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    Come work for the USPTO, we have been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government®! The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been serving the economic interests of America for more than 200 years. We are responsible for granting US intellectual property rights for patents and trademarks. The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 12,000 employees. For more information about the USPTO, please visit the USPTO Careers Website

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    The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the principal advisor to the Under Secretary and Director of the USPTO on the application of information technology (IT) to support and improve the Agency's Business processes. The Office of Application Engineering and Development (AED) is responsible for the full life cycle management of the USPTO’s automated information systems, consistent with the USPTO’s strategic IT plans and supporting technical architecture.  This position is located in the Trademark systems division, Intake and Examination Services Branch. 

    As a Computer Scientist selected for this position you  will be responsible for:

    • Organizing and conducting developmental investigations of generic applications of computer science technology and provides system/software architectural support.
    • Determining the need for and processing requirements of advanced computer software techniques, hardware/software interactive control schemes and software subsystems to meet process requirements
    • Determining available sources of information and contacting key personnel on validity of software proposals, impact on operational jobs and user cost effectiveness trade-offs
    • Conducting briefings and training sessions related to computer software projects, explaining findings, conclusions, recommendations and justifications concerning computer software implementation


    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1550 Computer Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521254000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.