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IT Specialist

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Department Of Energy
All U.S. Citizens Permanent Full Time _THIS POSITION IS BEING ADVERTISED CONCURRENTLY UNDER MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES AS ANNOUNCEMENT # DOE-HQ-IM-14-00131-MP. YOU MUST APPLY TO THE VACANCY FOR WHICH YOU WISH TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION. APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOTH MUST APPLY TO BOTH._
The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) provides services, and recommendations for the management of DOE information resource management activities. The DOE Chief Technology Officer (CTO) sits within the DOE OCIO and helps define and support the implementation of policies and procedures for the planning, acquisition, management, and security of federal and departmental shared technology services, and outline innovative ways to support specific DOE mission objectives. The CTO also provides leadership for crosscutting issues raised by laboratory, field, program or headquarters offices, by serving as technical expert, facilitator, ombudsman and/or coordinator.
A successful candidate in this position will support the CTO in a number of cross-disciplinary areas by engaging in areas of Strategic Planning, Technology Futures and Policy Planning, Enterprise and Partner Engagement, and delivering on the innovative and logistical elements required to augment the CTO's responsibilities for supporting Department''s Strategic Goals and the President's National Initiatives. You must be a United States Citizen. This employer participates in the e-Verify program. Relocation is at your own expense. See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements. As an IT Specialist, you will:
Advise the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) on issues and opportunities for IT across a broad range of commodity and mission-specific areas.
Monitor technology trends and research and recommend standards, products and roadmaps to promote ways of successfully delivering commodity and mission IT efficiently and effectively.
Assist in identifying, documenting, and communicating best practices around technology trends such as cloud computing, big data, and mobility. These engagement activities include helping to identify, document and highlight technologies use cases to support DOE's mission.
Lead and support business transformation efforts including the research, planning, analysis and evaluation of disruptive technologies and their potential impacts on DOE activities.
Engage interagency, intergovernmental, and industry communities to identify opportunities to define how technology and trends can be effectively embraced and managed within Government.
Help translate strategic planning and insights into tangible direction for management and execution across the department.
For this position education cannot be substituted for experience. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY:
A Preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work with the U.S. Department of Energy. The preliminary background check consists of a search of Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense background investigation files and an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check.
If selected for this position, you will be extended a tentative offer of employment pending a satisfactory background check. Current Federal employees or other individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check; these will be handled on a case-by- case basis in coordination with the Office of Personnel Security.
THIS POSITION IS IN THE BARGAINING UNIT COVERED UNDER NTEU. We will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements. If you meet the qualifications requirements and are found to be among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.
If your r sum is incomplete or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation BEFORE the vacancy closes, you may be rated ''ineligible'', ''not qualified'', or your score may be adjusted.
To preview questions please click here. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A qualified candidate''s online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as experience in planning advanced systems projects or resolving critical problems in existing systems which require innovative solutions.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR - This factor MUST be met in order to be eligible for this position: experience in developing strategic plans in order to promote, streamline, and accelerate technology transfer and commercialization within national lab and entrepreneurial communities consistent with the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and Startup America initiative.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below.
1. Ability to advise top management on new developments and advanced techniques.
2. Ability to plan/organize/direct studies to develop long-range forecasts and recommendations.
3. Skill to plan, organize, and direct team study work and to negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations.
CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete online application no later than 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete application prior to the closing time (regardless of when you started) the application system will not allow you to finish. Requests for extensions will not be granted so please begin the application process allowing yourself enough time to finish the application. Our application system displays a deadline timer in the top-left corner of the screen for your reference.
Steps to submit a complete application:
1. You must have a USAJOBS account and be logged in.
2. You must have a completed r sum . Please note that some DOE offices do not accept uploaded r sum s and require that you have a completed r sum within your USAJOBS profile using theR sum Builder (click the link for more information).
3. Once you are logged in and all of your application materials ready, click the Apply Now button.
4. You must respond to all application assessment questions, carefully following all instructions provided.
5. You will then be asked to upload supporting documentation, which may include (but is not limited to): transcripts, portfolio samples, certifications, and other supporting documents.
6. IMPORTANT: In the final step of the application process you will be shown a copy of your resume and all the information you entered during the application process--YOU ARE NOT DONE YET! You must click the ''Finish'' button at the bottom of this final page and receive confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not click ''Finish'', your application will not be received. _Your USAJOBS status page may show a complete application even if you have not fully completed the final step of the application process._
If your r sum does not support the responses in your application questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation BEFORE the vacancy closes, you may be rated ''ineligible'', ''not qualified'', or your score may be adjusted. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
NEED HELP?
If you experience any difficulties with the application process (anything after you have clicked the Apply Now button), please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement between normal business hours. If you are having trouble with USAJOBS (searching for jobs, account profile issues, or R sum Builder help, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center or e-mail USAJOBS3. .
If you cannot apply online because of a disability, please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement during normal business hours.
ALL APPLICANTS: R sum supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
Applicants using education to qualify (if applicable): Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and grade. Education may not be applicable for some jobs at higher grade levels. Please see the Education section for more information.
Current/former Federal employees: Most recent Standard Form 50 (SF). To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show series, grade, and position type occupied.
Displaced Federal employees: ICTAP/CTAP documentation.
Veterans: veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.
Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.
After each step in the recruitment process, your status will be updated in USAJOBS. You can review your status in USAJOBS at any time. You may also elect to receive status updates via e-mail by changing the notification settings in your USAJOBS profile. Please check that your USAJOBS profile contact information is current and correct each time you apply to a job--this will ensure we are able to contact you as quickly as possible.
The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
Some positions may require completion of a probationary period or a background investigation.
Males must abide by Selective Service registration regulations. To learn more about this requirement, visit the Selective Service website''s Who Must Register page.
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