United States Court of Federal Claims - Programmer Analyst

Washington D.C.
Jan 09, 2017
Dec 31, 2017
Full Time

The Programmer/Analyst is a member of the court’s IT/Systems Office located in the National Courts Building, 717 Madison Place, NW, Washington, D.C. The incumbent is responsible for the design, development, and support of web based applications, and takes a lead role involving software development with multiple programming languages such as Java, Python, PHP, and others as needed at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (USCFC) and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Office of Special Masters (USCFC-OSM). Much of this work involves the courts case management database and application. The candidate will also assist with the development and maintenance of the court’s internal and external websites. This is a professional and highly visible position that will provide support to approximately 150 end users in two locations within the DC metro area. The incumbent will also collaborate with other on-site IT staff, as well as development staff at other courts and other Federal Judiciary organizations. This position will report to the Director of the IT/Systems Office.

No relocation expenses will be paid.

This position will remain open until filled, which may occur at any time after opening.

  • Not Required

  • No


To qualify at the CL 27 level: Two years of specialized experience, including at least one year equivalent to work at CL-25.
To qualify at the CL 28 level: Two years of specialized experience equivalent to work at CL-27.
To qualify at the CL 29 level: Two years of specialized experience equivalent to work at CL-28.

Preferred Qualifications:
The court requires the candidate to have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field. Five (5) years of specialized experience which demonstrates working knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the Programmer/Analyst may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • The candidate must have application development experience and troubleshooting skills.
  • The candidate will be responsible for adapting software in support of CM/ECF system.
  • The candidate will responsible for the maintenance to the CM/ECF system.
  • Experience with application development and maintenance programming with any of the following languages: JAVA, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Perl.

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