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Lead Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration)

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Department Of Defense Fort Benning , GA 31905

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position: This position is located at the Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE), Ft. Benning, Georgia 31905. The Maneuver Center of Excellence" is located 100 miles south of Atlanta and is adjacent to Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Al. The geography and climate are ideal for year round military training. Public transportation and free parking is available.

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  • Serve as the Lead IT Specialist who manages all communication (COMM) requirements within the Brigade, performing work independently or as a Lead Team Member, in the administration, development, delivery and support of IT systems and services.

  • Implement and conduct formal classroom training sessions on new or changed operating systems, hardware, software, and the application of information assurance and security policies and guidelines.

  • Provide complex customer support services including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, and training to support organizational requirements.

  • Provide guidance and leadership to the members of the Systems Management Team related to daily support activities, coordination of work efforts of the team members and technical guidance and oversight of system areas.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel requirement of 5% of the time.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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    2210 Information Technology Management

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain the appropriate Information Assurance certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, within 6 months of entry onto duty.

  • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

  • People with Disabilities, Schedule A

  • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Basic Requirement for Lead Information Technology Specialist (System Administration):

Specialized and Other Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes developing and maintaining problem tracking and resolution databases; installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining customer hardware and software; and diagnosing and resolving problems in response to customer reported events. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-11.

The specialized experience must include, or be supplemented by, information technology related experience (paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training, as appropriate) which demonstrates each of the four competencies, as defined:

(1) Attention to Detail

  • Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: completing thorough and accurate work independently, even in the most difficult or stressful situations; occasionally reviewing work completed by others.

(2) Customer Service

  • Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: resolving routine and non-routine problems, questions, or complaints; developing and maintaining strong, mutually supportive working relationships with customers; conducting evaluation of support to determine quality of services and customer satisfaction, and recommending procedural changes based on customer need or changes in policy and/or regulation.

(3) Oral Communication

  • Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: convincingly conveying complex information to customers; presenting thoughts that are well-organized and demonstrating confidence in the facts and ideas; adjusting style when working with individuals with different levels of understanding; using various methods to explain and convey information.

(4) Problem Solving

  • Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: solving complex or sensitive problems by developing and proposing strategic alternatives; identifying possible conflicts and shared benefits; helping team anticipate problems and identifying and evaluating potential sources of information; providing feedback and coaching to others to help solve problems; engaging appropriate stakeholders when developing solutions in order to understand and incorporate multiple perspectives and needs; evaluating the effectiveness of decisions and adjusting future decisions as appropriate.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Information Assurance

  • Leadership

  • Oral Communication

  • System Administration

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent GS-11.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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Lead Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration)

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