IT Specialist *RPP Only* (Systems Analysis)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Lanham-Seabrook, Maryland
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

WHAT IS THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) DIVISION? The mission of IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer-centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.



See Other Information for Locations.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

WHAT DOES AN IT SPECIALIST (SYSTEMS ANALYST) DO? This Information Technology Specialist serves as a senior expert and consultant to top agency management officials, the employee advises on integrating Information Technology (IT) programs with other business programs of equivalent complexity within the IRS. In this role, you will be involved in the development of new theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods in IT systems analysis. You will be called upon to advise other IT experts throughout Treasury and the IRS, and in other agencies, on a variety of situations and issues that involve applying or adapting new theories, concepts, principles, standards, methods, or practices, that are developed either by you or others within the organization.

As a IT Specialist (Systems Analysis) you will:
  • Represent the agency on interagency work groups established to develop government wide IT systems analysis initiatives and solutions to critical issues.
  • Negotiate for the acceptance of agency positions on key government wide systems analysis initiatives.
  • Develop guidelines for implementing broad government wide directives.
  • Align agency internal business practices with government wide regulations IRM, Treasury directives and policies.
  • Lead the evaluation of agency missions, goals, plans, programs, and business processes to develop an enterprise IT architecture plan for the agency.
  • Conduct continuing evaluations of agency business needs to ensure that IT architecture plans are aligned with those needs and that the current and planned IT infrastructure supports the architecture plan.
  • Develop plans and strategies to modify the IT infrastructure architecture to support short and long-range agency goals, objectives, and plans.
  • Evaluate, select, and advise others on the application of architecture modeling tool sets used to document, maintain, and enhance the architectural planning process.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Refer to Other Information
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments.


.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

GS-15 LEVEL:
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience that demonstrates accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled.
This knowledge is generally demonstrated through assignments that required the ability to analyze a number of alternative approaches in the process of advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. This would include defining what system interrelationships must be considered, or what operating mode, system software, and/or equipment configuration is most appropriate for a given project.

Examples of qualifying experience would include those assignments which demonstrate planning and coordinating agency-wide implementations of process improvement methods and concepts to improve the quality of software products; Serving as the principle advocate within the agency for the application of process improvement concepts and practices; and Consulting with senior specialists and IT managers throughout the agency in the implementation of process improvement practices.

- The experience may have been gained in the public sector,private sector or Volunteer Service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
- To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable: You must have been at the GS-14 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

Education

.

Additional information

Position is located in New Carrollton, 5000 Ellin Road, Lanham-Seabrook, MD 20706-1348.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 94748
A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at: https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspx

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
  • Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.
  • If you are an IRS/Treasury employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy under How You Will Be Evaluated.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated on the competencies of the position to be filled per the IRS Merit Promotion Plan in the following areas: Project/Program Management, Reasoning, Problem Solving, Technical Competence, Oral Communication and Written Communication

Your application will also be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. IRS employees may obtain most recent awards listing at https://persinfo.web.irs.gov/

Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral:
You will be assigned to one of three quality groups. Each group represents a quality level (i.e., Superior/Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, Qualified). Candidates will be considered in quality group order. If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.

If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of HIGHLY QUALIFIED or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. ( Cover letters are optional). To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view Resume Tips .

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION
If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting area.

IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
You must meet the requirements in your RPP notice. Submit a copy of your RPP Notice along with a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal. Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher overall rating.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDS
Submit a copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal. If a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION
If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page .

If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

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.

Similar jobs