Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: Bureau of Economic Analysis
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All qualified United States citizens
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is one of the world's leading statistical agencies, recognized throughout the United States and around the world as a key source for the best and most comprehensive economic statistics available. The data produced by BEA are among the most important tools used in decision-making by policy-makers in the Congress and the executive agencies, including the Council of Economic Advisers, the Federal Reserve, the Office of Management and Budget and the Treasury. BEA's data are also used extensively by private businesses and a wide range of regional organizations, state and local governments, businesses and educational institutions.
Applications under this vacancy announcement will be considered under external competitive procedures only. This vacancy is also being advertised under merit promotion procedures as (BEA-OCIO-2013-0001). Each announcement requires a separate application using the Census Bureau's on-line application system by logging into http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and clicking on "Search Jobs." Merit promotion procedures apply to current or previous Federal employees in the competitive service who are eligible for transfer, promotion, reassignment, or reinstatement. Merit promotion procedures MAY also apply to applicants seeking consideration through a special appointing authority such as Veterans Recruitment Act (VRA), Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), Schedule A, etc. Please read the vacancy announcement to determine who may apply.
This vacancy is for a Supervisory IT Specialist/Deputy Chief position in the Office of the Chief Information Officer, located at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis in Washington, DC.
Reporting to the CIO, the Deputy CIO serves as one of the principal advisors in the organization on the application of information technology to improve business processes. The Deputy CIO is a key member of a team of senior IT personnel that directs the development, implementation, maintenance, enhancement, and operation of the Bureau's information systems; develop strategic operational IT plans and supporting budgets; and oversee the operation of the Bureau's computer facilities, equipment, and telecommunications networks.
It is critical the potential candidates be expert in overseeing the development and delivery of complex, business-critical information technology systems. Much of the Bureau's upcoming IT initiatives center around further utilization of available shared services from across the Federal government, supporting improvements in economic accounts, streamlining statistical production processes including bring twenty-first century analytic tools to Bureau managers, and providing all stakeholders enhanced and timely access to BEA's data products.
BEA has been ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies for which to work. It has a dynamic and motivated staff, and encourages professional growth. BEA has an unparalleled location in the heart of downtown D.C., only blocks from the White House and within walking distance to three Metro lines. The Penn Quarter, Logan and Dupont Circles, and the Kennedy and Verizon Centers are all within walking distance. This location provides for a unique balance of intellectual pursuit during the day and wealth of cultural and social activities after work.
This position is in the competitive service.
One year probationary period may be required.
This is a supervisory position. If not already completed, the selectee will need to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.
Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.
This is a non-bargaining unit position.
The Full Promotion Potential of this position is: ZP-05.
This position may be filled through means other than the competitive promotion process.
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- If your resume is incomplete, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
- You must be registered with Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
- You must be suitable for Federal employment.
- Any required investigations and clearances must be completed
- before the selectee can be placed in the position.