IT Specialist (Internet)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 16, 2021
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), we remain an independent and objective organization, conducting and supervising audits, evaluations, and investigations relating to the Department's programs and operations. We promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in these programs and operations as we also strive to prevent and detect fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

We are committed to keeping the HUD Secretary, Congress, and our stakeholders fully and currently informed about challenges and deficiencies and the necessity for and progress of corrective actions. We invite you to join HUD OIG, where we are guided by five shared core values of accountability, courage, respect, stewardship, and trust. These core values serve as the framework for all of our work.

This position is located at Department of Housing and Urban Development OIGOffice of Information Technology. As a/an IT Specialist (Internet), you will:
  • Serve as the principle expert and lead technologist for the planning, development and coordination of all virtual and cloud-based technologies (VMware, Microsoft Office365 and Azure)
  • Provide authoritative advice to management and other technical specialists in areas such as disaster recovery, capacity planning, applications development, hardware strategy, and operating systems security as it relates to web and cloud-based solutions.
  • Lead and execute the deployment of virtual and cloud-based technologies releases into Testing, Staging, and Production Environments (develop these environments where missing).
  • Oversee technical management of virtual and cloud-based environments, content, applications, features, and capabilities, as well as the operation of the hardware and software platforms on which they run.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



This opportunity is also open to Status Candidates under Announcement 21-HUDIG-153. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, 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/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    • Experience in architecting and managing Azure, O365, Hyper-V and VMWare for an entire organization, including implementation and oversite of these systems; AND
    • Serving as a Systems Engineer migrating technologies to Azure; Engineer design, implement, and oversee security and business technologies for the organization. Information technology architects ensure efficiency and efficacy by communicating with colleagues and team members about software, network, and database architectures, as appropriate. AND
    • Identifying and controlling STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guide) hardening of hardware and software to guard against security threats; AND
    • Experience with configuration of ATO (Authorization to Operate) controls in Azure, O365; AND
    • Developing technical standards and procedures for multi-factor authentication throughout the organization.

    In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in 1) attention to detail, 2) customer service, 3) oral communication, and 4) problem solving.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    Other Information:
    - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    - This is a bargaining unit position.
    - A recruitment incentive may be offered.
    - We offer opportunities for telework.
    - We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    - A one year probationary period may be required.
    - Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
    - Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    - Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    - Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    - File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
    - Pass a detailed background investigation.

    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 résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé 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 in the following areas: Technical, Analytical, Communication, and Leadership.

    Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A, B, or C, depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. 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.

    Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category.Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

    Referral: 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. 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 Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP )) you must be assigned the second category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 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 may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

    It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 200th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on 9/15/2021; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

    All applicants
    are required to submit a résumé 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/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. 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 .

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