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    The ideal candidate has at least one decade of increasing experience in system engineering or system administration with responsibility for complex IT systems' architecture.  This position starts at a salary of $122,530 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Resilience-FIMA team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serve as an IT Specialist focused on System Analysis in the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA), Risk Management Directorate, IT and Data Management Branch.

    Typical assignments include:

    • IT Systems Engineering and Administration:
      • Providing expert systems engineering and systems administration advice and guidance on broad projects and programs with national impact and State, Tribal, and local government data management and customer service requirements.
    • IT Project Management:
      • Leading multiple concurrent projects using expertise in Agile development and IT project management methods to develop and maintain complex systems and applications. Manage schedule, security, budget, performance, quality, and risks to meet agency needs
      • Developing and review contract statements of work to ensure System Engineering is adequately addressed. Communicate performance expectations for contractors and manage performance.
    • Requirements Analysis and Management:
      • Forecasting and evaluating customer requirements and provide expert technical advice on alternative products and services that meet needs.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613466500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.