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Job Title:Information Technology Specialist (Systems Analysis)

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Office of Justice Programs

Hiring Organization: Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

Job Announcement Number:JP-13-029

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, February 11, 2013 to Thursday, February 21, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-14/15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DCView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Do you want to be a leader in your field at the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) where you can provide innovative leadership to federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems, by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across America, and providing leadership and technical excellence in managing human resources information systems? If you answered yes, then OJP is the career choice for you. You will serve as an Information Technology Specialist (System Analysis) in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Office of Justice Programs (OJP).

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=IFRSO.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Participates in, and/or performs, the planning, design, implementation, and/or management of an agency-wide IT enterprise architectural framework that integrates, aligns, and streamlines business, application, information, and technology architectures to support the mission, strategies, goals, structure, and processes of the agency.

Manages the lifecycle of an information technology project from concept development through implementation. Identifies customer requirements, develops technical approaches, and coordinates project resources related to project costs and schedules.

Performs work involved in applying analytical processes to the planning, design, and implementation of new and improved information systems to meet the business requirements of customer organizations.
Performs needs analyses to define opportunities for new or improved business process solutions. Consults with customers to identify and specify requirements, and to develop overall functional and systems requirements. Develops cost estimates of new or modified systems and plans their implementation.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:(The KSAs below may not apply at all grades)

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing to propose, defend and justify designs, processes, templates, implementation guidance and standards related to Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Software as a Service (SaaS) and Cloud based systems.

Knowledge of enterprise architecture principles, methods, and techniques.

Ability to apply user requirements to the analysis, planning, and design of technology systems

Attention to Detail

Problem Solving

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Performed information technology (IT)-related work in a thorough manner, with attention to detail and concern for all areas involved.

Identified problems and causation factors and generated solutions and/or offered recommendations for a variety of confirmed information technology (IT) problems.

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MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Grade 14: Qualifying experience for the GS-14 level requires IT-related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: Attention to Detail; Customer Service; Oral Communication; and Problem Solving; AND one (1) year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-13 level. Specialized experience is experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must be IT-related and may be paid or unpaid experience.

Example of specialized experience for positions at the GS-14 level, typically gained in the IT field or through performance of work where the primary concern is IT, includes experience analyzing a number of alternative approaches when advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. The experience demonstrates accomplishment of IT project assignments requiring knowledge of IT requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled.

Grade 15: Qualifying experience for the GS-15 level requires IT-related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: Attention to Detail; Customer Service; Oral Communication; and Problem Solving; AND one (1) year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-14 level. Specialized experience is experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must be IT-related and may be paid or unpaid experience.

Example of specialized experience for positions at the GS-15 level, typically gained in the IT field or through performance of work where the primary concern is IT, includes experience analyzing a number of alternative approaches when advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. The experience demonstrates accomplishment of IT project assignments requiring knowledge of IT requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

You must be suitable for Federal employment; as determined by a background investigation.

Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for, or exempt from, the Selective Service. See www.sss.gov.

This appointment requires completion of a one-year probationary period.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ/OJP Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your resume and application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score. A human resources representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official. Your resume will be among the factors used in setting your pay, should you be made an offer of employment. Please ensure that it fully describes your experience as it relates to the position for which you are applying. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described above, veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 30-percent or more (CPS) and those with a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10-percent but less than 30-percent (CP) move from the category in which they would otherwise be placed to the top of the highest quality category, with the exception of positions which are professional and scientific at the GS-09 (or equivalent) and above. Professional and scientific positions GS-09 (or equivalent) and above will be placed at the top of the category in which their rating otherwise places them.

We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:

1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.

2. Rating: Your application will be evaluated against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. You may also be further evaluated using additional assessment processes.

3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies that may occur within 90-days of the closing date of this announcement.

Bargaining Unit Status: Eligible.

Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the close of this announcement.

How to Apply: Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. If you are unable to apply online, you may contact Avue Digital Services for alternate application procedures. Please call Avue at 800-407-0147 or email Joeavue@avuetech.com.

Applicants submitting required documents can electronically attach them, or scan and attach them, to the employment application or email them to OJPApplicants@usdoj.gov . If this is not possible, copies of documents can be faxed to 253-573-9869, or mailed to the following address: Office of Justice Programs, c/o Avue Technologies Corporation, ATTN: Avue Enterprise Direct, 1145 Broadway Plaza, Suite 800, Tacoma, WA 98402. All faxed or mailed proof documents must be identified with applicant's name and vacancy announcement number.

Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

Applicants who apply online will automatically receive email acknowledgement of receipt of their application.

BASIS OF RATING: You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience, and training you report relative to this position which show the degree to which you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed on this vacancy announcement.

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department.

