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Job opening: IT SPEC (PLCYPLN)

Salary: $85 613 - 111 294 per year
City: Meridian
Published at: Jun 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION WITH NO MILITARY REQUIREMENT. This National Guard position is for a IT SPEC (PLCYPLN), Position Description Number PDT5905700 and is part of the Mississippi National Guard.


As a IT SPEC (PLCYPLN), GS-2210-11, you will serve as a technical advisor to local base information technology (IT) and communications users in the area of policy and plans as related to IT and communications systems. This involves planning, development, management, and enforcement of approved ANG and local information technology (IT) and communications architecture. Serves as the lead manager of IT and communications projects, acquisition and control of equipment and services at Flying Wing, tenants and geographically separated units if assigned. Sixty percent of the work performed involves Information Technology issues and systems with the remaining forty percent involving telecommunications specific issues and systems. MAJOR DUTIES: 1.Information Technology: (a) Analyzes requirements and establishes plans of action for improving IT applications. Analyzes existing and planned IT applications, both hardware and software, to determine current and future potential for enhancements. Based upon the organization's goals and objectives, an assessment of available resources, and extrapolation of cost benefit analysis data, recommends adjustments to IT priorities to meet changing business needs, program plans, goals and objectives. Develops project plans to meet those needs by identifying problem areas and considering a variety of possible solutions and alternatives. Analyzes existing systems to determine if enhancements are appropriate or if an entirely new system would be more cost effective. Analyzes plans and specifications, prepares justifications for new or enhanced information technology. Coordinates results of analysis with impacted organizations to ensure compatibility with existing architecture and recommends proposals to reduce conflicts. Develops milestones and performs as point of contact throughout the various phases of projects until successfully concluded. (b) Performs as plans and policy advisor to functional users of information technology. Develops and interprets policy for administering IT systems. Assesses policy needs and reviews, revises, and develops policies to govern IT activities and presents recommendations to higher-level management. Where necessary, modifies established plans and policies in response to changes in legislation or other directives. Through feasibility studies, assesses impact of changes on current programs and recommends changes to existing plans to ensure compliance. This includes long range planning, and involves defining current and future business requirements. Analyzes IT system development as it relates to the organization and ensures policy and guidance are available for its use, that necessary controls are in place, and systems operate as intended and provide all necessary capabilities. Develops migration plans for implementation of new technology. Assesses and identifies training needs that address activities where gaps in competency exist in either current or new technology. Develops training programs, or locates and recommends sources of training that ensure users can apply the best techniques in using IT. 2. Telecommunications Plans and develops methods, procedures, policies, and techniques concerning telecommunication systems. Performs work involved in developing, refining, and complying with telecommunications systems planning and policy direction including short- and/or long-range planning. Develops planning documentation, reviews requests for communication services, prepares budgetary justifications, coordinates the allocation of resources, designs networks/systems, prepares/reviews equipment and facility specifications, monitors/resolves technical communications problems, and/or conducts operational acceptance tests. 3. General IT and Communications (a) Implements IT and communications programs and special projects. Implements various IT and communications programs. Updates documentation and maintains listings of all authorized equipment for assigned programs. Performs annual inventories. (b) Assists with contracting functions and budget preparation. Upon completion of feasibility studies and other projects designed to identify functional needs and changing business requirements for advancements in technology, prepares budgetary data for inclusion in financial plans in support of programs and projects. Based upon findings, recommends funding priority adjustments to meet new business needs. Conducts periodic analysis of projects and their funding for consistency with overall IT and communications architecture and infrastructure and how they contribute to meeting business requirements. (c) Attends meetings and presents briefings. Participates in discussions, meetings, conferences, committees or special projects. 4. Adheres to management control plan requirements by conducting self inspection and staff assistance visits. Resolves identified discrepancies. 5. Performs other duties as assigned.



GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion. If your resume does not include a narrative description of how you meet the GENERAL, SPECIALIZED experiences, and OTHER requirements, you may lose consideration for this position. Ensure that the Questionnaire is completed online in Application Manager. IF YOU COPY ANY PORTION OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. NOTES TO CANDIDATES: a. Include any volunteer work experience in your resume. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). b. Final selection will be based upon qualifications, suitability, and available manpower resources. c. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. d. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement. e. If this announcement results in a temporary promotion for the selectee, it may become permanent at any time without further competition dependent on funding and manpower requirements.


You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims.

To receive credit for education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the education requirements for this position.

If you are using Education to qualify for this position, At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks


  • Address MS 186 ARW 6225 M Street Meridian, MS 39307-7112 US
  • Name: Reginald Saxton
  • Phone: 601-484-9703
  • Email: [email protected]


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