Pay Range:
$39,944 to $109,245 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-2210-5/12
Schedule:
FULL TIME PERMANENT
Duration:
CAREER/CAREER CONDITIONAL
Apply by: 2019-03-13 Published: 3 months ago

WHAT DOES AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, (DATA MANAGEMENT)DO?

An Information Technology (IT) Specialist (Data Management) uses a wide variety of information, knowledge, and tools to develop, modify, and administer IRS databases used to store and retrieve data and to develop standards for the handling of data.

In this specific role, you may be called upon to lead significant projects assigned to the local IRS installation or lead the local implementation of IRS-wide Data Management projects.

This work often involves difficult and complex problems in the administration of databases, in the modification of data elements, retrieval, and reporting of information to customers from the databases, and insuring the security of data.

The solutions of problems and issues have application outside the organization, and are adaptable to many customers or IRS sitesWHAT IS THE IRS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION?

The mission of the IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer-centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.

25 selections will be made throughout the IT Organization, and will be filled in any of the following POD's: Lanham-Seabrook, MD; Kearneysville, WV; Memphis ,TN; Detroit, MI; Austin, TX; Ogden, UT; Farmers Branch, TX; Chamblee, GA; Washington, DC; Fresno, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Holtsville, NY; Kansas City, MO; Atlanta, GA; Covington, KY; and Charlotte, NC.

GS-07 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service: This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving.

Specialized experience for this position includes: Interviewing subject-matter personnel to get facts regarding work processes, and synthesizing the resulting data into charts showing information flow; operating computer consoles where this involved choosing from among various procedures in responding to machine commands or unscheduled halts; scheduling the sequence of programs to be processed by computers where alternatives had to be weighed with a view to production efficiency; preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where this involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion; working directly with customers in obtaining information needed to establish or change accounts; translating detailed logical steps developed by others into language codes that computers accept where this required understanding of procedures and limitations appropriate to use of a programming language OR One year of graduate education at an accredited college or university in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics or technology management or in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaption of applications, systems or networks.

OR Superior Academic Achievement may be met by having a Bachelor’s degree, with one of the following: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last 2 years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in the major field of study or those courses in the major completed in the last 2 years of study, or rank in the upper one third of the class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.

OR At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs above.

GS-09 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service.

This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving.

Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience in an IT field or work where the primary concern was the subject matter of the IT application.

The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent: Analysis of the interrelationships of pertinent components of the system; planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment; personal responsibility for at least a segment of the overall project.

OR Master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's or equivalent graduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering or technology management or in one or more of the fields identified above that required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

One year of graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

OR At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs above.GS-11 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service.

This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving.

Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience that demonstrated an accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques.

For example, assignments would show experience in developing modifications to parts of a system that required significant revisions in the logic or techniques used in the original development.

Must have been in an IT field or work where the primary concern was the subject matter of the IT application.

The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent: Knowledge of the customary approaches, techniques, and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization; planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls; adaptation of guidelines or precedents to the needs of the assignment.

OR A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or Three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree In computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering or technology management or in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of computer of applications, systems or networks.

One year of graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

OR At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs above.GS-12 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.

This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving.

Specialized experience for this position includes demonstrated accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled.

This knowledge is generally demonstrated through assignments that required the ability to analyze a number of alternative approaches in the process of advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design.

This would include defining what system interrelationships must be considered, or what operating mode, system software, and/or equipment configuration is most appropriate for a given project.In addition, your experience must include work that consisted of developing logical data models to be translated into workable physical database schema and structures in the database development process; Selecting modeling methodologies and tools (e.g., CASE data modeling products); Generating models that are capable of accommodating new and unanticipated business requirements and processes; Verifying model integrity; and Maintaining and revising existing models.- The experiencemayhave been gained in the public sector,private sector or VolunteerService.One year of experience refers to full-timework; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.- To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.