Job Overview


About the Agency

Do you want to be a leader in your field at the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs? If you answered yes, then OJP is the career choice for you. OJP is seeking a high performing individuals to serve as a IT Specialist.

You are eligible to apply under merit promotion procedures as a status candidate if you meet one of the following criteria:
- Current Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service.
- Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service.
- Career or career-conditional employees in the excepted service that is under an OPM approved Interchange Agreement.
- Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).
- Veterans who have Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibility. (You are eligible for this appointing authority if you are a veteran who substantially completed 3 or more years of active service AND you have been separated under honorable conditions OR a preference eligible as defined in title 5 U.S.C. 2108 (3)). Additional information on VEOA eligibility and veterans' preference eligibility is available in the Vet Guide that can be found at
- Individuals with disabilities - For more information and proof required see
- Returning Peace Corp Volunteer, etc. (with appropriate documentation)

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on


(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Develops technical solutions for business problems for mobile applications using multiple programming languages and frameworks to solve mission critical problems, such as C#, Java, Objective C,, MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Angular, Knockout JS and HTML5.For example, developed a responsive website for an agency or company. Researches and/or analyzes information technology (IT) problems, issues, and project or program requirements relative to integrating products and services with agency mission area requirements.

Assesses policy needs, and develops and provides information technology (IT) policy, procedure, and/or guideline additions, revisions, and/or updates to IT management and staff in order to govern IT activities and accomplish IT projects or programs.

Performs work involving the analysis, design, documentation, development, modification, testing, installation, implementation, and support of new or existing applications software.

Participates in implementing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software or developing customized applications. Prepares inputs, outputs, flow diagrams, decision logic tables, and linkages with other application systems.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No