Washington D.C.
Jul 05, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

Serves as an Intelligence Specialist GG-13 performing duties related to Network Warfare Cyberspace Planner responsible for the development of detailed operational planning and Concept of Operations (CONOPs) that support Cyber Operational requirements of the Department of Defense (DOD), the U.S. government (USG) and its allies. In this position you will analyze policies and procedures to provide support the implementation of Cyberspace Operations (CO) related plans. This position is located in Fort Meade, MD in the U S MARINE FORCES CYBERSPACE COMMAND.

  • Occasional Travel

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may or may not be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.
  • In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GG/GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate some or all of the following duties: 1) Analyze policies and procedures to provide support the implementation of Cyberspace Operations (CO) related plans; 2) Provide quality control and oversight of all source intelligence analysis and production to ensure accuracy and compliance with established directives and guidelines; 3) Identify intelligence gaps, specify collection requirements to fill gaps, and develop analytical tools and methodologies to cope with gaps.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


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

    Selectee must complete a Special Background investigation and receive a favorable adjudication by a determining authority. A Top Secret security clearance is a requirement of this position and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Failure to obtain and maintain this required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

    Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.

    All Defense Intelligence positions under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) are in the excepted service by specific statute, 10 U.S.C. 1601. This position is in the excepted service. Non-DCIPS applicants selected for a DCIPS position must acknowledge in writing, prior to actual appointment to the DCIPS position, that the position for which he or she has been selected is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS. Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must also acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS position. This acknowledgement is necessary as movement between the excepted service and competitive service may be limited if the employee does not possess competitive status.

    DCIPS requires that all new employees successfully complete a two-year trial period if not previously completed in a prior DCIPS appointment.

    180 Day Waiver:

    Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

    Top Secret/SCI


    The successful selectee will perform the following duties:

    • Provide subject matter and planning expertise developing cyberspace operations strategies.
    • Oversee the synchronization, coordination, and de-confliction of cyberspace operations.
    • Assess signals intelligence, human intelligence, and open source intelligence to recommend courses of action to support the synchronization of non-kinetic effects into the joint targeting cycle.
    • Provide quality control and oversight of all source intelligence analysis and production to ensure accuracy and compliance.

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