Computer Engineer 12 Month Register (Public Notice)
Company: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Posted on: November 15, 2023
Positions under this announcement are being filled using a Direct
Hire Authority (DHA).
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Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information.
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WHAT IS THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) DIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at:
Six (6) vacancies may be filled anywhere in the following specialty
Information Technology Division.
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.
- Responsible for the development and design of robust, scalable
and cloud-based platforms responsible for managing the cloud
computing architecture, especially as cloud technologies grow
increasingly complex. Cloud computing architecture encompasses
everything involved with cloud
computing, including the front-end platforms, servers, storage,
delivery and networks required to manage cloud storage.
- Serves as the Cloud Subject Matter Expert specialist for
executing and overseeing cloud computing strategy. Directs and
mentors junior staff, reviews the work of other analysts including
Data Scientists, provides feedback to management regarding staff
performance, and demonstrates
leadership in the office. Assists data architects in building the
framework for data search and retrieval.
- Provides highly technical advice to IRS executives as needed.
- Provides leadership and direction to broad research projects of
major policy importance, difficulty, and complexity, directed
toward significant problems relating to goals and mission of the
Conditions of Employment
- If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed
to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19.
Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official
assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal
operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to
perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not
guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework
eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate
in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected
for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your
designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as
directed by management.
- 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))
- Undergo a review of prior performance/conduct and an income tax
verification. Refer to "Get Your Tax Record" at () to check the
status of your account, balance owed, payment history, make a
payment, or review answers to tax questions. If you are not in
compliance, you will be determined unsuitable for employment with
- Must successfully complete a background investigation,
including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint
- Complete a to determine your suitability for Federal
employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that
requires two forms of identification from the . Federal law
requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of
all new hires in the U.S. These must be unexpired original or
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.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
this announcement OR time of referral:
Basic Requirements: Four years course of study in an accredited
college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher
professional engineering degree. The curriculum must: 1) be in a
school of engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board for
Engineering and Technology (ABET) or 2) include differential and
integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year
physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of
engineering science or physics: a) Statics, dynamics, b) strength
of materials (stress-strain relationships), c) fluid mechanics,
hydraulics, d) thermodynamics; e) electrical fields and circuits;
f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and
aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable
area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics,
heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. OR
A Combination of education and experience. The education must
include courses equivalent to a major in engineering, as shown
above. To be qualifying your experience must be sufficient to
demonstrate: Thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical
sciences underlying professional engineering, and a good
understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering
sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the
branches of engineering.
This must be demonstrated by meeting one of the following:
- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in
Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any
State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
- Written Test showing evidence of having successfully passed the
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, or any other written
test required for professional registration.
- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses
in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that
included the courses specified in the basic requirements.
- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's
degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering
technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science,
mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a
bachelor's degree in engineering, provided that you have at least 1
year of professional engineering experience acquired under
professional engineering supervision and guidance.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for
this position you must also meet the qualification requirements
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GRADE 15: In addition to meeting the basic
requirements you must have one year of specialized experience at a
level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14
grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this
position includes: demonstrated mastery knowledge and technical
understanding of the fundamental principles of professional
engineering and scientific disciplines research, design,
development integrated computer hardware/software information
systems; Expert knowledge of systems design principles and
development methodologies; Expert knowledge of information systems
practices in areas such as applications development, systems
integration, telecommunications, database management, security, and
software engineering. At this level your experience should include
formulating and applying new IS design principles based on broad
architectural guidance; Participating in resolving mission critical
agency-wide issues; developing Service-wide information systems and
providing recommendations. You must have experience providing
quality deliverables at every step of the infrastructure design and
For more information on qualifications please refer to .How You
Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
This position will be filled through the Direct Hire Authority.
Under this authority, competitive rating, ranking, and veterans'
preference procedures do not apply. Your application will be
considered based on education, training, and quality of your
experience. For more information on Direct-Hire Authority visit:
Your application must include your resume, responses to the online
questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that
your resume includes detailed information to support your
qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient
evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified"
Referral: Applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements
may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.
Candidates may be required to participate in a selection interview
(telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting
Official in accordance with hiring practices). We will not
reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from
the interview site.
If you are a displaced Federal employee (eligible for the , you
must be found "well qualified" for the position. Well qualified is
defined as: experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of
the position, demonstrated by meeting all the competencies for this
The following documents are required and must be provided with your
application. All application materials, including transcripts, must
be in English.
- Resume - Your resume MUST contain dates of employment (i.e.,
month/year to month/year or to present). To ensure you receive full
credit for relevant experience, include the hours worked per week.
We recommend that your resume not exceed 5 pages, only the first 5
pages will be reviewed to determine your
eligibility/qualifications. If including Federal service
experience, provide pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09.
Your resume must NOT include photographs, inappropriate content, or
personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security
number. If your resume does not contain the required information
specified, or contains prohibited information as listed above, your
application will be determined incomplete, and you will not receive
consideration for this position. ( are optional.) Please
- Online Application - Questionnaire
- Education - See Education Section above
- Registration/License (If Applicable) - active, current
- Veterans' Preference (If Applicable) - If claiming veterans'
preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy),
or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces
or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and
type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit
an , along with the required documentation listed on the back of
the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans' preference
- 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 (1) a copy of
your spouse's active military orders; OR (2) verification of your
spouse's 100% service-connected disability (e.g., VA Letter and/or
DD-214); OR (3) 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
- Current and Former Federal Employees Documentation (If
Applicable) - You MUST submit a copy of your most recent SF-50
(Notification of Personnel Action) or equivalent personnel action
form which shows your current grade and competitive service status.
(The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 reflects "1" and your
"tenure" block reflects "1" or "2".) If you are applying for a
higher grade, it is recommended to provide an SF-50(s) (or
equivalent) which clearly demonstrates you meet the 52-week
time-in-grade requirement (e.g., Promotion with an effective date
more than one (1) year old, Within-Grade-Increase at the highest
- Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) (If Applicable) - IRS
CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting
area. Treasury CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within the
commuting area. Find required documentation at:
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) (If
Applicable) - If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee,
click for eligibility and a detailed list of required
- 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
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as
specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this
position (or may not receive the special consideration for which
you may be eligible).
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