IT Specialist (Sr Dir Apps Development)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the US International Development Finance Corporation, Office of Information Technology.

This position is the Senior Director for Applications Development. The incumbent exercises broad responsibility for all aspects of the development, modernization, and enhancement of systems and software that directly support the DFC mission.

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Responsibilities

  • This position is responsible for the software development, data architecture, modeling, design and development of data warehouse and analytics solutions.
  • Collects input from stakeholders to develop DFC's Business Intelligence/Enterprise Data Warehouse strategy and makes recommendations for current data repositories, enterprise application landscape and architecture with a "cloud first" approach.
  • Conducts system development and maintenance, including problem analysis, project formation, system design, software selection and purchasing, programming, cost analyses, feasibility studies, testing, documenting, and user training.
  • Reviews and approves project schedules with a focus on resource utilization and timing, system analysis, application software development methodologies, and IT software security in support of automation systems, services and facilities.
  • Consults with customers to identify software/hardware requirements (including business and technical requirements).
  • Translates IT systems requirements into applications prototypes; analyzes alternatives, and recommends solutions relating to the complete life cycle for information systems and information systems components.
  • Applies engineering technology, methods, techniques, principles, and concepts to establish optimal system performance with security safeguards.
  • Develops or reviews requirements and specifications for systems that meet business automation requirements involving complex or intricate issues or problems.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Must submit resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitability for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Within 30 days of appointment, you will be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
  • May be required to complete a supervisory probationary period
  • Position is subject to random drug testing


Qualifications

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level). Applicants must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements no later than 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

You may qualify at the GS-15 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirements.

Applicants for this position must meet the GS-2210 requirement AND the specialized experience requirement.

GS-2210 Requirement:
Individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate
    Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. 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. 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. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
AND

Specialized Experience: You must possess at least one year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-14 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped you with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position.

Specialized Experience serving as a supervisor of an Application Development Team with multiple direct reports and experience serving as an Application Developer performing the planning, implementation, management, and coordination of full systems life-cycle activities and resume must demonstrate direct experience with enhancing and configuring one of the following applications and/or frameworks; Salesforce Lightning, and/or Oracle Federal Financial's.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).

Education

Education cannot be substituted for specialized experience at the GS-15 grade level.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must:
1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria;
2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and
3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.
For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp) .

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
  • Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities
  • OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

Telework Suitability : The duties of this position are suitable for telework. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment : Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

Selection may require completion of a 1-year supervisory probationary period.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Position is subject to random drug testing.

Required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) within 30 days of appointment.

Work Schedule : This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Miscellaneous: DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify .

This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement 21-DFC-OIT-11230377-AFC using Delegated Examining (DE) procedures. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet DE requirements and can apply to that announcement. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, your résumé and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • Application Life Cycle Management
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Technical Competency ? Information Technology Architecture
  • Technical Competency - Project Management
  • Technical Competency ? Software Development


You may preview the Assessment Questionnaire at: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11230378

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness , National security

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
2. Your responses to the job questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11230378
3. Other supporting documents:
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • Most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service)
  • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
  • DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities
  • Noncompetitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable
  • Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)

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