IT Program Manager
Occasional travel - Occasional Travel
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
- Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee
- Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
- Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 3 investigation level) before you start the job.
- Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
- Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.
- the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
- number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
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The GS-13 salary range starts at $96,970 per year.
If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.
To qualify, you must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. To qualify, you must demonstrate one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is experience managing information technology (IT) projects that include the following: identifying customer needs/requirements and translating into technical IT solution requirements; analyzing, planning, reviewing and developing information technology systems and major changes to existing systems and databases; developing and managing major IT project plans/proposals to completion; and troubleshooting and problem solving to find workable solutions to unique IT related issues.
It is preferred that you have:
- Project Management Certification (PMP)
Bargaining Unit status: NFFE
Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application. Here’s how it will work:
- You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Skill in applying advanced IT concepts, principles, methods, industry standards and practices to develop and interpret policies.
- Knowledge of agency and Federal acquisition management policies, procedures, regulations, and contracting methods to evaluate contractor proposals and monitor contract performance.
- Knowledge of IT architecture, new IT developments and applications, and emerging technologies.
- Skill in communicating complex ideas orally and in writing.
- Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified [If the use of 4 categories is justified, adjust verbiage].
- We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume. If your resume doesn’t support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.
- Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
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