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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 Jobs Website

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    The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the principal advisor to the Under Secretary and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (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. This responsibility is guided by the agency’s strategic IT plans and supporting technical architecture. AED designs and develops the systems, and ensures customer performance outcomes are met prior to delivery.

    The Patent Systems Division (PSD) implements technical business solutions for the Patents Business Unit. This division is responsible for the communications, collaboration, project management, basic technology practices/development/processes, resource management, and system/business analysis necessary to support buildable and testable requirements for delivering professional information technology services and solutions to the Patents Business Unit.

    As the IT Specialist (SYSANALYSIS/APPSW) selected for this position will…

    • Serve as a technical lead expert and manages the software development of multiple medium to high cost, medium to high impact, and/or medium to high complexity large scale IT Software Projects.
    • Develop comprehensive independent cost estimates for new or modified systems and ensures the integration of all systems components; e.g., procedures, databases, policies, software, and hardware.
    • Work with internal partners to complete projects, and independently plan, implement, report and evaluate projects and tasks.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568287800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.