IT Specialist (Project Management)


Vacancy ID: 793249   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-DE-13-793249   USAJOBS Control Number: 331958800

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1. Title of Job

IT Specialist (Project Management)
2. Biographic Data

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10. Lowest Grade

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14

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 IT Specialist ( Project Management)

21. Geographic Availability

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241360031 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

You must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
COMPETENCIES:
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
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.
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.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

1. From the descriptions below, select the response which best describes your IT-related experience which meets the Basic Requirements for the position of an IT Project Manager GS-2210-14.

A. I possess IT-related experience demonstrating each of the following competencies: Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication, and Problem Solving.
B. I do not possess the IT-related experience described above.

In addition to the basic requirements listed above, this question will be used to determine if you possess the specialized experience needed to qualify for this position at the GS-14 grade level.

2. From the descriptions below, select the response which best describes your experience which meets the Minimum Qualifications for the position of an IT Project Manager, GS-220-14. Please mark only one response. SELECTING MORE THAN ONE RESPONSE OR NO RESPONSE AT ALL MAY MAKE YOU INELIGIBLE.

A. Do you have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal services that demonstrates Specialized experience is defined as experience leading project teams, delivering results within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources, developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing resources. Experience should also included having experience and knowledge in managing projects through the System Development Lifestyle (SDLC) phases including "Stage Gates.
B. I do not possess the experience as described above.

In this section, you are asked to evaluate yourself on task items using the scale provided. When marking your ratings, please do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. Do not give yourself credit for having performed tasks you have not performed. Additional steps in the selection process are designed to verify your stated level of experience and capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from employment with the organization.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Serve as project leader on various major organizational Initiatives on multi-faceted projects that include multi-process.

4. Apply industry standards, and the best practices in Information Technology (IT) project management.

5. Provide Information Technology (IT) program management services to a healthcare agency and/ or organization.

6. Demonstrate expertise experience in managing complex information related technology project management tools and coordinating agency and/or program wide computer initiatives.

7. Analyze and develop IT system requirements for the design, development, security and maintenance of the regulatory, scientific, and administrative data that form the infrastructure of the IT systems.

8. Determine appropriate testing strategies and methodologies concerning the IT systems.

9. Expert in requirements gathering and documentation.

10. Expert knowledge of business process

11. Mentor and teach project management methodologies.

12. Ensure customers are involved at all stages from development, to testing and implementation, through evaluation of the project's success in providing information Technology (IT) solutions.

13. Work with subject matters experts in creating IT that meet and surpass their initial expectations and specifications.

14. Manage large and complex Information Technology (IT) projects that span across multiple organizational boundaries.

15. Identify problems areas requiring the development of additional information systems or needing further resolution concerning the nature and magnitude with others who may be affected by an established or implied Agency and/or organization policy.

16. Utilize the project management methods and tools to support information systems development and operations.

17. Participate in the development of IT solutions.