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Grade: 14

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Grade: All Grades

1 Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 13 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
2 Have you at any time received a grant or scholarship under the David L. Boren National Security Education Act of 1991 or otherwise participated in the National Security Education Program (NSEP)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have Project Management certification? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Please select the responses which describe your experience in managing staff, budget, equipment, training, or travel to accomplish the mission of your work group. Answer to this question is required
  • Determining the annual operating budget and assignment of internal staff.
  • Developing future projections of annual operating budget and assignment of internal staff/work years, based on anticipated program levels.
  • Determining the annual operational budget and assignment of external (contractor, other agency, consultant) labor costs and/or work years.
  • Developing future projections of annual operating budget and assignment of external (contractor, other agency, consultant) labor costs and/or work years.
  • Determining the annual operating budget and assignment of major equipment purchases to support of a work group.
  • Determining annual training budget, identification of training needs, and monitoring of training accomplished.
  • None of the above
5 Please select the response that best describes your leadership experience. Answer to this question is required
  • A program manager exercising full authority to establish a series of annual, multi-year, or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules for the organizational component, including implementing goals and objectives for assigned programs.
  • A project manager with recurring responsibility for planning, developing, and implementing programs involving organizational scope and impact. This would include developing short- and long-term action plans with milestones, identifying and managing fiscal resources and managing work teams and advisory groups in the design of systems and programs.
  • A team leader with full responsibility for planning and assigning work to be accomplished; setting and adjusting short term priorities, providing technical review of work, coaching and counseling employees, providing input for performance evaluations and recognition of employees, and managing productivity and quality of work.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the response that best describes your experience with regards to the ability to communicate orally in both formal and informal settings. For example, communicating effectively with Agency executives, senior level management, employee organizations, government officials, and members of congress or their staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have regularly justified, persuaded, negotiated, or resolved matters involving significant or controversial policy or program issues. This included communicating effectively and harmoniously with a full range of internal and external individuals or groups (e.g., representatives from Congress, the Agency, Department, other Federal agencies). Communication at this level demonstrates expert skill in persuading and negotiating with others to obtain a desired result.
  • I have regularly conducted discussions or participated in work groups as a program representative, in which the purpose was to influence, motivate, or persuade persons or groups. This included using communication skills to approach individuals or groups who are skeptical or in disagreement in order to obtain the desired effect, e.g., gaining compliance with an established policy or regulation.
  • I have regularly served as a program representative and participated in discussions in which the purpose was to plan, coordinate, or consult on work efforts or to resolve specific business problems. This included influencing or motivating individuals or groups who are working toward mutual goals and who have basically cooperative attitudes.
  • I have regularly served as a program representative in dealing with managers and employees within the areas serviced. This included acquiring, clarifying, or exchanging facts and information needed to complete assignments.
  • None of the above apply.
7 Please select the responses that identify the types of original written products you have prepared. Answer to this question is required
  • College term papers
  • Thesis
  • Dissertation
  • Research grant proposals
  • Policy documents
  • Procedures and guidelines
  • Teaching/instructional aids
  • Complaint forms
  • Journal/newspaper articles
  • Intelligence reports
  • Form letters
  • Standardized reports
  • Position papers
  • Legal briefs
  • Investigative reports
  • Electronic communications
  • Briefings for Congressional hearings
  • Budget support, justification, impact and analysis
  • Briefing Papers
  • Scholastic publications in peer-reviewed technical journals
  • None of the above
8 Select the response that best describes your ability to provide leadership and guidance as it relates to the IT system life cycle. Answer to this question is required
  • Coached and mentored staff to achieve desired results.
  • Lead planning, evaluating, and problem solving efforts relative to effective project management.
  • Successfully lead all project level efforts throughout system life cycle and reported progress to senior management.
  • None of the above
9 Please select the responses that describe your experience independently managing a program or program area. Answer to this question is required
  • Budget
  • Financial
  • Congressional Affairs
  • Strategic Planning
  • Internal Controls
  • Human Resources
  • Security
  • Organizational Development
  • Legal/Civil Rights
  • Procurement
  • Space Management
  • Automation
  • None of the above
10 Please select the response that best describes your experience managing major programs and/or projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed minor programs/projects (fewer than five people) for less than one year.
