INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (SECURITY)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
This appointment requires completion of a one year probationary period unless you have previously successfully completed a probationary period that meets the following: 1) in the same agency, 2) in the same line of work (determined by the employee’s actual duties and responsibilities) and 3) contains or is followed by no more than a single break in service that does not exceed 30 calendar days. Failure to successfully complete the probationary period may result in termination of employment.
This is a Public Trust Position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the tentative employment offer may be withdrawn.
If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Please see http://www.sss.gov for more information.
Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to appointment and the appropriate background investigation forms to determine suitability for Federal employment. False statements or responses on these forms can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the I-9 Form (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf).
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Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) applying cybersecurity and privacy principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data; 2) knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements; 3) knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies; 4) knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies; 5) knowledge for NIST Special Publications (e.g., SP 800-53, SP 800-37, etc.); and 6) ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.
In addition to the above specialized experience, applicants must also meet the IT-Related proficiency level for all four of the competencies listed below:
Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer Service: Ability to coordinate cyber operations with other organization functions or support activities.
Oral communication: Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal means.
Problem Solving: Ability to interpret and understand complex and rapidly evolving concepts; ability to think critically.
Evidence of the above specialized experience and IT-related experience must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held. 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.
Applicants must meet the qualifications for this position within thirty (30) days of the closing date of this announcement.
There is no substitution for specialized experience at this grade level.
CPSC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Specialist listed in this vacancy announcement.
Payment of relocation expenses is NOT authorized.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application, by checking reference 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.
Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
This position will be filled through the Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority (DHA). Veteran's Preference do not apply to this announcement. After the vacancy closes, we will review your application package to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your responses to the questionnaire, resume and supporting documentation will then be reviewed. Your resume must support your responses to the self-assessment questions or your score may be lowered. All the candidates who meet the basic and minimum qualification requirements may be made available to the Selecting Official for consideration.
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