The Library of Congress Office of Strategic Initiatives is recruiting an Information Technology Specialist (OS). Salary: $105,211-$136,771.
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Performs work involved with the planning, installation, configuration, testing, implementation, and management of the systems environment in support of the organization's IT architecture and business needs. Installs, maintains, and modifies computer programs, often provided by the manufacturer, that are necessary to process applications programs and for the operation of the computer and its peripheral devices. Such systems programs include assemblers, compilers, multi-programming routines, files management routines, and other types of operating system software.
Analyzes computers and related equipment (hardware) in terms of feasibility, compatibility, and cost-effectiveness for purchase and use within the agency.
Performs systems development activities; integrates existing and new systems and applications, assuring compatibility, connectivity, and overall reliability of systems and software; designs and implements networks and firewalls, ensuring network security and efficiency. Ensures the resulting system meets the needs of the user(s). Advises and provides technical consultation and guidance to information technology management personnel. Advice involves matters related to optimization of software utilization, program development, subsystem design, and new developments and techniques.
Develops specifications for IT contracts and programs involving hardware, software, components, systems, subsystems, and/or services. Prepares Statements of Work, RFIs, RFOs, and RFPs. Assists other technical staff in preparing statements of work. Evaluates computer requirements. Develops evaluation plans. Participates on proposal evaluation teams. Evaluates vendor proposals for adequacy in terms of vendor ability to perform desired actions and produce proper results. Serves as Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) in monitoring vendor/contractor performance.