IT Project Manager - MP

District of Columbia, D.C
Jun 29, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Full Time

The candidate for this position will:

Plan, organize, direct and control the development, modernization or enhancement of complex business or general support systems.

Assess, monitor, and mitigate project risks, analyze issues and problems and recommend solutions, manage changes, and ensure the quality of deliverables.

Assist customers in defining project scope, requirements and deliverables, and is responsible for planning project activities, tasks, milestones, budget, resources and performance measures.

Be responsible for communications regarding the project, including developing and executing communication plans and presenting formal and informal briefings to technical, non-technical, and senior leadership.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S citizen
  • You may undergo a personnel security background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
  • 1 year probationary period required unless met during prior Federal service
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Please see the "Additional Information" section for important information about COVID-19 vaccination requirements for federal employees.


All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the announcement closing date.

Specialized Experience- Specialized experience is defined as one year of experience at the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the private sector planning, organizing, directing and controlling the development, modernization, enhancement, or steady state support of software business applications. Examples may include: experience in managing Cloud based COTS or custom solutions using Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Dynamics 365; and implementing custom developed enterprise web based Java/C#.NET applications using Oracle or MS SQL server databases.

(Note: Experience implementing telecommunications and network infrastructure are not considered for the purpose of meeting the specialized experience requirement for this position.)

WRITING SAMPLE (MANDATORY): Each applicant must submit an original sample of their written work that demonstrates the specialized experience. The writing sample should be 1 to 2 pages in length. The writing sample must identify candidate's role, tasks performed, and from work done in a prior job and relevant to the specialized experience. Redactions of client names, addresses, or account numbers are expected in such submissions. If you do not submit a writing sample, your application will be considered incomplete.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: In order to be eligible for this position, all current Federal employees must provide proof of meeting the time-in-grade requirement (i.e., at least 52 weeks of experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service). This information must be in both your resume and on an SF-50. Those who do not provide proof of having met the time-in-grade requirement will be deemed ineligible for this position.



Additional information

If you are selected, PBGC will request information regarding your vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

All Veterans are encouraged to visit CareerOne for resume writing tips and skill conversion terms.

To be considered under a special hiring authority such as the Schedule A appointing authority for persons with disabilities ; the direct-hire authority to appoint veterans with service-connected disabilities of 30 percent or more ; Peace Corps or VISTA service; or another excepted service/special hire authority, you must submit documentation to support your claim for eligibility with your application package. For more details, visit Federal Hiring Flexibilities .

PBGC encourages qualified applicants with disabilities to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are interested in learning more about job opportunities under available hiring flexibilities and authorities are encouraged to contact PBGC's Selective Placement Program Coordinator, Donald Beasley, at (202) 229-3637 or TTY/TDD users should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to be connected to (800) 400-7242.

Interagency 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 CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 80 or above based on the competencies listed above (which is equivalent to PBGC's "qualified" quality group); and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs .

Candidates who apply under Competitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are best qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the assessment questionnaire. The best qualified candidates will be referred if all other requirements are met.

Candidates who apply under Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the assessment questionnaire. The minimally qualified candidates will be referred if all other requirements are met.

Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

If you believe that you have been subjected to discrimination, you may contact the PBGC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO):

OEEO Main Office Phone: 202-229-4363


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PBGC is currently operating under maximum telework flexibilities. However, all Federal agencies will begin a phased transition to normal operations.