COMPUTER SCIENTIST (CYBER)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Jul 06, 2022
Closes
Jul 14, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Leads capability analysis/assessments of joint operational capabilities and develops a requirement document which discusses findings, issues, capability requirements and gaps, DODAF architecture and recommended material and non-material solutions.
  • The requirement document initiates capability solution identification enabling JFHQ-DODIN to meet Mission Essential Tasks to standard and informs Program Planning (POM/Integrated Priority List), funding decisions, and senior leader decision making.
  • Develops, evaluates, and presents professional findings, advice, and recommendations to J8 leadership, B2C2WG, and Senior Leadership as it pertains to the improvement and/or extension of communication systems for DCO and DODIN Operations.
  • Synchronizes and de-conflicts regional and global DODIN Operations and DCO-IDM (Internal Defensive Measures) activities as it pertains to Capability Analysis for the purpose of enabling mission execution.
  • Researches JFHQ-DODIN priorities and items of interest in order to present viable alternatives, courses of action, operational/functional changes, as well as integrate systems improvements.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of determining appropriate workplace safety protocols, such as those related to masking, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • Drug Testing Position.
  • Top Secret/ SCI security clearance required.
  • Financial Disclosure form OGE-450 required


Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the requirements described below

Basic Requirements:
For GG-0854 and GG-0855:

Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.

OR

B. Combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.

For GG-1550:

Bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

Qualifying Experience:
To qualify at the GG-14, your resume must describe at least one year of experience that demonstrates the competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Experience refers to any paid or unpaid experience, including volunteer work and Military service, that would be considered equivalent to work normally performed at the next lower grade level in the federal service.

For this position, qualifying experience is defined as: Experience in analyzing communications systems using a professional knowledge of operating system theory, data structures, computer system architecture, software engineering, and network engineering to increase function (Command and Control, Operations Center, Order Tracking, Future Ops planning, DCO-IDM, Intel, etc.) productivity and identify and assess threats vulnerabilities within operations.

Candidates must describe how they meet the qualifying experience and/or selective placement factor(s) within the body of their resume. All qualifications must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Education

There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GG-14 grade level.

Additional information

  • This position is a DoD Cyber Excepted Service (CES) personnel system position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1599f.
  • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination
  • If you are a current Federal Career/Career-Conditional employee, you will be placed on an Excepted appointment.
  • This appointment does not confer eligibility to be non-competitively converted to the competitive service.
  • A three year probationary period may be required.
  • Individuals tentatively selected for drug testing designated positions at the Defense Information Systems Agency will be required to submit to urinalysis for illegal drugs prior to appointment or placement.
  • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
  • Moving costs MAY be paid.
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here .
  • This is a covered position and the person selected for this position must complete an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment pursuant to 5 CFR 2634.903(b) (DoD 5500.7).
  • This position has been designated as "Mission Essential." Incumbent will be required to report to work or relocate to a new duty location, within the United States, in times of local/national emergency.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here).
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. It applies to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. Please see this policy here .
  • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.
  • DoD Components with CES positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 3005, "CES Employment and Placement." If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package."
  • For more information on the Cyber Excepted Service Personnel System, click here .
  • For more information on veterans' preference click here .
  • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here .
  • If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .


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