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Computer Sys Anlyst/prgmr

Posted: December 10, 2023 Expired: February 29, 2024
American Samoa
High School

United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 11571250

If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the

examination may be limited.


Information Technology

Job Posting Period

12/01/2023 - 12/15/2023

Job Title


Facility Location



CONTACT INFORMATION: [email protected]

Position Information






HOURS: 08:00 A.M. to 04:30 P.M.

SALARY RANGE: 89,119 USD Annually


BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies.

We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer

contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.

Persons Eligible to Apply

All U.S. Citizens, permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or any other territory owing allegiance to the United

States. Applicants must be available for screening activities, including an interview. Applicants entitled to veterans’
preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position.

If you are a military veteran, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy #4) to your application under the

Veterans Preference tab.

Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System.

Applicants must be age 18 at the time of hire (or age 16 with a high school diploma).

All applicants must apply on line at to be considered for this employment opportunity. Paper or

Emailed Applications for Employment will not be accepted in person or by email. You must have a valid email address to

apply as communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be

conveyed by email.

Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list right away to allow correspondence, especially if you

use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email address!

NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regards to this

employment opportunity. Respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponses

may result in disqualification for this opportunity.

Newly appointed employees are subject to a 180 day probationary period.

Applicants must demonstrate in writing the requirements listed on the announcement through a combination of education,

training and experience. You may use both your Summary of Accomplishments and description of duties (under Work

Experience) to address each of the requirements listed.


This position is a remote work capable position.

Remote work capable positions (or remote work positions) are defined as positions for which employees can work from a

remote location (telework) full time except when on official travel as directed by management. These positions are part of the

CIO Remote Work Program.

Unless geographic restrictions are specifically noted on the job posting, a remote employee may work from any location

within the United States of America.

Work from an international location is not authorized.

Employees participating in the Remote Work Program must sign a CIO Remote Work Agreement. The Agreement is a

condition of employment for remote work capable positions. Each Agreement will document the terms of the individual’s
participation in the Remote Work Program, including but not limited to the following:

Location of the remote worksite(s).

Equipment and information resource requirements.

Safety requirements.

Supplies, costs, and liability.

Reimbursement of relocation expenses will NOT be authorized.

Current career postal employees are not eligible to apply.

Background Check

The Inspection Service criminal background check is conducted using United States information resources only (e.g., FBI
fingerprint check, state and county checks). A criminal background check involves a 5-year inquiry for any location where
the individual has resided, worked or gone to school within the United States or its territories. As a result of this limitation,
the criminal background checks of individuals who have not resided in the United States or its territories for the preceding

5-years may not be considered complete. The Inspection Service may be able to process inquiries for U.S. Citizens only,
but only if their time spent out of the country was spent as: a trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S.
government (military or civilian), a missionary, a studentattending school in a foreign country, a Peace Corps participant, or
as an employee of a U.S.-based employer/company. If the Inspection Service is unable to perform a complete background
check because of residency outside the United States, such individuals will be ineligible for Postal employment.

Functional Purpose

Work alone or as part of a team on simple to complex projects, assisting or as lead analyst/programmer. Analyze, evaluate,

and develop, new and existing, computer programs, systems, and procedures used to process data. Update programs and

systems documentation and instructions.


1. Participate in the project planning process that determines programming and hardware needs. Assist or lead in preparing

programming specifications and in developing coding logic. Prepare charts, diagrams, and other documentation as needed.

2. Design, code, test, and debug computer programs, independently or as part of a team, using computer languages

identified and available in the Infrastructure Tool Kit (ITK).

3. Oversee the consistent utilization of USPS development standards, procedures and processes. Ensure systems

compatibility. Follow data security procedures and identify potential data security risks.

4. Maintain contact, as designated, with the team leader, customers, contractors, and equipment vendors to monitor

progress and coordinate varied project stages.

5. Maintain computer programs and systems. Revise and update computer programs, procedures, and systems; including

rewrites to the systems documentation and instructions as necessary.

6. Performs other job-related tasks as assigned or required to support the duties outlined above.


Manager or supervisor of unit to which assigned.

The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:




DOCUMENT DATE: March 13, 2008


Work alone or as part of a team on simple to complex projects, assisting or as lead analyst/programmer. Analyze, evaluate,

and develop, new and existing, computer programs, systems, and procedures used to process data. Update programs and

systems documentation and instructions.


See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes given above.


This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of

the position. Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each KSA, to include at least minimum

competency for senior-qualified positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily. Applicants demonstrate these

levels by describing examples of experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-postal. Ratings are based on

the demonstration of the level of possession of each of the KSAs. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.

1. Knowledge of application development, such as WEB, batch, and object-oriented.

2. Knowledge of industry-standard software development life cycle processes.

3. Ability to use relational database technology.

4. Experience defining requirements and design specifications, creating conceptual, logical and physical design using case

models, component models, and physical models.

5. Experience writing, editing and updating programs in support of software applications, using one or more programming

languages such as JAVA, SQL, COBOL and/or Visual Basic.

6. Experience testing, debugging and repairing programs sufficient to meet software specifications.

7. Experience conducting systems tests and establishing test plans.

8. Ability to solve problems using analytical skills.

9. Ability to work without immediate supervision.

10. Ability to work with others in a team environment.

11. Ability to read and understand job-related materials such as instructions, specifications, references and manuals.

12. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.


Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.

Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.


Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans'
preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form
214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an
equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or
selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This
request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation
needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

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