As an IT Specialist, you'll serve as an Information Technology (IT) Specialist, within the Office of Network Services Programs, and report directly the director or manager of telecommunications.The position is located in The General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service, Information Technology Category (ITC), Office of Telecommunications Services.
GSA's Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) provides access to private sector IT & telecommunications solutions for federal, state & local government agencies.
ITC works with federal agencies, OMB, & industry to create common solutions for IT services, hardware, software, telecommunications, cyber security, & identity management.
98% of federal agencies use ITC solutions.
ITC works with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy & the Office of the Federal Chief Information Office to develop & implement acquisition and technology initiatives such as strategic sourcing, category management, cloud, cyber, enterprise licensing agreements for software, desktop configurations & data center optimization.
ITC plays a unique role in supporting agencies with acquisition & technical expertise to make better buying decisions, reduce duplication & improve mission results.
See www.gsa.gov/its for information on ITC programs & contracts.The duty station for this position may be located in Washington, DC, Anchorage, AL, Atlanta, GA, Auburn, WA, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Ft. Worth, TX, Kansas City, MO, Lakewood, CO, Manchester, NH, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, San Antonio, TX, or San Francisco, CA.
GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'.
LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.You will have access to many benefits including:Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)Life insurance coverage with several optionsSick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per yearThrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)Flexible work schedules and teleworkTransit and child care subsidiesTraining and developmentFlexible spending accountsLong-term care insuranceTraining and developmentWe are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement # 1800107CFMP.
You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.
For each job on your resume, provide:the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
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The GS-14 base salary range starts at $87,263.00.00 - $113,444.00 per year.
If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.
To qualify, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating EACH of the four competencies AND one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service as described below:IT SPECIALIST COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:Attention to Detail - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant keeps abreast of latest technology, information, research, etc., to maintain knowledge in field of expertise (for example, reads trade journals, participates in professional/technical associations, maintains credentials).Customer Service - skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant promotes or develops and maintains good working relationships with key individuals or groups.Oral Communication - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant serves on panels, committees, or task forces as a representative for the organization on technical or professional issues.Problem Solving - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant monitors current trends or events (for example, technological, economic, political, social, educational, or employment trends or events) and applies the information as appropriate.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Specialized experience is demonstrated by hands on experience within an IT, telecommunications or network services organization providing services to the organization's internal and external customers including performing the following:managing positive relationships with external and internal organizations, developing requirements and marketing approaches;conducting IT, telecommunications and network services strategic planning and industry analysis;analyzing, evaluating, and resolving problems and requirements in IT, telecommunications and network services;coordinating and analyzing findings and making recommendations on substantive programs;reviewing and preparing technical and pricing reports and contract documents;having substantive IT, telecommunications and network services acquisition experience including: vendor negotiation, creation of contract clauses and service level agreements, and vendor evaluation.
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