Chief IC Enterprise Architecture

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
Jul 27, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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Responsibilities

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

-Provide leadership to develop and maintain balance between autonomous requirements of IC Elements with secure, interoperability requirements of IC Enterprise.

-Provide leadership in the development and implementation of the IC Enterprise Architecture (IC EA) and supporting products by building trusted partnerships and continued enduring commitment for success.

-Provide leadership and expertise in the IC Reference Architecture Framework and process to fostering IC ownership towards the achievement of desired outcomes and ensure consistent, repeatable, and verifiable results.

-Directs and oversees the development/delivery of Reference Architecture strategy, purpose, scope, desired outcomes, design patterns, and implementation patterns. These patterns enable different delivery approaches, including single provider and/or federated providers that need to be integrated.

-Works very closely to align architectural design with the IC Data and Enterprise Architects.

-Manage the expectations of senior-level customers and ensure the delivery of quality products and services; leads the examination of project/program outcomes.

-Leads and guides the team in the identification and mitigation of project risks.

-Leads and oversees complex IT projects and programs that may include ill-defined requirements, ambiguity, parallel tasks, multiple dependencies, high risks, and multiple interfaces; ensures alignment with strategic and corporate objectives; ensures plans and schedules are developed and followed throughout the life of the project.

-Responsible for articulating how the Enterprise Architecture is improving the IC's mission functions that in turn lead to better operational results, i.e. in the warfighter, covert, and law enforcement areas.

-Responsible for leading the IC to define the future state of IT and ensures compliance with architecture and domain management.

-Leading the categorization, sequencing and dependency analysis of the enterprise core business, mission areas and shared services.

-Provide leadership and/or oversight to complex IT projects or programs that may include ill-defined requirements, ambiguity, parallel tasks, multiple dependencies, high risks, and multiple interfaces; ensure alignment with strategic or corporate objectives; lead the definition and review of customer and stakeholder requirements; ensure plans and schedules are developed and followed throughout the life of the project.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


Desired Requirements

-Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

-Certification as a Certified Enterprise Architect (CEA) from the FEAC Institute.

-Eight years of program management or systems engineering experience on a major, cross organizational IT service development program with experience in federal programs within the last ten years. Federal experience can be either as Federal civilian or as a prominent member of industry team.

Qualifications

Position Information
This is an opportunity for:
  • An internal or external candidates to fill a GS-15 cadre position.
***THIS IS A STAFF RESERVE TERM-LIMITED POSITION***
  • If hired at the GS-15 position you will be hired as a staff reserve
  • Staff reserve appointments are term-limited appointments of one year, with a possible renewal of up to one year, not to exceed a cumulative total of two years of service.
  • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

Who May Apply
Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower as the advertised position grade may apply.
Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
  • For a cadre assignment:
    • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
    • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower as the advertised position grade may apply.)
  • For a detailee assignment:
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower as the advertised position grade may apply.)
Salary Determination
  • The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual.
  • A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
  • For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
Component Mission:

The Intelligence Community (IC) Chief Information Office is responsible for advancing the Intelligence Community's mission by driving secure collaboration, integration, and information sharing; identifying and addressing information enterprise risks; and providing strategic leadership and oversight of the Intelligence Community's enterprise architecture and enterprise information technology.

The Intelligence Community (IC) Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for advancing the IC's mission by driving secure collaboration, integration, and information sharing; identifying and addressing information enterprise risks; and providing strategic leadership and oversight of the IC's enterprise architecture and enterprise information technology. As we took a look at our current strategic resource planning, the Chief, IC Enterprise Architecture and the Chief IC Systems Integration are key positions to achieve statutory requirements, maintain architectural consistency, and enable effective planning, programming, and oversight of IC technology investments.

Mandatory Requirements:

-Deep understanding of Enterprise Architecture frameworks (e.g., TOGAF, FEAF, DoDAF), industry standards and best practices.

-Knowledge of IT service architectures that support business and mission needs, cloud services (Google, AWS, Microsoft, etc.), networks architectures, and cyber security architectures.

-Expert ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, complex information in a clear, concise manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences with different perspectives and objectives.

Education

Additional information

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI_Reasonable_Accommodation_WMA@cia.ic.gov and DNI_Diversity_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3799 or by FAX at 703-275-1217 . Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE .

JOB INTERVIEW TRAVEL: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, the ODNI hiring office will pay for travel by commercial carrier (economy class) or reimburse for privately owned vehicle (POV) mileage. If applicable, the candidate also will be reimbursed at a flat rate for commercial lodging and per diem.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the position description and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. The description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the work performed. . The best qualified applicants will be further evaluated through an interview process.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

All Applicants:

APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration. To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call or email at Phone: 301-243-1318; Email: Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov.

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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