IT Project Manager (Application Software)

Herndon, Virginia
Jul 31, 2017
Aug 21, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

This position is located in the Facilities Management Systems Division within the Office of System Modernization, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Smithsonian Institution.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.

    For this position Specialized Experience is defined as:

    1) Experience working as a member of IT project teams and 2) experience with the enterprise software such as the IBM Tririga (v10) development software suite of tools, and 3) experience applying multiple facilities business concepts and operations, in support of the design, configuration, development, implementation, and operations of a large, enterprise-wide software implementation.

    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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

    In addition to meeting the Specialized Experience for all positions individuals must have related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

    1. Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
    2. Customer Service: Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external business partners and customers (any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unity produces including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government). Provides information or assistance. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement. Effectively manages customer relationships.
    3. Oral Communication: Makes clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals and groups. Listens effectively; clarifies information, as needed. Speaks and writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner that is appropriate to the audience. Facilitates an open exchange of ideas to ensure all group input is considered. Handles technical, sensitive, or controversial topics with agility involving executives/managers as appropriate.
    4. Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems, weighs relevance and accuracy of information, generates and evaluates alternative solutions, and makes sound recommendations.
    The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.


    1. Education substitution for specialized work experience is not accepted at this grade level.
    2. You must read/review the specialized experience statement carefully.

    Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

    Public Trust - Background Investigation


    • Leads and directs other technical staff as well as multiple contractors, in project management activities including requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, configuration, testing, deployment, maintenance, and enhancement of complex and large-scale, advanced technology automated information system (AIS) projects.
    • The position supports the implementation of software which includes property portfolio, space management and utilization, CAD integration, leasing, geo-spatial), projects (capital, maintenance), facility assessments, reservations, building asset and inventorymanagement, facilities operations and maintenance (including call center, demand and planned work tasks, inspections, safety, and mobile technology), reimbursements and purchasing.
    • The position focuses on leading efforts for the requirements, configuration, design, development, implementation, deployment and maintenance of the commercial-off-the-shelf product, IBM Tririga as well as other facilities COTS and in house developed facilities management systems. Serves as a member of a cross functional team for developing, implementing, maintaining andsupporting multiple IBM Tririga facilities management software and other facilities management software applications.
    • The individual works with the development team to determine the handling of the exchange of data between legacy systems / databases using a variety of software development tools and software which include Oracle database software.
    • Develops and negotiates statements of work and budgets for IT work performed by an outsourcing party. Ensures that contractors are working within scope and are performing to the spirit and letter of the contract and are delivering on time, within budget and according to federal laws and policies.
    • Prepares and presents technical written proposals on IT projects for OFEO and OCIO managers as well as managers of IT functions in other Smithsonian units.

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