LEAD INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN)

Air Force Materiel Command - Department of the Air Force

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication, 4) Problem solving. (The experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training; for example: IT certification.) https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/ FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. 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: Expert knowledge of the objectives, overall design, and operating characteristics of state of the art storage, virtualization, operating system, and networking hardware and software components and their interactions. Mastery of IT architectures, concepts, principles, standards, and practices. Ability to apply knowledge of hardware and software systems to analyze/resolve Local, Wide and Metropolitan Area Network system degradation/outages and incorporate new technology into an operating environment. Ability to translate broad Air Force Enterprise Architecture and technical requirements into inter-operable technical solutions and formal acquisitions with and stakeholder organizations. Ability to communicate subject matter expert level knowledge effectively, both orally and in writing, to both a technical and non-technical audience. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures. Ability to lead, motivate, and guide the functions of a technical team. 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.
Click on “Learn more about this agency” button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to lead a team of non-supervisory information technology employees in accomplishing two grade interval work and to perform work that is of the same kind and level as the highest level of work accomplished by the team lead.