INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Quantico, Virginia
Posted
May 24, 2019
Closes
May 29, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The incumbent serves as the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in the DSS Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Information Assurance Division.
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Responsibilities

As an INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Managing and coordinating development of Information Assurance Systems information processing standards.
  • Working with Certification and Accreditation Validators to evaluate the impact of proposed standards and procedures on the accomplishment of agency goals and objectives.
  • Managing computer systems security for the Agency.
  • Implementing standards operating procedures, software, and controls to ensure appropriate levels of security.
  • Establishing implementation and oversight plans to ensure compliance with requirements.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
  • OVERTIME: Occasionally
  • TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Authorized
  • FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt
  • FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Not Required
  • TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information http://www.sss.gov
  • The incumbent must possess the legal and personal qualifications to operate passenger- type motor vehicles.


Qualifications

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel
Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/ for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 05/28/2019

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. Experience must be reflected in your resume.

Specialized experience required for this position is: To be creditable, specialized experience must encompass knowledge of the principles,concepts and methodologies of computer systems security requirements in support of the organization's certification work. Familiarity of current automated information systems security developments as they related to hardware, systems software, telecommunications and systems design and development techniques to provide advice and guidance on issues such as alternative security packages, acquisition and use. Providing technical guidance and assistance to individuals working on the Accreditation and Certification Program involving state-of-the-art computer systems, including telecommunications. Developing new methods, techniques and procedures.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:

1. Technical Competence

2. Information Assurance

3. Information Systems Security Certification

4. Information Technology Policy and Planning

5. Information Technology Test and Evaluation

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: DOD GEN APP INFO

Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your eOPF for verification purposes. If your documents are not in eOPF, you must submit them to the announcement you are applying for at time of application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will result in automatic disqualification.

All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive).

VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL
In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:
http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf

Other Notes:
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.
If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.

If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.
.

Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.

All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.

Information Assurance Certification Requirement: This position requires an Information
Assurance (IA) certification in accordance with DoD Directive 8570.1 and DoD Manual
8570.1-M. The incumbent must possess an appropriate and current IA certification, acquire an appropriate IA certification within six (6) months of appointment to this position, and maintain the currency of the appropriate IA certification throughout the tenure of the appointment. The incumbent must sign a Statement of Understanding regarding the IA certification requirement and maintaining the appropriate certification is a condition of employment.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).

Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

The following documents are REQUIRED
1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Veteran's Documents
  • If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:
  • DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.
PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/down-loads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation.pdf?ver=2019-02-08-123333-753

If selected, additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.

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