IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Aug 13, 2019
Closes
Aug 20, 2019
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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The organizational location of this position is: JT PERS RECOVERY AG, Ft Belvoir VA


The primary purpose of this position is: This position bears overall responsibility for management, operations and maintenance of agency-wide data networks, information systems and infrastructure.

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Responsibilities

  • Provides Operations and Maintenance for all Agency Data Networks.
  • Serves as Project Manager for Agency Information System Improvements and Upgrades.
  • Develops, Administers, and Manages the Agency IT Support Contract.
  • ?nsures Security and Information Assurance for all Agency Information Systems and Data.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.
  • The employee must be able to obtain and keep a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with a Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) background check.
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
  • This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the AF Civilian Drug Testing Program.
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Overtime may be required as workload demands
  • Non-Standard work hours may be required.
  • Incumbent is subject to perform frequent TDY (JTR Vol2) traveling by regularly scheduled passenger flights on military or civilian aircraft in performance of duties.
  • During contingencies or wartime, the incumbent may be expected to perform emergency essential duties and responsibilities, possibly including but not limited to: Exercises of wartime and/or contingency operations; deployment
  • within CONUS or overseas communities; reporting for or staying on duty when other employees are excused; working overtime or irregular duty hours; performing frequent and lengthy TDYs; and other types of employment-related duties.
  • This position may include Information Assurance(IA) work as an additional duty. Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of these duties.
  • A waiver of this six months requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.01-M, C3.2.4.2 or C3.2.4.3. Failure to receive the proper IA certification may result in the reassignment of this additional duty to another employee within the organization.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Experience: Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.
For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.
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 - 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.
4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
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Specialized Experience:
Your resume must reflect quality level experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Quality experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of creditable experience includes knowledge of: knowledge of an extremely broad range of Information Technology (IT) concepts, principles and standards, as well as intensive knowledge of a wide range of technical skills and practices. Technical knowledge and skills are obtained through training, certification, extensive outside reading and research, and intensive practical experience performing on the job. Full range of knowledges and skills are applied to difficult and complex work assignments during daily duty performance, as well as development, integration and implementation of future IT technologies, capabilities and standards in support of organizational goals. Incumbent's work is routinely accepted as being technically accurate and operationally effective. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

RECRUITMENT KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA):

1. Contract Management: Knowledge and experience reviewing organization technical and manpower requirements, drafting and coordinating Statements of Work, evaluating contractor technical and cost proposals, participating in contractor source selections, administering government contracts, serving as Contracting Officer's Representative or Contracting Officer's Technical Representative, managing contractor personnel, managing contract budgets, and providing technical oversight and Quality Assurance for contractor products, services and deliverables.

2. Network Engineering: Knowledge of network cabling and topologies, OSI seven layer reference model, IEEE
802.3 networking standards, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, NetBIOS/NetBEUI, TCP/IP, routers, switches, CSU/DSUs, encryption devices, V.90, ISDN, Tl, ATM, performance optimization, cost/benefit comparison of available data communication technologies, and HVAC environmental considerations. Possess knowledge of Internet access technologies and protocols, including analog modems, DSL and cable modems, ISDN, TCP/IP, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, SLIP, PPP, POP3, PPTP, VPN, email software, file transfer software, World Wide Web browsing software, and Internet Service Providers. Possess knowledge ofremote access technologies such as current Windows Remote Access Server, Dial-Up Networking, analog modems, ISDN, communication servers, data compression, authentication and encryption.
3. System Administration: Knowledge of current Windows Server and Exchange Server, including account administration, server optimization, network management, diagnostics and troubleshooting, fault tolerance, anti-virus and tape backup. Possess knowledge of network server hardware, including multiple processors, redundant disk arrays, and tape backup systems. Possess knowledge of web servers, database servers, and intelligence information systems. Possess knowledge of video teleconferencing systems.
4. Helpdesk: Knowledge of Windows Workstation/Windows Server operating systems, PC hardware, industry standard office automation software, and PC peripheral equipment.
5. Security: Knowledge of network and data security, physical security, password protection, Windows NTFS file and directory permissions, account permissions and security restrictions, user and share level security, Windows operating system Security IDs, and domain security relationships.
6. Life-Cycle Management: Knowledge and experience with IT budgeting, technical solutions, acquisitions, inventory, warranty registration, software licensing, maintenance and technical support, system upgrades and equipment turn-in.
7. Ability in managing budget, manpower, equipment, time and other resources to accomplish organizational projects, and in the evaluation of technical and cost-proposals to meet mission requirements.
8. Ability to manage and complete numerous diverse projects and to provide customer feedback and briefings on project milestones and accomplishment.
9. Skill in drafting, coordinating and publishing policies and procedures for proper use and security of information systems. Possess experience with standardization of information system design in accordance with organization. DOD and industry standards.
10. Ability to create and maintain complete infrastructure documentation for systems, networks, security and support. Experience serving as key member of IT project-working groups for project design, prioritization and implementation.
11. Ability in oral and written communication. Possess mastery of written English and technical writing and ability to analyze information, prepare documents, and provide briefmgs to decision makers.


  • PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


  • Education

    ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Additional information

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

    Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval)

    Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis.

    Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on these allowances and eligibilities, visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Sensitive Compartmented Information

    Drug test required
    Yes

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

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:
  • Online Application - Questionnaire
  • Resume - For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn ), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
  • Transcripts - if you are basing your qualifications on education or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts
  • Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
  • Veterans' Preference - If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference or 30% Disabled Veterans Preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
  • If you are a current permanent federal civilian employee, you are not eligible to claim veteran's preference. Please upload a copy of your most recent SF 50.
  • ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires agencies to treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD214 or other appropriate documentation. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

    OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:
    Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees
    - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Applicant should not submit an appraisal that does not include this information.
    Awards for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Copies of any award received within the last 3 years.

    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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