IT Specialist (Project Manager)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Closes
Oct 23, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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Responsibilities

The FAA's Information Technology Service, Enterprise Program Management Service (EPMS) is responsible for a wide range of critical IT projects, which provide fundamental IT services to all of the FAA, as well as to significant safety programs and projects that directly affect the FAA's ability to meet its mission objectives. These programs and projects span a wide range of objectives, from ensuring critical upgrades are performed to the FAA's IT infrastructure and enterprise applications to identifying and deploying solutions to ensure safety organizations are provided with accurate and timely information.

Incumbent will be responsible for the management of projects throughout the project management lifecycle (PMLC): initiating, planning, executing, monitor and control, and closing. During this lifecycle, the project manager is responsible for day-to-day management and oversight of the critical elements of programs and projects including scope, budget, risk, and schedule. Project management duties will include:
  • Use comprehensive technical knowledge to identify customers' information systems requirements, from initiation and planning to execution and closing.
  • Lead complex IT projects/programs, including application development efforts, systems upgrades and installations, technology outsourcing, IT security initiatives, Software as a Service (SaaS) deployments, large enterprise wide deployments, cloud service deployments, modern workforce technology deployments, etc.
  • Direct and oversee a matrixed project team and efficiently identify and solve project issues (e.g. designing and conducting analytical studies, cost-benefit analyses, or other necessary research on all IT systems being procured).
  • Ensure activities are completed in accordance with the project scope and within the approved schedule and budget constraints.
  • Demonstrate leadership to define requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment; define resources and schedule for project/program implementation, ensures systems testing strategies, plans, or scenarios are completed on schedule.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning as well as plan and schedule project deliverables, goals, and milestones for requested IT Systems.
  • Ensure appropriate standard project practices and procedures are established and followed.
  • Coordinate with technology system analysts on IT-specific issues that may impact a project's success Works with CORs to ensure that the activities of service providers support the PMLC and adhere to the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Ensures appropriate product-related training and documentation requirements for IT systems are developed and available to customers.

Additional duties may be assigned as required.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)


Qualifications

For additional information please view the complete OPM qualification standard for the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for IT Specialist, please visit:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS 13. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience using project management principles, methods or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating and managing Information Technology (IT) projects and resources.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Education

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA), in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Selection may be made from this announcement, or ACT-AIT-21-AEM-420-69495 and ACT-AIT-21-AEM-420-69493.

This is a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50).

Only supplemental documentation, e.g. transcripts or veteran's documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or emailed to tara.price@faa.gov on or before the closing date of this announcement. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.

Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current FAA employee), you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/ . If you are a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/ .

Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO) are thoseveterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active service.Applicants claiming eligibility for EVHO, MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

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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