Supervisory IT Specialist (Chief Architecture and Design Section) CM-2210-01

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Closes
Mar 04, 2021
Function
Executive, Chief, IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization (CIOO), Enterprise Strategy Branch, Architecture and Design Section of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The section develops, implements and maintains the FDIC Enterprise Architecture (EA) and manages the CIO Organization's EA program.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain the Corporation's Enterprise Architecture, including the current and future state for business performance, technology and security architectures, and gap analysis and migration plans for moving from the current to future state.
  • Drives innovation with technology portfolio management efforts and ensures integration of enterprise architecture with business capability.
  • Direct staff on highly technical enterprise architecture and research and development projects in addition to providing compliance assistance and oversight to application development project teams, security, infrastructure services, and client community and DIT personnel.
  • Direct daily operations of the Architecture and Design section and establish priorities and assign resources to program areas based on Corporate requirements and needs.
  • Develops or provides input to planning, budget, security, configuration, and problem management processes related to enterprise architecture activities.
  • Supervises and directs the work of subordinate staff, to include time and attendance. Evaluates and provides feedback to employees regarding work performance and conduct. Identifies staff training and developmental needs. Supports EEO and diversity principles by promoting a work environment free of discrimination and harassment; taking action to achieve diversity throughout the organization; and supporting activities related to corporate diversity and inclusion plans.
  • Prepare and present briefings to senior management officials on complex and controversial issues in addition to communicating complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical personnel.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
01

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

To qualify, applicants must have completed one year of specialized experience in a government agency (equivalent in the federal government to CG/GS-13 or above) or private industry. Specialized experience is defined as experience leading and developing an enterprise architecture program and providing in-depth analysis in technical architecture, design models and information management standards to align and link the business needs, strategy and processes to the organization's current and future technology strategy.

You must have Information Technology (IT)-related experience, which demonstrates proficiency in each of the following competencies:

• Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

• Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.

• Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

• Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Applicants eligible for CTAP (Career Transition Assistance Program) or ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here

Education

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below.
  • Knowledge and thorough understanding of enterprise architecture best practices, principles, methods, techniques and the ability to guide the efforts of an organization in applying these to attaining the target state architecture consistent with the Corporation's strategy goals, objectives and priorities.
  • Knowledge of enterprise technical architecture elements and skill in identifying and adopting new and emerging IT to support the implementation of viable and useable solutions for the Corporation's Divisions and Offices.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture field including technology frameworks, such as the Federal EA Framework (FEAF) and The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), interfaces, protocols, practices, and principles needed to plan, develop, support, and evolve the Corporation's IT environment.
  • Ability to formulate and implement principles, guidelines, practices, and standards reflecting the target architecture and resulting in the adoption and implementation of the target architecture by IT project teams.
  • Knowledge and experience with project management principles, methods, and practices including plan and schedule development, resource requirement estimation, milestone and deliverable definition, activity monitoring, project budgeting, and accomplishment evaluation and reporting.
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures, practices and techniques applicable to leadership and management; EEO and diversity; career development planning; interpersonal communications; employee conduct and performance; labor/management relations; reasonable accommodation; and preventing workplace violence.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in order to present complex technical information, advice, findings, and recommendations to senior management officials and both IT professionals and non-technical personnel during meetings and presentations, and direct the work of subordinate staff.

  • You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

    VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ACT (VEOA) ELIGIBLES AND SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES FOR VETERANS: If you are applying for consideration under VEOA and special hiring authorities for veterans, click here . You must submit documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, SF-15, etc.) to demonstrate veterans' eligibility.

    SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you are applying for consideration under special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, you will be required to provide proof of disability documentation to specify that you are a person who (1) has a severe physical disability; (2) an intellectual disability; or (3) a psychiatric disability. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history, or need for accommodation, however; the letter MUST clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority and that your eligibility is based on a severe physical disability; an intellectual disability; or a psychiatric disability. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM: (a). Licensed medical professionals; or (b). State or private vocational rehabilitation specialists; or (c). Any Government agency (e.g., VA, etc.) that issues or provides disability benefit. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST INCLUDE: a statement that you are eligible based on one of the following: severe physical disability, an intellectual disability, or a psychiatric disability. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters, click here , and for more information on this special appointing authority, click here . Please note that employees hired under this Schedule A hiring authority will be required to complete a Standard Form 256 to identify their disability status.

    INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here .

    CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLES WITH COMPETITIVE STATUS: A copy of your most recent SF Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action that shows: (1) permanent or career-conditional tenure (codes 1 or 2, in block 24), and (2) position occupied in the competitive service (code 1, in block 34). If reinstatement eligible include your Career/Career conditional SF-50. To be considered as a non-competitive eligible candidate, the SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    NONCOMPETITIVE CONVERSION ELIGIBLES UNDER A PATHWAYS PROGRAM: If you are applying under this noncompetitive conversion authority, you must provide proof of program completion. A letter from your current agency certifying completion is acceptable documentation.

    FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable. If you want to be considered non-competitively include a copy of your SF-50. The SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    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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