***ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSING DATE AMENDED FROM 10/12/18 TO 10/22/18***Learn more about this agency
The Headquarters Information Technology and Communications Division (HITCD), Technology Services & Solutions Branch seeks a highly skilled individual to serve as an Application Development Manager.
This position is being announced in conjunction with vacancy announcement number HQ18C0127 open to status and certain noncompetitive candidates. Only one position will be filled as a result of these two vacancy announcements.
As an Information Technology Specialist (Application Software), you will serve as an expert for new or enhanced information systems and software. You will meet with technical leads and functional area specialists to coordinate work and resolve problems. You will evaluate software code, test results, and initiate corrective actions. You will review proposed policies, regulations, and procedural changes to determine their impact on areas of responsibility. You will coordinate the common use of core software across multiple platforms and troubleshooting procedures for related applications. You will guide and review strategies for recovery in the event of systems failure.
You will perform analysis of alternatives (AoA) to develop information systems that meet customer requirements. You will conduct feasibility analysis for the adoption and implementation of new methodologies, standards, technologies, applications, or systems. You will be responsible for improving and maintaining the data model and data architecture for the division. You will develop, maintain, and monitor databases and management tools. You will provide guidance to employees on database management.
You will serve as an agency technical expert for recommending agency policies and guidelines for web based applications and web services. You will provide technical expertise in analyzing, diagnosing, and resolving problems in support of Web platforms and applications.
You will develop software as needed to meet the division's needs and to support enhancement of the division's prototyping and proof of concept capabilities. You will provide expert guidance in the design, documentation, development, modification, testing, installation, implementation, and support of new or existing applications software using a disciplines life cycle process.
You will oversee the migration of systems to the cloud environment and provide requirements for cloud capabilities needed for improved system performance and availability.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties
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