IT Specialist (NETWORK)

Arlington, Virginia
Apr 18, 2017
May 03, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

This position is part of the WHS EITSD. As a IT Specialist (NETWORK), this position is located in:

This position is located in the Secretary of Defense Communications (SDC) Office, Enterprise Information Technology Services Directorate (EITSD). SDC delivers world-class communications and information services that together enable the Secretary of Defense and his Immediate Office to orchestrate our nation's defense, regardless of location, scenario, or environment. This position directly supports the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary of Defense, their immediate offices, senior staff, and special emissaries with command and control (C2), communications, and high availability information services. The incumbent plans, coordinates, and synchronizes the organization's planning and engineering and network operations functions and services. The incumbent is responsible for managing, executing, and maintaining network service activities in accordance with established objectives. The incumbent is responsible for synchronizing global network operations and and security efforts for SDC in order to ensure the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense are securely connected, informed, and situationally aware 24x7. The incumbent must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

Washington Headquarters Services was established as a Department of Defense Field Activity on October 1, 1977, as part of a DoD headquarters streamlining initiative. Approximately 1,200 civilian and military employees as well as contract staff are organized into 12 directorates and offices. WHS personnel contribute to the mission of our Defense customers by managing DoD-wide programs and operations for the Pentagon Reservation and DoD leased facilities in the National Capital Region. WHS is organizationally aligned under the Director of Administration for the Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer.

  • 25% or Greater
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service,
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • This position is subject to provisions of the WHS/OSD PPP Pilot Program
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment
  • Required to participate in the direct deposit program
  • This position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing
  • You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:

    One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your experience.
    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 the Basic Requirement your resume must demonstrate your ability to: (1) Applying advanced IT management principles, concepts, methods, standards, and practices to develop and interpret IT management policies, to develop strategies and guidance that govern the planning and delivery of network and customer centric information environments; (2) Ability to apply new developments to previously unsolvable problems, and to make decisions and recommendations that significantly influence agency IT policies or programs; (3) Skill in applying project management and principles, methods and practices, including developing plans and schedule, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, evaluating requirements and outcomes, and evaluating and reporting on program status and progress.

    You may NOT substitute education for specialized experience at this grade level.

    Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
    Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level.

    All qualifications and specialized requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

    This position is designated as a Testing Designated Position (TSP) under the civilian drug testing program. As a mandatory requirement for employment in this TDP, the incumbent is to (a) refrain from the use of illegal drugs and (b) if required, submit to urinalysis testing. The selectee must sign statements acknowledging the position is identified as a TDP.
    Incumbent must be able to acquire and retain Top Secret clearance eligibility with Sensitive Compartmented Information access, based upon a single scope background investigation. Position may include additional program security requirements in order to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

    Work occasionally requires travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft up to 25% of the time locally and off site.

    MISSION ESSENTIAL - This position has been designated MISSION ESSENTIAL based on local conditions. Mission essential personnel report for duty at normal times when the organization/base/building is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release. Incumbent may be required to work other than normal duty hours to include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

    Incumbent is required to file an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, upon appointment and will be required to file annually.

    Top Secret/SCI

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