Intelligence Specialist (Operations)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 25, 2019
Closes
Mar 25, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination with No Deception Indicated (NDI) on a pre-appointment and periodic basis.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET security clearance based on a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain access to National Security Agency (NSA) facilities and networks.
  • Temporary duty (TDY) travel may be required 25% or less.
  • All INSCOM employees may be subject to extended TDY or worldwide deployments during crisis situations to perform mission essential functions as determined by management.
  • Stress is inherent in the nature of work. Short-suspense actions and pressures of time contribute to heightened demands. May be subject to short notice expanded hours, possible recall situations, and irregular work hours, including weekends/holidays.
  • Overtime/shift work may be required.
  • Who May Apply:
    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
    • 10-Point Other Veterans? Rating
    • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
    • 5-Point Veterans' Preference
    • Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee
    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
    • Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)
    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
    • Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%
    • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
    • Prior Federal Service Employee
    • United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position

    Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one (1) year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience developing and coordinating the development of software to create unique capabilities to execute Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Computer Network Exploitation (CNE), and/or full-spectrum cyberspace operations which has included software engineering, test and evaluation, and related research and analysis.

    This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade level in the Federal service. To qualify at the GG-07 grade level, this experience must at the GG-05 grade level. To qualify at the GG-09 grade level, this experience must be at the GG-07 grade level.

    OR

    To qualify at the GG-07 grade level, you must have a Bachelor's degree in any related field or being working on a course of study which will lead to a Bachelor's degree.

    OR

    To qualify at the GG-09 grade level, you must have a Master's degree in any related field or being working on a course of study which will lead to a Master's degree.

    Progressively responsible experience is that which has included intelligence-related research, analysis, collections and /or operations. This experience should have included intelligence analysis and/or production, intelligence collection and/or operations, counterintelligence, or threat support directly related to the position to be filled.This experience should demonstrate: Knowledge of intelligence processes, cycle and organizations; Knowledge of and/or ability to use research tools such as library holdings, photographs, statistics, graphics and maps; Knowledge of the systems, procedures and methods of analyzing, compiling, reporting and disseminating intelligence data; and/or Knowledge of organization(s) for and methods of collecting and analyzing intelligence data.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
    • Partnering
    • Software Development
    • Software Testing and Evaluation

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

    To qualify at the GG-07 grade level:

    • A Bachelor's degree in any related field, OR
    • Working on a course of study in any related field leading to a Bachelor's degree
    To qualify at the GS-09 grade level:
    • A Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in any related field, OR
    • Working on a course of study in any related field leading to a Master's degree
    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 35 - General Intelligence position.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf for more information.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.
    • Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentives may be authorized.
    • This position has promotion potential; however, selection will be made at the GG-07 or GG-09 grade level only.

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

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

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    Drug test required Yes


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