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Information Technology Specialist (Network Services) Direct Hire (6 Month Roster)

Company: Internal Revenue Service
Location: New York
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:



Duties

WHAT IS THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (CI) DIVISION?



A description of the business units can be found at:



Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:

Criminal Investigation Tech Operations and Investment Services & Network



The following are the duties of this position at the full working level.



The work of this position requires ensuring the integration of IT programs and services; developing solutions to integration/interoperability issues; designing, developing, and managing IT security systems that meet current and future business requirements, and applying or extending, enhancing, or optimizing the existing architecture; managing assigned projects; communicating complex technical requirements to non-technical personnel; and preparing and presenting briefings to senior management officials on complex/controversial issues. Such work assignments include leading IT data management projects from design to support; evaluating the effectiveness of installed systems and services; and providing advice on and devising solutions to a wide range of IT issues. Specific assignment areas include work such as the following:


  • Managing a large and complex network including: conducting cost-benefit analyses and total cost of ownership and capacity studies; establishing routing schema; establishing security practices; developing contingency and recovery plans; maintaining directory services; managing domain name services; providing intranet, Internet, or extranet gateways; and coordinating other actions to ensure the implementation of networks that support mission requirements.
  • Leading the implementation of major projects such as: upgrading from hubs to switches; consolidating regional networks; and redesigning network infrastructure in response to changes in network technologies or network requirements.
  • Developing contingency plans to ensure continuous availability and accessibility of network resources in the event of emergencies.
  • Managing the design of network architectures, including: evaluating and defining infrastructure requirements; selecting hardware and software components; assembling installation teams; coordinating network implementation planning; and overseeing testing and implementation.




    Requirements
    Conditions of Employment




    • Telework Eligible Positions: Telework eligible positions do not guarantee telework. Employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements (e.g., reporting at least twice a pay period to your assigned Post of Duty (POD)) and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. Employees must also be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))







      Qualifications

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



      SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience 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.



      Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework 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.



      For more information on qualifications please refer to .



      Education

      For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.



      A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to .



      FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.



      Additional information



      • A 1-year probationary period is required.
      • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.

      • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.

      • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
      • Tour of Duty: Day Shift, Start and Stop times between 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
      • In the event that a building is closed due to rent management, new hires may be placed in a local commuting location.
      • Relocation expenses- No
      • The employment of any candidate selected for this position, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
      • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
      • Drug test with negative result is required prior to appointment and subject to random drug testing.
      • Selections will be based on business needs, with consideration given to location preference. Though many locations may be listed, you will be limited to a maximum of five (5) location choices. Please consider each location carefully when applying and make your selections in priority/preference order. If you are selected for a position at one of your location selections, that location will become your official post of duty.

        This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the closing date of the announcement,06/14/2024. This announcement will establish an inventory of applicants. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they come available.






      • Benefits



        A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .






        Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.







        Required Documents


        The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.



      • Online Application - Questionnaire
      • Education - See Education Section above
      • Registration/License (If Applicable) - active, current registration/license



      • High School Diploma (or equivalent) - If you are 16 or 17 years of age, you MUST submit documentation of graduation from high school (or equivalent); OR completion of a formal vocational training program; OR statement from school authorities agreeing with your decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.

        Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).




        How to Apply

        This Direct Hire Public Notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection. Your application will remain active through the open period of this Public Notice. Applicants will be referred on a first in, first out basis. Those applicants who are applying earlier in the process will stand a much better chance of being referred for consideration in the selection process.



        The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 06/14/2024 in this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on 06/14/2024.

        To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link:

        • To begin the application process, click the "Apply Online" button.
        • You will be re-directed to USA STAFFING to complete your application process; answer the online questions and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, import documents from USAJOBS to the appropriate document types. If the document you need was not imported from USAJOBS, you may upload it directly into this application. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN).
        • To complete, you must click the "Submit Application" button prior to 11:59 PM (ET) on 06/14/2024.

          To update your application, including supporting documentation, at any time during the announcement open period, return to your USAJOBS account (). There you will find a record of your application, the application status, and an option to Update Application. This option will no longer be available once the announcement has closed.



          To verify the status of your application both during and after the announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account: . All of your applications will appear on the Welcome page. The application record in your USAJOBS account provides an Additional Application Information page that provides information regarding the documentation you submitted and any correspondence we have sent related to this application. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: .





          Agency contact information


          IRS Cincinnati External



          Email





          Address


          CI - Tech Operations and Investment Services

          1111 Constitution Ave NW

          Washington, DC 20224

          US






          Next steps


          Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at . We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis; please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.



          Once your application package and online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on "more information." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. If your email mailbox is full or blocked (SPAM) you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.



          Fair & Transparent

          The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.












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