Program Analyst (distributed Simulation Interoperability)

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Skills



- Test Cases

- JavaScript

Benefits



- Health Insurance



Duties

Summary



This position is part of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The incumbent will be responsible for planning, execution and assessment of distributed simulation capabilities demonstrated during the Joint Staff Bold Quest series of events.



Responsibilities



As a PROGRAM ANALYST (DISTRIBUTED SIMULATION INTEROPERABILITY) at the GS-0343-14 some of your typical work assignments may include:



Serves as the Distributed Simulation Interoperability Analyst in developing, integrating and employing distributed simulation to support training, testing and experimentation.

Leads matrixed team members in distributed simulation efforts for JS J6 Bold Quest coalition capability demonstration and assessment event. Establishes systems configuration and technical standards to support demonstrations and assessments.

Develops test objectives, test cases and test plans to support distributed simulation integration testing and risk reduction events.

Develops the distributed simulation demonstration and assessment plan for Bold Quest events.

Reviews and assesses DoD and Service requirements, policy and guidance on joint fires, warfighting readiness, joint training, distributed simulation, information sharing and cybersecurity to identify interoperability gaps.



Travel Required



Occasional travel - You will be expected to travel for this position.



Supervisory status



No



Promotion Potential



None



Job family (Series)



0343 Management And Program Analysis



Requirements



Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Must be a U.S. citizen

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service

Resume and supporting documents (See How To)

Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation

May be required to successfully complete a probationary period

Work Schedule: Full Time

Overtime: Occasionally

Tour of Duty: Flexible

Recruitment Incentives: May be Authorized

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt

Financial Disclosure: Not Required

Telework Eligibility: This position is not telework eligible

Must be willing and able to travel on military and commercial aircraft, vessels, and/or vehicles.

Employee must obtain/maintain a Special Sensitive (Top Secret/SCI) security clearance

Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes

Qualifications

You may qualify at the GS-14, if you fulfill the following qualifications:



A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:

Analyzing distributed simulation capabilities during Bold Quest events.

Determining the ability of distributed simulators to improve performance in combined joint fires.

Implementing technical solutions to fill interoperability gaps after the development of test objectives, test cases and test plans.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education



Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.



itional information



Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.



Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: *******************************************************************************************************



Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:

Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A

Special Hiring Authority for Veterans

Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses

Other Special Appointment Authorities

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see **********************************************



The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.



Selective Service Requirement: Please visit ****************** for more information.



For more information, please visit

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Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:

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Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).



How You Will Be Evaluated



You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.



Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):



Competencies:

Communication

Program Management

Qualitative/Quantitative Analysis



Military Spouse Preference: If you are entitled to military spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must choose the spousal eligibility in your application package referencing MSP Military Spouse Preference. Your preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist, save the document and attach it to your application package.



Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance



Sensitive Compartmented Information



Drug test required



Yes



Position sensitivity and risk



Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk



Trust determination process



National security



Required Documents



Required Documents



The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to (i.e.,ing as a veteran,ing as a current permanent Federal employee,ing as a reinstatement, etc). Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.



The following documents are REQUIRED



1. Your resume:

Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.

For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year or HRS per week and month/year to present).

For itional information see: What to include in your resume.

2. Veteran Documents

Ifing using veteran preference or under a Veteran hiring authority you must submit the following documents:

DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.

PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: *********************************************************************************************************************************************



If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the commuting area of your sponsor permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you areing; and must meet all pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive appointment to a position in the competitive service. Documentation required: Marriage Certificate or License, Signed Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable), Transcripts (if applicable). itional documentation required if previously held a federal position: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 Information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months)



Benefits



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. Learn more about federal benefits.



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