The Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Information Resources Management/Chief Information Officer (CIO) has oversight responsibility for the management, acquisition, and integration of the Department of Justice's information resources, including oversight of agency IT program improvements. The Deputy Assistant Attorney General/CIO reports to the Assistant Attorney General for Administration and be a member of the Justice Management Division's senior leadership team.Learn more about this agency
- Provides overall IT portfolio management, recommends Department-wide IT program improvements, and coordinates and reviews the Department's IT budget.
- Provides oversight for the acquisition and integration of DOJ's mission and data systems, data center consolidation, telecommunications, office networks, computer security, data management, information sharing, and end-user computing.
- Provides oversight of the Department's major information systems. Explores and takes action to resolve any issues or problems that arise in conjunction with the development and implementation of these systems.
- Develops, coordinates, and implements Department-wide information policies, plans, utilization, security, and evaluation for information systems requirements,
- Performs long-term IT infrastructure planning and implementation, including use of cloud computing, the appropriate consolidation of data center resources, and information sharing application developments and delivery.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
- We must receive your application by 11:59 pm (EDT) on the closing date.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
- This is a resume-only application. Your resume must not exceed seven (7) pages to include the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).
- You must submit to and pass a drug test before being appointed into this position.
- Successful completion of a background security investigation is required before being appointed into this position. Entrance on duty is contingent upon preliminary completion of a security clearance.
- Veterans' preference is not applicable to the Senior Executive Service.
- You must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered eligible.
- Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
- This position requires a Top Secret Clearance/SCI -- (Candidate must be able to obtain the required security clearance).
- Telework Eligibility is Ad-Hoc/Situational Only.
QualificationsThe application process used to recruit for this position is RESUME-ONLY. Applicants must address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) within their resume. Resumes may not exceed seven (7) pages.
We recommend that your resume emphasize 1) your level of responsibilities; 2) the scope and complexity of programs managed; and 3) program accomplishments, including the results of your actions. You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required of the position and on the extent your application demonstrates that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Information Resources Management/Chief Information Officer. Please be sure to give concrete examples of your experience and demonstrate the scope of the knowledge you possess.
YOU WILL BE EVALUATED ON ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ): Your responses to the MTQs should be embedded/addressed within your resume not to exceed seven pages.
MTQ 1 - Service Delivery: Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge of implementing IT at the program and enterprise-wide level; driving and managing change across complex organizations; performing effective strategic IT planning and implementation to include emerging technology; implementing IT delivery through DevSecOps; eliminating duplicative or unnecessary IT; prioritizing user needs, data security, software development, and information sharing.
MTQ 2 - Policy and Planning: Demonstrated ability to maximize value, manage risk, and measure performance of IT investments, programs, projects, and services; Demonstrated ability to provide strong programmatic oversight of large, complex, decentralized IT portfolios; Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge of acquisition, budgeting, programming, financial management, and innovative capital management models; Demonstrated ability to influence broader governmental IT objectives, standards, and programs;
MTQ 3 - Cybersecurity: Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge of security operations, audit and assessment, active threat actors and contemporary tactics, techniques, and procedures, telecommunications systems, corporate networks, cloud solutions, and an understanding of the security architecture associated with those; Demonstrated knowledge of federal guidelines, including statutory requirements, OMB policies, and NIST standards.
MTQ 4 - Innovation, Technology & Data Management: Demonstrated ability to drive enhancements to DOJ mission operations through application of modern methods, architectures, and capabilities such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, and mobile-and cloud-native solutions; Demonstrated ability to strategically partner with industry, academia, federally-funded research and development centers, venture capital funds, and other sources of knowledge, exploration, and invention.
MTQ 5 - Stakeholder Engagement: Demonstrated ability to maintain close and cooperative working relationships with Department management officials, other government agencies, and other institutions with related interests, in order to advance the programs and objectives of the Department; Demonstrated experience actively participating in boards, committees, and other external fora in dealing with matters that extend beyond the assigned program responsibility.
IN ADDITION, YOUR RESUME MUST CLEARLY DOCUMENT AND DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs) EVIDENCE WITHIN YOUR RESUME NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN PAGES. PAGES EXCEEDING SEVEN (7) PAGES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED:
Your demonstrated leadership ability and the evidence of the ECQs and MTQs must be clearly shown in your resume. A separate narrative statement will not be accepted.
ECQ1 - LEADING CHANGE. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ2 - LEADING PEOPLE. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ3 - RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ5 - BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications can be found at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp.
Please refer to OPM's Guide to the Senior Executive Service Qualifications for more detailed information.
THE EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS(ECQs): OPM is required by law to review the executive qualifications of each new appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointment if the selectee is not a current or former career Senior Executive employee (Title V). These candidates must submit a written statement addressing the five (5) Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed above for approval by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment. In addition, individuals entering the Senior Executive Service for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. Applicants who have completed the Candidate Development Program (CDP) and have had their ECQs certified by OPM must provide a copy of their certificate as part of their application.
There are no educational requirements for this position.
DOJ offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits.
EEO Policy Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. The complete DOJ EEO Statement/Policy is found at: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf.
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Legal and Regulatory Guidance
- Social Security Number - Your Social Security Number may be requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.
- Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.
- Signature - Before you are hired, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application.
- False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.
- Selective Service - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants must address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) within their resume. Your resume must not exceed seven (7) pages.
Please see Application Procedures for specific instructions. The resume should demonstrate the necessary level of management skills, characteristics, qualities, specialized knowledge, and technical competence that would indicate successful performance in the SES. This evidence must include clear and concise examples that emphasize the applicant's level of responsibilities, scope, and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives, and level of contacts.
Applicants who fail to submit all information and documents (i.e., resume, Performance Appraisal and other documents as applicable) WILL NOT receive consideration for this position.
If you are a current career member of the SES, or are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or have completed an SES Candidate Development Program and obtained Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board certification, you can apply to be considered non-competitively.
To be considered non-competitively, you must submit your resume only, and other documents, as applicable. You must submit your application so that it will be received by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on the closing date of the announcement.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Complete Resume
- Most Recent Performance Appraisal
- Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.
Failure to submit a complete application (resume and all supporting documents) by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 04/09/2020 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.
Agency contact information
AddressOffice of the Assistant Attorney General for Administration
2 Constitution Square
145 N Street NE
Washington, DC 20530
Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome.
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Legal and regulatory guidance
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562285700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.