Senior Digital Technology Advisor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Closes
Sep 20, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Senior Digital Technology Advisor advises on administrative, technical, and policy oversight for the day-to-day operations of the VOA's technical operations. The Senior Digital Technology Advisor may lead major initiatives that span across agencies and often represents the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) to the rest of the OCDO, the VOA, the BBG, and committees composed of governmental, public, and industry group stakeholders. The Senior Digital Technology Advisor must be a leader in digital transformation, bringing DevOps, Agile, Lean, and user-centric approaches to the VOA digital environment. He/she reports to the Chief Digital Officer.

THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT

Note: Budgetary conditions may delay or otherwise affect filling this vacancy. However, all interested candidates should apply now.

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is conveniently located within walking distance to the Green, Orange, Silver, Yellow, and Blue Metro lines.

INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multi-cultural organization that encompasses all United States civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of five networks broadcasting in 61 languages that include the Voice of America, the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti), and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. The International Broadcasting Bureau provides transmission, administrative, and other support services; and three grantee organizations. Our staff of dedicated professionals serve as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience of 215 million people with news, information, and relevant discussions.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. citizenship required.
  • Candidates MUST meet all qualification requirements by closing date.
  • Applicants must complete online questionnaire.
  • This is a sensitive or national security position.
  • If selected, this position requires the completion of the SF-86.
  • Suitability Determination: If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.

    Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-14), which is directly related to this line of work.

    Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. The following are examples of specialized experience: Significant experience at a major commercial or government agency in network architecture, cybersecurity, and managing large numbers of people in a fast-paced environment; Recent progressive information technology experience to include experience developing software at a major commercial company or government agency; Recent Mobile Application Development experience with successful deployments to Android and/or iOS application marketplaces; Recent demonstrated experience at a major commercial or government agency managing agile software development projects for proprietary software/applications; Experience working in and/or leading a DevOps organization.

    Applicant cannot substitute education for experience.

    1. If you are an eligible Inter agency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant, you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.

    2. If you are still on active duty, you may submit a statement of service from your Personnel Command which states the date you entered active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received.

    3. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

    4. If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.

    5. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Additional selections may be made if additional/identical vacancies occur within 90 days of certificate issuance.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once your resume or application is submitted, a review of your qualification will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements and competencies required for this position.

    Competencies:

    -Software Development

    -Database Mgt Systems

    -Operating Systems

    -Oral Communication

    -Systems Integration

    -Technology Awareness

    -Web Technology

    Possession of competencies may be addressed in a cover letter and/or resume. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your qualifications. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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