U.S. Army Corps of Engineers IT SPECIALIST (DATA MANAGEMENT) in Portland, Oregon

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. Follow this link for more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.

About the Position:

The position serves in the Portland District GIS, CAD, Mapping and Central Files Section. The Section resides in the Engineering & Construction Technical Resource Branch and consists of a diverse group of professionals who support the District's technical mission. We provide support and services for multiple automated information systems, including Computer Aided Drafting, Geographic Information Systems, and business systems that support resourcing, workload forecast, scheduling, and product tracking.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

As an IT Specialist (Data Management) in the GIS, CAD, Mapping and Central Files Section of the Engineering & Construction Division, you will:

  • Use technical knowledge to program internal engineer management databases and associated applications/interfaces used for resourcing, workload forecast, and product tracking.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems related to application/data entry interfaces and system software.
  • Provide expertise in database management, database design, maintenance, and data query/analysis.
  • Train and assist users of automated information systems.
Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Experience required:

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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

(GS-11) To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: At least a year at GS-09 level managing a JavaScript driven web based application; utilizing HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, and SQL; utilizing Linux and Windows based operating systems; writing reusable code and libraries; and working on a team to execute a project

(GS-12) To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as:developing, implementing and managing a JavaScript driven web based application; utilizing HTMLS5, JavaScript, CSS3, SQL, JavaScript libraries and frameworks (NodeJS and ReactJS); testing and optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability, and working with a team related to website design.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of Data Systems
  • Skill in Communication
  • Skill in Data System Programming

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For the GS-12, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

For the GS-11, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

Education: 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D., or Ph.D. or equivalent Doctoral degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D., or Ph.D. or equivalent Doctoral degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks. OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Background investigation may be required.
Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • This is a Career Program 16 position.
  • Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.
  • Recruitment or Relocation incentive MAY be authorized if determined to be in the best interest of the Agency.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/475936100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-12 to 2017-08-25

Salary: $63,815 to $99,439 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 11 - 12

Series: 2210 Information Technology Management

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: WTHE171234561992058D

Control number: 475936100