Department of the Air Force - Robins AFB, GA

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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.

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee (Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service)

The primary purpose of this position is : To serve as a software engineering technical specialist/advisor with the technical mastery for embedded software.
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses may be paid

DUTIES: Back to top MAJOR DUTIES · Performs technical work and executes technical projects.
· Plans, organizes, coordinates and accomplishes assigned workload.
· Complies with directives, regulations, processes, and other guidance.
· Communicates and interacts effectively and furthers organizational objectives.
· Performs other duties as assigned.
· Works to achieve and support quality improvement in all products and services.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-12) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include software engineering technical specialist/advisor with the technical mastery for embedded software. Experience must have been at a level of difficulty and complexity sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of this position. It may have been gained in the private sector, volunteer service, military service, and/or government service, etc.


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:


Federal Time-In-Grade (TIG): Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-12 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. 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:
· Knowledge of electronic principles, concepts and circuitry.
· Knowledge of computer science principles, concepts, algorithmic design and software languages.
· Knowledge of aircraft avionics systems and aircraft systems software architectures.
· Knowledge of Software Engineering Environment (SEE) architectures.
· Knowledge of embedded systems, open system architectures and data bus architectures.
· Knowledge of embedded aircraft weapon system and support system software, hardware and software architectures, bus architectures, algorithmic design and circuitry.
· Knowledge of testing concepts, methods and principles for airborne avionics fault detection and recording systems.
· Knowledge of FAA, ISO, IEEE and MIL standards for avionics and software.
· Knowledge of modern software and system engineering processes and standards.
· Knowledge of safety and securi6ty regulations, practices, and procedures.
· Knowledge of organizational software engineering policies, processes and procedures.
· Knowledge of organizational software engineering mission, goals and objectives.
· Knowledge of local, Air Force and DoD policies, directives and organizational responsibilities.
· Skilled in use of software risk management techniques and problem-solving methods.
· Skilled in use of requirements management tools, software configuration management tools an software development tools.
· Skilled in application of system hardware and software engineering knowledge to understand/solve problems.
· Ability to lead, motivate and guide the functions of team.
· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
· Ability to execute projects and studies within established resource, time and performance constraints.
· Ability to originate new ideas, projects, studies and methodologies.
· Ability to train, mentor and motivate technical personnel.
· Ability to understand guidance and exercise good judgement.
· Ability to apply lean, safety, security, and health principles, practices, and procedures and to understand and apply internal management procedures.
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.

ARE YOU USING YOUR 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 CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT : · The employee must obtain and maintain an appropriate security clearance.
· The employee shares in the responsibility for a sound industrial safety program, it required to comply with all applicable safety directives and promptly reports unsafe conditions to the immediate supervisor.
· This position may require the employee to travel for temporary travel (TDY) away from the normal duty station including overseas travel, in accordance with JTR, Vol. II.
· The employee must be willing and able to travel on military and commercial aircraft.
· The employee is required to work in shifts.
· The employee may be required to work overtime.
· The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays and may be required to work alternate shifts from normal duty hours.
· The employee may be required to work overtime on an emergency basis.
· The employee may be recalled to duty at the worksite at any hour, on any day during an actual or simulated national emergency.
· This position requires the employee to have the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.
· This position has been designated as an acquisition position and is covered by the Acquisition Processional Development Program (APDP).
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: 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 "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

BENEFITS: Back to top The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program . In addition to your take-home pay benefits currently offered to Federal employees. Direct Deposit : All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

OTHER INFORMATION: 90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which must include:

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. I
          • f your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
          • or 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 Occupational 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.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, July 08, 2013

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 occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 918947. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144 . All support documents should be uploaded to your USAJOBS account and included with your application package. Faxing documents should used as a last resort; do not fax duplicate documents.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Please note: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire in Section 25 of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one. When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX

3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144 . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (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 by clicking here . Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement. · Online Application (Questionnaire)
· Resume - If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position. · Eligibility Documentation, CURRENT SF50
· Transcripts, This position has a positive education requirement. Please submit transcripts that confer your degree in engineering.

Phone: (478)222-0670
Agency Information:
Robins AFB Staffing
455 Byron Street STE 465
Robins AFB, GA

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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...