Courtroom Technology Coordinator

Washington, D.C
Aug 15, 2019
Aug 22, 2019
Program Manager
Full Time


The Courtroom Technology Coordinator is a member of the court's IT/Systems Office located in the National Courts Building, 717 Madison Place, NW, Washington, D.C. The incumbent is responsible for Design, Installation, and maintenance of all courtroom technology systems used at the court, and other duties as assigned.
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This is a professional and highly visible position that will provide support to approximately 150 end users in two locations within the DC metro area. This position will report to the Director of the Office of Information Technology.

Major Duties

The candidate must have a depth of audio/video experience in a courtroom environment and a performance history that demonstrates outstanding customer service and troubleshooting skills. The candidate will be responsible for the installation, configuration and support of courtroom technology hardware and systems, computer hardware and software, as well as specialized court-related hardware and software. The ideal candidate will have appropriate tact to interact directly with the court's judges and special masters, their chambers personnel, and court staff in order to support their technical needs in chambers, courtrooms, and a remote worksites. The candidate should also have an innate sense of follow-through, team spirit, and professional responsibility for the quality of one's work.

IT experience in federal courts, law firms, or other legal environments is highly desirable, as is training in or a working knowledge of the following systems: AMX control systems; Polycom, Cisco and Lifesize video conferencing codecs; Biamp Audia and Tesira mixers, microphones, amplifiers, Barix streamers, Kramer, Extron, and AMX SVSI video switching and scaling products; FTR Gold and other digital recording equipment; Vaddio and other video cameras. Touch screen LCD monitors; Extron and Pointmaker annotation; Wolfvision document cameras, Epiphan and Matrox video recording equipment.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

The successful candidate must be a self-starter as well as detail-oriented, must be highly organized and tactful, possess good judgment, poise and initiative, and maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times; must have strong prioritizing and problem-solving skills, solid communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to communicate effectively with persons within the court as well as with persons outside the court; must demonstrate the ability to work harmoniously with others in a team environment and exhibit a professional manner at all times.


To qualify at the CL 28 level: Two years of specialized experience equivalent to work at CL-27.


Preferred Qualifications:

The court requires the candidate to have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field. Five (5) years of specialized experience which demonstrates working knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the Courtroom Technology Coordinator may be substituted for the degree requirement. Applicants with court experience are strongly encouraged.

Additional information


10 holidays - 13-26 days annual leave (increases with service) - 13 days sick leave - Federal Employees Retirement System - Thrift Savings Plan - Commuter Benefit Program/Metro Transit Subsidy Program - Flexible Spending Accounts - Insurance available for health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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

The court will conduct an evaluation of each applicant's qualifications and materials after receipt of a complete application package.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

    Cover Letter (include the Announcement Number and the position title and address your qualifications relating to the duties and responsibilities of this position); Résumé; Form AO78 Federal Judiciary Application Form which can be found at: ; Three (3) business/professional references with name, affiliation, and contact information; Salary History for prior three (3) years;
  • If a current Federal Civilian Employee, your latest Personnel Evaluation and your latest SF-50; and,
  • If a current or recently discharged or retired military member, your latest Officer Evaluation Report (OER), Enlisted Evaluation Report (EER) or equivalent, and a copy of your DD Form 214.

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.