IT Program Manager (ENTARCH)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
May 29, 2019
Function
IT, Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position serves as the Chief Architect and provides enterprise-wide architectural thinking, capability, and overarching enterprise, common solutions, architectural, and business technology leadership across programs, field sites, and oversight of contractors in developing, promoting, and maintaining enterprise strategy/architecture.

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Responsibilities

As the Chief Architect you will:
  • Provide hands on leadership for the development and delivery of strategic IT architecture and IT solutions that fit the business needs of the Department.
  • Represent the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) for AET&I as a member of the Architecture Review Boards to develop and present solutions to the Enterprise Architecture Governance Board (EAGB).
  • Conducts reviews of business, contracting, policy and technical artifacts to identify opportunities for synergy and IT consolidation and service integration to provide leadership and direction in the modernization and integration of Departmental services into a more integrated and unified portfolio.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required to attend conferences, meetings, and training sessions.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
04

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Subject ot satisfactory security and suitability determinations
  • New appointees must successfully complete a 1-year trial period
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test; random testing after appointment
  • This agency participates in eVerify.


Conditions of Employment
  • Telework will be limited.
  • Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12). A selectee's appointment is contingent upon compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity.
  • FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT (OGE 450): If you are selected for this position, you will be subject to the U.S. Department of Energy mandatory requirements and will be required to file a confidential financial disclosure report (OGE-450) within 30 days of entry on duty, and annually thereafter.
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE: You must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE-Q level security clearance.
  • DRUG TESTING POSITION: As a condition of appointment to this position, you will be subject to pre-employment/pre-appointment testing for illegal drug use under the U.S. Department of Energy Employee Drug Plan. If you are selected you will be provided information regarding drug testing. Failure to undergo testing or positive findings resulting from the test will eliminate you from further consideration for this position. If selected for and appointed to this position you will be subject to random drug testing while employed.
  • PROBATIONARY PERIOD: New appointees must successfully complete a 1 year trial period and a 1 year supervisory probationary period, to be completed concurrently.

This is an Excepted Service position. This appointment will not confer Competitive Service career-conditional or career tenure status. This means that if you are selected, you would have to compete with other applicants in open competition to meet requirements for another Federal position, unless you meet the requirements for reinstatement. Applicants who voluntarily convert from the competitive service, Senior Executive Service, or other pay systems to a non-time limited appointment under this excepted service authority are not afforded "fallback rights" to the pay system previously assigned prior to conversion.

Qualifications

BASIC EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. You must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any 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.

  • SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band in the Federal service. For this position, experience must be at least equivalent to the EJ/EK-III or GS-13 level. This experience must be gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Experience applying interrelationships of multiple IT specialties to include IT architecture, application design, DevSecOps, User and Human Centered Design and service-oriented architecture design principles, architecture framework architecture standards, application and system security standards, interoperability standards, methodologies to provide persuasive recommendations to address complex and critical IT issues. Experience in planning, programming, budget, program integration, quality assurance and system integration as well as establishing and collaboratively implementing policies. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT.

    Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following competencies or knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you must describe in your resume how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the Competencies/KSAs identified below:
    • KSA 1: Mastery knowledge of IT infrastructure solutions and technical architecture.
    • KSA 2: Knowledge of IT policy and planning concepts, methods and practices to represent the agency on intra and inter-agency work groups established to develop IT policy initiatives and solutions to critical issues.
    • KSA 3: Skill in applying new develops to previously unsolved problems and make decisions/recommendations that significantly influence important agency IT security policies and/or information sharing programs.
    • KSA 4: Ability to analyze problems, devise solutions, make recommendations, advise and advocate for course of action.

    "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service Programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.

    CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
    You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education

    This position does not have an education requirement.

    Additional information

    • The Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    • New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .
    • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links ate the bottom of the page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
    • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well-qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
    • All males born after December 31, 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register . If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
    • You may be required to complete an OF-306, "Declaration for Federal Employment" form used to (a) determine your suitability for Federal Employment and/or (b) in conducting an investigation to determine your suitability or ability to hold a security clearance.
    • Applications contain information subject to the Privacy Act (PL 93 579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.
    • Veteran's Information
    • Telework: www.telework.gov


    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Evaluations: The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the eligibility requirements and minimum qualifications necessary for this position. Then the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official. Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training as described in your resume and applicant assessment. Your credentials are measured against the established duties of the position. If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified", which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
    If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated "ineligible", "not qualified", or your score may be adjusted accordingly.

    Selecting official may check references on those applicants referred for consideration. References will be checked on the selectee prior to an employment offer.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Q Access Authorization

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Required Documents

    Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants. If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more. ALL APPLICANTS: You must submit a resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
    • Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of the each employer.
    • For all types of work experience, you should indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.
    • For paid work experience, please indicate your starting grade/salary for each position and the highest grade/salary you earned (if different).
    • Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).
    • For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube.

    Most DOE offices will allow you to submit a resume in the format of your choice (as an attached document or as a USAJOBS Resume Builder format). However, some offices may require one specific format. You will be notified at the time you click 'Apply Online' which type of resume is acceptable. It is important that you are complete and thorough in your resume. If any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.

    Current and former Federal employees: Most recent SF-50 (Standard Form 50 - Notice of Personnel Action). To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show the following: 1) Full position title; 2) appointment type; 3) occupational series; 4) pay plan, grade, and step; 5) tenure code; 6) service computation date (SCD). Federal Acquisition Certification - Contracting (FAC-C) certificate (or equivalent), if applicable. Displaced DOE Federal employees who qualify for CTAP: If you are a former DOE Federal employee who was displaced due to a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) or surplused by some other means, please submit a copy of the separation letter or RIF notice from your agency. To be selected under I/CTAP, you must still be found well-qualified for this position. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition for more information. Veterans: Veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA letter, SF-15 as applicable).

    If you are selected for this position, you may be asked to provide additional documentation to verify your responses.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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