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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. Areas of study are listed in the vacancy announcement.
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 12
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


* 2.Please select the responses that describe your experience in project management functions.
  1. Identified customers information system requirements
  2. Analyzed information systems requirements or environment
  3. Designed or conducted analytical studies, cost-benefit analyses, or other research
  4. Evaluated, monitored or ensured compliance with laws, regulations, policies, standards or procedures
  5. Purchases or contracted for IT services, equipment, products, supplies, property or other items
  6. Integrated information systems subsystems
  7. Developed information systems testing strategies, plans or scenarios
  8. Identified standards or requirements for infrastructure configuration or change management
  9. Participated in change controls, such as reviewing configuration change requests
  10. Developed or implemented information systems security plans and procedures
  11. Ensured appropriate product-related training and documentation were developed and made available to customers
  12. None of the above


Grade: All Grades
* 1.From the following list, please select the functions you have regularly performed in supporting Microsoft Windows computer(s) and systems.
  1. Monitor systems for hardware failure.
  2. Monitor systems for security threats.
  3. Provide file sharing capabilities.
  4. Perform data based conversions, back up and recovery.
  5. Troubleshoot and correct performance problems in the operating system.
  6. Install and maintain shared printers.
  7. Install, configure and support Microsoft office automation software.
  8. Modify hardware, software and peripheral configurations to enhance performance.
  9. None of the above


* 2.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience with computer software, equipment, and operating systems.
  1. I have installed COTS packages; loaded operating systems software; maintained or modified LAN/WAN, relocated equipment, installed or updated software.
  2. 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. I repaired or replaced various system components to correct hardware/software problems; tested and debugged various aspects of application/operating systems software.
  3. 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 seek my technical assistance and guidance.
  4. None of the above


* 3.Please select the responses that describe your experience in planning and coordinating the installation, testing, operations, troubleshooting and maintenance of hardware and software systems.
  1. Planned and scheduled the installation of new or modified hardware and operating systems and applications software
  2. Managing accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment
  3. Managed systems resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability
  4. Implemented security procedures and tools
  5. Developed and documented systems administration standard operating procedures
  6. Resolved hardware/software interface and interoperability problems
  7. Ensured systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency
  8. Maintained systems configuration
  9. Managed the installation and integration of systems fixes, updates, and enhancements
  10. Applied information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of systems administration services
  11. None of the above


* 4.Please select the responses that describe your experience in planning and delivery of customer support services, including the installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance and/or training in response to customer requirements.
  1. Diagnosed and resolved problems in response to customer reported incidents
  2. Researched, evaluated, and provided feedback on problematic trends and patterns in customer support requirements
  3. Developed and maintaining problem tracking and resolution databases
  4. Installed, configured, troubleshot, and maintained customer hardware and software
  5. Developed and managed customer service performance requirements
  6. Developed customer support policies, procedures, and standards
  7. Provided customer training
  8. Applied information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of customer support services
  9. None of the above


* 5.Please select the one 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 realm of IT.
  1. 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 functioning of a wide variety IT programs throughout the organization and addressed the full range of issues that impact the determination of automation needs including planning (cost/human resource requirements), system design, development, procurement, implementation.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. None of the above


* 6.From the following list, please select the IT certifications that you possess.
  1. Microsoft (MSCE)
  2. Microsoft (MSSA)
  3. A+
  4. Net+
  5. Security+
  6. Linux
  7. Cisco (CCNA, CCNE)
  8. Novell (CNA, CNE)
  9. FTK-ACE (Forensic Tool Kit by Access Data)
  10. IACIS (CFCE, Certified Evidence Collection Specialist)
  11. National White Collar Crime Center (BDRA, IDRA, ADRA)
  12. International Info System Security Cert Consortium (CISSP, SSCP)
  13. ISFCE (Certified Computer Examiner)
  14. None of the above


* 7.Please select the responses that describe your experience in planning, analysis, designing, development, testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, integration, maintenance, and/or management of networked systems used for the transmission of information in voice, data and/or video formats.
  1. Analyzed and defined network requirements
  2. Defined and maintained network architecture and infrastructure
  3. Configured and optimized network servers, hubs, routers, and switches
  4. Analyzed network workload
  5. Monitored network capacity and performance
  6. Diagnosed and resolved network problems
  7. Installed, tested, maintained and upgraded network operating systems software
  8. Developed network backup and recovery procedures
  9. Applied information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of network services
  10. None of the above


* 8.From the following list of writing activities, please identify those you have routinely produced in your employment.
  1. User documentation for newly developed software.
  2. User instructions and guidance material covering other technical subjects.
  3. Course materials for use in classroom instruction.
  4. Marketing materials to introduce new products or services.
  5. Technical specifications for procuring hardware, software or services.
  6. Local policies for the IT program.
  7. Agency wide policies for the IT program.
  8. None of the above


* 9.Please select the responses that describe the individuals you have interacted with on a regular and recurring basis.
  1. Vendors or Contractors from Outside my own agency.
  2. Program Managers or officials from Outside my own office.
  3. Supervisors from Within my own agency
  4. Supervisors from Within my own office.
  5. Personnel and staff Within my own agency or organization.
  6. Personnel and staff Outside my own agency or organization.
  7. None of the above


* 10.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)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


* 12.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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