Deputy Chief Information Officer for Architecture, Engineering, Technology & Innovation

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 23, 2021
Closes
Sep 28, 2021
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Deputy Chief Information Officer for Architecture, Engineering, Technology & Innovation (AET&I) is the lead enterprise engineering architect for the Department leading the advancement of technology integration and enterprise information and data architectures.
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Responsibilities

As the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Architecture, Engineering, Technology & Innovation you will:
  • Directs organizational operational activities, frames strategic plans based on broad IM-wide organizational assessments and evaluations of long-term objectives. He/she determines the financial and personnel resources needed to achieve AET&I objectives that best support mission operations; allocates funds and accounts for their use; identifies the need for major organizational improvements and develops the requisite plans and directs implementing actions.
  • Oversees and directs the internal organization, staffing, policies, and personnel authorities required to carry out the responsibilities of the DCIO, including the recruitment of senior managers and technical experts necessary to ensure the success of the programs.
  • Provides leadership for the definition and implementation of strategies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure efficient and cost-effective information resources planning, procurement, and cyber/computer security. The executive supports the Department of Energy corporate Information Management (IM) and Information Technology (IT) architecture.
  • Provides strategic and tactical leadership to staff supporting research, analysis, and the implementation of strategic infrastructure capabilities across the Department's information technology and information management enterprise. Deliverables include Position Papers, Reference Architectures, Evaluation Analysis, Business Case, and Implementation Roadmaps.
  • Provides expert advice, recommendations, and representation in areas of government initiatives, policy analysis, technology assessments, federal policies, and initiatives, as well as industry best practices. Maintains relationships with key personnel and officials from the department, other agencies, and industry relationships to advance effective implementation of tools and practices for the department. Determines the influence of legislation, standards and other conditions that impact modernization and development in particular sectors or groupings of the CIO's customers and stakeholders.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY: This is a career position in the SES. Unless the selectee is already a member of the SES with career status or has successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program certified by OPM, executive qualifications must be approved by OPM before the appointment can be effected. If you are selected, you will be responsible for working with a DOE Executive Consultant to finalize your ECQ narrative for OPM submission.

CITIZENSHIP: You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

HOMELAND SECURITY PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE (HSPD-12): A selectee's appointment is contingent upon compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity.

PUBLIC FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT (OGE 278): If you are selected for this position, will be required to file this report prior to entry on duty in accordance with the Ethics of Government Act of 1978.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD: An individual's initial SES career appointment becomes final only after the individual successfully completes a one-year probationary period.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: You must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

DRUG TESTING: As a condition of appointment to this position, you will be subject to pre-employment/pre-appointment testing for illegal drug use under the U.S. Department of Energy Employee Drug Plan. If you are selected you will be provided information regarding drug testing. Failure to undergo testing or positive findings resulting from the test will eliminate you from further consideration for this position. If selected for and appointed to this position you will be subject to random drug testing while employed.

SELECTIVE SERVICE: All males born after December 31, 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register . If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.

MOBILITY: A mobility agreement may be required based on mission needs.

E-VERIFY: New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Qualifications

Resume-Based Resume: Applicants must show possession of the ECQs and any technical qualifications via resume. Your resume presented will reflect that you possess the ECQs and give a synopsis of your accomplishments.

The application process used to recruit for this position is the RESUME BASED method. Although applicants cannot address the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) separately, evidence of each must be clearly demonstrated in the five (5) page resume and throughout the rest of the application package to include the MTQ narrative.

A sample 5-page executive level resume and ECQ narratives can be viewed at this link http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf

Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)

ECQ 1: LEADING CHANGE: Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals and establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ 2: LEADING PEOPLE: Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals and provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ 3: RESULTS DRIVEN: Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations, and make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ 4: BUSINESS ACUMEN: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 5: BUILDING COALITIONS: Ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is required by law to review the executive core qualifications of each new career appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointment. For additional information on ECQs, please review the detailed information provided by OPM at the following link: Executive Core Qualifications .

Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs): A supplemental narrative must be uploaded and attached to your application addressing each MTQ listed below . No more than one (1) page per MTQ is allowed; additional informational information will not be considered. MTQs must provide specific examples that address relevant experience and accomplishments. Applicants must reflect superior technical qualifications demonstrated through leadership and management in the following MTQs:

MTQ 1: Demonstrate a broad knowledge of, and executive-level ability to effectively lead information resources and information technology architecture, serving as an authoritative reference by promoting functional integration and resource optimization of service delivery with both internal and external partners.

