Job Overview


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

This position is located in the Office of the National Coordinator for Information Technology (ONC), Office of Science and Technology, Implementation and Testing Division

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-ONC-MP-14-1006659 under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.

This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions.

“Please note that federal employees are subject to federal ethics laws that may prohibit an employee from having certain financial interests or affiliations outside of the Federal government. In particular, employees of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology may be subject to ethics review of his or her financial interests in certain health care companies and in health information technology companies.”

Additional hiring mechanisms such as special pay and incentives, appointments above the minimum rate, telework may be used at management's discretion.


Serves as technical lead for Office of the National Coordinator for Information Technology (ONC) Standards Implementation and Testing Environment (SITE) in charge of all aspects of SITE including maintenance and expansion of the capabilities.

Administers development of testing capabilities for Health IT standards that are considered by ONC in support of meeting ONC's goals for Meaningful Use of health information technology.

Provides feedback to contractors in development of software systems that can be used to test Health Information Technology (HIT) standards.

Serves as a project manager and tracks issues, groups responsibility and timeliness of HIT standard development.

Plans, analyzes, and evaluates efficiency and effectiveness of tools used and developed.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No