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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 a master`s or equivalent degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master`s degree or equivalent graduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management OR degree that provided a minimum of 24 sem. hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.
  2. I have 1 year of specialized experience at or at least equivalent to Grade 7 level in the Federal service which is in the IT field or through work where the primary concern is IT and demonstrates the following competencies: attention to detail; customer service; oral communication and problem solving.
  3. I have 1 yr of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 in the Federal government.
  4. I have 3 yrs of higher level graduate education leading to a PhD 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 the knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.
  5. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 in the Federal government.
  6. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 in the Federal government.
  7. I have a qualifying combination of experience and education that together meet the requirements for the position.
  8. 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. Fortran 90/95)?
  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






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