NOAA Careers – Supervisory IT Specialist

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Job Description:

This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS), Information Systems Division (ISD) with one vacancy in Silver Spring, MD.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage, and supervise the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) Information Systems Division (ISD) resources effectively, in order to provide required products and services in the following areas: 1) Assign and monitor unit workloads, 2) Ensure IT budget is executed efficiently and effectively, 3) Recruit for vacant full-time employee (FTE) and contractor positions, 4) Observe and assure compliance with policy and procedures.
  • Lead IT Strategic Planning for CO-OPS, including identification of policy, budgetary, or operational issues and providing alternatives and recommendations to senior management, and apply program/project management principles, methods, and practices to develop plans and schedules, estimate resource requirements, define milestones and deliverables, and monitor and report results.
  • Serve as liaison with NOAA and National Ocean Service (NOS) Chief Information Officer (CIO) Offices, ensuring that CO-OPS IT systems, procedures, and practices are consistent with DOC, NOAA and NOS policy.
  • Oversee CO-OPS’ real-time operational cloud-based infrastructure and lead the planning, design, and implementation of secure IT networks and user training, support certification and accreditation efforts, and ensure the continued integrity of this network and all IT operations, including Continuity of Operations Disaster Recovery.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
  • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
  • Time-in-grade/band must be met by closing date of announcement.
  • If selected, required to complete OGE Form 450 financial disclosure.

Job Details:

Company: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Hagerstown, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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