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    THIS IS A PUBLIC NOTICE. 

    This position is located in GSA, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), Technology Transformation Services (TTS), 18F Division and is responsible for improving public’s experience by helping federal agencies build, buy, and share technology. The incumbent will serve as agency IT expert and work with customer agencies to design, develop and support new or legacy applications software.

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    Responsibilities

    This Notice is issued under direct-hire authority to recruit new talent to occupations for which there is a severe shortage of candidates. We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Information Technology Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA for IT Specialist by Executive Order 13833. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of submitting your materials for consideration via this notice is that your submission may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice.

    Initial appointments are made lasting longer than 1 year, but not to exceed 4 years. GSA, may extend an appointment up to 4 additional years.  No individual hired under this DHA can serve in excess of 8 years with GSA, and cannot be transferred to positions that are not IT positions.

    Key facts about this DHA notice:

    • TTS is seeking to fill multiple TERM appointments at the GS15 level.
    • Positions may be located in Washington, DC; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL;  New York, NY or Full-time Telework.
    • Salary to be determined upon selection, depending on duty location.  
    • Full Time telework is negotiable after the selection (i.e., official worksite/duty location is the residence of the selectee).
    • Current civil service employees will receive new appointments if selected under this Direct Hire Authority.
    • Any selections made will be contacted by Human Resources.  No additional status notifications will be sent.
    • Your application status will not change from "application received/in review" even after the public notice has closed.
    • Once DHA Public Notice closes, no additional selections can be made.

    You must perform the following Major Duties utilizing expert level skill, mastery knowledge and significant IT experience:

    Expert Sysanalysis:

    • Serves as a senior expert systems analyst and design consultant responsible for providing leadership, management, and direction to multiple highly complex, time-sensitive, high visibility, and diverse IT projects and initiatives. This includes researching, advising, developing, and implementing information architecture, interaction design, content strategy, change management, product design, and service design methodologies tailored to the unique IT project needs.

    Project Leadership:

    • Serves as a nationally recognized and respected authority on a diverse range of design disciplines, providing leadership and coaching GSA and agency partners through the design process to establish a shared vision for the user experience.  Keeps up to date with developments in the private sector and seeks out best practices. The employee’s expertise in system analysis is sought due to extensive knowledge and experience.
    • Leads, coordinates, communicates, integrates and is accountable for the overall success of the program, ensuring alignment with critical agency priorities.

    Provides Leadership to Ad Hoc Teams:

    • Leads cross functional teams at scale or in highly complex environments to develop innovative software and/or services. Focuses team efforts towards current goals and priorities.
    • Plans, develops, and executes large scale IT projects that transform the manner in which work is accomplished. Determines the size, skills, and roles necessary for an ad hoc team to deliver a product and identifies appropriate team members.

    Relationship Management:

    • Serves as a nationally recognized and respected authority on a diverse range of design disciplines, providing leadership and coaching GSA and agency partners through the design process to establish a shared vision for the user experience.  Keeps up to date with developments in the private sector and seeks out best practices. The employee’s expertise in system analysis is sought due to extensive knowledge and experience.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/600207900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.