About the Agency
BEA’s mission, to promote a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost effective manner, is implemented through collecting data, conducting research and analysis, developing and implementing estimation methodologies, and disseminating data. The data produced by BEA are among the most important tools used by fiscal and monetary policymakers in Congress and the Executive Branch, including the Council of Economic Advisers, the Federal Reserve, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Department of Treasury.
BEA is consistently ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal government. We provide outstanding benefits, training, advancement opportunities, and a comfortable, healthy and efficient work environment. BEA is a moderately sized agency, with all staff housed together in one location and is largely composed of economists, accountants, statisticians, and information technology professionals. If you are looking to make an impact applying top-flight analytical skills to measure and understand the nation’s economy, BEA is the right place for you. To learn more about working at BEA or to see open positions, please visit our Web site.
BEA is located within the Suitland Federal Center (SFC) in Suitland, MD, just outside of Washington, DC. The SFC is an award-winning, state-of-the-art workplace conveniently located directly off the Suitland Metro stop; free parking and a variety of vanpools, carpools, and bus lines are also available. On-site amenities include a cafeteria, gym, health center, and child development center.
This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Some applicants may not be eligible to be hired under THIS announcement. Please make sure you apply to the announcement that entitles you to consideration. Read the `Who May Apply` section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see BEA-OCIO-2016-0005, Supervisory IT Specialist (Systems Analyst), ZP-2210-V, BEA-M-MB, which can be accessed at http://www.USAJOBS.gov
This position is in the competitive service.
This is a supervisory position. If not already completed, the selectee will need to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.
Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.
This is a non-bargaining unit position.
This vacancy is for an Supervisor IT Specialist (Systems Analyst) - Information Technology Coordinator position in BEA’s Office of the Chief Information Officer located at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
As a Supervisory IT Specialist (Information Technology Coordinator), the incumbent will serve as one of the principal advisors in the organization on the application of information technology to improve business processes. The incumbent is a key member of a team of senior IT personnel that directs the development, implementation, maintenance, enhancement, and operation of the Bureau’s information system, develops strategic operational IT plans and support budgets, and oversees the operation of the Bureau’s computer facilities, equipment, and telecommunications networks.
The incumbent will assist the Chief Information Officer targets in coordinating the Bureau’s technical resources toward achievement of Bureau’s strategic goals.
*Major Duty 1 – Provide technical direction, supervision, and leadership to a diverse technical staff.
*Major Duty 2 – Promote the adoption of development methodologies modernized systems, and new business processes throughout the organization.
*Major Duty 3 – Develops IT management and technical policies, procedures, and standards, and identifies and selects supporting agency software development and data standardization activities.
*Major Duty 4 – Develop and implement the Bureau’s Operational Information Technology plan and assist in the preparation of the Information Technology budget and OU resources allocations.
The Full Promotion Potential of this position is: ZP-05
This position may be filled through means other than the competitive promotion process.
Salaries shown for this vacancy include locality pay. Applicants interested in relocating to a different geographic location should be aware that their salary is subject to change.