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Information Technology Specialist (Enterprise Architecture): Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)



This position is located in the District of Columbia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC). The CJCC is an independent agency within the District of Columbia government.  The mission of CJCC is to foster change in the justice system, serving as a forum to identify issues and their solution, proposing actions and facilitating cooperation that will improve public safety and related criminal and juvenile justice services for District of Columbia residents, victims and offenders.

This position functions as Information Technology Specialist (Enterprise Architecture) and is part of an enterprise team who provides expert advice to the supervisor on enterprise architect function.  The work involves analyzing, planning, designing, implementing, documenting, assessing, and managing the enterprise structural framework to align information technology (IT) strategy, plans, and systems with the mission, goals, structure, and process of the CJCC and its partner agencies.

Major Duties

Develops major components of the enterprise architecture plan including strategic drivers, current and target architectures, the sequencing plan, architectural segments and reference models, and standards. Assesses the system engineering process and finds areas of improvement. Designs and maintains enhanced methods for data storage, data management and data control. Analyzes current IT strategies and processes and their impact on CJCC and partner agencies’ business processes and recommends and designs solutions to address challenges. Determines the gaps between the current and the target architecture and developing plans for transitioning to a cloud-based target architecture.

Defines the policies and principles to guide technology decisions for the enterprise architecture. Identifies opportunities to improve enterprise-level systems to support business processes and utilize emerging technologies, such as RESTful APIs and ML (Machine Learning). Promotes and educates stakeholders on the use and value of the enterprise architecture. As an authority on cloud-based technologies, advocates for a cloud first approach and serverless solutions.  Elevates the importance of Information Architecture among stakeholders.  Provides enterprise architecture guidance, support, and coordination to customers and IT project teams.

Qualification and Experience

A degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics or technology management or a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.


Individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

  1. Attention to Detail:  Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  2. Customer Service: Works with clients and customers.
  3. Oral Communication:  Expresses information to individuals or groups effectively.
  4. Problem Solving:  Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information.


Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.  To be creditable, one (1) year of specialized experience must be equivalent to the next lower grade in the normal line of progression.

Working Conditions/Environment

The work involves everyday risks and discomfort normally found in offices, conference rooms, libraries and ventilated non-smoking office environments.  The work is performed in an office setting or at an outside location convenient to perform the job duties.  The incumbent may, however, be required to visit staff at other government, public and private agencies. Some travel is required.  Attendance at designated meetings on days, evenings and weekends may be required.

Domicile Requirements

Applicant will be subject to the domiciliary requirements for Excepted Service appointees who must be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment or become domiciled in the District of Columbia within 180 days after appointment and maintain such domicile for the duration of his or her appointment.

Other Significant Facts

Tour of Duty: Monday – Friday   8:15am - 4:45pm (hours may vary; evenings and weekends may be required)

Pay Plan, Series, Grade: ES-2210-08

Salary Range: $103,900 - $155,851

Promotional Potential: None

Collective Bargaining Unit:  This position is not covered under a collective bargaining unit.

Criminal Background Check:  The incumbent of this position will be subject to a criminal background check that will be conducted pursuant to internal agency policy.  

EEO Statement:  The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Closing Date is Opened Until Filled

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] to be considered for this position.