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YOUR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

* 1.GS-12 - Choose one answer that best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position:
  1. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement
  2. My experience does not match the choice above.


* 2.Please describe your experience in website and graphic design, including full website design, coding, development, testing, and maintenance, and analyzing and providing solutions to customer requirements, applications, and interactive functions.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 3.Which of the following best describes your experience applying application development and maintenance concepts, principles, methods and practices?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 4.Which of the following best describes your experience applying requirements analysis principles and methods as they pertain to application development and maintenance?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 5.Which of the following best describes your experience planning and carrying out difficult and complex application development and maintenance assignments?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 6.Which of the following best describes your experience participating in the development of enterprise architecture for an organization?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 7.Which of the following best describes your experience designing, developing and maintaining websites?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 8.Do you have experience updating and designing web pages?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.Which of the following statements best describes your experience evaluating the results of each phase of a system development life cycle, and making recommendations on continuation of the IT project?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 10.Which of the following best describes your experience applying requirements analysis principles and methods as they pertain to database development and maintenance?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 11.Which of the following most accurately reflects your highest level of experience designing and developing new software applications and modifications to existing software applications and modules in accordance with specifications and industry standards?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 12.Which of the following best describes your experience managing and tracking end-user software and procedural service requests into and through the request servicing process, from initial contact through the planning, development, and implementation of any software and/or procedural modifications?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 13.Which of the following best describes your experience defining application software testing requirements, testing plans, and testing specifications?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 14.Which of the following best describes your experience identifying and resolving user concerns?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 15.Which of the following best describes your experience providing advice and technical consultation and guidance to information technology management personnel on matters related to functional requirements for software?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 16.Which of the following statements best describes your experience overseeing, coordinating, and documenting IT security aspects of software applications, including design, operations, encryption, vulnerability, access, and the use of authentication processes?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 17.Which of the following best describes your experience analyzing alternatives and recommending solutions involving the testing of applications software?
  1. I have not had experience, education or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have either performed this task on the job recently (within 2 yrs.) with close supervision or performed the task independently, but over 2 years ago.
  4. I have recently (within 2 years) performed this task as a regular part of the job, on a routinely independent basis, and usually without review by a supervisor or more senior employee.
  5. I have recently (within 2 yrs.): trained others in the performance of and/or am normally consulted for assistance in performing this task due to my expertise.


* 18.Which of the following best describes your experience applying concepts, principles, methods and practices directly related to systems testing of enterprise applications software?
  1. I have not had experience, education or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have either performed this task on the job recently (within 2 yrs.) with close supervision or performed the task independently, but over 2 years ago.
  4. I have recently (within 2 years) performed this task, among other duties, without close supervision OR within the last 2 years, specialized in performing this task under close supervision.
  5. I have recently (within 2 years) specialized in performing this task without close supervision.


* 19.Which of the following best describes your experience interpreting IT policies, standards, and guidelines, for the purpose of assessing the compliance of software you were testing?
  1. I have not had experience, education or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have either performed this task on the job recently (within 2 yrs.) with close supervision or performed the task independently, but over 2 years ago.
  4. I have recently (within 2 years) performed this task, among other duties, without close supervision OR within the last 2 years, specialized in performing this task under close supervision.
  5. I have recently (within 2 years) specialized in performing this task without close supervision.


* 20.Which of the following best describes your experience developing and/or maintaining written procedures relating to systems testing processes?
  1. I have not had experience, education or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have either performed this task on the job recently (within 2 yrs.) with close supervision or performed the task independently, but over 2 years ago.
  4. I have recently (within 2 years) performed this task, among other duties, without close supervision OR within the last 2 years, specialized in performing this task under close supervision.
  5. I have recently (within 2 years) specialized in performing this task without close supervision.






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