IT Specialist (SharePoint Developer)

Washington, D.C
Jan 14, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time

This position is located in the Office of Inspector General, Office of Management, Information Technology Directorate. The Information Technology Directorate provides software development, infrastructure and technical support services along with information security, records, and property management.


The ideal candidate will perform the following duties:
  • Serves as a technical expert in applying the principles and methods of low-code and web application software development, commercial-off-the shelf software package configuration, data conversion, and system testing.
  • Multiple low-code platforms, such as Service Now, Microsoft Power Apps, Salesforce, etc. with 5+ years of experience
  • Serves as the expert in Microsoft SharePoint Administration, with 5+ years of experience preferred
  • Works with web application technologies including ColdFusion (CFML and CFScript)


Conditions of Employment

Conditions of Employment
  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Background Investigation Required.
  • Must meet education requirements.
  • Position has portable work and selectee may be eligible to telework.
  • Pursuant to Executive Order 14043 requiring COVID19 vaccinations for Federal Employees, new EPA employees will be required to be
    fully vaccinated against COVID 19 prior to entry on duty, subject to such exceptions as required by law.

Must be a U.S. Citizen.

This is a Public Trust Position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the tentative employment offer may be withdrawn.

If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to appointment and the appropriate background investigation forms to determine suitability for Federal employment. False statements or responses on these forms can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

The selectee will be required to complete a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the I-9 Form. We will compare information provided on the I-9 Form to records available from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The system confirms employee's identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Learn more about e-verify , including your rights and responsibilities.

Upon appointment, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually.


Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Applicant must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade or equivalent band level of responsibility in the Federal Service.

Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

GS-14: Applying software design principles, methods, and approaches during all phases of the system development lifecycle; (2) Designing and developing applications through the optimal use of reusable component; and (3) Utilizing database management principles and methodologies; including data structures; data modeling, data warehousing; and transaction processing sufficient to design, write, test, debug; and maintain software applications that meet technical and functional requirements.

Evidence of the above specialized experience must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience or based on job titles alone. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(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.

Applicants must meet the qualifications for this position within thirty (30) days of the closing date of this announcement.

In addition to the above specialized experience, applicants must also meet the IT-Related proficiency level for all four of the competencies listed below:
  • Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Customer Service: Ability to coordinate cyber operations with other organization functions or support activities.
  • Oral communication: Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal means.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to interpret and understand complex and rapidly evolving concepts; ability to think critically.

Evidence of the above specialized experience and IT-related proficiency must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience


This position does not have a mandatory education requirement.

There is no substitution for specialized experience at this grade level.

All materials must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.

All education claimed by applicants will be verified.

Additional information

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 30 days.

EPA OIG provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Specialist listed in this vacancy announcement.

Payment of relocation expenses is NOT authorized.

All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application, by checking reference and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work.

Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.