IT Specialist (INFOSEC) - Direct Hire Authority

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 20, 2018
Closes
Sep 20, 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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  • US Citizenship Required
  • Candidates may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Will be subject to an investigation for suitability determination.
  • Applicants must complete online questionnaire.
  • If selected, you will be required to complete a SF-86.
  • This is a sensitive or national security position.
  • If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for Federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
  • You will be paid by direct deposit to a financial organization of your choice.
  • Applicants must have one year of specialized experience which is directly related to this line of work AND IT related experience demonstrating the four competencies listed. Experience MUST be equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12), which is directly related to this line of work.

    1. Attention to Detail - Meticulous; thoroughly reviews and proofreads various IT related data/information; dedicates focus to accomplish tasks that are complete, precise and accurate to a given IT situation.

    2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customer (that is, any individual who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.

    3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues and responds appropriately.

    4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

    Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12), which is directly related to this line of work.

    Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

    Your resume MUST demonstrate the following specialized experience:
    • Experience implementing new systems within existing infrastructure.
    • Experience integrating security programs across disciplines.
    • Experience implementing, maintaining, and updating adequate system security in order to prevent, detect, and recover from security breaches.

    Applicants cannot substitute education for experience.

    1. If you are an eligible Inter agency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.

    2. If you are still on active duty, you may submit a statement of service from your Personnel Command which states the date you entered active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received.

    3. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

    4. If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for Federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.

    5. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

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

    Once your resume or application is submitted a review of your qualification will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements and competencies required for this position.

    Competencies:

    • Information Systems/Network Security
    • Systems Testing and Evaluation
    • Technology Application
    • Technology Awareness


    Possession of competencies may be addressed in a cover letter and/or resume. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your qualifications. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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    Drug test required No


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