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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 on the application of information technology (IT) to support and improve the Agency’s business processes. The Office of Infrastructure Engineering and Operations (IEO) provides day-to-day operational support for USPTO-developed applications.  The Enterprise Software Services Division (ESSD) manages the USPTO Enterprise Applications and provides Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS).The Software Services Branch (SSB) provides technical services for enterprise applications that reside above the OS level, including mission critical systems, such as Active Directory, Exchange Email, Sharepoint, Lync, RightFax, Facility Management Tools and Anti-Virus.This position serves as a technical specialist, providing software services, such as Active Directory and Exchange for both Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) and Automated Information Systems (AIS) software across the USPTO Enterprise.

     This position will be responsible for…

    • Serving as a technical specialist in application support of Distributed Micro-Cloud and Cloud services, Active Directory, and Exchange for both Commercial Off-the –Shelf (COTS).

    • Collaborating with Systems Engineering Team Leads to support/enable development and world-wide deployment of the mission network.

    • Providing software support to COTS and opened source products in support of the agency developed systems.
    • Evaluating vendor, contractor and/or employee developed software to ensure all requirements are in line with the agency Enterprise Software Services Division Cloud Services Standard.
    • Performing extensive independent research to evaluate new products, software, and architectural methods within a customized laboratory environment.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/598054300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.