Computer Engineer Direct Hire
Company: Department Of The Treasury
Posted on: January 26, 2023
WHAT IS THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYDIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at:
Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
Positions can be filled anywhere within Information Technology.
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.
* Using broad information systems (IS) architectural principles,
recognizes the need for and generates new IS engineering theories
and develops highly complex IS design and operations guidance,
documents and policies. This includes the development of
Service-wide information systems standards
* Initiates, directs, or conducts pioneering engineering or
information systems studies which solve major, unexplored issues
across several engineering/information systems disciplines.
* Leads projects to design, acquire, and implement major prototype
and developmental systems or to make extensive modifications and
upgrades to existing systems, taking into account changing
requirements and interfaces, advances in technology, and evolving
* Provides advice and counsel to executive level managers on major
IS technical issues. Consults and collaborates with other
international experts from industry and other governments to
develop IS policies and directions; represents IRS and the U.S. in
national and international technical committees and consortia as a
speaker and participant; and provides counsel on IS development to
technical experts of other national governments.
* Recognized expert in the field of information systems and is
often sought after by outside authorities for consultations,
advice, and guidance in the field of electronics communications and
computer systems architecture.
* Performs initial analysis of diverse information systems
requirements to develop detailed functional requirements and
contract specifications for systems which solve complex or unusual
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been
gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service.
One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work 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:
Four (4) year 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.
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.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for
this position you must also meet the qualification requirements
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-15 LEVEL: 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 experience that
is related to the work of this position and has provided you with
the competencies required for successful job performance.
Qualifying experience is having the mastery knowledge and technical
experience of fundamental principles of professional engineering
and scientific disciplines research, design, development integrated
computer hardware/software information systems; expert experience
of systems design principles and development methodologies;
experience with 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
For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's
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