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Organizational Location: This position is located in the
Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs
Enforcement, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), in
This is a bargaining unit position.
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As a IT Specialist (Sys Analysis) you will perform the following
- Serves as the principle advocate within the agency for the
application of process improvement concepts and practices,
- Identifies and evaluates information systems design
methodologies and benchmarks best practices from industry or other
- Leads multiple technology design teams in the development of
information systems specifications for major new applications,
- Evaluates new systems design methodologies to improve software
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
2210 Information Technology Management
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- You must successfully pass a background investigation.
- You must successfully pass a drug screen.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with
- Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must
meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
- Time in Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52
weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. Time in grade
requirements must be met by the closing date of this
- Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position
(Career/Career-Conditional appointment). Upon appointment to this
position, you may be required to serve a one-year probationary
You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess one of the
Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS- 12
grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:
- Presenting recommendations for adoption of new
- Reviewing the impact of new systems design policies on the
systems design processes.
- Recommending most beneficial implementation approaches.
- Leading implementation activities.
In addition to the specialized experience, you must have
IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies
listed and defined below:
- Attention to Detail - is thorough when performing work and
conscientious about attending to detail
- Customer Service - assessing the needs, providing information
and/or technical assistance to clients and customers (to include
the general public, individuals who work in or outside of the
agency); committed to providing quality products and services
- Oral Communication - expressing information (e.g. ideas or
facts) to individuals or groups, taking into account the audience
and nature of information (e.g. technical, sensitive,
controversial); making clear and convincing oral presentations;
listening to others, attending to nonverbal cues and responding
- Problem Solving - identifying problems; considering risks,
determining accuracy and relevance of information; using sound
judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of
this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience):
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.
Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel
Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current
or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been
within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C,
Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive
Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources
The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with
disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe
physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR
213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable
service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5
CFR 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps, VISTA volunteers, and persons
with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences,
and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you
are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete
with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for
non-competitive appointment and to understand the required
documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing
Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this
This job does not have an education qualification