INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (TECHNICAL ADVISOR & ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE COOR)
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WHAT DOES A TECHNICAL ADVISOR/ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE COORDINATOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST DO? As a Technical Advisor/Enterprise Infrastructure Coordinator you will analyze customer requirements and correlate data from a wide variety of sources in order to make recommendations. In this position you will coordinate enterprise systems changes for ongoing modernization activities; lead multifunctional development projects in software analysis, design, development, and implementation. You will make recommendations for the operational management of and the planning and implementation of enterprise initiatives and software distribution framework that is based on the review and analysis of IRS IT requirements. The various projects have an impact on broad agency goals. They deal with multiyear plans, new cutting-edge technologies or issues, and develop new policies or make significant changes to existing policies that have IRS-wide impact.
WHAT IS THE IRS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION? The mission of IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer-centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.
Six positions located in Information Technology to be filled at 5000 Ellin Rd, Lanham-Seabrook, MD.
- Occasional Travel
- Travel 1-5 nights per month may be required
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
GS-14 LEVEL: 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. This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving. Specialized experience for this position includes: Demonstrated accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled. This knowledge is generally demonstrated through assignments that required the ability to analyze a number of alternative approaches in the process of advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. This would include defining what system interrelationships must be considered, or what operating mode, system software, and/or equipment configuration is most appropriate for a given project.
To be qualifying, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate knowledge in the interrelationships of multiple IT specialties, IT architecture, new IT developments and applications, emerging technologies, IT security concepts, standards, and methods; project management principles, methods, and practices including developing plans and schedules; estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, and evaluating and reporting on accomplishments; and oral and written communication techniques.
-The experience may have been gained in the public sector, 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/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
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As a Technical Advisor/Enterprise Infrastructure Coordinator you will:
- Lead the implementation of security programs to anticipate, assess, and minimize system vulnerabilities.
- Review proposed new systems, networks, and software designs for potential security risks.
- Assess systems and design methodologies to improve software quality, accurately representing customer requirements, and effectively measuring software development risk.
- Develop contingency plans (Disaster Recovery or Business Continuation Plans for information technology systems) and building in systemic redundancy to ensure availability and accessibility of network resources.
- Develop and implement new data management schema and coordinate the development of data structures and accessing strategies.
- Coordinate the installation, configuration, maintenance, and upgrade of enterprise management software.
- Provide advice on the establishment of an operational support structure in order to maintain the continued operations.
- Establish standards and configure control using a change management process related to enterprise systems such as Messaging, Windows Platforms, Enterprise Systems Management and other related systems.