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Grade: All Grades
* 1.Choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or education as it relates to this position.
  1. I have at least 1 year of full-time specialized experience at or equivalent to Grade 07 in the Federal service which is in or directly related to the work of the position that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  2. I have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree or equivelant in computer science, info science, info systems mgmt, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs & systems and provided thee knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.
  3. I have a qualifying combination of experience and education that together meet the requirements for the position.
  4. I do NOT have the experience or education described above.


* 2.Do you have knowledge of modern programming practices and standards and the ability to carry out development tasks in higher level programming languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you have knowledge of the software development life cycle and the ability to developing new software, modify existing programs, and plan, code, test, and maintain programs?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Do you have knowledge of mathematics and the ability to develop and analyze algorithms and to perform the necessary calculations to convert them to computer code?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Do you have experience with the unix operating system?
  1. Yes
  2. No






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