Information Technology Specialist (Project Manager ), GS-2210-09/11

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Apr 18, 2021
Closes
Apr 24, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Program Management, Deputy Associate Director, National Technical Information Service in Alexandria, VA.

Are you ready to explore your future with NTIS?

Your application package may be shared with other selecting officials at NTIS with opportunities like the one you are applying to. Additional selections may be made through this vacancy.

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Responsibilities

As a Project Manager (PM), The PM supports the management of assigned JV data science projects to address complex federal data science requirements including artificial intelligence, business intelligence, collection, management, analysis, visualization, standardization, exchange, and data security challenges. The PM will support the:
  • Agile and scrum project management projects through the NTIS JVP project management lifecycle.
  • Project management, governance, and execution activities, performance tracking, reporting, and stakeholder management of assigned of JVP projects.
  • Project planning and merit-based selection process to choose which JV partner(s) support a respective NTIS data science projects.
  • Federal customer agency POCs to support defining and initiating data science projects.
  • Maintenance of up-to-date knowledge on industry data emerging markets, trends, and technologies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov)
  • You must be suitable for Federal Employment
  • Merit applicants must meet time-in-grade/band requirements, as applicable


Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Time-in-grade/band requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement unless eligible for special hiring authority, reinstatement eligible, non-current Federal employee applying as a VEOA eligible which do not require time-in-grade/band.

Qualifications

GS-09:

To qualify, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience (with at least 3 of the following): supporting project lifecycle by understanding the customer and project needs then reviewing an integrated solution based on the services available; developing, implementing and all phases of project management activities and lifecycle; interpreting customer and prospect data to grow a service with data and information projects; understanding financial analysis of projects to include reporting, budgeting and burn rate; and developing and presenting solutions to a working level.

OR

Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree

OR

2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree

GS-11:

To qualify, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience (with at least 3 of the following): reviewing customer needs then providing feedback on integrated solution based on the services available; training in developing, managing and implementing effective integrated projects using methodologies such as Agile; reporting on budgeting of sales and cost analysis and the ability to develop and present solutions to internal customers.

OR

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

OR

3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree



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.

Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the OPM website located at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/

Applicants may request reconsideration of their qualifications determination within three business days from the date their applicant status was changed. Applicants should email the Agency Contact listed in this vacancy announcement with their written request listing the announcement number; explaining why the original determination was improper; what factors were not considered; and, should provide any other pertinent information that would enable reevaluation.

Education

This position allows you to qualify and be considered based on your education. To receive this consideration, please submit a copy of your transcripts to document that you have met the education requirement. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. However, official transcripts will be required prior to a final offer of employment.

Foreign education: Individuals educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for a U.S. equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. View a listing of these accredited organizations from the Department of Education's website . Provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing.

Additional information

A probationary period may be required.



How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered.

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, salary, duties performed for each position, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level/pay band.

Please also include in your resume a list of all publications and patents/patent applications on which you are a named inventor and provide the title and patent/patent application number for each.

The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

GS-09:

*Ability to support the analysis and development of customer problem statements, user stories, and use cases, which identifies and defines the agency's challenges and potential Joint Venture (JV) dat projects, using Human-Centered Design Principles

*Ability to support Agile and Scrum Project Management and the Project Management Lifecycle

*Ability to support the engagement coordination, and management of Integrated Project Teams (IPT) as needed for project develpment support

*Ability to support the development and maintenance of prject planning artifacts related to sprint planning, project scheduling, cost estimates, performance tracking, and reporting

*Ability to support the management and monitor project cost, schedule, resource, and performance risks

GS-11:

*Skill in executing the analysis and development of customer problem statements, user stories, and use cases, which identifies and defines the agency's challenges and potential Joint Venture (JV) data project, using Human-Centered Design Principles

*Skill in executing Agile and Scrum Project Management and the Project Management Lifecycle

*Skill in executing the development of project scope, project charters, preliminary cost estimates, preliminary project schedules, and success factors

*Skill in executing the engagement, coordinate, and management of Integrated Project Teams (IPT) as needed for project development support

*Sill in executing the management and monitor project cost, schedule, resource, and performance risks

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on how you're applying (i.e., as a veteran or disabled veteran, current or former Federal employee, etc.). Please review the information on the following link to determine if there are any documents you need to provide - https://www.nist.gov/careers/information-new-employees/applying-jobs-required-forms

Failure to submit required documents, based upon how you apply, may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted. Official documents are not required at the time of application, copies are sufficient. If selected, official documentation must be submitted prior to appointment.

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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