College Park, Maryland
Aug 10, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time

As an IT SPECIALIST, you will:

- Evaluate the impact of technological change and formulate solutions to issues not treatable by established methods.
- Lead in planning, developing, acquiring, documenting, testing, analyzing, integrating, modifying, implementing, and maintaining NARA's IT network, infrastructure, systems and applications, in most cases this involves directing and monitoring contractor support.
- Work with stakeholders across many of NARA's business units to develop requirements and analyze, review, and make recommendations concerning the technical feasibility of system user requirements and their suitability for integration within NARA's existing or planned enterprise architecture.
- Serve as a project leader or as a team member/technical representative on extremely complex multifunctional projects related to the implementation of NARA information technology investments.
- Lead/Participate in systems development projects that may be implemented NARA-wide or for office-specific systems.


Conditions of Employment

This opportunity is also open to Status Candidates under Announcement 22-NARA-224. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • 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.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals
  • Top Secret background investigation will be required.

  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service which have equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as experience:

    - Applying IT principles, concepts, methods, standards, and practices to provide guidance, technical advice and recommendations to management on information technology and procedures; AND
    - Experience working with stakeholders on business units to develop requirements and analyze, review, and make recommendations concerning the technical feasibility of system user requirements and their suitability for integration within existing or planned enterprise architecture; AND
    -Leading/Participating in systems development projects that may be implemented for office-specific systems.

    In addition to specialized experience, individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.

    1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    • 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. Safer Federal Workforce Task Force guidance on other Federal agency safety protocols based on vaccination status-including guidance on protocols related to masking, distancing, travel, testing, and quarantine-remains in effect.
      Please DO NOT attach any vaccination statuses or vaccination documentation to this application package.
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Archives and Records Administration.
    • This is a bargaining unit position, AFGE Council 260
    • We offer opportunities for telework per Agency policy.
    • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules per Agency policy

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