Supervisory Information Technology Specialist

Washington, D.C
Dec 08, 2022
Dec 16, 2022
Full Time

The incumbent will report directly to the judiciary's Chief Technology Officer (CTO), will serve as the Chief Enterprise Architect and will lead the judiciary's Enterprise Architecture (EA) program, managing a blended team of architects (government employees and contractors) to deliver actionable recommendations to business and technical leaders in support of desired business outcomes. The incumbent will lead the development of judiciary wide IT technical and IT operational standards. The incumbent will coordinate with other judiciary Solution Architects in the analysis, planning, design, implementation, and management of cloud-based and on-premises enterprise solutions that align with the judiciary's strategic direction, business objectives, and IT practices. Additionally, the incumbent is a significant contributor to the CTO, Administrative Office, and the judiciary in enterprise architecture and will act as an expert for the Chief Technology Officer on matters pertaining to the application of EA principles, policies, concepts, and practices.

The incumbent will lead and manage a team of 14 or more staff (both government employees and contractors) in meeting the responsibilities of this position.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Developing and maintaining an enterprise application architecture framework, including business and IT system components to improve the interoperability, security, reliability, and maintainability of the judiciary's systems.
  • Coordinating and maintaining a repository for other architectural artifacts related to IT systems.
  • Managing a new segment of agency IT enterprise architecture with responsibility for stand-up and effective integration of legacy software/hardware solutions; and identifying new technologies for enterprise-level business solutions.
  • Proposing IT policies and defining standards, guidelines, and processes consistent with the enterprise IT architecture framework.
  • Providing guidance to projects and programs by identifying and applying IT architectural and engineering best practices.
  • Managing the technical review processes and reviewing technical designs of new applications and systems for consistency with the IT enterprise architecture framework and standards.
  • Managing research initiatives and operational pilots to identify opportunities to create or enhance enterprise-level capabilities to support judiciary business processes.
  • Developing and managing judiciary-wide strategic initiatives and working with diverse stakeholder groups to ensure proper implementation of technical standards and best practices.
  • Managing and operating the judiciary's software licensing governance and processes.

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the AO. If non-citizens are considered for hire into a temporary or any other position with non-competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO Human Resources Office there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at USAJOBS Help Center | Employment of non-citizens / . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete an FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • New employees to the AO will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights/responsibilities, visit .
  • All new AO employees are required to identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience, which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience must demonstrate ALL areas defined below:
  • Leading and facilitating the creation of governance, assurance, and standards to guide the enterprise architecture efforts.
  • Using Agile development methodologies as part of a software development lifecycle.
  • Coordinating and managing teams across multiple geographic areas.

  • Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.


    This position does not require education to qualify.

    Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.