Patent Business Analyst Job in ALEXANDRIA, VA

Vacancy No. Department Patent and Trademark Office
Salary $118,862.00 to $154,521.00 Grade 14 to 14
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/29/2018
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/29/2018

  • Salary

    $118,862 to $154,521 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 14

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  • Appointment type



Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    Come work for the USPTO, we have been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government®! The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been serving the economic interests of America for more than 200 years. We are responsible for granting US intellectual property rights for patents and trademarks. Our efforts provide inventors exclusive rights over their discoveries. It's an effort that continues to contribute to a strong global economy, to encourage investment in innovation and to cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit for the 21st century. The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 12,000 employees, including engineers, scientists, attorneys, analysts, IT specialists, etc. all dedicated to accomplishing the USPTO’s mission, vision, strategic goals and guiding principles. For more information about the USPTO, please visit the USPTO Careers Website.

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

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    As a Patent Business Analyst, you will serve as an authoritative resource for OPIM relative to the information technology business requirement process. As a technical expert, you will be responsible for the business analysis function. Your duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

    -Solving significant problems complicated by interfaces and interrelationships between and among programs, systems, functions, policies and numerous critical issues.

    -Integrating patent examining expertise into the development of automated systems serving patent examiners.

    -Serving as a project management group leader responsible for integrating patent examining expertise into the development of automated systems serving patent examiners.

    -Planning, organizing, and carrying through to completion major analytical studies involving key agency patent business programs.

    -Utilizing extensive experience in working with patent processes and procedures to successfully create specialized processing requirements for developing the Patents End-to-End system (PE2E).

    -Working with cross-functional teams within OPIM and OCIO offices that may include external partners and/or contractors in order to provide daily direction and coordination for the business aspects on the design, development, and deployment of automated information systems based on professional patent examining knowledge of business processes/needs.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Applications will be accepted from current USPTO Federal employees serving on career or career-conditional appointment in the Competitive Service and CTAP eligible candidates in the local commuting area.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    1220 Patent Administration

  • Requirements
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