Careers Page Banner

INTERN POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

Contract Specialist (1102)
Duties may include reviewing and analyzing incoming actions to determine adequacy and completeness. Perform market analysis to determine availability of the product or producers/manufacturers. Determine method of procurement. Perform price/cost analysis. Plan and conduct negotiations with the objective of obtaining the best type of contract in order to fulfill government requirements.

Budget Analyst (560)
Duties can include a variety of budgetary functions, such as: performing routine budget administration functions in the formulation, execution, and review of assigned portions of the annual budget; formulating and revising the annual budget estimate for serviced activities; researching, compiling, and summarizing budgetary data; checking accuracy and adequacy of budget justification data submitted in support of budget estimates; and performing designated portions of more complex budgetary assignments under the supervision of senior analysts.

Accountant (510)
The incumbent of this position will provide professional advice and assistance in the day-to-day operations of the accounting function either individually or with the support of other accounting and support personnel. This is a trainee Accountant position designed to furnish the incumbent with qualifying experience in order to perform successfully in progressively more responsible positions until reaching the target full performance level of GS-12. This position is in the DISA Career Development Intern Program.

Human Resources Specialist (201)
The incumbent will learn a full range of Human Resources functions, to include staffing, position classification, employee relations, and will provide personnel services for several designated organizations within within DISA. Trainees assist senior staff members, may attend joint DoD, Federal and/or public sectors meetings and conferences, and participate in working groups. The individual will work closely with a team leader and/or supervisor on assigned tasks.

Program Analyst (343)
Individuals will study management improvement, work productivity, organizational structure, and administrative procedures. Performs specific assigned tasks involving the application of analytical techniques. Assists in providing technical guidance in the areas of management operations. Assists senior analysts in conducting detailed analysis of complex functions and work processes of the organizations. Studies problems of a procedural or factual nature, such as assessing program impact due to changes in schedules. Leads in various working group meetings and conferences. Prepares and presents briefings and reports to management.

Management Analyst (343)
Duties can include: studying management improvement of work productivity, organization structure, administrative procedures or workload distribution; performing specific assigned tasks involving the application of analytical techniques to study efficiency and effectiveness of management practices and operations; performing projects such as analyzing organizational design, space planning, work measurement, or task analysis; and assisting senior analysts in the development and establishment of the framework for implementing long-range plans.

Logistics Management Specialist (346)
The purpose of this developmental position is to perform analytical work concerned with the availability, reliability, maintainability, sustainability and supportability of IT and telecommunications systems. The following duties would be considered typical of this grade level: As an advanced entry-level trainee, the incumbent will assist senior staff members in the planning of acquisition life-cycle supportability of IT systems. Participates in a variety of duties with an increasing degree of difficulty and responsibility. Participates in a variety of projects utilizing logistics management skills to provide assistance in assessment, planning, reporting and interaction with senior program officials. May attend joint DoD, federal and/or public sector meetings, and conferences and participate in working groups

Resource Analyst (501)
Proactively targets self-development of key financial areas, consistent with interests and abilities, based on academic and employment background, and on organizational need. Performs progressively complex functions in related areas consistent with the agency's mission, programs, and services. Participates in work team efforts to provide management and administrative support to major projects and initiatives. Applies quantitative, problem solving, and analytical skills in a review of financial and operating program data for major financial programs. Presents results and recommendations for improving financial management in the organization.

Telecommunications Specialist (391)
The incumbent will assist senior staff members in the collection and analysis of data, performing a variety of duties with an increasing degree of difficulty and responsibility. Participates in a variety of projects utilizing basic computer skills to provide assistance in evaluating requirements and procedures, assisting with the preparation of technical reports, and interacting with senior program officials. May attend joint DoD, federal and or public sector meetings, conferences, and participate in working groups.

Public Affairs Specialist (1035)
The incumbent of this position will serve as an intern with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). As a participant in the DISA intern program, the incumbent will receive formal and informal training, which, along with rotational assignments, are intended to enhance individual technical competencies. Participates as a student intern in a formalized cooperative education training program position performing public affairs work assignments of progressively increasing difficulty and complexity. Participates in preliminary preparation and dissemination of information to the news media, the general public and other audiences. Prepare news and feature articles; press releases, video and slide scripts for management review.

Audiovisual Production Specialist (1071)
As an entry level trainee, the incumbent will assist senior staff members in planning organizing, and directing the work of writers, editors, actors, narrators, musicians, set designers, audio and lighting technicians, camera operators, and other associated technical personnel to produce, select, and arrange the actions, sounds, and visual effects required for the finished production. May attend joint DoD, federal and/ or public sector meetings, conferences, and participate in working groups.

