Supervisor Computer Scientist

Defense Health Agency

Summary About the Position: This position is located at Rosslyn, Virginia. This is a Direct Hire Solicitation. A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized. Salary negotiation may be available for those candidates who are new to Federal service. Student Loan repayment may be authorized. Responsibilities Directs, coordinates, and oversees critical operational and integration systems engineering for the Enterprise efforts to establish, maintain, and improve health records information systems, their hardware and software applications. Conceives, analyzes, and evaluates new concepts and combinations of advanced technologies. Establishes requirements for technologies and identifies alternatives to meet program needs. Evaluates and advises on the feasibility of new technology and state-of-the-art equipment for incorporation into existing systems and equipment, providing leadership in the use of prototypes. Develops policies, guidelines, and procedures governing the design development, testing and production of electronic medical records. Exercises the full range of supervisory authority regarding assignment of projects and tasks. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Supervisor Computer Scientist, NH-1550-04: Degree: Bachelors degree (or higher degree) in computer science or bachelors degree (or higher degree) with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. Evaluation of Education: Applicants should have sufficient knowledge to understand the fundamental concepts and techniques of computer science. Courses designed to provide an introduction to computer science techniques and methodologies, to problems of system design, and to other specialized fields are acceptable. Courses or experience in teaching elementary, business, or shop mathematics are not acceptable. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: performing health records information systems development; AND managing hardware and software applications and testing operations; AND implementing systems of systems; AND performing software development to include Agile and DevSecOp; AND leading organizational transformation/change. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (NH-03). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Active Career Field. DOD Position Certification Level and Training Requirements. All Acquisition Workforce Positions Mandated in Title 10, USC, Section 1723. DoD 5000.52-M, DOD Acquisition Career Development Program contains specific requirements for acquisition categories and grade/level. Current requirement are available at Back to Basics – Helpful Resources ( This is a Defense Acquisition Workforce position. The employee must meet the DODI 5000.66 requirements applicable to the Career Category/Functional Area and the Career Level Certification assigned on the sequenced position Conditions of Employment data filed in the header of the PD/PRD. Advanced (formerly Level III): This is a DOD Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectee must meet position requirements for Engineering and Technical certification within 48 months as of entrance on duty. Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Advance in-hire (higher step request) may be Authorized. Advanced Leave Accrual may be Authorized. Advanced (formerly Level III): This is a DOD Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectee must meet position requirements for Engineering and Technical certification within 48 months as of entrance on duty.