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IT Specialist (APPSW)

Company: Office of Administration
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Summary This position is located in the Executive Office of the President (EOP), Office of Administration (OA), White House Information Technology (WHIT), Enterprise Applications, Product and Applications Support Division. The incumbent serves as an Associate Product Owner/Product Manager, and as such is responsible for working with a portfolio of products and supporting the various activities associated with ensuring enterprise products are delivered that meet users' needs. Responsibilities As a IT Specialist (APPSW), GS-2210-14, your typical work assignments may include the following: Provides supervision, leadership and counsel to subordinate staff and team members as relates to project and program objectives, professional skills growth, and behavioral and disciplinary matters. Maintains and advances skills and knowledge related to technologies in use, or potentially in use, within the enterprise, as well as those related to organizational leadership. Establishes open lines of communication with customers, in concert with product owners, throughout the enterprise to receive and share information related to project goals, delays, application defects, and ongoing system enhancements. Ensures applications software technologies employed and recommended fully comply with all EOP policies, procedures, and regulations. Facilitates and ensures that organization software engineering concepts are applied appropriately. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position. The qualification requirements are in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards. ALL QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level or pay band in Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. BASIC REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with OPM Qualification Standards, the Information Technology (IT) Series, 2210 has a basic requirement. Must 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. 4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. AND In order to meet the basic requirement for the IT Series, applicant meets one of the requirements listed below: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education (36 semester hours, 54 quarter hours or the equivalent) leading to such a degree in computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field. OR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the next lower grade or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector that demonstrates applying a mastery knowledge of advanced principles and practices of application development principles, concepts, methods, and practices to provide technical advice to management officials, subordinates, third party application developers, and other technical specialists regarding application development, code reuse, scalability and maintain applications on a SQL Server, Salesforce, SharePoint, or .NET platform. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (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. Education All academic degrees and coursework must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions. Additional Information **Notice: More than one selection may be made within 90 days of the issuance of the certificate, if additional vacancies occur.** A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements. 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. Active Duty Military Members MAY apply under this announcement due to the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act. You must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions along with your application for Federal employment. A certification is a document 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 from the date of application. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment. Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs & 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 visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee\_guides/career\_transition.asp. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Statement: http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/index.cfm Employment Information Resources - Resource Center: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Main\_Page Non-competitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on non-competitive appointment authority eligibility requirements: Person with Disabilities - Schedule A Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans Special Hiring Authorities for Certain Military Spouses Other Special Appointment Authorities If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternative Application.

Keywords: Office of Administration, Washington DC , IT Specialist (APPSW), Other , Washington, DC

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