MTQ 2: Demonstrate a broad knowledge of, and executive-level ability to effectively manage systems engineering, translating mission, business, and technical needs into overall systems architectures, and serving as the primary interface between management, customers, suppliers, and specialty engineers.

MTQ 3: Demonstrate a broad knowledge of, and executive-level ability to effectively apply technology in delivering innovative infrastructure capabilities that support the mission to customers and stakeholders.

Education

Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.
You must provide a copy of your transcripts from an accredited institution. Be sure to include those transcripts directly applicable to determining your meeting the education requirements. Failure to provide proof of education will result in non-consideration for this position. OFFICIAL ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS will be required to be provided prior to entrance-on-duty for individuals selected.

Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see Department of Education

Additional information

  • The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • For general information on government-wide Telework polices visit: www.telework.gov
  • OF-306: You may be required to complete an OF-306, "Declaration for Federal Employment" form used to (a) determine your suitability for Federal Employment and/or (b) in conducting an investigation to determine your suitability or ability to hold a security clearance.
  • Applications contain information subject to the Privacy Act (PL 93 579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education (if applicable). Your application will be rated and ranked by an Executive Resources Board (ERB) Panel, comprised of at least three SES members, using only the information submitted within the application package. Applicants who do not demonstrate in their application sufficient possession of the ECQs & MTQs will be determined ineligible for further consideration.

As part of the Resume Based recruitment method, the ERB Panel conducts a structured interview for all applicants, both competitive and non-competitive, who are determined to be in the top category from the ERB Rating Panel. Based on the Panel's evaluation, applicants who are determined Best Qualified will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.

Veteran's Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive service (SES).

Once a candidate has been identified for selection, reference checks may be completed. The Department's appointing official(s) will make a final approval of the selection, and in competitive cases, OPM's Qualifications Review Board (QRB) must certify the ECQs before final appointment can occur. If OPM approval is required for the ECQs, the candidate is required to assist in the development of the QRB template for submission to the QRB. Verification of performance, suitability and security information from reference checks will be taken into consideration when making offers of employment.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Q Access Authorization

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants. If you fail to submit required documentation before the announcement closes, you will be rated "ineligible."

You must submit:

1. ALL APPLICANTS - Five (5) page ECQ-based Resume including the following:

-Full name, mailing and email addresses, day & evening telephone numbers

-Education information including:

--Name, city, state of colleges/universities attended, major & type of degree received.

--Report only schools accredited by the accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

-All work experience (paid and unpaid) including:

-Job title, duties/accomplishments, employer's name/address, start/end dates (include month, day, and year), average hours per week worked, salary

-Honors, awards, special accomplishments

2. ALL APPLICANTS - MTQ Narrative (no more than one page per MTQ, 10 pt font).

3. Current or former career SES members must provide a SES appointment SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action), and an SF-50 showing current career SES status or career SES reinstatement eligibility.

4. Applicants who have successfully completed an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program must submit a copy of their certification.

5. Current or former Federal Civilian employees, must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (non-award) documenting show the following: 1) Full position title; 2) appointment type; 3) occupational series; 4) pay plan, grade, and step; 5) tenure code; 6) service computation date (SCD).

6. ALL APPLICANTS - If positive education requirement: you must submit a copy of your transcript(s) or a separate course listing showing the course title, department, hours earned (quarters or semester), and grade. If you have completed any part of your education outside of the U.S., you must submit the evaluation of your foreign education that has been prepared by an accredited organization. The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) can provide a list of who can evaluate your foreign education. For additional information, visit Department of Education
In addition, you have the option of submitting a cover letter (one page maximum).
All documents must be uploaded into the system;
USAJobs Resume Builder resumes will not be accepted.
Fonts cannot be smaller than 10 point.
Separate written narratives addressing the ECQs will not be considered.
Pages submitted in excess of the limits described above will not be considered. Substituting pages for other required documents in the application is not acceptable (e.g., submitting only a four-page resume but adding an additional page to address an MTQ).
Do not use borders, provide photos or list a Social Security Number or date of birth on any attachment.

Please review: Tips for preparing SES applications . We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.

It is important that you are complete and thorough in your resume. Please be sure to include and address all ECQs & MTQs in your resume and application package. A sample 5-page resume that incorporates ECQs can be viewed on this link (indexed at page 29-37): Guide to SES Quals

If you are selected for this position, you may be asked to provide additional documentation to verify your responses.

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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