Information Technology Specialist(Policy Plan)

Washington D.C.
May 19, 2017
May 30, 2017
Full Time

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About the Position:
Serves as Information Technology (IT) Program Manager (PgM) responsible for managing the operations and maintenance (O&M), architectural compliance, and planning and/or overseeing the implementation of long range development and/or architecture redesign projects for assigned enterprise level Automated Information Systems (AISs) for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), ACE-IT organization.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business travel may be required up to 15% of the time

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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Experience required:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as:  1) Preparing IT budget estimates; AND 2) Performing acquisition support duties (such as drafting PWS, SOW, and conducting source selection activities); AND 3) Monitoring IT contractor performance; OR 4) Performing IT system life-cycle management. All experience areas shall additionally demonstrate each of the following competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication 4) Problem Solving.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  • Policy Planning
  • Program Management
  • Planning and Evaluation
  • Capital Planning
  • Communication
  • Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.


    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • You must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
    • You must obtain and maintain Acquisition Certification.
    • Business travel may be required up to 15% of the time.


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