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Grade: All Grades
* 1.Ability to apply system administration tools:**

Managed an IT infrastructure that contained one or more the following technologies: 1) Windows 2008 R2 server, 2) vSphere, 3) SharePoint, 4) SAN storage, 5) Cisco networking, and 6) Microsoft Systems Center.
  1. In a leadership capacity, was responsible for researching, selecting, implementing and routinely using IT infrastructure technologies, including ALL OF THE ABOVE technologies.
  2. In a leadership capacity, was responsible for researching, selecting, implementing and routinely using IT infrastructure technologies, FOUR OF THE ABOVE technologies.
  3. As a team member, implemented and used IT infrastructure technologies, INCLUDING AT LEAST THREE OF THE ABOVE technologies.
  4. None of the above.


* 2.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 3.Ability to manage an IT Infrastructure:**

Specified, managed, installed, built, and maintained server, storage, and networking infrastructure in a datacenter. This included managing and maintaining the datacenter environment, tracking equipment (e.g., racking, stacking, decommissioning, deploying, etc.), undertaking performance analysis, proactively troubleshooting and planning storage environment capacity, performing maintenance and ensuring monitoring of overall hardware environment, troubleshooting system issues, tracking hardware inventory, and manage network and SAN cabling.
  1. Have lead experience in managing server infrastructure in a datacenter with at least 1,000 servers.
  2. Have experience in managing server infrastructure in a datacenter with at least 500 servers.
  3. Managed server infrastructure in a datacenter as a team member.
  4. None of the above.


* 4.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 5.Ability to conduct systems analyses and design:**

Planned, analyzed, and designed IT infrastructure systems to meet organizational and user needs. Performed the following tasks: 1) specified server hardware; 2) designed network VLANS, IP address allocation, and routing; 3) planned VM architecture, to include CPU, datastore, memory, port group, and storage allocation, etc.; 4) reviewed existing environments and executed initiatives to reduce failures, defects and improve overall performance; 5) managed storage area network (SAN), to include replications and data mirroring; 6) managed a Microsoft Windows system environment; and 7) designed application architecture utilizing load balancers.
  1. Performed ALL tasks listed above.
  2. Performed AT LEAST 1) THROUGH 6) of the tasks listed above.
  3. Performed AT LEAST 1) THROUGH 4) of the tasks listed above.
  4. None of the above.


* 6.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 7.Ability to communicate in writing:

Wrote clear, cogent, accurate, well organized, and understandable documents. These included: 1) planning documents, 2) system specifications, 3) incident reports, 4) project and/or operational status reports, 5) system configuration documentation, 6) standard operation procedures, 7) process documentation, 8) feasibility studies, and 9) results of industry/technology analysis.
  1. Wrote a variety of technical documents including ALL OF THE ABOVE.
  2. Wrote a variety of technical documents, including SIX OF THE ABOVE.
  3. Wrote a variety of technical documents, including THREE OF THE ABOVE.
  4. None of the above.


* 8.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 9.Ability to manage projects:

In managing user support projects to achieve desired outcomes, performed the following tasks: 1) defined the project, 2) met project milestones, 3) designed and planned the project, 4) managed the project team, 5) controlled and delivered project deliverables, 6) identified problems, assessed risk, and evaluated potential solutions, 7) managed project requirements and user expectations, 8) optimized the contribution of the people involved, 9) clarified positions and differences in expectations, 10) facilitated discussions to work toward solutions, and 11) evaluated accomplishments and lessons learned.
  1. As a project manager, ROUTINELY led multi-disciplinary teams in MULTIPLE large, complex network support projects and executed ALL of the above tasks. Was responsible for success or failure of project and final deliverables. Was responsible for defining and enumerating all essential project tasks, and delegating tasks among staff/team members. Implemented and oversaw quality assurance and control process.
  2. As a project manager, OCCASIONALLY led multi-disciplinary teams in large, complex network support projects and executed MOST of the above tasks. Was responsible for success or failure of project and final deliverables. Was responsible for defining and enumerating all essential project tasks, and delegating tasks among staff/team members.
  3. As a key team member, participated in network support projects and executed MOST of the above tasks. Contributions to the project team impacted the success or failure of project and final deliverables. Assisted with defining and enumerating project tasks and determining work assignments based on staff/team member strengths/weaknesses.
  4. None of the above.


* 10.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.