Information Technology Specialist (Public Flyer) (multiple selections may be made)
Occasional travel - Occasional Travel - Domestic and Foreign
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Obtain and maintain a Top Secret or Secret security clearance; submit to a polygraph examination prior to employment
Certify you have registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, or certify you are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law
You must demonstrate at least one (1) year of the defined specialized experience and meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR).
Specialized experience is defined as:
- GS-12: performing duties such as planning and conducting comprehensive testing, user acceptance, and production implementation; ensuring appropriate security and access controls are in place; evaluating the nature and scope of business processes to be automated, and advising management regarding the organization of work processes and functions into data systems; network and/or workstation administrator functions which includes installing, maintaining and providing upgrades to systems and monitoring performance and security.
- GS-13: performing duties such as presenting findings, alternative approaches, cost/benefit analyses to user management in order to influence acceptance of overall recommended design; developing Statements of Work, prepares procurement requests, and reviews contract proposals for adequacy; and provides expert and authoritative advice and assistance on Information Technology design and programming methods to managers, contractors and IT users. Integrating several hardware, software, and/or IT related services to provide and integrate information systems.
- GS-14: performing duties such as providing expert technical advice to senior management; leading projects and/or teams in advanced IT related project efforts; functioning as the technical authority on assignments; managing information technology acquisition projects and budgets for a large IT infrastructure environment, developing new business cases and identifying user requirements;, providing expert and authoritative advice and assistance on information technology design and maintenance. Planning, implementing and overall project management for IT objectives to include forming strategic partnerships to ensure the success of the IT objective of the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) is defined as:
- Attention to Detail - Identifies, addresses, and devises solutions to technical issues impacting IT operations, systems, and technologies; and financial issues impacting budget projections and allocations for personnel and equipment.
- Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
- Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
- Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
Appointments may be made at the GS-12 or GS-13 level and the full performance level is GS-13.
Appointments may be made at the GS-14 level and the full performance level is GS-14.
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Our team members continue a tradition of excellence – whether investigating financial crimes or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the USSS we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity, and courage.
The Office of Chief Information Officer (CIO), is responsible for providing advice and assistance to senior managers on IT acquisition and management; developing, maintaining, and facilitating implementation of a sound and integrated IT architecture; and promoting effective and efficient design and operation of all major CIO processes for the agency, including improvements to work processes.
**Student Loan repayments, recruitment bonuses and relocation bonuses may be available**
Positions may be eligible to receive Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime (AUO) added to base pay at a rate between 10-25%, based on management approval.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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