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Information Technology Attorney in Gettysburg, PA

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Company name

Federal Communications Commission

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Information Technology

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Gettysburg, PA

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 17,2018

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Industry Analyst, GS 09 - 11 Duties: Reviews applications or requests, evaluating information contained therein for overall acceptability in the context of the Commission’s rules and policies, and takes action to approve, or where technical and/or legal problems are involved, recommends action to an engineer or attorney. Participates in the oversight of the licensing process by reviewing and making recommendations on ways to improve and streamline the process. Conducts fact finding studies on spectrum use, licensing trends, and problem areas. Coordinates with computer development staff and contractors on the development, testing, and use of automated licensing systems. Assists other staff in the processing of complex applications, and may take a lead role in processing sensitive applications such as those resulting from auctions. Reviews and analyzes licensing issues, including initial review of waiver requests, interagency and international coordination, and post licensing conflicts. Incumbent initiates correspondence to applicants and licensees concerning licensing issues. Participates in meetings, conferences, seminars and gatherings by answering questions concerning licensing processes and procedures. Resolves discrepancies in such applications, and ultimately recommends grant or denial of application.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: GS-9: Must have a 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 in the Federal service to qualify for the GS-9. For this position, Specialized Experience includes the following: research and analyze information to ensure compliance with rules and regulations; prepare correspondence; interact with diverse groups of individuals both internal and external; experience with automated systems and databases.


Should have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D degree.

GS-11- Must meet 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service to qualify for the GS-11. Research and analyze complex information to ensure compliance with rules and regulations to evaluate policies, guidelines, regulations and precedents (e.g. wireless telecommunications systems and licensing functions); interacting with diverse groups or communicating in writing clear reports and correspondence for diverse international and domestic professionals; and experience in using software applications such as word processing and databases expressing information (e.g. ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively.


Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

Note: The public; U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S; Land and base management; Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency; Federal employees - Competitive service; Current or former competitive service federal employees; Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL); Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee; Federal employees - Excepted service; Current excepted service federal employees; Veterans; Students; Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs; Recent graduates; Individuals who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certificate program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans; Individuals with disabilities; Military spouses; Family of overseas employees; Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas; Peace Corps and AmeriCorps Vista; National Guard & Reserves; Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members; Native Americans; Native Americans or Alaskan Natives with a tribal affiliation; Internal to an agency; Current federal employees of this agency can apply.

Deadline: 04/30/2018.

Additional info

Announcement number: DEU-WTB-2018-003. Apply online, No emails.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
Phone: 518-431-0120
Fax: 866-418-0232