IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) - DHA for RECENT GRADUATES

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 19, 2018
Closes
Feb 19, 2018
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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Other Requirements:

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 34 position.
  • Recent Graduates must sign a Participant Agreement with the Agency..
  • This position requires a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

To qualify at the GS-09 grade level:
You may qualify based on specialized experience, education OR a combination of education and experience.
To qualify based on experience, you must possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-07 level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service performing at least 2 out of the 3 following duties: Specialized Experience is defined as: 1) reviewing IT security threats for indication of potential intrusion OR 2) performing Cyber forensic analysis, digital evidence preservation, and application vulnerabilities and exploitation OR 3) monitoring security events and intrusion logs. All experience areas shall additionally demonstrate each of the following competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication 4) Problem Solving.
OR
Must have a Master's or equivalent degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in one of
the following areas of study: computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks. (NOTE: Transcripts are required at time of application).
OR
Combination of education and experience-Less than one year of experience as described in the specialized experience statement for the GS-09 may be combined with more than one year but less than two years of graduate education as described above.
To qualify at the GS-11 grade level: To qualify based on experience, you must possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service performing ALL of the following duties: Specialized Experience is defined as: 1) reviewing IT security threats for indication of potential intrusion AND 2) performing Cyber forensic analysis, digital evidence preservation, and application vulnerabilities and exploitation AND 3) monitoring security events and intrusion logs. All experience areas shall additionally demonstrate each of the following competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication 4) Problem Solving.
OR
Must have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in one of the same areas listed above for the GS-09 education. OR Combination of education and experience -- Less than 1 year of specialized experience may be combined with more than 2 years but less than 3 years of graduate education described above.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions above in the Qualifications section.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.

  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
  • You may claim military spouse preference.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Ideal Candidate, Strong Candidate, and Eligible Candidate.

  • Ideal: This category will be used for those candidates who meet all of the criteria both specialized experience and education.
  • Strong: This category will be used for those candidates who meet many of the criteria described above for the ideal candidate.
  • Eligible: This category will be used for those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications of the position.

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