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The senior software development specialist with responsibility for providing technical and analytical assistance involving three or more IT specialty areas to support the information management needs of users throughout USAO-DC.
Software Development, Scripting Support and SQL Database Administration
Candidate shall support the routine Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of current scripts, batch jobs and scheduled tasks in the USAO-DC environment. Candidate must have Subject Matter Expertise (SME) level understanding and be able to understand previously created scripts and their interaction with other automated processes within our environment. The scripts generally help make the management of data easier for the IT Operations group as well as enhance the customer experience.
The Candidate shall perform complex systems design, development, testing, and implementation of substantially new scripted automated procedures that support the specialized and unique needs of the USAO-DC. These duties involve substantial extension of standard EOUSA IT functionality and result in new systems, approaches, and applications of use, or potential use, throughout the USAO-DC. Systems analysis and software/scripting design functions include the following:
3.1 Work performed will typically involve working with Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer Edition relational database management system and typically include, but are not be limited to:
IT Systems - Maintains responsibility for testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, maintenance and management of networked systems used for the transmission of information and data. Ensures systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency.
3.8.1 TASK 1 - Ongoing Maintenance Support
Contractor shall provide maintenance support for existing system scripts to include:
Contractor shall support the development of enhancements to existing USAO-DC scripts as prioritized by, and under the direction of, the IT Network Administration Manager. Specific tasks shall include the following:
Contractor shall support the conversion of current and existing scripts, especially Visual Basic scripts to Powershell based scripts where applicable.
At the discretion of the USAO-DC IT Network Administration Manager, some of these tasks may be modified, or new tasks added, to address evolving needs. The exact level of effort for Tasks cannot be determined since the number and severity of defects to be corrected and the number of minor enhancements is unknown. Likewise, the exact level of effort for the other tasks is dependent upon requirements analysis and other variables unknown at this time. Given these unknowns, a breakdown of the estimated level of effort of Contractor staff for each major task as a percentage of the total level of effort is shown below:
TASK 1 - Ongoing Maintenance Support 20%
TASK 2 - Minor Enhancements to Existing Scripts and Interfaces 20%
TASK 3 - Development of new scripts 30%
TASK 4 - Creation of system documentation 30%
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES OF TECHNNICAL SUPPORT PERSONNEL
5.1 Specific skills include, but are not limited to, the following:
5.2 Personal Computer Systems:
a. Knowledge of IBM-compatible personal computer systems-related hardware devices
b. Knowledge of Windows 10 OS
c. Knowledge of personal computer application systems including Word
2016, Excel, Visual Studio 2013.
5.3 Systems Development Methodology
a. Knowledge of data modeling and process modeling using Oracle Designer or similar tools.
b. Knowledge of requirements analysis and system definition reports and documentation.
c. Skills in providing end user training.
d. Skills in project planning.
e. Skills writing user and system manuals.
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