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Advancing technology is our ongoing passion.

We’ve developed one of the largest and most ambitious Information Technology organizations in the world and we’re looking for talented IT professionals to help make our nation stronger.

IRS fills more Information Technology (IT) Specialist positions (Job Classification Series 2210) than any other jobs in IT because they’re so vital to our mission. The GS-grade/pay levels available would be based on your qualifications. As an IT Specialist, you’ll learn and apply transferable technology skills in one of these Specialty Areas:

Applications Software

in Applications Software, you’ll translate business requirements and technical specifications into programming specifications. You’ll code, test, debug and maintain software programs, and develop and customize applications software using mainframe and legacy programming languages. You’ll work with IT partners to integrate and deploy quality software components within the Enterprise.

Customer Support

In Customer Support, you’ll resolve complex problems for internal customers and give them technical guidance in applying hardware and software systems. Learn to provide such services as installation, configuration, troubleshooting and customer training.

Data Management

In Data Management, you’ll develop and implement major systems to ensure the efficient acquisition, storage and retrieval of data. This may involve learning and applying new approaches to data mining, data warehousing and other data management applications. 

Internet Specialty

In the Internet specialty area, you’ll work on complicated new issues that involve the planning, design, development, testing, integration and deployment of Web-based applications that interface with existing hardware and software.

Network Services

In Network Services, you’ll design, develop, test and implement networked systems used for transmitting information in voice, data or video formats. Network maintenance will include both software and hardware (servers, hubs, bridges, switches and routers).

Operating Systems

In Operating Systems, you’ll install, configure, and maintain large operating systems, including mainframes, system servers and operating system software. 

You’ll also resolve complex issues involving systems integration, hardware strategy and disaster recovery.

Policy and Planning

IT Specialists in Policy and Planning are generally mid-career professionals with considerable IT work experience. You’ll perform strategic planning, investment analysis and control, workforce planning and the development of project evaluation standards.


In Security, you’ll plan and implement procedures to protect data and ensure network security. Review and analyze proposed new systems, networks, and software for security risks, recommend countermeasures and resolve new system integration issues.

Systems Administration

IT Specialists in Systems Administration plan and coordinate systems administration services. This includes installation and control of software, system configuration, recovery of failed systems and maintenance of hardware and software. 

Systems Analysis

In Systems Analysis, you’ll analyze the design and implementation of new information systems to help internal customers meet their business requirements. You’ll also consult with them to help refine and translate their functional requirements into programming specifications, as well as test, debug and maintain software programs. This includes the use of configuration management tools and processes for software development.

IT Project Managers

Experienced IT Specialists can compete for higher-graded IT Project Manager positions within the 2210 Job Series. As an IT Project Manager, you’ll develop and implement IT projects, strategies, plans and procedures. You’ll also coordinate and facilitate the work of other analysts as you monitor and manage project resources and activities and identify and analyze IT systems requirements and environments. Perform Risk Management and work with project team to deliver innovative product and/or services to the taxpayer community.

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