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    Summary

    This position is located in the Congress Section, Customer Liaison Services Division, IT Partner Engagement Directorate, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

    The position description number for this position is 141539.

    The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

    This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

    Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as an Information Technology Specialist performing work that involves applying Information Technology analytical processes to the planning, design and implementation of new and improved information systems to meet the business requirements of the Library’s Service Units.

    Independently designs, develops, and manages major software projects in a specific specialty area to meet complex new or modified current or future business requirements. Independently performs specialized data analysis in order to help understand the concerns of an organization. Conducts top­ down data modeling sessions with user subject matter experts. Formulates conceptual data models, entity and attribute definitions.

    Designs, documents, tests, implements, and maintains software systems for the collection and control of mission-critical data and the production of statistical reports and summaries. Monitors the performance of these systems, adding enhancements, modifications, and additional features as requested by management and end users.

    Applies a comprehensive knowledge of the service unit's organization and operations in overseeing and/or conducting analytical and evaluative studies. Explores and realizes the potential for transferring, securing, and maintaining administrative data from the central files. Provides guidance to develop data aggregation, manipulation, and reporting procedures that effectively achieve standardization of data collection and reporting techniques.

    Provides expert analysis and advice on complex program related information technology (IT) issues or problems where new analytical techniques must be developed to identify and evaluate findings. Based on operations and changing program requirements, identifies relevant issues. Collects relevant information from many varied sources, some of which are difficult to access. Makes authoritative recommendations.

    Works with a specialized group of programmers on complex, multi-faceted prototype systems, primarily Internet information retrieval systems. Updates existing application designs for new applications, and has continuing responsibility for ensuring real-time maintenance of current systems.

    Resolves critical issues affecting the configuration of the information technology (IT) infrastructure. Coordinates the demonstration of new and enhanced applications to customers and management.

    Recommends needed redesign studies. Participates in the design and development stages of software developed internally and under contract. Reviews proposed policy, regulations, and procedural changes to determine their impact on the area of responsibility. Recommends priority areas of emphasis for improvement of current systems.

    Manages and coordinates contract administration activities for long-term, extensive technical service contracts. Independently evaluates contractor procedures for the analysis, design, development, test, and support of IT systems.

    Directs the installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software supplied by the equipment manufacturers or software development companies.

    Performs feasibility studies to evaluate different vendors and their products. Prepares technical assessment reports, design documents, implementation plans, and test plans. Recommends acceptance or rejections to senior management.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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