IT (Systems Analysis & Policy and Planning) vacancies are located in DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Office of Technology and Survey Processing (OTSP). BLS measures labor market activity, working conditions, price changes, and productivity in the U.S. economy to support public and private decision making. OTSP provides IT support to all aspects of BLS data development initiatives.
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Positions include responsibility for applying analytical processes to the planning, design, and implementation of new and improved information systems to meet the business requirements of customer organizations. This includes strategic planning, capital planning, workforce planning, policy and standards development, resource management, and architecture and infrastructure planning and management. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Providing IT support to programs by consulting with customers to identify and specify requirements; developing overall functional and systems requirements and specifications; conducting business process reengineering; preparing business cases for the application of IT solutions; defining systems scope and objectives; and, planning systems implementation.
Performing contract pre-award and post-award functions, as well as administering contracts involving IT procurements; conducting market research and analysis for acquisition; and, working with Contracting Officers and Contracting Officer Representatives to develop work packages for deliverables.
Performing IT capital investment planning, Earned Value Management, E-governance, Enterprise Architecture, and OCIO reporting activities. Developing and maintaining strategic plans for IT budgets and the management of IT investment portfolios.
Developing, writing, and reviewing technical and procedural documentation, operating instructions, data collection documents and forms, and memos.
13 - This position is at the Full Promotion Potential.
Job family (Series)
2210 Information Technology Management
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. citizen and at least 16 years of age.
Requires a probationary period if requirement has not been met.
Appointment to these positions may require a background investigation.
A writing sample may be required at time of interview.
Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
Candidates must demonstrate proof of meeting the Minimum Qualifications, that is, BOTH the Basic Requirements and the Specialized Experience listed below.
IT-related experience; experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. Experience must have demonstrated each of the four competencies listed below.
Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, i.e. GS-12, in the federal service. This 52 weeks of specialized experience must have been in the field of information technology, and equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as BOTH #1 and #2 as described below.
1.Demonstrated experience leading IT procurement and acquisition activities. Experience indicators at this level include leading any of the following:
2.Demonstrated experience leading IT capital planning and investment control (CPIC) processes. Experience indicators at this level include leading either of the following:
Education may not be substituted for experience at this level.
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