Public Notice For Direct Hire (Data Modernization) - Computer Scientist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 1/29/2024
Description The CDC utilize Direct Hire Authority to fill vacancies in a variety of occupations. The vacancy is a REPOSITORY of applications.

Applications may be periodically referred to hiring managers both during the open period and after the closing date. Because of the large number of applications anticipated, applicants' status will not be updated. Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to the grade level of the position. See specifics for the occupation and grade for which you are applying on the following CDC link: Direct Hiring Authority | Working at CDC | Careers at CDC

This public notice will be used to fill the positions listed below at multiple grade levels and locations.
  • Computer Scientist (Data Scientist) (Informatics): Grades GS-7 through GS-15
Basic Qualifications
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, & computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics & mathematics that included differential & integral calculus.
In addition to Basic Qualifications above, Minimum Qualifications must be met:
  • GS-7:
    • At least 1 year of graduate-level education OR
    • Superior Academic Achievement (See Education section) OR
    • 1 year of specialized experience (GS-5 equivalent) OR
    • A combination of education & experience
  • GS-9:
    • At least 2 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree OR
    • 1 year of specialized experience (GS-7 equivalent) OR
    • A combination of education & experience
  • GS-11:
    • At least 3 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR
    • 1 year of specialized experience (GS-9 equivalent) OR
    • A combination of education & experience
  • GS-12 & above:
    • At least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level
Salary49,025.00 - 186,854.00 Annual

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