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Manangement And Program Analyst (project Manager)
Washington, DC

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WHAT IS The Return Preparer Office (RPO) DIVISION:The Return Preparer Office (RPO) provides oversight of and services to tax professionals. The office ensures Tax Professionals apply for or renew their Preparer Tax Identification Number, provides guidance regarding the voluntary Annual Filing Season Program and partners with Tax Professionals to accomplish the mission of the Internal Revenue Service.

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WHAT DOES A MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST DO? The Security Project Management Officer (SPMO) critical position in the Return Preparer Office (RPO) in support of RPO systems. The Security PMO's role is to oversee RPO's information systems compliance with the IRM 10.8.1, Treasury Security Manual, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), NIST SP 800-53 and oversight of daily system and business operations.

As a Management Analyst, you will:


* Meet with managers and executives within the Service to define overall program goals and objectives.
* Prepare complex action plans and schedules for various phases of program accomplishment, both short and long-range; ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies.
* Validate recommendations of needed resources with managers of various components of the Service.
* Establish a system to review, control, and monitor on critical program deliverables.
* Conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact; identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them; review agency directives, IRM issuances, memoranda, service-wide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations relating to the project.
* Conduct briefings and prepare comprehensive reports to keep managers or executives advised of program progress and to communicate findings and recommendations.
* Responsible for developing, establishing, and maintaining adequate processes for review of work products and projects to assure technical and administrative completeness and accuracy.

In Addition to the above duties, you may do the following:

* Serve as the principal security advisor to the Authorizing Official (AO), and System Owner on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of an information system.
* Support the AO and other staff with the successful completion of RPO's security related responsibilities, including the successful completion of all FISMA requirements.
* Ensure FISMA and/or FEDRAMP compliance is reached and maintained for all systems, contracts, employees and contractors. Participate in contractor site reviews, annual security controls assessments, specialized IT security training, POA&M, risk management, and weakness resolution.
* Provide guidance to the office on enterprise security issues, solutions, projects, and plans.
* Have the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an information system.
* Determine and implement security plans, IT contingency plans, and disaster recovery plans and ensure testing occurs for each of RPO's systems.
* Ensure all information systems reach and maintain the required security certifications and accreditations in adherence to IRS Treasury and FISMA, AND FEDRAMP regulations.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0343 Management And Program Analysis

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* Requirements

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* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
* IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments[IF APPLICABLE]
* Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

GS-15 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience serving as an Expert Analyst, who is responsible for accomplishing major analytical studies and/or projects relating to substantive, mission-oriented programs dealing with strategic tax administration.

* The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
* To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

You must have been at the GS-14 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).


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