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    This position is in the VA's Office of Information & Technology, Development and Operations, Enterprise Program Management Office, Enterprise Program Management Division. As an IT Specialist (SysAnalysis), you will be responsible for comprehensive overseeing and/or performing the work described below under "Major Duties". The primary purpose of the position is to work independently (without supervision) within a DevOps team responsible for implementing and sustaining software applications.

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    This is 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.

    Cybersecurity Code: 671 - System Testing and Evaluation Specialist - Test and Evaluation

    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 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Compressed/Flexible: Not Available.
    Telework: Available upon supervisory approval
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#: IT Specialist (SysAnalysis)/PD#18247A; PD#18246A; PD#18230A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized.
    Financial Disclosure: Not Required.
    Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Some work may require walking and standing in conjunction with travel and to attendance at meetings and conferences away from the work site. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

    This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-13. At the GS-11 grade level, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-13. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher-level work, and availability of funds. Promotion is not guaranteed, and no promise of promotion is implied.

    Major Duties:

    • Plans, prepares, and executes tests of systems to evaluate results against specifications and requirements as well as analyze/report test results.
    • Software testing of information processing platforms to ensure successful nationwide implementation of new functionality.
    • Performs work to analyze, test, evaluate and approve accuracy of modifications to systems software to accomplish agency work through manual and automated testing.
    • Advises on technical approaches, interdepartmental participation, priorities, configuration management procedures, and software change.
    • Works with developers and users to determine that requirements of the system are met, and ensure that resulting system meets needs of the customer(s).

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 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/601042600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.