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Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Information Technology Specialist (System Architect), GS-2210-14/15

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Washington DC, DC
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Washington, DC
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Permanent - No time limit
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Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:

  • This position is located in the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Enterprise Applications Support Division (EASD), Systems Engineering and Operations Branch (SEOB). As a Systems Architect with OJP there are two required core competencies to be demonstrated, Network Engineering and Security Operations. The incumbent is responsible for designing, planning and implementing technical upgrades and migration strategies for OJP LAN/WAN infrastructure. Demonstrated hands-on experience in troubleshooting network performance and familiar with Cisco network equipment and protocols. This position will also responsible for reviewing, testing, implementing, documenting, maintaining, monitoring, optimizing, protecting, and ensuring the security of OJP systems and services. The incumbent will also perform security vulnerability scan and risk analysis in accordance to Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and other federal guidelines and regulations, to include reviewing and remediating system's security vulnerabilities. Providing advice, guidance, and assistance to the Branch Chief in formulating and enunciating OJP's policies, positions and responses to current, emerging and anticipated applications matters and their applicability to OJP.


  • OJP offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: .

    OJP offers various alternative work schedules and telework, which varies from office to office. Alternative work schedules afford employees the opportunity to work compressed or alternate work schedules. The telework program allows many employees to work from home or at an alternate location on a recurring or situational basis.

    OJP has partnered with the Vida Fitness Center, which is conveniently located in the Verizon Center, for your physical fitness needs. In addition, OJP offers on-site fitness centers at various DOJ locations within the downtown areas, most of which are located within walking distance. OJP also offers credit union services; ATM machine is located on-site. We also have a health unit and an on-site nurse for your usage and convenience.

    Transit Benefits: To defray your commuting cost, we are pleased to offer the Employee Transit Benefit Program which allows eligible employees to receive up to $240 per month tax-free.

    Service Credit for Non-Federal Experience: The Federal Workforce Flexibility Act allows newly hired employees to be granted credit for previous military or private sector experience directly related to the position for which hired. This non-Federal experience may be counted as service time for annual leave accrual purposes upon appointment. For additional information, please contact the human resources representative identified on this announcement.

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions within 90 days of the closing date.


  • Ensures, or participates in ensuring, the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data through the planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools.

    Evaluates, acquires, configures, and uses software intended to ensure that automated systems are secure from unauthorized use, viral infection, and other problems that would compromise sensitive information in terms of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, or would compromise other aspects of overall system security.
  • Participates in, and/or performs, the planning, design, implementation, and/or management of an agency-wide enterprise network that integrates, aligns, and streamlines business, application, information, and technology architectures to support the mission, strategies, goals, structure, and processes of the agency.

Contact Information:

Constance Jones

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