Information Technology Specialist

Department Of The Treasury Vienna , VA 22181

Posted 2 months ago

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This position is in the Technology Division of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Incumbent is an Information Technology (IT) Specialist engaged in one or more IT specializations. Incumbent is assigned functional responsibility on a continuing or project responsibility. Incumbent utilizes mastery knowledge and skill in providing advice, guidance and expertise to management officials and other specialists in planning for and dealing with complex, novel issues.

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Security Clearance: This position has been designated National Security Level IV, Special Sensitive and requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain eligibility for a Top Secret (TS) clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access. Applicant must meet and continue to adhere to the requirements of a Tier 5 level background investigation. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. Continued employment with FinCEN is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the Tier 5 level background investigation, the results of which fully meet the FinCEN's special employment criteria. All employees are subject to satisfactory completion of periodic reinvestigation and a continuing life style in conformity with applicable national and FinCEN directives. Any unfavorable information developed during an investigation or other official inquiry may result in termination of employment in accordance with established security policies and procedures.

As an Information Technology Specialist, you will:

  • Ensure the integration of Information Technology (IT) programs and services and develops solutions to integration and/or interoperability issues

  • Analyze and define requirements and specifications for complex systems, applications and processes.

  • Advise and collaborate with IT managers and program managers on approaches to accomplishing IT goals that often involve significant changes in approach or technology.

  • Prepare proposals, policies, guidelines, analyses, specifications, procedures and other materials tailored to the situation and the audience.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Up to 1 to 5 nights per month

Supervisory status


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    2210 Information Technology Management

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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals

The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: Specialized experience for the GS-13: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service.

Specialized experience includes experience performing IT Infrastructure activities to ensure the availability, integrity and operational support of systems, networks, and/or data.

Examples of such experience could include the following:

Managing the support activities of server operating systems, storage systems, database administration, network devices or application platform services, including performance monitoring and analysis; OR

Executing network, server, storage or database administration support in both unclassified and classified environments; OR

Performing operations tasks and supporting critical infrastructures with Communications Security (COMSEC) certification or training; OR

Conducting technical discussions across a variety of IT disciplines to coordinate and align task and work activities; OR

Developing and executing work or project plans related to network, server, storage or database systems.

In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in 1) attention to detail, 2) customer service, 3) oral communication, and 4) problem solving.


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Information Technology Specialist

Department Of The Treasury