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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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    Responsibilities

    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 CIO directs the development, implementation, maintenance, enhancement, and operation of the USPTO automated information systems and the development of supporting strategic and operational plans; manages the USPTO computer facilities, equipment, and telecommunications network; manages development, maintenance, and dissemination of patent and trademark information to the public. 

    The Office of Application Engineering and Development (AED) is responsible for the full life cycle management of the USPTO’s automated information systems, consistent with the USPTO’s strategic IT plans and supporting technical architecture. AED  designs, develops the systems and validates that the business areas’ functional and performance requirements are met prior to delivery to Operations for production testing and deployment.

    As the IT PROJECT MANAGER for this position will be responsible for: 

    • Participating in design reviews, contract negotiations, technical, and administrative requirements of contracts.
    • Monitoring project resource requirements, requisitions, cost, schedules and work for accomplishing the project.
    • Analyzing and identifying customer's information system requirements by designing or conducting analytical studies. cost-benefit analysis, or other research germane to the assigned projects. 
    • Serving as a Project Manager (PjM) for multiple low to medium cost, low to medium impact and/or low to medium  projects or one (or more high)  project where the work primarily involves enhancements.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599806300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.