IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 16, 2018
Closes
Mar 16, 2018
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be authorized to attend training and/or conferences.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizens and National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

    • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee
    • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
    • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 3 investigation level) before you start the job.
    • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
    • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.

    For each job on your resume, provide:
    • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here.

    The GS-13 salary range starts at $96,970.00 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

    To qualify, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating EACH of the four competencies AND one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service as described below:

    IT SPECIALIST COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
    • Attention to Detail - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant ensures that activities, services, or products reflect organizational goals and objectives.
    • Customer Service - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant confers with users to evaluate the effectiveness of, or identify the need for, computer programs or management systems.
    • Oral Communication - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant participates or represents the organization or clients at briefings, meetings, or conferences.
    • Problem Solving - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant evaluates the efficiency or effectiveness of organizational programs, projects, or operations.
    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Specialized experience is experience identifying vulnerabilities, risks and protection needs to resolve issues and problems in IT program areas; applying information system security protocols to formulate, coordinate and monitor IT security policies, standards, and guidelines; and, providing technical advice to management officials on security requirements.

    Bargaining Unit status: Not Applicable

    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

    Travel expenses associated with interviews maybeapproved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

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

    We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application. Here’s how it will work:

    • You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:
    1. Knowledge of Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) policies, processes and technologies as well as program management skills. Skill in setting strategy for the test environment and evaluating program and leading the execution and performance of such activities.
    2. Knowledge of cybersecurity and identity management programs, processes, policies and practices, including credentialing and authorization.
    3. Skill in understanding government standards and processes that govern cybersecurity and identity management certification, including FICAM and Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-12.
    4. Skill in analyzing and integrating complex, technical, and policy information needed to address high priority, sensitive and visible issues and deriving solutions to maximize contributions to GSA, OGP.
    5. Skill in oral communications to present sensitive recommendations to higher authority, to obtain compliance with policies from activities nationwide, to articulate positions/policy of vast technical complexity, and to represent the Agency on interagency committees and/or task forces as a recognized authority in the area of information security.
    • Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.
    • We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume. If your resume doesn’t support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.
    • Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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