IT Project Manager

Vacancy ID: 835860   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-M1-13-835860   USAJOBS Control Number: 336917100

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1. Title of Job

IT Project Manager, GS-2210-13
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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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

12. Special Knowledge

Are you currently employed with CDC/ATSDR as a permanent Career-Conditional or Career employee?
01 Yes
02 No

13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:

001 IT Project Manager

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:

130280121 Atlanta, GA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for IT Project Manager, GS-2210-13.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience in: (1) the management of IT projects which encompass the planning, development, integration, and implementation of major enterprise-wide business software systems; (2) formal project management methods, processes, and tools, such as, Microsoft Project or Microsoft Project Server; AND I have IT related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies: Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication, and Problem Solving.

B. I do not possess the experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

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.

2. Plan, develop, organize, coordinate, and manage information technology software development projects using recognized techniques, processes and tools.

3. Coordinate with customers to define project scope, requirements, and deliverables.

4. Develop project plans that span the full systems life cycle, the full project life cycle, and receive upper management approval.

5. Provide leadership to a project team comprised of a project manager, one or more data or business analysts, and one or more database managers.

6. Monitor project progress to identify and resolve issues and mitigate risk.

7. Implement quality assurance processes.

8. Make adjustments to the project plan as needed and take corrective action when problems arise.

9. Participate in phase milestone, and final project reviews.

10. Manage data integration projects that include data warehousing, data quality management, metadata management, application to application integration, and enterprise architecture.

11. Assure project documentation is timely and complete according to an established systems development life cycle plan.

12. Manage systems development projects that follow capital planning processes and meet Certification and Accreditation requirements resulting in a valid Authority to Operate.

13. Develop and manage project plans utilizing approved project management software tools, such as Microsoft Project or Project Server.

14. Manage software development projects that span the entire software development life cycle.

15. Utilize technical knowledge to facilitate discussions with customers about project scope, requirements, and deliverables.

16. Ensure integration of all systems components.

17. Manage software development projects using Earned Value Management (EVM) techniques.

18. Develop business case analyses for assigned IT projects in recognition of supported populations, cost of services, cost of ownership, and return on investment.

19. Perform risk assessments.

20. Perform and review analyses on the cost benefit and cost effectiveness of proposed enhancements and upgrades to IT-based systems.

21. Develop budget proposals.

22. Promote coordination and effectiveness by facilitating discussions and exchange of opinions among staff with diverse viewpoints and conflicting interests.

23. Develop and present reports, analyses, guidelines, procedures, and presentations for senior management and all-hands meetings.

24. Provide advice and consultation on strategic use of information technology to improve management effectiveness related to CIO/CDC activities to technical and supervisory staff.

25. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.