IT Specialist, CG-2210-13 (FPL CG-14) (Permanent)

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

Job Description


This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization, Division of Information Technology, Enterprise Technology Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of developing, implementing, and maintaining the Enterprise Architecture (EA) program. 

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


Applies the FDIC framework for EA in developing and maintaining the information, security, application, and technical infrastructure needed for the Enterprise Architecture.

Provides design assistance, architecture guidance, and technology evaluation on multiple and varied information technology projects. Guidance includes documentation, consultative interactions, and participation in review groups and transition of efforts into ongoing operations.

Provides input to planning, budget, and governance processes related to enterprise architecture. Input will be made for both items where decisions have been made (known strategic directions) and where decisions have not been made (pre-decisional strategic considerations).

Communicates complex technical requirements, issues, and problems to both technical and non-technical personnel. The communication will often involve pre-decisional information and information of a sensitive or confidential nature.

Stays abreast of current and emerging technologies related to development and design of business processes and applications in support of the enterprise architecture.


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 providing support for an Enterprise Architecture (EA) program, including the development and maintenance of standards, guidelines, and processes in information technology and enterprise architecture principles across multiple domains.

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.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors – if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 “well qualified” for this position. For more information, Click Here.


$111,086 to $181,383 per year