The position serves as the Program Manager of the Business Solutions Center (BSC) within the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) of the Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS). The BSC is responsible for the planning, development, testing, implementation, and administration of FSIS data systems (including LIMS, PBIS, AIIS, etc.). It is also responsible for the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and analysis of data.
- Serves as the Program Manager of the Business Solutions Center (BSC) and is responsible for managing, directing, supervising, staffing, coordinating, and evaluating a variety of functions through subordinate supervisors in two (2) primary Branches.
- Establishes overall goals, objectives, priorities, and operational plans for the program and continually assess and adjusts them accordingly
- Prepares analyses of the implications of significant developments related to the assigned program area and recommends program modifications
- Coordinates the work of and provides conceptual and professional/technical leadership and direction to other employees throughout FSIS and in other Federal departments who perform work in support of the BSC
- Identifies and secures the type and level of resources necessary to effectively manage the BSC
- Coordinates IT Configuration Management (CM) activities
- Ensures Program/Project Managers and developers adhere to established FSIS Enterprise Project Life Cycle (EPLC), Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile Development Lifecycle (ADLC) processes.
- Ensures documented changes to operational systems are tracked, monitored, and approved by overseeing the IT Technical Change Control Board (TCCB)
- Provides oversight and coordination of the FSIS application development efforts across program areas and partnering entities
- Ensures applications are congruent with FSIS/USDA best business practices and enforces business solution governance processes, standards, and Standard Operating Procedures and policies.
- Ensures business application development is aligned with the FSIS Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and other approved methodologies…”