Technical Project Manager (Enterprise Architecture)

Washington, D.C
May 07, 2021
May 14, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Department of Program Services (DPS), Case Management Systems Office (CMSO), Probation and Pretrial Systems Division (PPSD), Delivery and Operation Branch and will report to the Division Chief. CMSO develops and maintains case management and related systems. The Technical Project Manager will provide technical services that include architectural & design, development, automation and deployment of systems in Probation and Pretrial Systems (PPS) portfolio.
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The CMSO/PPS Division, in collaboration with business, perform requirements analysis design, develop, test, deploy and maintain Automated Information Systems (AIS). The incumbent practices IT projects in the architecture/ design, development, test, implementation, maintenance, and modification of AIS. The incumbent serves as Technical Manager and evaluates, manages the development, testing and implementation of a wide range of Agile Information Technology projects. Performs technical analyses, conducts feasibility studies, and cost/benefit analyses. Leverages modern system development methods (Agile) through all phases of system development.

The Technical Project Manager is responsible for assessing technical risks and provides technical project planning, management and oversight for key initiatives and implementation projects, ensuring first that these initiatives and projects are closely aligned with CMSO's strategic priorities, and with an extremely high quality of deliverables. The incumbent is also responsible for researching new technologies, products, and standards which can be incorporated into the CMSO suite of applications. The Technical Project Manager position is a hands-on position. It will require interactions with other AO Departments to deliver services both from technical and business perspective.

Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:
  • Leading information technology projects related to integrated services with appropriate technologies, data and database management services, and software engineering Services.
  • Designing , developing, and implementing office-wide initiatives and ensuring integration with other legacy and new projects.
  • Working and collaborating with other technical staff as well as contractors in software development activities including design, development, code reviews, configuration, testing, deployment, maintenance, and enhancement of complex and large-scale technology automated information system projects.
  • Leading the design and development of advanced web applications, application programming interfaces (APIs).
  • Working with the development team to determine data integration between legacy systems and databases using a variety of software development tools.
  • Creating and presenting technical proposals, briefings, reports, recommendations and plans to management and various audiences.
  • Possessing excellent hands-on software architecture & design, programming, problem solving, ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences and debugging skills and ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical multi-functional teams.
  • Presenting complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, which requires excellent oral and written communications, hands-on software architecture, design, programming, JAVA development expertise, and quality assurance testing, problem solving, and debugging skills.
  • Working closely with other divisional architects to ensure system design follows the industry best practices and standards that aligned with the Judiciary framework.
  • Reviewing security, architecture and design efforts to ensure acceptance and approval of deliverables.
  • Working closely with Agile teams and managing other AO technical staff, and working with external government agencies on several projects, ensuring projects are technically sound.
  • Providing regular status updates to senior management and in related status meetings through technical reports, dashboards, and presentations.

  • Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential


    Conditions of Employment

  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the Administrative Office of the US Courts. In instances where non-citizens are considered for hire into temporary or any other position with non competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO's Human Resources Office that there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete a FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • All new AO employees must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.
  • Relocation expenses may be provided, but only if authorized by the Director of the AO.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience : Applicants must have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated technical enterprise architectural experience in software architecture, design, programming, JAVA development, quality assurance testing, and debugging.


    This position does not require education to qualify.

    Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job. If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, we will evaluate your application package, to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the requirements listed in this vacancy announcement.

    You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume and/or narrative responses, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Failure to submit the mandatory narrative responses will result in not receiving full consideration and/or rating credit. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you, withdrawing an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    For this job announcement the following documents and/or information are required:
    • Resume - Any written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications.
    • Citizenship - Include country of citizenship on resume.
    • Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) - All applicants outside of the AO must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 to verify current or former Federal employment status.
    • Veterans Preference documentation - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214), if applicable Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (SF-15) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying to the veteran's present receipt of compensation.

    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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