ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first.
If the announcement closes on the date that 100 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 100.
We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes.
We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.
SAPA develops and maintains the foundation system architecture, which describes how information systems co-exist at the Smithsonian and how they support SI administrative and program functions; develops information technology policies and procedures, including technical standards and guidelines.This position creates, configures, migrates, deploys, and maintains websites using Drupal and WordPress platforms.
Provides website configuration, hosting, testing, and deployment support for a large enterprise with over 5,500 staff and over 200 websites.
Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.
For this position Specialized experience is defined as experience participating as part of a team in the development of web and mobile applications within an enterprise-level organization with at least 3,000 end users and 100 websites.
Work experience must include development, management, configuration, hosting, deployment and customer support of both Drupal and WordPress web content management applications including HTML5 and CSS within a Linux environment.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience.
Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.In addition to meeting the Specialized Experience for all positions individuals must have related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.Customer Service: Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external business partners and customers (any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unity produces including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government).
Provides information or assistance.
Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.
Effectively manages customer relationships.Oral Communication: Makes clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals and groups.
Listens effectively; clarifies information, as needed.
Speaks and writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner that is appropriate to the audience.
Facilitates an open exchange of ideas to ensure all group input is considered.
Handles technical, sensitive, or controversial topics with agility involving executives/managers as appropriate.Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems, weighs relevance and accuracy of information, generates and evaluates alternative solutions, and makes sound recommendations.The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.
This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.