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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 on the application of information technology (IT) to support and improve the Agency’s business processes. The Office of Program Administration Organization (OPAO) is responsible for the management of the overall USPTO Information Technology program, providing service & support for OCIO customers. The Process & Tools Branch (PTB) serves as a Program Management Office (PMO) for establishing, implementing, facilitating, and administering processes and tools related to management of USPTO IT Portfolios, Programs, and Projects as defined in the USPTO Framework. 

    As an IT Specialist (Policy and Planning), you will perform the following duties:

    • Serving as an expert IT Policy and Planning specialist providing technical and advisory services associated with the application and development of IT Portfolio, Program, and Project Management.

    • Assisting Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters and conducting process/procedure assessments for Portfolio/Program/Project teams.

    • Serving as an expert in IT performance management metrics and reporting; providing technical and advisory services associated with the development, application, and interpretation of metrics related to SDLC processes.

    • Supporting portfolio teams in planning, assessing, and implementing of the USPTO Capital Planning and Investment Control process.

    • Developing, communicating, and monitoring the process to document and manage iterative versions of the OMB Exhibits.

    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/527200400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.