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    This position is in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information and Technology (OIT), Development and Operations (DevOps), Service Management Office (SMO). The incumbent serves as a Supervisory IT
    Specialist and is responsible for overseeing the full range of duties associated with team supervision and achievement of SMO goals and objectives to meet VA mission requirements.

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    This is not a bargaining unit position.

    Please read this public notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application.

    Vacancies may not presently exist but may become available at any point during the opening period of this vacancy announcement. We will not review applicant resumes until there is a request to fill a vacancy.

    You are applying to a public notice to fill current and future vacancies. Please note, there may or may not be actual/projected vacancies when you submit your application. Your resume and any supporting documentation will be retained with other applicants and reviewed as vacancies occur. You will not receive a notice regarding your application's status other than the initial acknowledgment until a request is received to fill a position.

    Once a request to fill a vacancy is received, we will review applicants in increments of 100 in application date order. We will refer qualified applicants to the selecting official for consideration. The organization's hiring need will determine the referral of additional applicants. Applicants will be notified about their application's status if referred or if we fill all vacancies.

    This position is primarily aligned to the following NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework work roles:

    • 431 - Knowledge Manager - Knowledge Management
    • 801 - Program Manager - Acquisition and Program/Project Management

    For more information about these work roles, where they fit within the larger Cyber Workforce, and how they can support your unique career journey, please visit the Cyber Career Pathways tool on the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies website: https://niccs.us-cert.gov/workforce-development/cyber-career-pathways

    Work Schedule:
    Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule:
    Not Available
    This is a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#:
    Supervisory IT Specialist/ PD18696A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives:
    Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report:
    Not Required
    Physical Requirements:
    The work is sedentary. The work does not require any special physical effort. Occasionally work may be done in computer rooms, off site offices, or buildings.

    Major Duties:
    • Develops policy positions, drafts office, process, and operations management related directives to ensure consistent and efficient implementation of plans, decisions, priorities, and other actions.
    • Provides organization development intervention, including coaching, consultation, and facilitation to managers, and staff at all levels in the organization addressing issues impeding successful change management and to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Supervises a work unit composed of administrative occupations to provide a variety of services to the Service Management Office (SMO) and IT Asset Management (ITAM).
    • Supports functions to include business management, workload and budget management, manpower management, human resources management, policy development management, and key administrative and coordination support.
    • Makes IT Asset management decisions and recommendations that significantly influence agency IT policies and programs.
    Supervisory Probationary Period: Applicants selected for this position may be required to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period. Failure to successfully complete the supervisory probationary period will result in the employee being reassigned to a position in the agency of no lower grade and pay than the one the employee left to accept the supervisory or managerial position.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel required up to 25% of the time

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599260800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.