  • I have managed minor programs/projects (fewer than five people) for more than one year.
  • I have managed major programs and/or projects (five people or more) for more than one year.
  • I have managed major programs/projects (five people or more) for more than five years.
  • I have not managed any programs or projects.
11 Please select the response that best describes your experience serving as a technical expert, addressing the most complex advanced systems projects as well as critical problems which confronted an organization in the Information Technology area. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience isolating and defining systems related problems and conditions, formulating projects, establishing specifications and guidelines, creating and implementing advanced systems projects. Work impacted the functions of a wide variety of IT programs throughout the organization and addressed the full range of issues that impact the determination of automation needs including planning system development, design, procurement and implementation.
  • I have experience providing additional IT functionality and extending system capabilities. Assignments required departure from past approaches and traditional techniques. I had to analyze operating system interfaces, user requirements, computer resource requirements, data conversions and interrelationships as well as interactions with existing IT functions and facilities to insure compatibility and usability and to develop implementation approaches and alternatives.
  • I have experience that concerned maintenance of services, capabilities, effectiveness and efficiency of IT systems. The work impacted a nominal subset of the overall complement of systems supported and serviced.
  • None of the above
12 Please select the responses that describe your experience in design, documentation, development, modification, testing, installation, implementation, and support of new or existing applications software. Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed and refined systems requirements
  • Translated systems requirements into applications prototypes
  • Planned and designed systems architecture
  • Wrote, debugged, and maintained code
  • Determined and designed applications architecture
  • Determined output media/formats
  • Designed user interfaces
  • Worked with customers to test applications
  • Assured software and systems quality and functionality
  • Integrated hardware and software components
  • Wrote and maintained program documentation;
  • Evaluated new applications software technologies
  • Applied information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices to the delivery of application software services
  • None of the above
13 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience designing, developing and implementing software for stand-alone and server-based applications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have limited experience with the design and implementation of software. I have assisted with the development/implementation of individual computer applications, testing portions of applications, and/or diagnosing software problems.
  • I have provided system design and programming services. I have developed and implemented computer application, performed testing, and diagnosed problems.
  • I developed and maintained various local application systems. I conducted systems analysis and evaluated design techniques in order to recommend modification or redesign of programs and procedures to more effectively meet customer requirements.
  • None of the above
14 Please select the response that best describes your experience and knowledge of systems and software re-engineering. Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated in re-engineering projects of a smaller scale which encompassed partial replacement of the IT infrastructure which impacted one or more smaller aspects of the organization's services.
  • I have participated in re-engineering projects (e.g., completely redesigning the IT infrastructure) on large-scale, complex IT systems which significantly impacted primary business of the organization.
  • I have led re-engineering projects of a smaller scale which encompassed partial replacement of the IT infrastructure which impacted one or more smaller aspects of the organization's services.
  • I have led major re-engineering projects (e.g., completely redesigning the IT infrastructure) on large-scale, complex IT systems which significantly impacted primary business of the organization.
  • None of the above
15 From the following list, select those development methodologies to which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Waterfall
  • Spiral
  • Incremental
  • Rapid Application Development (RAD)
  • Prototyping.
  • Agile
  • None of the above
16 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
17 How did you hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Faith Based Initiatives
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Internet
  • Career Fairs
  • Bill board
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine
  • FBI Recruiter
  • Employee Referral
  • EdVenture Program
    17.1 Which EdVenture Program?
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    • University of California - Berkley
    • Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    • George Washington University
    • Johns Hopkins
    • Mississippi State University
    • Prairie View A&M University
    • University of Arkansas
    • University of Southern California
    • Savannah State
    • Ohio University
    • Central State University
    • Arkansas Baptist College
    • Wilberforce University
    • Morehouse College
    • Xavier University of Louisiana
    • Alabama State University
    • University of Albany
    • University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Clark Atlanta University
    • California State University, East Bay
    • Morgan State University
    • Jackson State University
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • California State University, Fullerton
    • University of Michigan, Dearborn
    • Naval Postgraduate School
    • New York University
    • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Other
    17.1 Please specify where you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I am currently an FBI Employee.
  • District of Columbia Department of Employment Services