IT Specialist (PLCYPLAN)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for acceptance and certification of communications-electronics (C-E) systems and implementation of quality and reliability plans for assigned C-E systems. Develops sampling plans and procedures for monitoring product certification decisions. Evaluates mission effectiveness. Utilizes comprehensive knowledge of implemented programs and their interrelationships to apply statistical analysis techniques to measure progress, efficiency, and trends impacting the effectiveness of the organization. Performs cost-benefit and task analysis to seek more efficient and effective means and methods to achieve desired results. Interprets a variety of technical requirements making independent judgments to determine organizational compliance with applicable regulations, procedures and practices. Advises employees, supervisors, and managers on the evaluation of basic program policies, regulatory requirements, and procedures. If no output quantity or quality criterion exists, recommends establishment of these requirements. Develops baseline for use in measuring and analyzing organizational productivity or effectiveness. Advises employees, supervisors, and managers on the evaluation of basic program policies, regulatory requirements, and procedures. If no output quantity or quality criterion exists, recommends establishment of these requirements. Develops baseline for use in measuring and analyzing organizational productivity or effectiveness. Provides the commander and supervisors with factual, objective assessments of a section's ability to perform the mission and develops recommendations for needed improvements. Responsible for any required process improvement teams to help develop recommendations to improve methods or processes. Develops process, management, administrative, and technical evaluation plans for implementation by managers. Recommends internal reporting and status tracking procedures to ensure adequate control in terms of deadlines, progress reports, and follow-up reports. Manages the evaluation program to ensure required actions are tracked and completed. Conducts studies to ensure ground industrial safety, fire prevention and security standards are being followed. Responsible for development of training programs for assigned drill status personnel.
Knowledge of Quality Assurance methods, principles and practices sufficient to manage the organization Quality Assurance function. Completion of AFJQSDXXXX-201G - Quality Assurance Course preferable. Additionally, individual selected for this position will be employed as technicians in the organizing, administering, instructing, or training of the National Guard pursuant to 32 U.S. Code subsection 709. The individual selected is expected to proceed independently with most projects and produce acceptable results, and may be required to attain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. 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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience 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. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.
QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: For the GS-5 level, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree may be substituted for the experience requirements. At the GS-7 level, one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. At the GS-9 level, a masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted. At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management
or 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.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.
- Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance.
These benefits are offered to most Federal employees:
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Flexible Spending Accounts - For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance- For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave -For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance- http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - For additional informationvisit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
Retirement Program- For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp
Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.
1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
2. Please DO NOT send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, YOU MUST apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs
CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE WITHOUT REGARD TO SEX, AGE, OR HANDICAP (EXCEPT WHERE REQUIRED BY MILITARY REGULATIONS), RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, LAWFUL POLITICAL AFFILIATION, OR MEMBERSHIP/NONMEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION...RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.
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