Job Overview


Vacancy ID: 931958 

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).

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This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-13. At the GS-11 grade level, the incumbent performs assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. The incumbent will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-13. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds. Promotion is not guaranteed and no promise of promotion is implied.

This position is located within the Office of Information and Technology (OI&T), Enterprise Applications. You will serve as a Senior Information Technology Specialist in the Financial Operation Support located in Washington, DC.

The duties are similar to those of GS-12, except for the fact that you will not have the requisite experience to perform all of the duties of the position without greater degree of supervisory assistance and review than contemplated in the full performance GS-13 position description. The supervision becomes progressively less detailed as you gain further experience. You may be promoted no-competitively to the full performance level provided that work at the higher level continues to exist and you demonstrate the ability to perform it; and also the time-in-grade and other administrative requirements have been met.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing information technology (IT) analysis and support during the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of the Enterprise Applications.

Responsible for the IT functional design of Enterprise Applications

Responsible for tasks of an exceptionally complex, multi tasked national project requiring simultaneous development in a number of complicated areas.

Apply general principles of Circular A-127, Federal Information Processing standards, and Joint Financial Management Improvement Project (JFMIP) standards when making changes to procedures or processes in Enterprise Application, and any modification to Enterprise Applications and any interfacing applications.

Interacts with vendors and contractors on a regular basis to ensure proper execution of contract deliverables from an IT perspective

Develop and conducts tests of new projects and modifications of design to the extent required

Perform other related duties as assigned

Work Schedule : Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm