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Information Technology Specialist (Systems Admin): Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)



This position is located in the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) for the District of Columbia.  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 solutions, proposing actions, and facilitating cooperation that will improve public safety and related criminal and juvenile justice services for the District of Columbia residents, victims, and offenders.

This position functions as an Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration) for CJCC system support operational process, and is part of an enterprise team which administers, develops, and maintains the agency's line of business application called Justice Information System (JUSTIS). The work involves building and setting up new development tools and infrastructure, coordinating the installation, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of hardware and software systems to ensure JUSTIS availability.

Major Duties

Plans, schedules, and performs the installation of hardware, operating systems, and applications software. Manages accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment.  Manages system resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability. Ensures systems availability, functionality, and efficiency; and resolves hardware/software issues. Ensures the rigorous application of information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of systems administration services. Documents and applies systems administration standard operating procedures.

Documents and rigorously implements information security/privacy and information assurance policies, procedures, and tools in the delivery of systems administration services. Interacts with stakeholders to address systems-related issues and user issues. Leads information technology workgroups to address system-related issues.  Trains stakeholders in the proper usage of the JUSTIS system. Performs remote troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques and pertinent questions. Builds and sets up new development tools and infrastructure. Oversees function tests and examines code written by others and analyzes results.  Ensures that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats.  Provides proactive and comprehensive consultation and instruction with developers to ensure that developments follow established processes and works as intended.

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-2210-07

Salary Range: $90,915 - $136,369

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: Open Until Filled

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