Supervisory Information Technology Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Jul 18, 2019
Closes
Jul 26, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the Information Technology Directorate, Selective Service System. The incumbent will be responsible for leading and overseeing the development and maintenance of systems support efforts of existing and future automated peacetime and mobilization support systems.

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

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Responsibilities

As a Supervisory Information Technology Specialist at the GS-2210-13/14 ,some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Communicating to staff assignments, projects, problems to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review and deadlines.
  • Lead an IT team in the development, analyzing, and refining of systems requirements and specifications for the IT infrastructure.
  • Develop customer support policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Provide technical assistance regarding communications hardware and software.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities risks, and protection needs,
  • Plan and distribute work to staff members to ensure all office constraints, objectives and goals are met.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a supervisory probationary period
  • Required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.


Qualifications

Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
To qualify for the GS-2210-13 grade level, you must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level (GS-12) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. To be credible, this experience must include work that involves: (1) applying advance IT application software development concepts and techniques (designing, coding, testing, debugging, etc.) in support of the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure; (2) (provide leadership, policy guidance and hands-on support to IT Specialists, and internal and external customers in application software (e.g., planning, analyzing, designing, testing, configuring, etc.) ensuring the availability and integrity of the agency's IT infrastructure; 3) translate functional and infrastructure requirements into technical requirements to be used in logical design or presenting alternative technologies or approaches/prototypes; and (4) provide clients and customers information or assistance with their IT needs through assessments, resolutions or problems, recommending products and services and developing, designing and testing software and hardware. This experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.

To qualify for the GS-2210-14 grade level, you must possess at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level (GS-13) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. To be credible, this experience must include: (1) applying advance IT application software development concepts and techniques (designing, coding, testing, debugging, etc.) in support of the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure; (2) provide leadership, policy guidance and hands-on support to IT Specialists and internal and external customers in application software (e.g., planning, analyzing, designing, testing, configuring, etc.) ensuring the availability and integrity of the agency's IT infrastructure; (3) translate functional and infrastructure requirements into technical requirements to be used in logical design or presenting alternative technologies or approaches/prototypes (4) provide briefings on complex/controversial IT issues and gain approval for proposed new initiatives. This experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.

Education

There is no substitution of education for experience at the grade levels of this announcement.

Additional information

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference (see https://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans ). Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 70 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

For Category Rating: Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
  • Software Development
  • Leadership
  • Technical Competence
  • Customer Service
Qualified Category -Meets the specialized experience outlined in the minimum qualifications requirements section of the vacancy announcement as identified through the job analysis.

Well Qualified Category - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement and demonstrates a proficiency level in the critical competencies for successful performance of this position as identified through the job analysis process.

Best Qualified Category - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated an "outstanding" proficiency level in applying the critical competencies for this position to work at increased levels of difficulty and complexity as identified through the job analysis process.

To preview the assessment questionnaire, click the following link:
https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10549155

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents:
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • College Transcript(s), if qualifying based on education ?
  • Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
  • Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)


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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