Job Overview


About the Agency

The Information Technology Services is responsible for the definition and specification of requirements, design, development, implementation and support of software for the Library, Congress, and other Legislative agencies. User needs include matters related to bibliographic, copyright, inventory, legislative, reference research, finance, personnel, and preservation of library materials. The work of this position involves analysis of subject matter processes of problems, design, development, implementation and support of Web-based systems through the application of computer technology. 

This position is located in the Research and Development Digital and Web Initiatives Group, Research and Development Directorate, Information Technology Services, Office of Strategic Initiatives.

The position description number for this position is 110721.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.


Provides major technological input towards developing a long-term Web technology strategy. Plans and manages projects related to Web-based and/or e-Govemment systems, such as monitoring emerging technology and making recommendations. Serves as the focal point for guiding the development of Intemet-based systems. Provides technical expertise in analyzing, diagnosing, and resolving problems in support of Web platforms and applications.

Plans and manages complex IT projects involving interrelated disciplines and multiple stages of the systems development lifecycles. For example, manages IT projects for a division or bureau of the Library, and aligns the IT infrastructure with Library business requirements. Integrates systems analysis, software development, database administration, and customer support into the project plan. Identifies customer information systems requirements, and develops project estimates, schedules, and contingency plans. Recommends overall project plans, budgets, tasks descriptions, work breakdowns schedules, and deliverables. Maintains liaison with customers on technical, management, and budgetary matters concerning specific aspects projects.

Plans and coordinates agency-wide implementation of process improvement methods and concepts to improve the quality of software products. Conducts feasibility studies to develop alternative and cost-effective approaches to satisfying customer requirements. Provides expert evaluation of the requirements, analyzes alternatives, and recommends technical solutions related to the complete life cycle for information systems and information systems components. Writes technical business cases, and coordinates the implementation of improved IT tools and practices.

Provides expert analysis and advice on complex program related information technology (IT) issues and problems where new analytical techniques must be developed to identify and evaluate findings. Based on operations and changing program requirements, identifies relevant issues. Collects information from many varied sources, some of which are difficult to access. Makes authoritative recommendations.
Manages and coordinates contract administration activities for long-term, extensive technical service contracts. Independently evaluates contractor procedures for the analysis, design, development, test, and support of IT systems.

Relocation Authorized

  • No