MATHEMATICIAN

U.S. Navy - Agency Wide | Mechanicsburg, PA

Posted Date 11/23/2018
Description You will serve as a Mathematician in the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.

THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.In addition to the basic education requirements, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

FOR THE GS-05 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed the basic education requirement

FOR THE GS-07 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Mathematician demonstrating knowledge of developing mathematical methods to solve a variety of scientific, engineering, economic, and/or military problems where precise specification of the relationships, rigor and economy of mathematical operations, and logical deduction are the controlling considerations. OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

FOR THE GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Mathematician demonstrating knowledge of developing mathematical methods to solve a variety of scientific, engineering, economic, and/or military problems where precise specification of the relationships, rigor and economy of mathematical operations, and logical deduction are the controlling considerations. OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

FOR THE GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a of developing mathematical methods to solve a variety of scientific, engineering, economic, and/or military problems where precise specification of the relationships, rigor and economy of mathematical operations, and logical deduction are the controlling considerations. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out mathematics assignments; AND 2) formulating mathematical models and associated computation methods to analyze special problem areas and evaluate system performance OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

For the GS-12 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist performing the following duties: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out assignments; 2) design simulation experiments, analyze results, and prepare appropriate technical reports; AND 3) develop or participate in determining appropriate mathematical and statistical methods for operational analyses, interpretation, and evaluation of specific tests for system components.

FOR THE GS-13 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist performing the following duties: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out assignments; 2) design simulation experiments, analyze results, and prepare appropriate technical reports; AND 3) develop or participate in determining appropriate mathematical and statistical methods for operational analyses, interpretation, and evaluation of specific tests for system components.

FOR THE GS-14 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist demonstrating a substantive knowledge of mathematics. This experience typically include duties such as: developing specifications and applying new computer software programs and/or modifying existing programs to perform mathematical analysis of phenomena observed during experimental investigations.

FOR THE GS-15 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist advising on the following matters: managing a operating systems environment, designing new or standard industry modeling software and engineering applications/models researching various data sources, applying systems engineering and operations research techniques to develop/design computer system architecture or system software model systems.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

Individual Occupational Requirements link:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1500/mathematics-series-1520/

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