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Naval Sea Systems Command SCIENTIST in Crane, Indiana

Summary

This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.

Responsibilities

You will use programming languages to script and automate tasks; applies programming languages and skills across multiple platforms or frameworks.

You will apply principles, methods, and procedures to integrate and optimize systems and their components.

You will apply principles, methods, and tools for developing and analyzing test and evaluation procedures, and technical characteristics of systems, including identifying critical operational issues.

You will apply the theoretical foundations of computer science, including computer system architecture and system software organization.

You will apply the theoretical foundations of computer science, the representation and transformation of information structures and the theoretical models for such representations and transformations.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

In addition to the basic education requirements, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications: For ND-04: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at the ND-03 (GS 9-11 equivalent) grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist providing technical input on the development of software or computing systems and collecting and analyzing system architecture and software data to solve problems, develop reports, and provide recommendations. For ND-03: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at the ND-02 (GS 5-8 equivalent) grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist demonstrating knowledge of computer science, application of computer science methods and techniques to store, manipulate, transform or present information by means of computer systems, and knowledge of design characteristics, limitations, and potential applications. For ND-02: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at the ND-01 (GS 1-4 equivalent) grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist utilizing basic techniques, procedures, and methods to accomplish developmental computer scientist projects. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1500/computer-science-series-1550/ https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

Education

Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree in computer science.

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Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree with at least 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must be a combination of statistics and mathematics that include differential and integral calculus. Applicants may substitute education for experience in the following situations: For ND-02: Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed one full year of graduate level education OR you have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement. For ND-03: Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree. NOTE: Education and experience may be combined for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (https://www.ed.gov/). Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Additional Information

This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service. This announcement uses the Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory's (STRL) direct hire authorities to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management. Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed. If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf.

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