Job Title:IT Specialist (DATAMGT)-DE
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:Patent and Trademark Office
Job Announcement Number:CIO-2013-0137
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|$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to Wednesday, June 26, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|This is a Full-Time, Permanent position, - Career or Career-Conditional appointment in the competitive service.|
|FEW vacancies -
Arlington, VA, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
Applications will be accepted from all United States Citizens or Nationals. Current and former Federal employees with status may also apply under vacancy announcement CIO-2013-0138.
**This vacancy announcement has been amended to reflect the correct duty location which is Arlington, VA.**
Work for the largest Intellectual Property Rights Firm in the United States - United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office have been serving the economic interests of America for more than 200 years. We are responsible for granting US intellectual property rights for patents and trademarks. Our efforts have provided inventors exclusive rights over their discoveries. It's an effort that continues to contribute to a strong global economy, to encourage investment in innovation and to cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit for the 21st century.
The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 9,500 employees, including engineers, scientists, attorneys, analysts, IT specialists, etc. all dedicated to accomplishing the USPTO’s mission, vision, strategic goals and guiding principles. For more information about the USPTO, please visit the USPTO Careers Website.
The Production Services Branch is comprised of the Remote Production Services Section and the Production Data Control Section and a Data Processing and Maintenance Staff that reports directly to the Branch Chief. The Production Services Branch is within an information technology infrastructure that is mandated to supports the Patent and Trademark business areas. It enables the USPTO to maintain current business production, improve and enhance current business and information technology infrastructure, migrate Automated Information Systems to operate on an evolving infrastructure, and enhances and improves the tailored life cycle management process as it relates to data and application services. The Branch performs data file creations, data file transfers, product fulfillment, media dissemination and the management of archive data files.
The Branch is also responsible for all text and image data load processes, electronic data transfers and maintenance of both domestic and foreign patent and trademark image data. The Branch provides technical support for the loading and maintaining of all text and image data; provides data validation and error corrections to ensure quality and accuracy of all processed data and maintains the integrity of ongoing projects; ensures completeness of text and image data bases by troubleshooting and resolving data/system related problems; conducts data analysis; and creates statistical reports and metrics of patent and trademark data flow. The Branch generates user stories, requirements, acceptance criteria and test data to support new systems and the life cycle of data projects.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.
- You must meet the definition of specialized experience.