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Office of the Secretary of the Interior PERSONNEL SYSTEMS ANALYST (SECURITY) in Lakewood, Colorado

Summary *THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2024. This position is part of the Interior Business Center (IBC), Human Resources Directorate (HRD), IBC HRD Personnel and Payroll Systems Division. The incumbent will be responsible for planning, organizing, conducting program analysis, and testing the functionality of FPPS security and interfaces with related systems operated by the IBC and its client organizations. Responsibilities Responsible for documenting and controlling security within FPPS for Human Resources Lines of Business (HRLOB) and to support New Client Migrations. Resolves security-related design, testing, new client implementation problems, and coordinates methods and schedules for system testing, user acceptance testing, and implementation. Researches and analyzes functionality of the system to identify capabilities in relation to existing system requirements, deficiencies, and problems. Serves as a functional tester evaluating segments of the FPPS System, which includes independent testing, validation, and review of the system. Coordinates findings and recommendations with other functional and system specialists to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness of the system. Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship is required. Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation. Direct Deposit of pay is required. Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt. Status candidates must meet time-in-grade (see Qualifications). Qualifications At the GS-12 level, you must meet the following qualification:One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to that of the GS-11 grade level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to an extensive understanding of a system security; extensive understanding of interpreting personnel regulations and requirements within an automated personnel and payroll system, and any related changes to an automated personnel and payroll system. Applicants must carefully review the information in the "How You Will Be Evaluated" section for important information and instructions pertaining to the multi-hurdle assessment process for this position. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b). 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. Education Additional Information Career Transition Assistance Programs: CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP and ICTAP visit: Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements: Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses Other Special Appointment Authorities OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities Telework Suitability: The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act. Stipulations of Employment: Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period. Work Schedule: This position allows for a flexible work schedule. Miscellaneous: This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. 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