IT Specialist, GS-2210-12

U.S. Department of State

About the organization

The position is located in the Telephone, Wireless, and Data Services Division (TWD) where the incumbent serves as the voice and data specialist for the Business Operations Management (BOM) Branch as the Government Technical Monitor providing contract oversight of the Department's domestic voice and data enterprise networks.

*Applicant must be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance*


1. The incumbent attends meetings with customers and contractors to discuss project plans and changes with specific interest; monitors the project progress and advises the senior management of delays, problems, schedule changes, alterations, and other activities which may cause delays in the project’s completion. In addition, the incumbent oversees the work of contractors engaged in design, installation, and construction of communications facilities.
2. Serves as liaison between divisional branches.
3. Aids in developing annual/quarterly budgets, spending plans, advanced acquisition plans, and tracking of expenditures for installation materials, office supplies, equipment, labor services, utilities, and other expendable supplies related to the project and D2D network mission.
4. Reviews and concurs or rejects all quotes/acquisitions for labor, materials, equipment, hardware, software, and other miscellaneous supplies that may be needed for day-to-day operations. This may also involve reviewing and/or tracking invoices working with the GTMs and CORs to reconcile invoices prior to the payment by the Government.


• Experience in fiscal planning and the allocation of 100M in annual costs due to the intricate nature of the Division's financial plan.
• Knowledge of the federal financial acquisition process, to include those of OMB and the Department.
• Knowledge of voice/data telecommunications equipment currently installed throughout the Department, proposed modifications, upgrades, and replacement of equipment.
• Experience performing a wide variety of program analyses, e.g. project lifecycle assessments, cost benefit analyses, cost effectiveness reviews, and other types of specialized economic evaluations.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in order to communicate with high level executives and prepare Statements of Work, technical specifications, reports, and other complex written documents.


GS-12 ($86,335 to $112,240)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Peace Corps Letter
Description of Service
Veteran Documents (DD-214 for military service and/or the NGB-22 National Guard Service)
SF-50 (former or current federal employees)

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