Lead Information Technology Specialist (plcypln/infosec)

Employer
Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 12, 2021
Closes
Oct 14, 2021
Ref
140060872
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
SummaryThis position is located in the Department of Health And Human Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-OCIO-MP-21-11233900 under merit promotion procedures. Please review this announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesWHAT YOU'LL BE DOING DAY TO DAYAs a Lead Information Technology Specialist (PLCYPLN-INFOSEC), you will use your knowledge of and experience with the Office of the Chief Information Officer to optimize business results and customer experience by:Leading IT initiatives, which encompass capital planning, acquisition and technical architectures, in alignment with regulations and policy.Developing project plans that outlines all required resources, best practices, and methods (eg staff and equipment) to maintain appropriate level of service.Evaluating business or technical requirements to support of systems and network requirements to meet organizational objectives.Conducting expert analyses of IT program operations or system issues and recommending or implementing resolution.Developing project management procedures, policies, tools, templates, activities, and reports to ensure organizational continuity of service. Travel Required Not requiredSupervisory status No Promotion Potential None Job family (Series) 2210 Information Technology Management Similar jobs Chief Technology Officers Information Technology Specialist (It Specialist) Officers, Chief Technology Help Requirements Conditions of Employment US Citizenship required Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service - Suitable for federal employment Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. All information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. Documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date. Financial disclosure statement may be required. One-year probationary period may be required. Qualifications WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FORMinimum Qualifications: Have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.ANDMust have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that includes implementing and/or modifying policies, plans, or procedures to meet business requirements; developing strategic plans and technical guidance to support IT policy development for an organization; conducting IT strategic planning and program management activities.Documenting experience: In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the "percentage of times" the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through national Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to gain employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited. EducationAdditional informationTHINGS YOU NEED TO KNOWIncentives may be authorized; however, this is contingent upon multiple factors, including funds availability. If authorized, certain incentives may require you to sign a service agreement to remain in the Federal government for a period of up to 3 years. Note: This statement does not imply nor guarantee an incentive will be offered and paid. Incentives may include the following: moving expenses, recruitment or relocation incentive; student loan repayment, superior qualifications appointment, creditable service for annual leave for prior non-federal work experience or prior uniformed military service, etc.Bargaining Unit Position: NoResearch position: NoDrug Screening Required: NoVeterans' Preference - https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/veterans/Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP/ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an CTAP/ICTAP eligible see #ictap. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.Beginning January 1, 2010, agencies must seek prior approval from OPM before they can appoint a current or recent political appointee to a competitive or non-political excepted service position at any level under the provisions of title 5, United States Code. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you MUST disclose that to the Human Resources Office.NOTE: During the COVID-19 pandemic you may be authorized to telework remotely. The Federal government will begin a phased transition to normal operations in line with the national guidelines to Open Up America Again. HHS will make operating decisions based on State or locality of duty stations and other factors. Read more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. In accordance with Executive Order 12564 of September 14, 1986, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is A Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs, on or off duty, by Federal employees is inconsistent not only with the law-abiding behavior expected of all citizens, but also with the special trust placed in such employees as servants of the public.Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories:Best Qualified - Applicants who have experience that is almost identical to those required by the position.Well Qualified - Applicants who have experience that is very similar to those required by the position.Qualified - Applicants who meet minimum qualification requirements, but do not identify any additional qualifying experience or skill.Candidates in the highest category will be referred to the hiring agency.The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher). Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):Information Technology Program ManagementOrganizational AwarenessProject ManagementTechnical Problem SolvingWritten CommunicationTo preview the assessment questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11225380 Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Not Required Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk High Risk (HR) Trust determination process National security Help Required DocumentsSubmission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application. You must provide a complete online Application Package which includes:Your Resume: You are encouraged to use the USAJobs online resume builder to ensure that all required information is in your resume. Your resumemust clearly articulate how your skills and experiences align to the criteria defined in the qualifications section of this announcement and it must support your responses to the assessment questionnaire. For each position you must describe your duties, accomplishments, related skills, and responsibilities. Your resume must also include the day, month, and year that you began and ended for each position held. Full-time employment will be assumed unless otherwise stated on your resume. Part-time employment will be prorated in crediting experience. Not providing this information may result in the lowering of your assessment score or an ineligible rating. For resume writing guidance, please visit the USAJobs Resource Center or view their video tutorial.For Most Effective Resumes Tips visit: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Most_Effective_Resumes.A complete Assessment Questionnaire (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11225380)Other required supporting documents.Other Supporting Documents: (Only Submit if applicable to you.)College transcript (if qualifying all or in part based on your education)Veterans' Preference documentation:Discharged Veterans: If you are claiming 5 point preference, you must submit a copy of your DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from the armed forces that supports dates of service and discharge status; if claiming 10 point preference, an application for 10-Point Veterans Preference (SF-15) and an official document dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, and/or any other associated documentation based on your preference.Active Duty Members: Under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, if claiming 5 point preference, submit written documentation from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted with your application package.CTAP/ICTAP DocumentationA copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate, notice of disability annuity termination, or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement;A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action'', documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; andAny documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.For Rsum Tips visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YX7o1PBoFkFor Application Tips visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqYkibnuiJUFor additional information about USAJOBS visit the Help Center: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient. Official documentation will be requested upon selection. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US 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 US 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. Help BenefitsA career with the US Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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