Job Overview


About the Agency

Incumbent serves as an IT Specialist in the Office of Deputy Commissioner, (Finance and Administration), Information and Security Services, division as assigned, branch as assigned. Incumbent is responsible for providing specialized and technical IT services within the areas of systems development and computer programming. Position is in Parkersburg, WV and/or Kansas City, MO.

PLEASE NOTE: This announcement will remain open until May 08, 2017 or until filled with an initial cut-off date of Saturday, August 6, 2016. ****Also, applicants will be considered only once and they must reapply between each cut date.

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As a IT Specialist (APPSW), you will:

**Participate independently or as a member of a team in IT application development projects. The work involves supervised programming, unit testing, documentation, implementation, evaluation, and disposition
**Conducts problem resolution during application programming, testing, and post implementation production. Discusses problems with Lead IT Specialists, Management, and Staff as appropriate. Recommends solutions to existing and identified problems, and ensures problems are resolved in a timely and accurate manner
**Ensures security controls are incorporated in the system development; contributes information and documentation for Security Plans
**Provides input to Lead IT Specialist and the Branch Manager in developing strategic direction and vision within the branch assigned. Actively promotes branch, division, office, and Fiscal Service goals

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • One to five nights per month

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

U.S. citizens who are:
Within the local commuting area who are Status Eligibles, or on an appointment through the program for the employment of individuals with disabilities, or currently serving on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), OR CTAP eligibles.

If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 16-FS-898-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on how to apply.

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