IT Project Manager

Washington, D.C
Aug 11, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time

The incumbent's project planning and management duties relate to IT security, compliance, governance, and infrastructure and include the following:
  • Plans and coordinates activities of APM 100 technology projects to ensure that goals and objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames and budget.
  • Conducts analytical studies, cost-benefit analyses, and other research pertinent to IT infrastructure projects. Evaluates, monitors, or ensures compliance with laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures pertinent to IT projects.
  • Develops quality assurance test plans and direct testing activities of those test plans.
  • Collaborates with end users, business stakeholders, and others to understand and prioritize business goals and information needs, and then develops system requirements and design specifications.
  • Manages internal and external systems/application development projects within assigned areas from inception to successful implementation.
  • Integrates organizational input and documentation in developing the IT plans and revises and maintains facilitates Websites, ReserveIt, Parking, and Transit Benefits systems, as required.
  • Provides advice and guidance to managers in meeting strategic goals. Analyzes program development and conducts studies to evaluate and determine IT requirements.
  • Provides expert level advice and guidance to teams on broad planning studies impacting substantial IT resources.
  • Serves as IT Customer Service Manager to maintain customer-focused and transparent status of all assigned projects.
  • Works with managers, project teams, technical and task leads, customers, and users to define IT project/task scope and requirements.
  • Coordinates IT projects for Program Offices by documenting and interpreting customer requirements for new and existing systems and initiatives.
  • Assists IT managers with developing metrics to measure and evaluate systems performance. Analyzes and identifies IT problems and provides recommendations for solutions and/or corrective actions.
  • Develops briefings, reports, and presentations.
  • Prepares pertinent contractual documents, statements of work, contract specifications, Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), and performance metrics relating to contractor engagement and service.


Conditions of Employment

  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding your COVID vaccine status.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.


For additional information please view the complete OPM qualification standard for the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for IT Specialist, please visit:

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS-13. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience multi-tasking and independently managing small- to large-scale IT infrastructure projects in a cross-functional environment. Experience leading a team of technical staff in the software development process, including requirements gathering, analysis/design, development tools/technologies, web tools, release/version control, contemporary testing methodologies, and deployment management. Experience coordinating development of test data and testing of groups of programs developed by others to ensure overall system logic and operation is correct.

In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a Selective Placement Factor
for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (SPF): Applicant must have experience in managing and operating a corporate federal cloud technology in a FedRAMP certified environment.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements may be further evaluated on the Leadership and Management Dimensions and Technical Requirement listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.

The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management Dimensions and Technical Requirement, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed. If the selection list is shortened to a best qualified list through a comparative process, then the best qualified list shall be considered to be the selection list.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by NATCA: Multi-Unit.

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