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    As an IT Specialist you will provide advice in the IT area to clients in two or more of the following IT specialties: information technology infrastructure services, network services, systems analysis, systems integration, systems administration, applications software/hardware, customer support and/or security.

    The position is located in The General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service, Information Technology Category, Office of IT Services.

    GSA's Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) provides access to private sector IT & telecommunications solutions for federal, state & local government agencies. ITC works with federal agencies, OMB, & industry to create common solutions for IT services, hardware, software, telecommunications, cyber security, & identity management. 98% of federal agencies use ITC solutions. ITC works with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy & the Office of the Federal Chief Information Office to develop & implement acquisition and technology initiatives such as strategic sourcing, category management, cloud, cyber, enterprise licensing agreements for software, desktop configurations & data center optimization. ITC plays a unique role in supporting agencies with acquisition & technical expertise to make better buying decisions, reduce duplication & improve mission results. See www.gsa.gov/its for information on ITC programs & contracts.
    This position is located at 1800 F Street, Washington, DC.

    GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.

    You will have access to many benefits including:

    • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
    • Life insurance coverage with several options
    • Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year
    • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
    • Flexible work schedules and telework
    • Transit and child care subsidies
    • Training and development
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Long-term care insurance
    We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

    If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement #1800114CFMP. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.

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    Responsibilities

    Major duties:

    As an advisor in the information technology (IT) field, incumbent plays a role in projects affecting broad areas of future operations, working closely with technical client contacts, and contractor contacts.

    Incumbent provides IT technical solutions, advice, guidance and recommendations to management officials and other technical specialists on a wide range of IT issues, some of which are critical in nature and essential to the accomplishment of the client agency’s mission.

    Participates as an IT advisor on FAS teams studying a diverse range of state-of-the-art IT developments, issues and policies.

    The incumbent provides technical support and assistance to other personnel throughout the Federal Acquisition Service, including IT Specialists,, team leaders and supervisors.

    Provides support and technical information in terms of assigned technology projects or state-of-the-art product direction to IT Specialists who are involved in customers’ requirements analysis and service delivery Assists with troubleshooting and resolving IT problems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel for business and training may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens and Nationals

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