IT Specialist (Computer Specialist)

Posted on Jun 16, 2021 via USAJobs

Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice

Grand Prairie, TX  |  #technology #government


Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons? You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce.

You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions.

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming.

Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.

There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at this grade level.

OR Experience: You must have Information Technology (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.nCustomer 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.nOral 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.nProblem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

AND Specialized Experience You must have one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in federal service.

To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/qualifications to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT.

Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Experience serving as technical expert in personal computer (PC) hardware, local area networks (LANs), commercial PC software, custom PC programming, and telecommunications.nExperience developing and providing training for institutions, regional offices, and Central Office staff, based on stipulated areas of focus, weakness or new initiatives relating to the Inmate Education Network and other Field IT Operations Support Section initiatives.nExperience in designing, configuration, and implementation of LAN.

The Specialist may be called upon to brief upper management on development of new networking developments and networking standards, and the results of new installations.nExperience serving as the technical lead in the design, procurement, deliveries and installation of network hardware and software for field locations as relates to inmate education related IT projects.nExperience developing test plans to ensure that the system functions as designed and that security requirements are being met.

If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience.

To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.

**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

Deadline: 2021-06-11 (Expired)
Salary: 99K-129K Per Year

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