Supervisory IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Reston, Virginia
Posted
Aug 24, 2019
Closes
Aug 27, 2019
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position will serve as Deputy Director of IT Operations and Services for FirstNet and is responsible for the IT infrastructure operations and related services within the organization. The incumbent will report directly to the FirstNet Executive Director IT Operations and Services.
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Responsibilities

  • Lead the oversight, assessment, and evaluation of the design, development, and implementation, and will oversee the administration of FirstNet? s IT Security.
  • Serve as a subject-matter expert on matters pertaining to computer, network and communications security, information, and cyber security.
  • Manage an information technology environment that requires fiscal management and analytical skills.
  • Oversee installation, implementations, configurations and support of IT operations infrastructure components.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation. This may include a credit check, a review of financial issues, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
  • Selective Service registration required.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application.
  • All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • License required: No
  • This announcement is issued under the Direct-Hire authority to recruit for positions for which there is a critical hiring need.


Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Minimum Qualification requirements as noted below.

Specialized Experience:
You qualify for the ZP- IV (GS-13/14) grade level if you possess the following four competencies:

1. Attention to Details: ensure compliance with technical infrastructure architecture standards, processes, principles, and methodologies.
2. Customer Service: coordinate with program managers, financial management, and budget staff determining and acquiring project resources.
3. Oral Communication: present status, progress, issues analyses, information reports, and presentations.
4. Problem Solving: develop recommendations for resolution of complex program, project, technical, and resource issues.

You qualify for the ZP- IV (GS-13/14) grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the ZP- III (GS- 11/12) grade level in the Federal government (obtained in either the public or private sectors), performing the following duties:

1. Conducting problem solving and trend analysis necessary to provide comprehensive end user support for all personnel.
2. Managing a shared infrastructure that incorporates both on premise and cloud-based technologies and IT services.
3. Managing information technology systems and services.
4. Providing technical supervision over a workload of mission-supporting scientific and engineering work.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.

NOTE: 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.

Education

Additional information

Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the Department of Commerce requires each and every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation for security clearance as a condition of placement in this Special Sensitive position. This review includes financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.

This notice is issued under the direct-hire authority. Using Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved wide direct hire authorities, agencies may appoint candidates directly to jobs, without regard to the provisions of Title 5 U.S.C. 3309 through 3318, for which OPM determines that there is a severe shortage of candidates or a critical hiring need.

Current or Former Political Appointees: 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.

Career Transition Assistance Program: This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for CTAP or ICTAP; 2) will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100 ; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp
Selective Service: Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/ ).

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Direct Hire Authority: These positions will be filled through the Office of Personnel Management's Direct Hire Authority. The "Rule of Three", Category Rating and Veterans Preference will not apply to this vacancy. For more information on Direct Hire Authority, please see: OPM Direct Hire Fact Sheet .

Veterans: Although the Direct Hire Authority permits hiring without regard to Veterans Preference, applicants who are eligible for Veterans Preference are still encouraged to include that information in their application and submit supporting documentation (i.e. DD-214, or other substantiating documents). View information on veterans' preference .We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you are qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.

The competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job are:

  • Information Systems/Network Security
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Technical Competence


To preview the assessment questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10567164

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

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

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing a detailed description of your job-related qualifications that includes beginning and ending dates with the month and year and hours worked per week (if less than 40) for each paid and non-paid work experience job title listed.
2. Other supporting documents ( only submit if applicable to you) :
  • Are you qualifying based on education? Submit a copy of your college transcript (unofficial is acceptable) or a list of coursework with hours completed.
  • Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP/CTAP)? If so, submit:
    • A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate, notice of disability annuity termination, or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement;
    • A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action'', documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
    • A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    • Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

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