IT Specialist (2210)
The incumbent performs work that involves a wide range of IT management activities that typically extend and apply to an entire organization or major components of an organization. The specialties are according to the system development life cycle management process to develop, implement and ensure compliance with plans, policies, standards, infrastructures, and architectures that establish the framework for the management of all IT programs. The purpose of this developmental position is to perform analytical work concerned with integrated systems, computer programs, and/or equipment. As an entry level trainee, the incumbent will assist senior staff members in the collection and analysis of data, performing a variety of duties with an increasing degree of difficulty and responsibility. Participates in a variety of projects utilizing basic computer skills to provide assistance in evaluating requirements and procedures, assisting with the preparation of technical reports, and interacting with senior program officials. May attend joint DoD, federal and/or public sector meetings, conferences, and participate in working groups. OPM has prescribed eleven parenthetical titles for the Information Technology Management series, 2210. Parenthetical titles, as defined below, may be used with the basic title of the position to further identify the duties and responsibilities performed and the special knowledge and skills needed.

  • IT Specialist (SysAnalysis, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves applying analytical processes to the planning, design and implementation of new and improved information systems to meet the business requirements of customer organizations.
  • IT Specialist (INFOSEC, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, networks and date through the planning, analysis, development implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs, policies, procedures and tools.
  • IT Specialist (APPSW, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves the design, documentation, development, modification, testing, installation, implementation and support of new or new or existing application software
  • IT Specialist (SYSADMIN, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves planning and coordinating the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of hardware and software systems.
  • IT Specialist (NETWORK, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, integration, maintenance, and/or management of networked systems used for the transmission of information in voice, data, and/or video formats.
  • IT Specialist (CUSTSPT, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves the planning and delivery of customer support services, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, and/or training, in response to customer requirements.
  • IT Specialist (OS, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves the planning, installation, configuration, testing, implementation, and management of the systems environment in support of the organization's IT architecture and business needs.
  • (IT Specialist DATAMGT, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves the planning, development, implementation and administration of systems for the acquisition, storage, and retrieval of data.
  • IT Specialist (PLCYPLN, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that involves a wide range of IT management activities that typically extend and apply to an entire organization or major components of an organization. This specialties is according to the system development life cycle management process to develop, implement and ensure compliance with plans, policies, standards, infrastructures, and architectures that establish the framework for the management of all IT programs.
  • IT Specialist (INET, 2210)
    The incumbent performs work that provides services that permit the publication and transmission of information about agency programs to internal and external audiences using the internet.
  • IT Specialist (ENTARCH, 2210)
    Work that involves the analysis, planning, design, implementation, documentation, assessment, and management of the enterprise structural framework to align IT strategy, plans, and systems with the mission, goals, structure, and processes of the organization.

Computer Engineer (854)
Plans and conducts research or development projects or portions of projects characterized by clear and specified objectives, investigation of limited areas of controllable variables, and self-directed work in planning and carrying out experiments in accordance with approaches structured by others. Establishes or modifies test criteria, develops test procedures, adapts, or modifies specialized testing equipment, directs test equipment installation, conducts tests, following standard engineering test practices and procedures. Assists higher-graded engineers in the management of research projects directed toward the development of novel items related to systems, or in the management of research and development projects.

Computer Scientist (1550)
Serves as a technical member on a development team performing testing and configuration management of a prototype; Researches and evaluates nomenclatures, standard data elements, algorithms, and methodologies for potential use; Assists in the development of Statements of Work (SOW) for systems development and integration functions; Assists in defining and designing mappings, including functional and technical architectures, automated shopping, and ordering of product suites; Assists in the assessment of compliance of proposed platforms with DoD standards and architectures; Assists in developing performance measures and performance models for information systems, to define configuration design tool and to establish evaluation criteria for the acquisition of products; Participates in studies of reliability, maintainability, and interoperability of products over the technology life cycle, including producing models and reporting findings; Participates in the definition and evaluation of alternative architectures to identify technical solutions and strategies.

Electronics Engineer (855)
Specific tasks are assigned to provide experience in practical application of engineering theory and basic principles. Typically, the incumbent might perform calculations applying standard formulas; search technical reports, publications, specifications and other sources to compile engineering data and prepare tables, graphs, and charts for use by more senior engineers; and prepare replies to correspondence requesting definite items of information.