Job Overview

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career?  If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.  DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters.  The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations.  Make an impact; join DHS.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.  

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-1644-NE-AL-M.  APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.  

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located in the Information Systems Division (ISD), US Coast Guard, Aviation Logistics Center (ALC), Elizabeth City,NC.                                                        

Duties

You will serve as technical lead to direct a team of technical specialists in order to leverage computer applications and information technologies in support of the US Coast Guard (USCG), Aviation Logistics Center (ALC), Elizabeth City, NC. 

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:

-Performs studies in order to develop information systems to meet user requirements.-Examines and evaluates alternative means of satisfying user requirements.-Suggests technical approaches and makes recommendations to the user regarding the most effective and efficient automation approaches.-Prepares project analyses, risk management plans, level of effect estimates, metrics plan and project management plans.-Reviews testing and implementation plans and results.  Meets frequently with programmers and functional area specialists to coordinate work and resolve problems.-Evaluates test results and initiates corrective actions. Maintains metrics on software rework.-Reports weekly on status of all software development and maintenance. Coordinates testing and integration for all software projects de-conflicting resource requirements as needed.-Participates in monthly Design Review Board meetings and participate on the Configuration Control Board.  Performs status presentation on software activities at monthly meetings.-Serve as technical team lead for Technical Information development programmer staff.  Assign resources as required, efficiently and effectively, based on division priorities to support various on-going projects.