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    The ideal candidate for this position has IT Architect experience performing systems engineering and technical integration for the planning, development, acquisition, and implementation of IT systems aligning to an overall agency roadmap. This position starts at a salary of $121,316 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center (MWEOC) team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    This position is located in the IT Services Division (MWITS) of the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center. As an IT Architect, the IT Specialist (ENTARCH) is responsible for the development of strategic information technology architecture to achieve the organization’s mission and evolve as needs and environment change. Typical areas of responsibility include:

    • Providing technical guidance and design plans and specifications for major IT systems to ensure interoperability
    • Determining gaps in current and target IT architecture and developing plans to improve business process support with emerging technologies
    • Preparing implementation procedures and analyzing draft enterprise architecture capabilities for approval by senior leaders
    • Reviewing proposed architecture diagrams for technical compliance, evaluating solicitations and proposals, and representing the organization to external partners.

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    All MWEOC staff have emergency assignments and are considered deployed in place. Exercises and activations are planned and unplanned, and may require long hours, nights, weekends and holidays.

    All MWEOC employees are: (1) required to use a government-issued electronic device (to include cellular phones); (2) subject to recall during emergency situations; and (3) required to perform work in locations both above and below ground.



    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require minimal non-emergency travel up to 5% .

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568680500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.