Department of the Air Force - Air Force Personnel Center.
* DutiesHelp## Duties
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace.To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power.That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations.Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
**Direct Hiring Authority for Cyber Workforce Positions:**
These positions are being filled under Direct-Hire Authority for Cyber Workforce Positions.The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint qualified individuals directly into cyber workforce positions up to the GS-15 level (or equivalent) that are necessary to carry out the responsibilities of U.S.Cyber Command.These positions are located Air Force-Wide.
**Selections made under this announcement may be non-competitively converted to CYBER excepted service.**
**For DHA Positions:**
This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location\/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur.This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).There may or may not be actual\/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.
**This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.**
**This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).**
**Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
This public notice may be used to fill target grades.
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* Perform professional electronics engineering work supporting acquisition of weapon systems and support equipment.Develop system performance requirements, objectives and integration, and the estimation of time and resources for system design, development, and support.
* Apply a number of diverse engineering practices, techniques, and processes to identify and resolve problems which could impact success.Perform analysis and uses systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approaches to implement, develop, and document program requirements.
* Recommend and evaluate procedures and employs innovative techniques and methods to achieve goals.Develop, execute and review policies, processes, and procedures of a special or miscellaneous character that span multiple scientific and engineering disciplines involving the application of knowledge of such fundamentals.
* Provide status and advisory services to senior functional engineers or senior program engineers and managers on problems, issues, and projects in assigned areas; complies with all applicable Federal, state, and local laws and policies.Plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct the development and\/or production of single or multiple systems, subsystems, or equipment items to meet cost, schedule, performance, and supportability criteria; integrates multiple logistics and\/or acquisition functions to implement program management strategy.
* May be responsible for preparation of oral\/written reports, and duties may include administering the resources required to execute project requirements.Work may include use or development of computer aided engineering and analysis tools
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
* #### Job family (Series)
0855 Electronics Engineering
### Conditions of Employment
* U.S.Citizenship is required
* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
* Total salary varies depending on location of position
* PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
* Recruitment incentives may be authorized
* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
* Disclosure of Political Appointments
* Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year FY 2017, Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (USC) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package.
**GS-05**: Applicants who meet the basic requirements described in the individual occupational requirements are fully qualified for the specified entry grade (generally grade GS-05).
**GS-07:** At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal service, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skill, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.Experience: Studies engineering texts, periodicals, manufacturers' publications and other technical material to obtain information on materials, equipment and pertinent data.Uses computer and computer software such as information management programs, test software, and project tracking programs to assist higher-grade electronics engineers in solving engineering problems and facilitate the work.
**GS-09:** At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skill, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.Examples of this experience includes: Utilizing electronics engineering principles and concepts and the ability to apply standard engineering practices, methods, and techniques to perform relatively limited engineering assignments.
**GS-11**: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skill, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.Experience: Examples of this experience includes: Modeling and simulation professional theories, concepts, principles, techniques, and practices of computer engineering, electronics engineering and\/or computer science.
**GS-12:** At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skill, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.Experience: Examples of this experience includes: Leading and\/or performing engineering work involving electronic circuits, circuit elements and equipment systems; applying a number of diverse electronics engineering practices, techniques and processes to identify and resolve complex engineering issues; supporting the planning, testing and troubleshooting of electronics engineering systems or devices; and, developing computer aided engineering analysis and tools in support of planning and designing applications.
*GS-13*: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skill, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.Experience: Examples of this experience includes: Supporting the planning, execution, and instrumentation of electronics engineering tests; providing engineering support for tests, assessments, experiments and system evaluations; coordinating and directing the activities of engineers in the operation and maintenance of advanced hardware and facilities assessing the vulnerability of systems and subsystems; and developing analytical methods, tools, standards, and models and simulations used in electronics engineering and test planning.
**GS-14**: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skill, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.Examples of this experience includes: Supporting the planning, execution, and instrumentation of electronics engineering tests; providing engineering support for tests, assessments, experiments and system evaluations; coordinating and directing the activities of engineers in the operation and maintenance of advanced hardware and facilities assessing the vulnerability of systems and subsystems; and developing analytical methods, tools, standards, and models and simulations used in electronics engineering and test planning.
**GS-15:** At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skill, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.Examples of this experience includes: Supporting the planning, execution, and instrumentation of electronics engineering tests; providing engineering support for tests, assessments, experiments and system evaluations; coordinating and directing the activities of engineers in the operation and maintenance of advanced hardware and facilities assessing the vulnerability of systems and subsystems; and developing analytical methods, tools, standards, and models and simulations used in electronics engineering and test planning.
To view qualifying educational requirements and\/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:
**KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (****KSAs****): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and\/or competencies in the following areas:**
1.Knowledge of professional electronics engineering theories, concepts, principles, techniques, and practices involved in electronics, system design, architecture, and integration.
2.Knowledge of systems engineering issues and best practices for areas such as software, electronics, and environmental.
3.Knowledge of standard acquisition regulations, practices, and procedures.
4.Ability to analyze data and communicate results in oral and written presentations.
5.Ability to use computer applications in support of planning, designing, analysis, and reporting.
**PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:**Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
**VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE:**Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
**IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY:** You **MUST** provide transcripts to support your educational claims.Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.Department of Education.
**FOREIGN EDUCATION:** Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements.You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S.education program.It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
### Additional information
**Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (****ICTAP****):** For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the \Highly Qualified\ or \Best Qualified\ Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy.You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
**Employed Annuitants (****Reemployed**** Annuitants):**Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.Click here for more information.
**Temporary and Term Appointments:** If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition.NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.
**Selective Service:** Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.For additional information, click here.
**Direct Deposit:** All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
**Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.**
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.Please follow all instructions carefully.Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit.The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of
ot qualified\ or \insufficient information\ and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1.Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)
* If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed.The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is \most recent.\ It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
* If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
* For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month\/year to month\/year or month\/year to present).If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2.A complete Application Questionnaire
3.Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below).Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
**The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:**
1.Online Application - Questionnaire
2.Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period
3.Transcripts - if qualifying based on education or positive education series
4.Registration\/License - active, current registration\/license if applicable for the position
5.Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service\/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service.In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
**ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:** The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a \certification\ of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible.A \certification\ letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of \veteran\ under 5 U.S.C.2108(1).The \certification\ must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions **not later than 120 days after the date of submission**.The \certification\ must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e.honorable).Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation.Your preference and\/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.Active duty members that fail to provide a valid \certification\ of service with their initial application will be found
ot eligible.\ Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement\/separation if member is on terminal leave.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.Therefore, provide only the attendance and\/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S.Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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* How to Apply
## How to Apply
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 05\/31\/2018.
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: sastaffing.gov\/ViewQuestionnaire\/10107223
To begin the process, click the** Apply Online**button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire.Please ensure you click the **Submit My Application**button at the end of the process.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.
**PLEASE NOTE:** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and\/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully.You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here.Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
Human Resources **WILL NOT**modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
### Agency contact information
### Total Force Service Center
550 C Street W
JBSA Randolph AFB, TX
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### Next steps
After you submit your application, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required.
**Your application will remain active through the open period of this Public Notice.Once this Public Notice closes, you must reapply.**
* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly.Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job.Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov.For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov\/GetJob\/ViewDetails\/487700500.Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 01\/01\/2018 to 05\/31\/2018
*Salary:* $33,394 to $157,663 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 5 - 15
*Work schedule:* Multiple Schedules
*Appointment type:* Multiple Appointment Types
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