Supervisory IT Specialist (Chief Architecture and Design Section) CM-2210-01

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Washington D.C., USA
Full Time Executive Government Information Technology OTHER

Job Description


This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization (CIOO), Enterprise Strategy Branch, Architecture and Design Section of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The section develops, implements and maintains the FDIC Enterprise Architecture (EA) and manages the CIO Organization's EA program.

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


  • Establish and maintain the Corporation's Enterprise Architecture, including the current and future state for business performance, technology and security architectures, and gap analysis and migration plans for moving from the current to future state.
  • Drives innovation with technology portfolio management efforts and ensures integration of enterprise architecture with business capability.
  • Direct staff on highly technical enterprise architecture and research and development projects in addition to providing compliance assistance and oversight to application development project teams, security, infrastructure services, and client community and DIT personnel.
  • Direct daily operations of the Architecture and Design section and establish priorities and assign resources to program areas based on Corporate requirements and needs.
  • Develops or provides input to planning, budget, security, configuration, and problem management processes related to enterprise architecture activities.
  • Supervises and directs the work of subordinate staff, to include time and attendance. Evaluates and provides feedback to employees regarding work performance and conduct. Identifies staff training and developmental needs.  Supports EEO and diversity principles by promoting a work environment free of discrimination and harassment; taking action to achieve diversity throughout the organization; and supporting activities related to corporate diversity and inclusion plans.
  • Prepare and present briefings to senior management officials on complex and controversial issues in addition to communicating complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical personnel.


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.

To qualify, applicants must have completed one year of specialized experience in a government agency (equivalent in the federal government to CG/GS-13 or above) or private industry. Specialized experience is defined as experience leading and developing an enterprise architecture program and providing in-depth analysis in technical architecture, design models and information management standards to align and link the business needs, strategy and processes to the organization's current and future technology strategy.

You must have Information Technology (IT)-related experience, which demonstrates proficiency in each of the following competencies:

• Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

• 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.

• 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.

• Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.


$157,375 to $243,500 per year