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Information Technology Specialist (Systems Analysis/Applications Software)

Company: Internal Revenue Service
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:



Duties

WHAT IS THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (CI) DIVISION?

A description of the business units can be found at:



Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:

Criminal Investigation, Tech Operations and Investment Services

The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position.


  • Provide technical guidance during a significant local project in designing, coding, testing, debugging, and maintaining programs, translating and interpreting functional requirements.
  • Translate and interpret functional requirements involved with the local phase of national project.
  • Apply computer assisted software engineering (CASE) tools to the design and development process.
  • Test, install, implement, document and maintain software during a significant local project.
  • Provide guidance to less experienced coworkers in solving programming problems.
  • Maintain source code; and modifies and/or upgrades code as necessary during the local phase of a national project.




    Requirements
    Conditions of Employment




    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))

    • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).


    • Drug test with negative result is required prior to appointment and subject to random drug testing
    • Subject to a 1 year probationary period (unless already completed).
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer


    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • Tour of Duty: Dayshift, Start and stop times between 6:00am and 6:00pm
    • The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position will be conditional on obtaining and maintaining a High-Risk Security Clearance.
    • Obtain and use a government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    • Relocation expenses - No
    • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available



      Qualifications

      You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:



      SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-05:

      You must have three years of IT-related experience one year of which was equivalent to at least a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 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. IT related experience for this position includes basic knowledge of IT processing functions to understand the stages to automate a work process. Experience must have also included work with clients and customers to assess and/or address their needs and provide information or assistance relative to the products or services; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and identify and resolve problems, determine relevant information, demonstrate using sound judgment, and making recommendations. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems. OR



      You may substitute education for IT-Related experience as follows: a bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering, or technology management. OR a bachelor's degree in one or more of the fields identified above 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.



      SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-07:

      You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 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



      You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: 1 full academic year of graduate education at an accredited college or university 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 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 2.95 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 3.45 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.



      SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-09:

      You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 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; and Personal responsibility for at least a segment of the overall project. OR



      You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: a 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 A 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 one or more of the fields identified above that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.



      SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-11:

      You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 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. This experience 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



      You may substitute education for specialized experience and education as follows: a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 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 A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in one or more of the fields identified above that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.



      CONTINUED IN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SECTION



      Education

      For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.



      A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to .



      FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.



      Additional information

      CONTINUATION OF QUALIFICATIONS:



      SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-12:

      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: Experience that demonstrates 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 to the above your experience must include experience that involves working with difficult and complex systems analysis and applications software assignments. Experience leading significant projects assigned to the local IRS installation or leading the local implementation of IRS-wide software projects with little supervisory oversight or guidance.



      Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework 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.



      For more information on qualifications please refer to .



      Though many locations may be listed, you will be limited to a maximum of 5 location choices. Please consider each location carefully when applying. If you are selected for a position at one of your location selections, that location will become your official post of duty.






      • Benefits



        A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .






        Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.







        Required Documents


        The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.



      • Online Application - Questionnaire
      • Education - See Education Section above
      • Registration/License (if applicable) - active, current registration/license

      • Military Spouses (if applicable) - You MUST submit verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage) AND:



        • a copy of your spouse's active military orders; OR
        • verification of your spouse's 100% service-connected disability (e.g., VA Letter and/or DD-214); OR
        • verification of the service member's death while on active duty (DD-1300/Death Certificate). You are not eligible if you were not married to the veteran at the time of death or have since remarried.





        • High School Diploma (or equivalent) - If you are 16 or 17 years of age, you MUST submit documentation of graduation from high school (or equivalent); OR completion of a formal vocational training program; OR statement from school authorities agreeing with your decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.

          Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, your application will be determined incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).




          How to Apply

          The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 01/19/2023 and/or cut-off dates in this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on 01/19/2023.



          To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link:

          • To begin the application process, click the "Apply Online" button.
          • You will be re-directed to USA STAFFING to complete your application process; answer the online questions and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, import documents from USAJOBS to the appropriate document types. If the document you need was not imported from USAJOBS, you may upload it directly into this application. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN).
          • To complete, you must click the "Submit Application" button prior to 11:59 PM (ET) on 01/19/2023.

            To update your application, including supporting documentation, at any time during the announcement open period, return to your USAJOBS account (). There you will find a record of your application, the application status, and an option to Update Application. This option will no longer be available once the announcement has closed.



            To verify the status of your application both during and after the announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account: . All of your applications will appear on the Welcome page. The application record in your USAJOBS account provides an Additional Application Information page that provides information regarding the documentation you submitted and any correspondence we have sent related to this application. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: .





            Agency contact information


            IRS Cincinnati External



            Email





            Address


            Criminal Investigation Tech Operations and Investment Services

            1111 Constitution Ave NW

            Washington, DC 20224

            US






            Next steps


            Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at . We provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis; contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.



            Once your application package and online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on "more information." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. If your email mailbox is full or blocked (SPAM) you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.



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Keywords: Internal Revenue Service, Lee's Summit , Information Technology Specialist (Systems Analysis/Applications Software), IT / Software / Systems , Lees Summit, Missouri

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