Information Technology Specialist (Security)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 23, 2022
Closes
Jul 01, 2022
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The selectee will serve as a Information Technology Specialist (Security) in the Office of Technical Development and Mission Support, Technical Security Division. Typical work assignments include:
  • Developing policies and procedures for the Division's related security systems, certification and accreditation to ensure compliance with various Federal regulatory requirements; Evaluating established policies to determine if new methods or procedures are needed to integrate information systems security with other security disciplines.
  • Conducting periodic and continuous reviews of IT systems to ensure compliance and maintain existing information systems security with other security disciplines.
  • Overseeing and providing direction on information assurance, cybersecurity requirements and enforces managerial and operational security controls in accordance with principles established by NIST.

This Information Technology Specialist (Security) position starts at a salary of $106,823 (GS-13 step 01), with promotion potential to $138,868 (GS-13 step 10).

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required.


Conditions of Employment:

If selected for this position, you will be required to:
  • Obtain and maintain a top secret Tier 5 clearance. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page .
  • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
  • Certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so, if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959.
  • Submit to a polygraph examination prior to your appointment.


Qualifications

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

You must meet the basic requirement(s) for this position. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Individual Occupational Requirements (IORs) for the Information Technology Specialist Series, 2210 are as follows:

Experience: Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.

For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
  • Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

  • IN ADDITION TO MEETING THE ABOVE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, YOU MUST ALSO MEET THE FOLLOWING SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE.

    Specialized experience is defined as:

    You qualify for the GS-13 level (starting salary $106,823) if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level performing duties such as: developing, recommending and establishing comprehensive new requirement and conceiving new strategies for the solution of extremely complex challenges/problems pertaining to infrastructure information systems/cybersecurity and enterprise compliance requirements; initiating or leading system upgrades of switches, router, firewalls, or other hardware or software replacements.

    Qualifications Must Be Met: The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

    Education

    Please see the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) referenced in the "Qualifications" section.

    Additional information

    Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage. In the Secret Service, we:
    • Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities
    • Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events
    • Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure

    E-Verify Statement: DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Click here to learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

    It is federal government policy not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties through no fault of their own. For more information on this subject click here.

    Additional selections may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur.

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

    If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment , and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

    This position may require a credit check after initial job qualifications have been determined.

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