OJP provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the representative listed under Agency Contact Information. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Government housing is not available.

BENEFITS: OJP offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp#icc.

OJP offers various alternative work schedules and telework, which varies from office to office. Alternative work schedules afford employees the opportunity to work compressed or alternate work schedules. The telework program allows many employees to work from home, or at an alternate location on a recurring or situational basis.

OJP has partnered with the Vida Fitness Center, which is conveniently located in the Verizon Center, for your physical fitness needs. In addition, OJP offers on-site fitness centers at various DOJ locations within the downtown areas, most of which are located within walking distance. OJP also offers credit union services; ATM machine is located on-site. We also have a health unit and an on-site nurse for your usage and convenience.

Transit Benefits: To defray your commuting cost, we are pleased to offer the Employee Transit Benefit Program which allows eligible employees to receive up to $240 per month tax-free.

Service Credit for Non-Federal Experience: The Federal Workforce Flexibility Act allows newly hired employees to be granted credit for previous military or private sector experience directly related to the position for which hired. This non-Federal experience may be counted as service time for annual leave accrual purposes upon appointment. For additional information, please contact the human resources representative identified on this announcement.

Recruitment bonus is not authorized.

Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation.

As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.

DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

The Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) gives veterans access to job vacancies that might otherwise be closed to them. The law allows eligible veterans to compete for vacancies advertised under an agency's promotion procedures when the agency is seeking applications from outside of its own workforce.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS - VETERANS PREFERENCE:
In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, you must submit with your application , a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS - CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP ) SELECTION PRIORITY: For proof of CTAP eligibility, you must provide a copy of a document from each of the following three categories:
1. One of the following:
Your Reduction in Force (RIF) separation notice;
Your Reduction in Force (RIF) notice offering a lower graded position accompanied by a declination of the offer (the RIF notice must state that declination will result in separation under RIF);
Notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside the local commuting area (for example, a directed reassignment or change in duty station);
Certificate of expected separation; or
Other official agency certification or notification indicating that your position is surplus (for example, a notice of position abolishment or a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement).

2. Your Notification of Personnel Action(s), SF-50(s), or other official documentation that shows:
a. You are a current: i). career or career-conditional competitive service employee, in tenure group 1 or 2, at grade GS-15 or equivalent and below; or
ii). excepted service employee serving without time limit at grade GS-15 or equivalent and below who has been conferred noncompetitive appointment eligibility and selection priority by law for competitive service positions; and
b. The position you may be or are being separated from:
i). Is equal to or higher than the grade of the job announced; and
ii). Has the same or higher promotion potential as the job announced; and
iii). Is in the same local commuting area as the job


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS - INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE (ICTAP) SELECTION PRIORITY:
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For proof of ICTAP eligibility, you must provide a copy of a document from each of the following three categories:
1. Category 1
Your Reduction in Force (RIF) separation notice;
Your Reduction in Force (RIF) notice offering a lower graded position accompanied by a declination of the offer (the RIF notice must state that declination will result in separation under RIF);
Notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographical relocation outside the local commuting area, (e.g., a directed reassignment or a change in duty station);
Certification from your former employing agency documenting that it was unable to place you as required by part 353 of 5 CFR (Restoration to duty from compensable injury);
Notification from OPM that your disability annuity has been or will be terminated;
Certification that you are a former Military Reserve Technician or National Guard Technician receiving a special disability retirement annuity from the military department or National Guard Bureau

2. Category 2. Your Notification of Personnel Action(s), SF-50(s), or other official documentation that shows:
a. You are a current or former:
i. career or career-conditional competitive service employee, in tenure group 1 or 2, at grade GS-15 or equivalent and below; or
ii. excepted service employee serving without time limit at grade GS-15 or equivalent and below who has been conferred noncompetitive appointment eligibility and selection priority by law for competitive service positions; and
b. The position you may be or are being separated from:
i. Is equal to or higher than the grade of the job announced; and
ii. Has the same or higher promotion potential as the job announced; and
iii. Is in the same local commuting area as the job announced

SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITY DOCUMENTATION:
If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility.

This appointment requires completion of a one-year probationary period. During this time period, employee's conduct and performance will be monitored in order to determine if employee will be retained.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=IFRSO.

If you are unable to apply online, you may contact the employing office for alternate application procedures. Please call Avue Digital Services at 800-407-0147 or email at joeavue@avuetech.com .

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Constance Jones
Phone: 2026168663
Fax: 2025143076
Email: Constance.Jones2@usdoj.gov
Agency Information:
DOJ/ Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
810 7th Street NW
Human Resources Division
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20531
US
Fax: 2025143076

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

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Job Announcement Number:

JP-13-029

Control Number:

337562300