Defense Information Systems Agency Vice Director, Resource Management Center / Deputy Comptroller in Fort Meade, Maryland

Defense Information Systems Agency
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Fort Meade, MD
Work Schedule is Full Time - Senior Executive Service (SES)

Opened Friday 10/7/2016 (16 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 11/7/2016 (15 day(s) away)

Job Overview

If you enjoy a challenging job and would like to make a difference helping with our national defense and security, DISA is the place for you. DISA provides secure and reliable communications and computing support that enables the President and our military forces to communicate globally through voice, video, and data transmission. DISA is a leader within the Federal Government in implementing "people programs" and offers a broad range of quality-of-life and training programs. Go to for more information.

This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), a small elite group of top government leaders. SES members possess a diverse portfolio of experiences including strong skills to lead across organizations.

The incumbent of this position serves as the Vice Director, Resource Management Center / Deputy Comptroller, reporting to the Director, Resource Management Center / Comptroller (RMC/C), DISA, a SES Tier III.


The Vice Director, RMC/Deputy Comptroller is delegated full authority and responsibility for developing, coordinating, integrating and executing financial management policies, programs and processes for the effective and efficient control and utilization of approximately $11 billion annually that support DISA goals, missions and objectives. The incumbent will be the Agency's key spokesperson in the absence of or as directed by the Director, RMC/C on agency financial management matters with the Department, Military Services, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Government Accountability Office (GAO), other Executive agencies, and the Congress. The Vice Director, RMC/Deputy Comptroller also has responsibility for ensuring the Agency's compliance with the CFO Act of 1990 and other legislation pertaining to financial planning, execution, control, and reporting.

Specific responsibilities include:

A. Assists the Director, RMC/C in overseeing the activities of the Workforce Management Directorate (WMD), an SES Tier I, and when delegated provides broad administrative guidance to the incumbent over the planning, development, and administration of the full range of the Workforce Management Directorate to include civilian personnel, military personnel, joint reserves, training/ professional development, education and development, organization and manpower, personnel systems management, security, safety, real estate, property, and facilities; and serves as the advisor to the Director, RMC/C on all matters pertaining to DISA's resources, workforce, and security management (specific and major duties are reflected in the WME's position description); and serves in an acting capacity as Director, RMC/C in her/his absence. The RMC/WMD consists of 8 major divisions with approximately 250 personnel. This combined with the approximately 230 personnel in the RM and FM Directorates within the RMC, means that as the Vice Director the incumbent directly manages and oversees a workforce of almost 500 personnel;

B. Fulfills the functions of the Financial Management Executive in executing all aspects of the programming, budgeting and execution phases of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution process in the agency. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for supporting the Director, RMC/C in the development and implementation of strategic and tactical financial goals and objectives to ensure the agency's economic viability in both the short and long term planning horizons; directs the agency's day-to-day financial management program through headquarters staff and field activity resource management organizations. Functional responsibilities include: overseeing and reporting to the Director, RMC/C development of DISA's budget formulation, presentation, justification, and execution; financial management policy development, interpretation and application oversight; CFO compliance to include publishing auditable financial statements; execution of accounting and finance matters to include funds control and development of CFO and Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Board compliant feeder and financial management accounting systems; development and oversight of agency financial metrics that are included in all reporting mechanisms; implementation of the Federal Financial Managers Integrity Act; and, management and analyses of agency financial management and program management data.

C. Support the Director, RMC/C in executing internal control authority and responsibility for designing and implementing mechanisms to provide reasonable assurances that obligations and costs are in compliance with applicable laws and that funds, property, and other assets are safeguarded against waste, loss, unauthorized use, or misappropriation. The Director, RMC/C has the added responsibility to ensure that agency-wide funding and accounting systems and mechanisms are structured and implemented to assure a high degree of confidence that funds are properly executed and that fund use is accounted for and reported properly. Internal records and agency processes assure that revenue and expenditures are properly recorded and accounted for, permitting preparation of sound and reliable financial reports.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Less than 25%
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives may be authorized. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) will be paid.
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Background investigation required.
  • Drug Testing position.
  • OGE-278 Financial Disclosure Statement required.

To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), Technical Qualifications and other qualifications, if applicable, listed below.


**Applicants must submit written statements (narrative format ) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately. You are required to respond to all ECQs. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as ‘ineligible.' Additional information on the ECQs is available at Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions. Please limit your written statements to one page per ECQ.

ECQ 1 – LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ 2 – LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ 3 – RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 5 – BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

Failure to meet any one of the technical qualifications requirements automatically disqualifies an applicant.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. Please limit your written statements to one page per technical qualification.**

  1. In-depth knowledge of the Federal budget/financial management process in order to properly structure and defend budgets before higher-level authorities.

  2. In-depth knowledge of and experience with financial, cost accounting and reporting concepts and principles and current emerging issues and developments in the financial and business fields. Experience must be from managing a multi-billion dollar budget in a large and complex agency or organization.

  3. In-depth knowledge of and demonstrated work experience in the General Fund and Defense Working Capital Fund.

There is no substitution of education for experience for this position.

Background or Security Investigation:

The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

We will conduct a qualifications evaluation of applicants who supply all requested material. Qualified applicants will be rated and ranked by an SES evaluation panel. Best qualified candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after approval of the selectee by the OPM Qualification Review Board (QRB). Our evaluation will be based on the information you supply. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability, and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers.


Competitive wages, flexible schedules and one of the most comprehensive benefits packages found in either government or private sector. These extraordinary benefits encompass health, pay, work/life balance, and growth & learning. To find out more, visit our benefits information page:

Other Information
  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • Current Career SES members need to only address the technical qualifications and need not respond to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).

  • The incumbent must be eligible to obtain and maintain, at minimum, a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

  • The position is a Drug Testing Designated Position.

  • The incumbent is required to comply with the provision of the Ethics in Government Act, Public Law 95-521, as amended, which requires the submission of a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE 278, upon assuming the position, annually, and upon termination of employment.

  • All newly appointed career SES leaders must sign the Reassignment Rights Obligations Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES.

  • Occasional Travel Required.

  • Permanent Change of Station Costs (PCS) may be paid.

  • You may serve up to a two-year probationary period unless you previously completed the probationary period in the SES.

Salary Range: $123,175.00 to $170,400.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: ES-0505-00/00

Promotion Potential: 00

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified individuals.

Control Number: 452701900

Job Announcement Number: SES-1819911-16PB