IT SPECIALIST (INFORMATION SECURITY)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 17, 2019
Closes
Jan 25, 2019
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You may need to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • 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.
  • You may be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • You may be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may be covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and may require additional education, training and experience. Positions may be in any DAWIA Career Field at Level I, II, or III.
  • This position may be designated Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). You must be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) may be required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You may be subject to random testing.
  • You may be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. If selected for a supervisory position, you will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.
  • Position selected for may or may not be under a bargaining unit.
  • Warrant authority above the small purchase threshold may be required.
  • This position may be designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as described in SECNAV M-5239.2 within 6 months of appointment.
  • This position may be eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.
  • This position may be subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.
  • For all grade levels, your resume must reflect one year of information technology related experience in the federal service or private or public sector demonstrating the following four competencies: Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication and Problem Solving. Specific definitions of each competency for each grade level is listed in the Assessment Questionnaire. In addition, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

    GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector utilizing cyber tools and devices to detect unauthorized activities on the network and applying common defensive cyber methods and techniques (e.g. host interrogation and logs collection, hard drive imaging, data analysis).

    GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector coordinating and administering a cybersecurity program for an organization to ensure the security and integrity of data networks.

    GS-12 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector installing, configuring, and operating tools for identification of software vulnerabilities that supports the development, integration, test and evaluation of networking systems.

    GS-13 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector planning, integrating, synchronizing, and directing defensive cyberspace operations (e.g. data aggregation and analysis, live and dead box digital forensic analysis, critical systems dependency mapping) to enable freedom of action across warfighting domains.

    GS-14 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector managing interdisciplinary project teams, overseeing systems integration and implementation projects, reviewing systems capabilities, providing comprehensive risk assessments and implementing actions to mitigate vulnerabilities.

    GS-15 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector directing, planning, developing, and implementing enhanced information assurance and systems cybersecurity programs, policies, standards, and instructions.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policydata-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/informationtechnology-it-management-series-2210- alternative-a/

    Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

    GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management; or, graduate education 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

    GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR you have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management; or, graduate education 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: Education and experience may be combined for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Multiple vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

    In addition to meeting all minimum qualification and eligibility requirements, ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one who possesses the competencies and experience to perform the duties of the position successfully with orientation to learn/understand the activities, procedures, policies and processes. Demonstrated work experience in the occupation is typically qualifying for placement. This criterion cannot be met by education and training.
    For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

    This public notice announcement is for anticipated vacancies to be filled under the Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) for 2210 IT (Information Security) Specialists located at Department of Navy installations identified in this public notice. Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary, or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

    There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this register. As such, Notices of Results (NORs) may or may not be sent to applicants who apply to this announcement.

    Applicants rated ineligible on this vacancy announcement need to reapply and update their application package to be considered on future vacancies filled through this announcement.
    Applicants selected and hired on this vacancy announcement need to reapply to be considered on future vacancies filled through this announcement.

    Overseas Info. for Guam and Hawaii locations:
    To learn more about the living and working condition at an overseas military installation go to: http://www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/pls/psgprod/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0
    For applicants located outside of the overseas commuting area, a service agreement may be negotiated in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation and applicable Department of the Navy policies.
    Overseas tour of duty will vary depending on location.
    A Cost-of-Living-Allowance (COLA) will be added to the stated salary. COLA is subject to change at any time.
    For more info. go to: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Overseas_Recruitment_information_NonForeign.pdf

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

    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.

    When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation.

    If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    All qualifications requirements must be met by the referral cut-off date.

    Positions may require a Financial Management Level I, II, or III certification per the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Section 1599d. The certification level must be achieved within prescribed timelines. Certification requirements are outlined in the DoD Instruction 1300.26.

    Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed and in equivalent pay systems (e.g., NH, NJ, NK, etc.). Selectees may be appointed to a position with promotion potential (e.g. selected at the GS-9 grade with potential to the GS-12). If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

    Term appointments may be extended up to 8 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations. Additionally, you may be noncompetitively converted to a permanent career-conditional or career appointment under specific conditions.

    Temporary appointments may be extended up to 3 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.
    Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be made permanent without further competition.
    Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be terminated at any time before the established not-to-exceed date.

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