Supervisory IT Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 08, 2021
Closes
Jan 19, 2021
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Supervisory IT Specialist, you will be responsible for planning, developing, and managing the functional business architecture and requirements.

Office of IT Category, 1800 F St NW, Washington, DC

Office of IT Category provides access to private sector IT & telecommunications solutions for federal, state & local government agencies.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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Responsibilities

  • Determines needs, scope, and priorities of projects to support an acquisition services organization as well as a wide variety of supporting business functions
  • Performs needs analysis to define opportunities for new or improved business process solutions and consults with senior management and customer agencies to identify specific requirements
  • Evaluates business system and data requirements, assesses policy needs, and develops policies to govern IT activities throughout the Portfolio
  • Manages the human resources of the Division, which is composed of approximately seven employees who report directly to the position incumbent.
  • Manages the collaborative development of long-term IT goals and strategies for the ITC Portfolio that support ITC business goals, objectives, plans, and strategies


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel maybe needed

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959


If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position
  • Serve a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, if required


Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

The GS-15 salary range starts at $144,128 per year.

If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level or higher in the Federal service. Also, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating EACH of the four competencies as described below:
  • Attention to Detail - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant keeps abreast of latest technology, information, research, etc., to maintain knowledge in field of expertise (for example, reads trade journals, participates in professional/technical associations, maintains credentials).
  • Customer Service - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant promotes or develops and maintains good working relationships with key individuals or groups.
  • Oral Communication - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant serves on panels, committees, or task forces as a representative for the organization on technical or professional issues.
  • Problem Solving - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant monitors current trends or events (for example, technological, economic, political, social, educational, or employment trends or events) and applies the information as appropriate.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Specialized experience encompasses demonstrated leadership of an IT governance and/or portfolio management program including integrating business strategic planning to enable innovation; analyzing technology, industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise; understanding, advocating and supporting the enterprise's Information Technology (IT) strategy; and, evolving the governance and/or portfolio management practices commensurate with the business needs and culture.

Education

Additional information

Bargaining Unit Status

Bargaining Unit status: None

Relocation Not Paid

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

Management Rights

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

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 on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.

1. Knowledge of the work that involves investigating and analyzing a variety of unusual problems involving the acquisition and implementation of information technology.

2. Ability to conduct extensive investigation and analysis of largely undefined factors and conditions and the development of new concepts and theories to solve unyielding problems.

3. Ability to lead a successful operation of FAS/ITC programs in new or redefined business lines depends upon and is affected by successful adoption and exploitation of systems technology.

4. Ability to supervise approximately seven non-supervisory employees; there are no subordinate supervisors.

5. Ability to perform the following supervisory and managerial duties: deals with officials of other units and advises higher-level managers on critical policies and program initiatives, directs customer engagement and communications studies for multi-million dollar acquisition projects, approves major training initiatives for subordinates, authorizes overtime and employee travel, promotes team building, and significantly improves Division business practices.

6. Human Capital Management - Builds and manages workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Ensures that employees are appropriately recruited, selected, appraised, and rewarded; takes action to address performance problems. Manages a multi-sector workforce and a variety of work situations.

7. Developing Others - Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods.

8. Team Building - Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.

9. Ability to receive recommendations made by the employee influence the direction of multi-billion dollar projects used to deliver critical services. The work impacts IT effectiveness at customer Federal agencies on a nationwide basis.

10. Ability to deal with officials of other units and advises higher-level managers on critical policies and program initiatives, directs customer engagement and communications studies for multi-million dollar acquisition projects.

11. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process
Credentialing

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50.

If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent:

(a) Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.
(b) If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1) completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).

If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).

If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.

If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50.

If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service.

If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b:

(a) one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.

(b) Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).

If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS's People With Disabilities page.

If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.

If you are ICTAP / CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

If you are a current or former political appointee: Submit your SF-50.

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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