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Federal Aviation Administration Supervisory IT Specialist in Westbury, New York


Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee’s report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.


You will serve as a Supervisory IT Specialist. The position provides supervision and guidance to subordinate employees to administer, develop, deliver, and support information technology (IT) systems and services. The paramount requirement is knowledge of IT principles, concepts, and methods; e.g. data storage, software applications, and networking. Information management, movement, control, display, switching, interchanging, transmission, assurance, or reception of software, firmware, services, and related sources.The incumbent will be able to apply a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of the work directed in order to provide leadership and guidance to a diverse staff which carry out the responsibility of NAS Terminal Systems Support to operational facilities. This can include development, testing, maintenance, field support, and development of hardware and/or software. This can also include build planning/scheduling, development of support documentation (e.g., System Support Directives, maintenance handbooks, IETMs, TI manuals, LOAs and MOAs), Safety Risk Management (SRM), and contracts/business management related to requirements assoviated with the Terminal Second Level Engineering (TSLE) mission.The incumbent will serve as a recognized expert within the Air Traffic Organization and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and is called on to provide leadership for highly complex and challenging activities under minimal direction of the TSLE Support Manager. In some cases, acts as a policy and standards expert for Terminal to develop new and innovative concepts, approaches, methodologies, techniques, and policies for large and challenging issues and high level correspondence.The incumbent will provide expert guidance and instruction within the TSLE organization, to other organizations within the PMO, DoD and to corporate FAA, to address diverse, complex issues which often cross multiple projects/programs or functional and technical areas. Works with senior management to identify and jointly solve problems.


Conditions of Employment

We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.


To view the complete qualifications standard, applicants should reference-U.S. Office of Personnel Management Group Coverage Qualification Standard for the IT Management: qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-J, FG/GS-14. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience leading a team or organization responsible for the development, test, deployment, and technical support of air traffic control systems.Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.


Additional Information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.Position may be subject to a background investigation.A one-year probationary period may be required.The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA. In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management Dimensions and Technical Requirements, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements may be further evaluated on the Leadership and Management Dimensions and Technical Requirements listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.This is not a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA