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IT Specialist (APPSW)

Company: Defense Contract Management Agency
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Summary See below for important information regarding this job. Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement Responsibilities Serve as a software representative, advisor and focal point for matters related to contract surveillance of software requirements, computer program requirements, design, coding, software testing and embedded real time software systems. Apply substantial knowledge of information technology principles and software development practices and methodologies, evaluates adequacy of suppliers' software engineering program to achieve design and development objectives. Provide award fee evaluation inputs. When delegated, provide comments on test plans, test procedures, qualification testing, engineering changes, deviations, and waivers. Provide an independent analysis (verification and validation) of software metrics such as execution time and memory budgets for programs, routines, systems, etc., in context of the total system requirements. Maintain competence in the software development arena by reviewing technical periodicals, attending applicable seminars, and participating in Government and industry-wide computer software working groups and conferences. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify for an IT Specialist (APPSW), your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including minimum qualifications and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience include: Experience with software acquisition. Experience analyzing and reporting software performance data. Experience with peer review techniques and tools. Experience with coding standards and software testing. Experience with frameworks for managing software development. Experience with software metrics, reviewing, testing and auditing. For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below: Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Additional Information This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: Tour of Duty: 1st Shift FLSA: Exempt Bargaining Unit: Yes Selectee may be required to serve a trial/probationary period. Financial Disclosure Required Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentive may be authorized at Management's discretion Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (AT&L) NON-CAP: Position requires DoD Acquisition Engineering Tech & Management, Foundational certification within required timeframes. Selectee must also achieve 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) every 2-years. Click here for more details and Resources. Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you will be required to report to the official duty location and may be expected to temporarily telework. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a specific period of time determined by your supervisory chain. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

Keywords: Defense Contract Management Agency, Colorado Springs , IT Specialist (APPSW), Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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