Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist (PLCYPLN), GS-2210-12/13

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 17, 2019
Closes
Jul 23, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology (C4IT)(CG-6), Office of C5I Program Management (C5I PMO)(CG-68), C5I Systems Management Division (CG-681), Mission Support Branch, Washington, DC.

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Responsibilities

As an Information Technology Specialist with the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber and Intelligence (C5I) Systems and Capabilities Management Division (CG-681), this position serves as the Sustainment Program Manager for Human Capital Portfolio, supporting Human Resources & Pay Program. Assists the Division Chief in the performance of IT analytical and administrative work related to IT acquisitions and procurement, standards and guidance development, SELC processes, Capital Planning, IT program management, technical representation and related duties. The Systems and Capabilities Division is responsible for overseeing C5I programs, portfolio management, and asset management. This position serves as an expert in policy and planning related to Human Resource and payroll activities for U. S. Public Health Service (PHS) retirees.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical Duties include:
  • Developing, implementing, and interpreting metrics for the evaluation of Human Resources and Payroll IT program effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Making recommendations on how to address trends and new technologies within the context of agency policies, plans, and management strategies related to supporting Human Resources and Payroll IT.
  • Managing communities of interest involved in the development and implementation of workable approaches to IT architecture, capital investment planning, e-Government, and other IT-related legislative and policy initiatives in support of Human Resources and Payroll.
  • Developing guidelines for implementing broad Government-wide directives and aligning internal business practices related to supporting Human Resources and Payroll.
  • Preparing capital investment plans to support the organization's mission.
  • Identifying and interpreting relevant information including industry standards and practices; developing alternative approaches to addressing issues; recommending solutions; and leading the implementation of management decisions in support of Human Resources and Payroll IT.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This position requires a Secret clearance.
  • This is a temporary appointment and is not-to-exceed one (1) year.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Qualifications

To qualify at the GS-12 grade level, applicants must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

Specialized experience includes:
  • Experience assisting customers in acquiring Human Resources and Payroll IT services and supplies for the mission;
  • Experience assisting higher graded IT experts applying or adapting new theories, concepts, and methods in support of Human Resources and Payroll; and
  • Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) and System Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) in support of Human Resources and Payroll IT.

To qualify at the GS-13 grade level, applicants must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

Specialized experience includes:
  • Experience applying advanced IT principles, concepts, and methods, standards, and practices in support of of Human Resources and Payroll IT;
  • Experience advising top management officials on integrating Human Resources and Payroll IT programs with other programs of equivalent scope and complexity; and
  • Experience developing capital investment plans in support of an organization's mission. Including Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) and System Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) in support of Human Resources and Payroll IT.

For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • 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.
  • Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

  • National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

    Education

    This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

    Additional information

    Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized.


    This is a temporary appointment not to exceed one (1) year.

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

    More than one (1) selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6351. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be referred for consideration. The following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed to perform this job:
  • Skill in applying program management principles to Human Capital Portfolio.
  • Knowledge of and skill in applying the organization's enterprise IT goals and objectives
  • Skill in applying capital planning regulations and policies, such as the Clinger-Cohen Act, as applied to the agency's business requirements.
  • Skill in applying methods for identifying and resolving IT workforce issues.

  • To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    1. Your resume
    2. If you are claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), submit a copy of your agency notice, most recent performance rating and most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level and duty location. If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. To be considered eligible, you must be placed in the well-qualified category for this position. Please see ICTAP eligibility.
    3. OPM must authorize employment offers for former or current Political Appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information. Submit proof of your former or current status, such as your SF-50. Please see here.

    All documentation as outlined above must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you are unable to submit your documents electronically, you may fax or mail the documents. A fax cover sheet will be provided to you from the system, with fax number and instructions to transmit the requested documents. The required documents will also be accepted by mail and must be received by the closing date of the announcement. The mailing address is COMMANDANT (CG-123HQ), ATTN OFFICE OF CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES (JOBS), US COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE STOP 7912, WASHINGTON, DC 20593-7912

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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