Computer Scientist (Data Scientist) (Springfield)

  • Springfield, MA


: $91,060.00 - $134,310.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Office of Business Transformation is the Principal Staff Assistant and advisor to the Under Secretary of the Army as the Chief Management Officer for all business operations activities and programs in the Department of the Army. Responsibilities include establishing policies on, and supervising, all business operations regarding business transformation, business planning and processes, performance management, and business information technology management and improvement activities and programs.. Responsibilities. Develops insights to deliver positive business impact for assigned functional domains to support DA and Department of Defense leadership.. Provides quarterly assessments of performance related to the Enterprise Data Analytics Strategy objectives.. Supports the maintenance and management of a portfolio of enterprise-level data analytics projects and activities.. Evaluates current tools and infrastructure against new options for effects on automation, costs, manpower, and business processes associated with data analytics activities and recommends appropriate adjustments to related approaches.. Appraises large data sets to find opportunities for operations and process optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action.. Employs a variety data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations to drive business results initiated from data-based insights.. Discovers solutions hidden in large data sets and works with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.. Coordinates with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.. Creates and uses advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.. Travel Required. Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 10% for this position.. Supervisory status. Promotion Potential. Job family (Series). 1550 Computer Science. Requirements. Requirements. Conditions of Employment. This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment.. The incumbent may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays and/or overtime.. TDY travel may be required 10% or less of the time.. Qualifications. Who May Apply: US Citizens. In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.. This position is a TERM position Not to Exceed 3 years. It is time-limited and may be extended up to a maximum of eight years. This position may be converted to permanent career or career-conditional appointment without further competition as long as all requirements are met. To be eligible for conversion, employee must complete at least 2 years of current continuous service under a term appointment in the competitive service AND employee must have a current performance rating under such term appointment of at least fully successful or equivalent.. Basic Requirement for Computer Scientist:. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in computer science or bachelor's degree (or higher degree) with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus.. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. This Definition of Specialized Experience is typical of word performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).. Specialized experience is defined as:Experience working with large data sets to identify opportunities for operations and process optimization; using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics; working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:. Data Analysis. Data Systems and Management. Technology Application. Education. FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: Additional information. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.. One year trial/probationary period may be required.. Direct Deposit of Pay is required.. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.. This is a Career Program (CP) 36 - Analysis, Modeling and Simulation position.. You may claim military spouse preference.. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.. How You Will Be Evaluated. You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.. Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.. You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.. Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.. Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.. Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.. Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.. Background checks and security clearance. Security clearance. Drug test required. Position sensitivity and risk. Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk. Trust determination process. National security. Required Documents. Required Documents. The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).. As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.. 1. Your resume:. Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.. If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS 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 incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.. For additional information see: What to include in your resume.. 2. Other supporting documents:. Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable. This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for experience. If you meet this requirement based on education you MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses. NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.. 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.. A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.. Review our benefits. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.. The Army is a key component of the U.S. Armed Forces, providing expeditionary land forces wherever and whenever they are required. Workin...
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