Washington D.C.
Apr 30, 2019
Apr 30, 2019
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Federal employees applying for GS or STRL DEMO jobs must serve at least one year at next lower grade level or pay band. This requirement is called time-in-grade or time-in-band, and these requirements must be met by closing date of this announcement.
  • 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
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will 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.
  • If selected, your will be eligible to telework on a situational basis.
  • For this Security Specialist, DA-0080-05 position, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the DA-04 STRL Pay Band or equivalent GS-Grade Level (GS-11/12) or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: (1) Interpreting and applying Information, Personnel, and Industrial Security methods, principles, and practices to an organization; (3) Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of security management to provide technical direction and support of an organizations workforce, processes and products, while accomplishing assigned program/project goals; (4) Investigating and reporting on security violations and electronic spillages for assigned program; and (5) Developing and providing security training, briefs and correspondences to ensure agency personnel are informed of security program requirements and comply with security policies, procedures and instructions.
    You have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree as related to this Security Specialist position.
    You have successfully completed an LL.M. degree that is related to this Security Specialist position being filled.
    You have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience. Note: Your percentage of the required education plus your percentage of the required experience equal one hundred percent.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

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

    Additional 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:

    ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

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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 to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:


    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.

    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 eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required Yes

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