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    Summary

    This position is with Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (OIG), Mission Support Team (MST) Component.

    This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date.

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    Responsibilities

    • Position located within the Strategic Planning and Performance Directorate, supporting the Defense Case Activity Tracking System (D-CATS) Program Management Office.
    • Supports oversight of a Level III Defense Business System and Department of Defense-wide enterprise application that offers case management capabilities to applicable investigation communities.
    • Assists in implementation of Agile software development methodologies and Scrum/SAFe frameworks, with industry leading business partners, as well as forward-leaning hosting and support service solutions.
    • Background in Microsoft Dynamics Customer Relationship Management, SharePoint, SQL, MIM, and other Microsoft technologies desired.
    • DevSecOps, SmartBear TestComplete (application administration and implementation within on/off-premise environments), data migration, and DoD OIG organizational knowledge are beneficial.
    • Facilitates customer engagements, requirements elicitation and decomposition, and their transition into production-ready products.
    • Collaborates with peer organizational entities, including Chief Information Officer personnel, enhancing operational support functions.
    • Ensures compliance with Business Capability Acquisition Cycle and Software Development Life-Cycle standards, supporting D-CATSe across sustainment, development, and to-be capability support activities.
    • Plans, directs, and coordinates IT projects to ensure established milestones are accomplished on time, within prescribed funding parameters, and in accordance with client business objectives.
    • Serves as Contracting Officer's Technical Representative for IT Support Service contracts; assists in developing contract requirements and specifications while monitoring compliance.
    • Candidate to operate within a cross-functional and high trust organization, where innovation and value-stream adherence is prioritized.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 10% for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.
    • Ability to acquire and maintain an Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I certification to meet DoD Information Assurance Work Force requirements.
    • U.S. Citizenship or National
    • Suitable for Federal Employment
    • Registered for Selective Service (if applicable)
    • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
    • Position has been designated as Non-Critical Sensitive; incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
    • If you have not previously completed a probationary period with the Federal government in a similar position, you will be required to serve a two-year probationary period.
    • Incumbent is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with DoD OIG.
    • Current DoD civilian employees are not required to submit to drug testing if moving from one Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another with no break in service, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis.
    • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 calendar days of the initial issue date of the referral list.
    • Position(s) may be filled by displaced Department of Defense (DoD) employees through the Priority Placement Program.
    • All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Qualifications

    To meet the basic requirements, you must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the next lower grade level.

    GS-13
    You must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level: Specialized Experience is defined as: Must have experience managing projects in the field of Information Technology. Must have knowledge in identifying and analyzing customer requirements, developing a business case, and conducting cost benefit analysis. Must have demonstrated experience developing, modifying, and implementing.

    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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

    Additional information

    • Competitive wages, flexible schedules and one of the most comprehensive benefits packages found in either government or private sector. These extraordinary benefits encompass health, pay, work/life balance, growth & learning.
    • Moving expenses will not be paid.
    • Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from the DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment.
    • A two year probationary period may be required.
    • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or be exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov)
    • Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf.)
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Applicants must be well-qualified, which is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position established by the Best Qualified category definition.
    • 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 Alternate Application.
    • Pay for first time hires to the Federal Government will typically be set at step 1 salary range for their respective grade level.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    IMPORTANT NOTE - YOU MUST FOLLOW ALL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. ERRORS OR OMISSIONS MAY AFFECT YOUR RATING.
    Your resume and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under the provisions of the Direct-Hire Authority (DHA), rating, ranking and veterans preference does not apply; therefore, your responses to the questionnaire will not be used to determine a scored rating. All applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements, as defined in the job opportunity announcement, will be referred for selection consideration. While veterans' preference does not apply in DHA, preference eligible are encouraged to submit their supporting documentation (DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service, VA letter, SF-15, etc.)During further evaluation, you may be asked to provide additional information or participate in other methods of assessment, such as structured interviews. Individuals who are subject matter experts in the requirements of this position may participate in further evaluations. Your responses will be carefully reviewed and must be supported by factual information in your resume. Inflating or otherwise enhancing your qualifications and errors or omissions may result in lowering your self-rated level or loss of further consideration.
    The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:

    • Communication
    • Contracting/Procurement
    • Information Technology Life Cycle Management
    • Information Technology Policy and Planning
    • Information Technology Program Management
    • Program Evaluation
    • Project Management

    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here:
    https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11140425

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

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    Required Documents

    You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Resume: You are encouraged to choose only ONE method of submitting your resume. (HR will review the resume that the system date stamps as the latest one received and this may not be the resume, which best reflects your qualifications for the job and may result in an ineligible rating.) You may submit your resume by: attaching in your USAJOBS account. For assistance in preparing your resume, take a look at the DFAS Resume Tools.
    2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire: Your resume must describe the quality of work in regards to responses to the occupational self-assessment questionnaire as they generate your numerical rating.
    3. Other Supporting Documents.

    The following supporting documents are ONLY required if applicable to your personal qualifications or status. They must be received by the closing date of the announcement or at the time of application if applying to an announcement with an extended closing date.

    1. Transcripts and/or Certifications: All applicants to include current agency employees, must submit proof of education if the job announcement requires education to meet the basic qualification requirements, or if substituting education to meet the specialized experience requirements. Many applicants must also submit documentation for proof of meeting the basic education requirement. For additional information on acceptable documents, click here Transcripts and Certifications. All applicants to include current agency employees/contractors must also document your education and/or certifications in your resume. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
    2. Cover Letter: You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or determine eligibility for preference.
    3. ICTAP Eligibles: A copy of the RIF separation notice and SF-50 if available.

    WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/24/2021, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

    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.

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    Benefits

    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.

    https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees

    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.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.
    Click 'Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

    1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
    2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
    3. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    Agency contact information

    RASHEED BULLARD

    Address

    DODIG - MISSION SUPPORT TEAM
    4800 Mark Center Drive
    Alexandria, VA 22350
    US
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    Engaged Oversight Professionals Dedicated to Improving the Department of Defense

    The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has been ranked as one of the best places to work in the federal government! Come join us for a meaningful career with an agency that truly values our employees. You will find a diverse workforce from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We detect and deter fraud, waste, and abuse in all DoD programs and operations, promote the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the DoD; and help ensure ethical conduct throughout the DoD. For more information about who we are and what we're about, please visit www.dodig.mil.

    Visit our careers page

    Learn more about what it's like to work at Office of Inspector General, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    http://www.dodig.mil//

    Next steps

    The occupational questionnaire and the resume that you submit will be used to assess your qualifications for the job, and to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interviews. We will notify you of the outcome after each of these steps has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

    All information included in the resume and Occupational Questionnaire is subject to review and verification. HR will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be further evaluated by information provided in the Occupational Questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have misrepresented your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position and, if you're already an employee, you may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including removal from Federal service.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/604226100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.