IT Specialist, CG-2210-13 (Permanent)

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Washington, DC
Full Time Government Information Technology Software Development OTHER

Job Description


This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization, Division of Information Technology (DIT), Application Platforms and Delivery Branch (APDB) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of providing application solutions to enable efficient business operations and drive business agility. 

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.


Agile software development (e.g. Scrum) activities for systems development and maintenance projects, including planning and scope definition, and managing tasks, monitoring budgets, monitoring and reporting progress, setting priorities and adjusting schedules, and managing emergency situations.

Agile software development (e.g. Scrum) tasks related to software implementation, including coordination of implementation activities with clients and other DIT support areas.

Agile software development (e.g. Scrum) tasks related to development of contractual documentation for acquisition of IT systems, equipment, and services required for the project. 

Agile software development (e.g. Scrum) tasks related to software development project deliverables with FDIC and non-FDIC clients to ensure they meet requirements and working with clients to meet expectations.

Agile software development (e.g. Scrum) tasks supporting IT project implementation by utilizing tools to support requirements management, source code management, test and release management, and overall project management.


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.  Additional qualifications information can be found here. To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS/CG-12 grade level or above in the Federal service.  Specialized experience is defined as experience leading application software development teams using Agile software development life cycle methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, or equivalent Agile software).

In addition to meeting the specialized experience, applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.

  1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
  3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.


$111,086 to $181,383 per year