Information Technology Program Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Aug 23, 2019
Closes
Aug 24, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit www.justice.gov/usao/ .

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

This position is also being announced to All U.S. Citizens under Delegated Examining Procedures 19-EOUSA-10562913-DE.
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Responsibilities

As Information Technology Program Manager, you will serves as a technical authority providing technical guidance to management, clients, including IT managers, on critical issues related to information systems security and desktop systems management.

Some of the major duties and responsibilities will be to:
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership to colleagues, other staffs' personnel, contractors, supervisors, senior management and to the Chief Information Officer on information technology security issuess.
  • Ensure that the security of installed and proposed IT systems comply with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Conduct the certification and accreditation process of new and existing systems following NIST and US DOJ standards. This includes but is not limited to desktop systems, LAN, WLAN, and storage systems.Provide emergency response and investigation of information systems security breaches.
  • Manage initiatives to enhance implementation of information systems security for all new and deployed systems.
  • Support the daily security operations of MS enterprise infrastructure including but not limited to Windows, Windows Server, Active Directory, and System Center Configuration Manager.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable
  • If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
  • Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


Qualifications

GS-13: To be eligible at the GS-13 level, you must have at least ONE year of Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in Federal Service.
Specialized experience is defined as: Validating security and compliance for information technology initiatives based on existing laws, standards, and guidance including the Federal Information Security Management Modernization Act (FISMA) of 2014, National Institutes and Standards of Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework and associated guidelines (e.g., Security Publications 800-37, 800-52, and 800-53); Federal Risk & Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), or equivalent IT Security guidance. Assessing impact of information system change requests, overseeing configuration management deviations from required Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) or equivalent, managing associated corrective actions equivalent to Plans of Actions & Milestones (POA&Ms). Conduct systems security evaluations and reviews of policy enforcement practices to ensure secure information systems reliability and accessibility. Preparing Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) packages. Reviews changes for security impacts for an organization's managed IT systems. In addition, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed: Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication, and Problem Solving.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)- The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Education

Additional information

Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.

A relocation incentive may be considered as appropriate based on qualifications.

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically 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.

You will be rated on the following Competencies (see The Delegated Examining Operations Handbook, Appendix F for definitions):
Customer Service, Information Resources Strategy and Planning, Information Systems/Network Security, Project Management, and Technical Competence

The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

You must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:
-Required: Your responses to the Online Occupational Questionnaire (This is completed automatically during the apply online process).
-Required: Your resume showing relevant experience and dates (month/day/year) of employment and work schedule for each (e.g., part-time XX hours per week or full-time)(cover letter optional).
-Required if you are a current or former Federal employee: a recent copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing title, series, grade, and full performance level (FPL); AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal. Please note your SF-50 must include your FPL in the remark section (e.g., appointment, reassignment, promotion actions), pay adjustments and awards do not include this information so they are not acceptable.
-Required, if applicable: CTAP/ICTAP documentation (a copy of a separation notice or other proof of eligibility for priority selection; a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing current position, grade, promotion potential, and duty location; AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
-Required, if applicable: VEOA documentation (your DD-214, Member Copy 4).

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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