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    As the senior IT Specialist in the Desktop Services Branch, you will: 

    • Serve as a technical authority and senior expert advisor performing hardware engineering assignments, including hardware evaluation, testing, documentation, quality assurance and configuration management.
    • Direct or independently prepare technical specifications, statements of work, task orders, and other acquisition related documentation necessary to effectively obtain and administer Information Technology projects.
    • Advise managers and customers on systems, software and/or hardware needs, on new technology, and recommends modifications to current software and/or hardware.
    • Coordinate teams responsible for the implementation of new technology.
    • Provides extensive independent research, to evaluate new products and systems hardware for integration to the operational environment; and tests, analyzes, evaluates, validates and implements new technologies as applicable to the USPTO. 
    • Provides technical advice and leadership in the analysis, design, development, deployment, maintenance, and enhancement of assigned large scale advanced Information Technology systems.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510849300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.