Job Responsibilities : IT Specialist
Salary : $108,885 – $172,500 a year
Company : US Office of the Chief Information Officer
Location : Remote US
Summary As an IT Specialist, you will research, analyze, and recommend new and emerging technologies as well as implementation or migration of applications/services/capabilities to cloud based services.
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.
As an IT Specialist, some of your major responsibilities will include:
- Applying a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness
- Developing plans and schedules, estimating and reporting on accomplishments
- Making decisions or recommendations significantly changing, interpreting or developing important public policies
- Applying knowledge of systems operations practices, governing laws, regulations, methodologies and/or policies to provide sound and authoritative technical guidance
Conditions of Employment
- US Citizens and National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
- Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
- Register with Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
For each job on your resume, provide:
- the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
- number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.
The GS-14 salary range starts at $108,885 per year.
If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.
To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level or higher in the Federal service. OPM Qualification standards for IT Specialist (2210): https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/.
IT SPECIALIST COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
- Attention to Detail – This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant keeps abreast of latest technology, information, research, etc., to maintain knowledge in field of expertise (for example, reads trade journals, participates in professional/technical associations, maintains credentials).
- Customer Service – skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant promotes or develops and maintains good working relationships with key individuals or groups.
- Oral Communication – This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant serves on panels, committees, or task forces as a representative for the organization on technical or professional issues.
- Problem Solving – This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant monitors current trends or events (for example, technological, economic, political, social, educational, or employment trends or events) and applies the information as appropriate.
In addition to the competencies listed above, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is providing secure and reliable solutions for a number of different customer groups with various needs; implementing new technologies, promoting cloud-based solutions, and integrating existing technologies, for internal customers
Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.
If you are claiming veterans’ preference:
(a) Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.
(b) If you are claiming 10-point preference or derived preference (a spouse, widow or widower, or parent of a deceased or disabled veteran), submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1) completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).
If you are active duty military – Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).
If you are ICTAP/CTAP eligible – submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.