Information Technology Specialist (sa/as) - Kearneysville - job 636745

Department Of The Treasury

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Kearneysville, West Virginia

Employment type: Full-time


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The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.


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WHAT DOES AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, ALC APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER DO? As an Information Technology (IT) Specialist (Systems Analysis/ Applications Software) you will lead a team primarily involved in the development and testing of Assembler Language (ALC) software applications on a mainframe platform. In addition, you will be involved in accomplishing difficult and complex information technology analysis assignments. You will oversee major local projects or substantial national level projects involved with the design, development, or installation of IT systems for one or more IRS programs and the diagnosis and resolution of the most complex operating systems problems and issues. You will deal with multi-year plans, new cutting-edge technologies or issues, and develop new policies or make significant changes to existing policies.


WHAT IS THE IRS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) DIVISION? The mission of IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer-centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.


WHAT DOES AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, ALC APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER DO? As an Information Technology (IT) Specialist (Systems Analysis/ Applications Software) you will lead a team primarily involved in the development and testing of Assembler Language (ALC) software applications on a mainframe platform. In addition, you will be involved in accomplishing difficult and complex information technology analysis assignments. You will oversee major local projects or substantial national level projects involved with the design, development, or installation of IT systems for one or more IRS programs and the diagnosis and resolution of the most complex operating systems problems and issues. You will deal with multi-year plans, new cutting-edge technologies or issues, and develop new policies or make significant changes to existing policies.


WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOAs an Information Technology Specialist (Systems Analysis/ Applications Software) you will:



  • Lead the development of Assembler Language (ALC) software applications on a mainframe platform.

  • Facilitate, coordinate, coach, build consensus, and integrate work processes and products.

  • Ensure the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision and values are communicated to the team and integrated into the team's strategies, goals, objectives, work plans and work products and services.

  • Assist in the planning of work to be accomplished and articulating and communicating to the team the assignment, project, problem to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review, and deadlines and time frames for completion.

  • Assign work by independently identifying, distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established work flow, skill level and/or occupational specialization; assessing workload, setting priorities, and making adjustments to accomplish the workload, including reassignment of work from one team member to another, to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks; achieve desired results; and ensuring that each employee has an integral role in developing the final team product.

  • Coaching the team in the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, providing advice and instruction on work methods, practices and procedures, and assisting the team and/or individual members in identifying the parameters of a viable solution;

  • Train or arrange for the training of team members in methods and techniques of team building and working in teams to accomplish tasks or projects, and provide or arrange for specific administrative and technical training necessary for accomplishment of individual and team tasks.

  • Monitor, report, and check on work in progress; and review completed work for quality, timeliness and technical accuracy to see that the supervisor's instructions on work priorities, deadlines and quality have been met.

  • Serve as coach, facilitator and/or negotiator in coordinating team initiatives and in consensus-building activities among team member.


UT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov


Travel Required


Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month may be required


Supervisory status


No


Promotion Potential


13



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2210 Information Technology Management


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You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:


GS-13 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving. Specialized experience for this position includes experience that demonstrates accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled. This knowledge is generally demonstrated through assignments that required the ability to analyze a number of alternative approaches in the process of advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. This would include defining what system interrelationships must be considered, or what operating mode, system software, and/or equipment configuration is most appropriate for a given project. In Addition to the above you must meet the requirement below: At this level, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate the ability to: Plan and coordinate an agency-wide implementation of process improvement methods and concepts to improve the quality of software products; serving as the principle advocate within the agency/organization for the application of process improvement concepts and practices; and consulting with senior specialists and IT managers throughout the agency in the implementation of process improvement practices.



  • The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-timework; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

  • To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.


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