Computer System Analyst – open until: June 25, 2018


U.S. Mission                                 Brasilia, Brazil

Announcement Number:             Brasilia-2018-44

Position Title and Number:         Computer System Analyst – A60-110

Opening Period:                           From Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to Monday, June 25, 2018

Series/Grade:                                 LE (Locally Employed)-1005 / FSN-9
.                                                       FS (Foreign Service)-1005 / FP-5

Salary:                                            LE: (BRL) 110,694.00
.                                                       FP: (USD) 53,844.00

For More Info:                                 E-mail Address:

Who May Apply:                             All interested sources / all applicants

Security Clearance Required:     Local Security Certification or Public Trust

Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

The U.S. Mission in Brasilia, Brazil is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Computer System Analyst in the Information Systems Office section.

The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week).

Start date: The selected candidate must be able to start work within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications, or their candidacy may not be considered.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties: The incumbent is responsible for updating, modifying and expanding the Embassy essential functional applications such as web, SharePoint, payroll, accounting, and personnel data system, which have impact on countrywide mission operations.  Incumbent is also responsible for database management, maintenance of telecommunication systems and information systems documentation in order to meet needs and requirements of Embassy departments.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EDUCATION: University degree in computer science is required. 


EXPERIENCE: Experience as Computer Programmer/Analyst using the following programming languages including Java, C++, C-Sharp, .Net, ADVPL (TOTVS), SharePoint and Crystal Reports is required, including Network progressive work experience in LAN administration is required. 

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Superior working knowledge of the Microsoft Lan/WAN/Cloud environment is required.


LANGUAGE: Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required. Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of Portuguese is required.  (This may be tested).

SKILLS AND ABILITES:  Skills in designing and maintaining databases, troubleshooting computer hardware and software problems are required. (This may be tested).

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2)          AEFM / USEFM
(3)          FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.  Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site.

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

* Please note that the maximum size for your application e-mail should not exceed 5MB.

Where to Apply:

Human Resources Office: Sheila Mirandela
Submit with vacancy title: Computer System Analyst
E-mail Address:

Closing date for this position: Monday, June 25, 2018


What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

A summary of the position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained here. For further information, please contact the Human Resources Office at or 55 61 3312 2772 / 7040 / 7098.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Brasilia, Brazil.