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Grade: 09
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select response that best describes your experience as it relates to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have the basic requirements for this position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the basic requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.


* 2.In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, choose the response that best describes your experience/education 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 response that best describes your experience as it relates to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have the basic requirements for this position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the basic requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.


* 2.In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, choose the response that best describes your experience/education 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.


* 3.Please select the responses that describe your experience with planning, developing, implementing, and administering systems for the acquisition, storage and retrieval of data.
  1. Analyzed and defined data requirements and specifications
  2. Designed, normalized, developed, installed, and implemented databases
  3. Maintained, monitored, performance tuning, backup, and recovery of databases
  4. Installed, configured, and maintained database management systems software
  5. Analyzed and planned for anticipated changes in data capacity requirements
  6. Developed and administered data standards, policies, and procedures
  7. Developed and implemented data mining and data warehousing programs
  8. Evaluated and provided recommendations on new database technologies and architectures
  9. Applied information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of data management services
  10. None of the above


* 4.I have, on a regular basis, provided technical review or quality assurance testing to identify inconsistencies in flow and programming problems for computer based training.
  1. True
  2. False


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 highest level of experience with computer software, equipment, and operating systems.
  1. I am considered a technical expert with computer software, equipment, and operating systems. I handled and resolved complex issues/problems in the IT environment and others have sought my technical assistance and guidance.
  2. I have installed COTS packages; loaded operating systems software; maintained or modified LAN/WAN, relocated equipment, installed or updated software.
  3. I have repaired or replaced various system components to correct hardware/software problems and tested and debugged various aspects of application/operating systems software.
  4. I have responded to users' problems encountered with daily utilization of desktop and/or server-based applications and related equipment such as work stations, servers, printers, telecommunication and other peripheral equipment.
  5. None of the above.


* 3.Please select the response that best describes your experience working with clients and customers to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, and resolve their problems or satisfy their expectations.
  1. I have worked with others on routine problems and sought information to resolve a specific issue; business is generally conducted by telephone.
  2. I have worked effectively with different levels of personnel or one-on-one with client on routine issues I have also been involved in exchanging information and ideas with my peer group.
  3. I have worked closely with various levels of personnel (and outside agencies) to identify and resolve problems. I have exchanged information and ideas, resulting in a specific course of action. I have used initiative, persuasion and knowledge of subject area to gain support for proposed actions. I have experience working with vendors to resolve problems with high grade hardware/software.
  4. None of the above


* 4.Do you have experience in data management methodologies to include data architecture and data storage?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.From the following list, please select which of the following you have extensive experience:
  1. PLSQL
  2. Unix Scripting
  3. Eclipse
  4. Ant
  5. Open Source Products and Architecture
  6. Full Life Cycle Management Processes
  7. Rational Tools or Similar Products
  8. None of the above


* 6.Please select the responses that reflect your experience in communicating technical and non-technical information orally.
  1. I have chaired various types of organizational meetings.
  2. I gave presentations to executive-level management for purposes of obtaining decisions.
  3. I gave presentations to large groups (more than 20) within and/or outside my organization.
  4. I gave technical presentation to non-technical audiences.
  5. I officially represented my organization to outside groups.
  6. I explained and defended technical proposals or recommendations to internal or external authorities.
  7. None of the above


* 7.Please select the responses that describe your experience in writing different documents.
  1. User documentation and instructions.
  2. Systems Documentation.
  3. Policies, guidelines or directives.
  4. Operating procedures.
  5. Technical proposals.
  6. Study or research reports.
  7. System or technical specifications.
  8. Systems architecture or designs.
  9. Statements of work.
  10. Requirement documents
  11. test plans
  12. Procedural documentation
  13. Project or organization action plans.
  14. FISMA Reports
  15. Status Reports
  16. Budget Justifications
  17. Responses to internal and external requests
  18. Briefings to senior-level executives


* 8.From the following list, please select the language(s) you have extensive experience in using.
  1. C/C++
  2. Java
  3. C#
  4. VB/VB.NET
  5. Perl
  6. Java Scripts/HTML
  7. SQL
  8. None of the above.


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


* 10.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






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