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    Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please:
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    Responsibilities

    This Supervisory Information Technology (IT) Specialist position is located in the End User Services Division (EUSD), Information Technology (IT), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 

    *****This vacancy is located at the Freedom Center (FC) Herndon, VA. The selectee will be based out of the FC permanently.*****  

    As a Supervisory IT Specialist, SV-2210-K, you will serve as Branch Manager and your typical work assignments may include:

    • Leading the development of strategies for hardware, software and IT system level technology refresh activities in accordance with DHS System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles.
    • Developing strategic plans for the deployment of IT systems, software and hardware; soliciting and evaluating technical proposals from vendors when required, and overseeing such deployments from inception to completion.
    • Leading a team of IT Professionals supporting a key TSA facility in Northern VA. Must be prepared to support two key TSA facilities when required. During national emergencies must be prepared to take on Watch Officer duties for short durations.
    • Defining and communicating organizational goals and specific objectives on hardware and software technologies reflective of TSA’s mission.
    • Providing oversight for Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) responsibilities (e.g., assisting with contract negotiations, contractor oversight, providing technical direction, assessing the effectiveness of contractor performance, etc.).

    Supervisory/Managerial duties include serving as a first line supervisor for the organization. This includes but is not limited to: assigning work, setting priorities, and reviewing and evaluating work and performance of subordinates; approving leave; coaching and developing employees; recommending corrective or disciplinary actions; assisting in budget planning and projecting short-term needs; managing projects within assigned resources; resolving routine problems that typically impact the objectives of the organizational unit; when required, coordinating with customers outside the immediate organization.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    K

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/563228400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.