Information Technology Specialist
The Information Technology and Communications Directorate (ITCD), Computing and Communications (C&C) Division (Code 720) is seeking to hire a Project Manager for information technology initiatives in support of Goddard's Greenbelt campus. You will serve as an Information Technology Specialist applying information technology and IT project management methodologies to meet administrative and institutional needs.
As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.
This position is being announced in conjunction with vacancy announcement number GS17D0184 open to all U.S. citizens. Only one position will be filled as a result of these two vacancy announcements.
This opportunity is open to current (CENTER) federal employees serving on one of the following appointments: career, career-conditional, VRA, Schedule A appointment for individuals with disabilities, or NASA term appointment that provides eligibility to convert to a permanent appointment. NASA employees on long-term rotational assignments to the NASA Engineering and Safety Center or the NASA Safety Center may also apply.Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.
Specialized experience is defined as (1) managing IT projects with high complexity; (2) leading the planning, developing and integration of configuration management and infrastructure design; (3) developing policies, guidelines and standards for IT systems and subsystems (4) collaboration and communications expertise with IT technical support and IT service customers.
Please list your General Schedule (GS) equivalency on your resume for every federal position you have held.
Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition of well qualified. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP consideration must indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility. If you are selected for the position, you must be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.
Qualified NASA term employees who have term conversion eligibility under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.
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Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants
NASA Credit for National Service
Current Federal employees must meet time in grade and three months after competitive appointment restrictions by the closing date of the announcement.
The payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Resumes will be rated by an automated system (Resumix) that matches the competencies extracted from the candidate's resume to the competencies identified by the selecting official for the position. Candidates will be evaluated on the competencies they possess that are directly related to the duties of the job, as described in the announcement. Candidates should refer to NASA's Applicant Guide for assistance in developing a complete resume, as NASA will not accept separate KSA statements.
Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality levels based on the degree to which their competencies meet the duties required. A human resources specialist will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official. For the purpose of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), candidates rated in the top quality level are considered well-qualified.