscilloscopes, signal generators, etc.?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you have experience in implementing effective and practical solutions for antenna concealments in specialized electronic surveillance devices?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Do you have significant and detailed experience with complex systems related to telecommunications and VOIP, IP and Internet protocols, routers and switches, Xilinx or other FPGA technology, C, Visual Basic, and Assembly language programming, embedded microprocessor hardware and software designing and programming?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Do you have professional work experience programming or repairing a router that provided connectivity to multiple computer networks and/or networked devices?
  1. Yes
  2. No


Grade: All Grades
Please read the definitions for Performance Improvement Plan and Letter of Requirement before addressing the question below. A Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is a 90-day written developmental plan for an employee whose performance on one or more critical elements is rated "Unacceptable". A Letter of Requirement (LOR) is issued when a supervisor identifies leave abuse and/or when frequent absences negatively impact operations of an office.

* 1.Are you a current civilian federal employee, on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) or a Letter of Requirement (LOR)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Please select the response that best describes your experience managing electronic communications installation projects.
  1. I have been a telecommunications/networking professional assigned to carry out components of projects, but have not been assigned formal leadership, supervisory, or management responsibilities.
  2. I have been a project leader with responsibility for carrying out one or more installation projects that required me to plan and direct the work, maintain the schedule, report progress, and assure quality of the work performed.
  3. I have been a project manager with responsibility to carrying out a major installation that required me to perform resource management, procurement, scheduling, supervision, and coordination of activities.
  4. I have been responsible for managing system installations involving multiple installation projects that required me to perform resource management, procurement, scheduling, supervision, and coordination of activities.
  5. In addition to the items in statement(s) 4, I have been responsible for attending planning meetings and providing assessments concerning manpower and non-human resource requirements for the projects.


* 3.Please select the responses that describe your experience with electronic systems.
  1. Wireless communications
  2. Encryption equipment
  3. Wide area networks
  4. Local area networks
  5. Access control systems
  6. Electronic security systems
  7. Intrusion detection systems
  8. Video security systems
  9. Video Teleconferencing Systems
  10. Electronic security system
  11. Network routers
  12. Telecommunications switching equipment
  13. Other electronic systems
  14. None of the above


* 4.Please select the responses that describe your experience with the types of systems you have managed the installation.
  1. Local Area Networks
  2. Wide Area Networks
  3. Hirsch Systems
  4. Video Security Systems
  5. Radionics Systems
  6. Electronic Security
  7. Land Mobile Radio Systems
  8. Professional Media Services
  9. UHF VHF and Microwave radio
  10. Telecommunications (Telephone)
  11. Microwave radio
  12. Security electronics
  13. Encryption equipment
  14. Access control systems
  15. Intrusion detection systems
  16. Video Teleconferencing Systems
  17. Wireless communications
  18. None of the above


* 5.Please select the responses that describe your experience in communication technologies.
  1. Radio systems
  2. Microwave systems
  3. Satellite systems
  4. Secure voice/data networks
  5. WANs/LANs
  6. Alarm systems
  7. CCTV systems
  8. Communications security
  9. None of the above


* 6.Please select the response that best describes your experience working with the following electronic/mechanical systems.
  1. Analog audio recorders
  2. Digital audio recorders
  3. Digit video recorder
  4. Analog video recorder
  5. None of the above


* 7.Please select the responses that describe the types of equipment and/or systems you have experience in installing and/or maintenance.
  1. Large Network Servers
  2. Storage Area Networks
  3. Domain Controllers
  4. Network Circuits
  5. Network Switches, Firewalls and Routers
  6. Taclanes
  7. Virtual Private Network (VPN) Tunnels
  8. Configuring Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Information
  9. None of Above


* 8.How did you hear about this position?
  1. Faith Based Initiatives
  2. Television
  3. Radio
  4. Internet
  5. Career Fairs
  6. Bill board
  7. Newspaper
  8. Magazine
  9. FBI Recruiter
  10. Employee Referral
  11. EdVenture Program

        BRANCHED: * 1.Which EdVenture Program?
    1. State University of New York at Albany
    2. Georgia State University
    3. Mercer University
    4. Delaware State University
    5. Fayetteville State University
    6. Chicago State University
    7. College of Charleston
    8. Cleveland State University
    9. University of Texas - El Paso
    10. Hawaii Pacific University
    11. Texas Southern University
    12. Florida A&M University
    13. Mississippi State University
    14. California State University
    15. Arkansas State University
    16. Kentucky State University
    17. University of Miami
    18. Tuskegee University
    19. Saint Peter's College
    20. Virginia Wesleyan College
    21. Concordia University
    22. Virginia Union University
    23. University of Texas - San Antonio
    24. Texas State University - San Marcos
    25. Cal State University - Sacramento
    26. San Diego State University
    27. San Jose State University
    28. University of Texas - Pan American
    29. University of California - Berkley
    30. Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    31. George Washington University
    32. Johns Hopkins
    33. Mississippi State University
    34. Prairie View A&M University
    35. University of Arkansas
    36. University of Southern California
    37. Savannah State
    38. Ohio University
    39. Central State University
    40. Arkansas Baptist College
    41. Wilberforce University
    42. Morehouse College
    43. Xavier University of Louisiana
    44. Alabama State University
    45. University of Albany
    46. University of Illinois, Chicago
    47. Clark Atlanta University
    48. California State University, East Bay
    49. Morgan State University
    50. Jackson State University
    51. Virginia Commonwealth University
    52. California State University, Fullerton
    53. University of Michigan, Dearborn
    54. Naval Postgraduate School
    55. New York University
    56. North Carolina A&T State University
  12. Other

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please specify where you heard about this position.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  13. I am currently an FBI Employee.
  14. District of Columbia Department of Employment Services


* 9.Please provide the city and state where you were born.
Maximum length of 250 characters.






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