IT Specialist (INFOSEC)
TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.
Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, an unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.
- Not Required
GS-13: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 Federal grade level performing duties such as analyzing the design of cyber security systems; identifying needs for network security changes based on new cyber security technologies or threats; analyzing and defining the security requirements for new or modified network security protection applications; resolving integration/interoperability issues related to the implementation of new cyber security technologies with the existing systems infrastructure.
Competencies: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competencies in the following areas:
- Attention to Detail
- Configuration Management
- Customer Service
- Cyber Security
- Information Technology Security
- Oral Communication
- Planning and Evaluating
- Problem Solving
- Project Management
Conditions of employment:
Successful completion of a one-year probationary period is required (unless already completed).
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site.