Lead IT Specialist (Policy and Planning)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 28, 2022
Closes
Jun 01, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As the Lead IT Specialist, Policy and Planning you will:
  • Participate in the creation and management of the IT Strategic Plan and the alignment of the DFC Enterprise Architecture (EA), DFC/IT Portfolio and DFC/IT Budget. Incumbent will work closely with Enterprise Program Management personnel, as well as OIT and external DFC management and staff
  • Manage major programs established by the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and/or the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) and the director of Enterprise Program Management to achieve the technical and business objectives and meet the needs of the DFC customer. Incumbent will be responsible for planning and developing methods, procedures, policies, and techniques concerning IT systems and architecture. Perform work involved in developing, refining, and complying with IT systems planning and policy direction including short- and/or long-range planning. Develops planning documentation, reviews requests for services, prepares budgetary justifications, coordinates the allocation of resources, reviews the designs of networks/systems, prepares/reviews equipment and facility specifications
  • Facilitate the agencies enterprise architecture documentation and provides oversight over its governance as it relates to IT investment decisions
  • Analyze existing and planned IT applications, both hardware and software, to determine current and future potential for enhancements. Based upon the organization's goals and objectives, an assessment of available resources and exploration of cost benefit analysis data, will recommend adjustments to IT priorities to meet changing business needs, program plans, goals and objectives
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders, such as information system owners, information system security officers, and other individuals in the Department's programs, to draft, review, and process System of Records Notices, and Computer Matching Agreements and Notices, System development lifecycles and Governance standards for the division


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Must submit resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitability for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


Qualifications

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirements:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your experience in all of the following:
  • Demonstrated skill managing multiple projects or a portfolio of projects
  • Demonstrated skill managing a project from the policy and governance aspect, implementing best policy of change that supports a project or program
  • Experience with internal and external stakeholders and product owners, with ability to help gather requirements and build trust to support the business holders with policy and governance future state changes
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for installing, integrating, and optimizing information systems components
  • Experience with gathering requirements and analyzing tools and software to meet requirements for future system integration
  • Demonstrated experience with contract/vendor management
AND

For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must:
1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria;
2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and
3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility.
For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp) .

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
  • Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities
  • OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

Telework Suitability : The duties of this position are suitable for telework. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment : Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Work Schedule : This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Miscellaneous: DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify .

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.