The Deputy Director, Architecture & Engineering Group of the Chief Information Office and Information Technology Services Directorate (CIO/T) assists in overseeing the Offices: (1) ensuring information technology (IT) solutions are aligned with the NGA Strategy and the Intelligence Community (IC) IT Enterprise, and that these solutions are designed to conform to the guidance from the Chief Enterprise Architect, Chief Data Architect, and Chief Enterprise Engineer; (2) assuring the mission readiness of IT capabilities for promotion into operations; and (3) responsible for enterprise mission outcomes by driving innovation through rapid acquisition, piloting, prototyping, and designing processes and engagement approaches to meet customer needs and exceed their expectations. This includes the responsibility for developing, championing, validating, and transitioning IT approaches to ensure delivered services provide value to the mission; providing and delivering an agile systems engineering framework for innovative IT services including solutions architecture, cyber, standards, processes, and documentation that meets current and future mission needs; and ensuring interoperability and integration of all IT services and systems through NSG-wide engineering activities and processes. To accomplish this, the incumbent assists in leading a diverse workforce of skilled technical personnel to include government, contractor, and military employees, and is accountable for the accomplishment of these responsibilities and the associated execution of a substantial budget. The selected candidate must obtain and sustain a Top Secret SCI clearance with polygraph as a condition of employment. This is a Critical Acquisition Position.
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Conditions Of Employment
- US Citizenship is required.
- Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
- Security Investigation
Security Clearance and Access Level: This position requires access to classified Defense Department and Intelligence Community information. The individual selected must already possess, or be immediately eligible for, a TOP SECRET security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. U.S. citizenship is required for the granting of a security clearance. Joint Duty Credit: All NGA executive level positions require Joint Duty credit. Employees will receive joint duty credit for almost any service or rotational assignment that was at least at the GS/GG-13 or DCIPS Pay Band 3 level, and generally for at least one year, or for 179 days or more when deployed to a designated combat zone on or after September 11, 2001. Note: Employees without Joint Duty credit may apply for the position and can be considered. If selected a waiver would be required prior to final appointment. An external candidate, if selected, will be required to provide proof of Joint Duty credit or immediately apply for Joint Duty credit prior to EOD. NGA seniors without Joint Duty at the same tier level may lateral into the position if selected without requesting a waiver.
Eligibility for this executive level position will be based upon a clear demonstration that the applicant has experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry out the assignments of the position. The successful applicants will be distinguished from other applicants by a review of the following Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), the Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualification (SOCQ) Standard, and the Technical Qualifications.
1. Applicant selected for this position is subject to the completion of a one-year DISES trial period. (Applicants selected from outside NGA may be required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period if they have not already done so.) 2. This position is covered under the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). Incumbent will be required to file an Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278) with the NGA Office of General Counsel. 3. State the lowest pay you will accept and your current total salary. 4. Provide the name, address, and telephone number of three references to substantiate your qualifications. 5. Employment is subject to requirements of the NGA Drug Testing Program. 6. Successful completion of a polygraph examination is required for employment by NGA.
1. Permanent Change of Station (PCS). Travel/Transportation expenses are authorized. 2. Veteran's preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service. 3. Copies of this announcement and other general information may be obtained through NGAs Website, OPM's USAJobs, or by calling or 571-557-9477/8465. 4. Use of postage paid Government agency envelopes to file job applications is a violation of Federal law and regulation.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Evaluation Methods: Applicants will be evaluated based on job-related criteria identified under the Qualification Requirements by a screening panel of senior representatives with functional backgrounds relevant to this position. Interviews may be conducted.
Background checks and security clearance
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
How to Apply: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS BELOW. To receive FULL consideration, e-mail, hand deliver, or mail an original and five stapled copies of your current application. You must identify the position vacancy announcement number. There is no application of preference but certain information is required to be submitted and should be included on your resume, e.g., full name, mailing address, phone numbers, e-mail address, country of citizenship, education and work experience, current salary, and highest federal civilian grade held. External applicants (if a current or former civilian government employee) should submit one copy of their most recent Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50 noting your current position, grade, and salary level. Permanently attach all components of each application package. Do not place application materials inside report covers or folders, or submit documents not specifically requested, as they will not be used in the evaluation process. Applicants will be rated and ranked by an agency Qualifications Review Board using only the information submitted for consideration. Applicants who do not separately address the Executive Core Qualifications, Intelligence Community Senior Officer Core Qualification, and document their demonstrated experience, training, and/or education in support of the Technical Qualifications will be ineligible for further consideration. Failure to provide all the required information and copies could result in an ineligible rating. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Special note - - Current DISES, Senior Executive Service (SES) and Senior Intelligence Service (SIS) employees are not required to submit documentation of your Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) since you have already demonstrated your ECQs. However, you must submit documentation to address the Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualification (SOCQ) Standard - Leading the Intelligence Enterprise and your competencies in the areas under the "Technical Qualifications." (All other candidates must submit all required paperwork.) For the specific IC SOCQs and Technical Qualifications of the position, please view Job Announcement on the NGA website: https://www.nga.mil/Careers/Pages/default.aspx Submit your application to: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Mail Stop S45-HDTX 7500 GEOINT Drive Springfield, VA 22150 or E-mail to: HDExecutiveResources@nga.mil Complete applications must be received by the closing date. A postmark will NOT prevail. Applications will NOT be returned. Please reference announcement number shown above.
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7500 GEOINT Drive
Springfield, VA 22150
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