Vacancy Summary



Ability to plan and execute work.

Knowledge of computer hardware/software technologies.

Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of IT project planning, management, monitoring, and evaluation.

Ability to plan, develop, and implement federal information technology guidelines and policies.

Ability to communicate in writing.

Knowledge of computer applications programming.

Knowledge of computer languages, utilities, machines, and access methods.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.


I certify that I have experience providing technical oversight and direction to multiple agile delivery/development teams to build and maintain WS02 Application Programming Interface (API) management in support of technical release management activities (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)DevOps) for a cloud based systems architecture.

Problem Solving-Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

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.

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.

Attention to Detail-Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.


Grade 14:

Qualifying experience for the GS-14 level requires IT-related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: Attention to Detail; Customer Service; Oral Communication; and Problem Solving; AND one (1) year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-13 level. Specialized experience is experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must be IT-related and may be paid or unpaid experience.

Example of specialized experience for positions at the GS-14 level, typically gained in the IT field or through performance of work where the primary concern is IT, includes experience analyzing a number of alternative approaches when advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. The experience demonstrates accomplishment of IT project assignments requiring knowledge of IT requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled.

Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

IT Specialist (APPSW), GS-2210-14

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Washington, Dist of Columbia
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US Citizens
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Permanent - No time limit
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Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:


  • OJP's OCIO recognizes that the global technology landscape is constantly evolving, therefore we strive to leverage existing innovative technologies and also harness the power of emerging capabilities. We also recognize the value and power that the commercial industry brings to technology and innovation and try to leverage shared services whenever feasible, remaining aware of advances in technology and maintaining laser focus on delivering business value.

    We are looking for someone who wants to be at the forefront of an agency's Digital Transformation...someone who wants to assist their customers to take advantage of better, faster, cheaper, and more secure technical solutions to meet mission critical needs.
  • Provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating, and developing effective and efficient solutions that meet business requirements, particularly related to multiple agile delivery/development teams to build and maintain WS02 Application Programming Interface (API) management in support of technical release management activities (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)/DevOps) for a cloud based systems architecture.
    Plans and develops EADD policies, procedures, and strategies that drive optimization and integration in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of OJP enterprise applications.
    Provides direct technical project management support to the OCIO/EADD. Directs, develops and maintains project management plans for the control, deployment, and sustainment of a major function within OCIO/EADD.

    Troubleshoots, advises upon, and resolves problems related to software lifecycle development to ensure integration and functionality with OJP programs. Develops and manages OJP's enterprise application efforts in alignment and compliance with Federal, DOJ, OJP, and OCIO strategic plans and industry best practices.
  • Serves as a Project Manager and analyst on the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of enterprise applications and web services for OJP. Provides senior direction to development, testing, and configuration management staff in the execution of technical deliverables in support of major mission programs, such as new or modified system modules of grant management web applications and websites.

Contact Information:

Gail Williams
(202) 598-9412

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