Supervisory Information Technology Specialist

Washington, D.C.
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Created: January 14, 2016


The selected applicant may be required to file a financial disclosure statement with the House of Representatives, U.S. Congress, in accordance with the provisions of Public Law 95-521, Ethics in Government Act of 1978.

The incumbent of this position serves as Chief of the Enterprise Systems Engineering Group (ESE). This group is involved in the planning and coordination of the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of enterprise level hardware and software systems.

This position is located in the Enterprise Systems Engineering Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Operating Officer.

The position description number for this position is 058993.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

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The Supervisory Information Technology Specialist supervises employees at multiple grade levels. Provides administrative and technical supervision needed for accomplishing the unit’s work. Performs the administrative and human resource management functions concerning the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system. Responsible for advancing the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO) by taking positive steps to ensure diversity objectives are accomplished by adhering to nondiscriminatory employment practices related to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability.

Manages the enterprise-wide implementation of novel approaches to software development of applications and systems serving multiple organizational levels. Designs, develops and administers a variety of mission critical IT systems supporting core functions of the Library of Congress and ensures enterprise architecture plans are aligned with existing and future infrastructure. Ensures the integration of IT programs and services, and develops solutions to integration/interoperability issues.

Serves as a recognized technical expert for new or improved information systems software. Exercises considerable judgment and ingenuity in advocating the benefits of implementing business-driven quality and process improvements. Monitors or coordinates and prepares testing and implementation plans. Monitors the migration of systems to the production environment and oversees systems for stability, accuracy, and performance. Coordinates the common use of core software across many platforms and troubleshooting procedures for related applications. Prepares strategies for recovery with systems’ failure. Prepares recovery methods for systems, coordinating with the entire Library of Congress or a department disaster recovery plan.

Develops long-range policies and designs and implements strategies and management guidelines for complex and changing information technology systems.

Supplies expert analysis and counsel and develops solutions to resolve issues and problems related to Library of Congress-wide IT programs.


Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.
  • Ability to supervise and lead a diverse workforce to perform IT Systems Administration and Operations. **
  • Ability to analyze organizational problems and develop solutions.
  • Ability to apply project management methodologies and techniques to manage complex IT projects.
  • Knowledge of IT hardware and software.**
  • Knowledge of IT contracting policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.
No additional requirements to those listed above.


Published: Thursday, January 14, 2016 20:58 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC