Information Technology Specialist (Information Security)
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
1. Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
2. Customer Service: Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals 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: Express information (for example, idea of facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); 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.
Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-13), which has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.
Specialized experience is defined as experience in all of the following skill sets:
Skill Set 1) Experience in applying the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and related guidance to Federal information systems and in assessing information systems against a catalog of security and privacy controls;
Skill Set 2) Experience in applying cybersecurity and information security principles and concepts, formulating solutions to critical cybersecurity and information security issues, and advising customers and management on security related matters; and
Skill Set 3) Experience in developing and delivering training and outreach to diverse audiences regarding cybersecurity and information security concepts, requirements, processes, and tools.
Your resume must fully support how you meet the specialized experience in order to be found qualified for this position.
There are no education requirements for this position.
Any individual selected for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
This is a drug testing designated position, subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
If you have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must:
Indicate your eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility.
Be well qualified for this position to receive consideration. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for NASA's definition of well qualified.
Be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP if you are selected for the position. This includes copies of your agency notice, most recent Performance Rating and most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) noting current position, grade level, and duty location
The payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
This position is announced under Direct Hire authority. A Human Resources Specialist will review your resume to determine if you meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements as listed in 'Requirements'.
CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be assessed using NASA STARS, an automated system that matches the competencies extracted from your resume to the competencies identified by the selecting official for the position. Based on the competencies you match, you are placed in one of three categories identified as 90, 80, or 70 point quality categories, which are defined as:
90 pt. Category - Tentatively meets (until subsequent confirmation upon referral) the basic qualification requirements identified in the vacancy announcement and has experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in the primary requirements of the position.
80 pt. Category - Tentatively meets (until subsequent confirmation upon referral) the basic qualification requirements identified in the vacancy announcement and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the primary requirements of the position.
70 pt. Category - Fails to meet criteria described in the 80 pt. category.
For the purpose of the CTAP and ICTAP, candidates rated in the top quality (90 pt.) category are considered well-qualified.