IT CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Pentagon, Virginia
Posted
Oct 10, 2019
Closes
Oct 17, 2019
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

If you want to do interesting and challenging work and to make a contribution to national defense, DISA is a great place for you.

DISA provides secure and reliable communications and computing support that enable the President and our military forces to communicate globally through voice, video, and data transmission. DISA is a leader within the Federal Government in implementing "people programs" and offers a broad range of quality-of-life and training programs.
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Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, develops and implements security solutions; and performs studies, analyses and evaluations of the information systems, associated information assurance plans, programs, projects, networks, policies, and procedures.
  • Supports the Cloud Computing Program Office (CCPO) efforts to acquire, develop, deploy, and secure the systems and infrastructure necessary to deploy, operate, secure, and defend the JEDI Cloud and other related enterprise solutions.
  • Ensures compliance with all statutes, regulations, national and DOD policies and standards.
  • Identifies topics for analytical research and studies of a pioneering nature to develop new methods, procedures, techniques, and approaches to ensure consideration of security criteria, guidance, and methodology are applied to cloud capabilities.
  • Applies practical knowledge of a wide range of engineering, computer science, communications techniques, analytical disciplines and techniques resulting in new theories or methodologies to improve JEDI Cloud or other cloud domains.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel less than 25% of the time for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • Drug testing position.
  • Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-450) is required.
  • DAWIA certification is a condition of employment. Failure to fulfill the certification requirement may lead to a non-disciplinary adverse action, which can include dismissal.


Qualifications

For the GG-GG-15 position, you must have applicable experience that demonstrates the competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Experience may have been acquired in any Federal, Military, or Private sector but clearly demonstrates past experience to successfully perform the duties of this position.

Qualifying experience would be demonstrated by performing assignments relating to the analysis, design, development, deployment, configuration, and evaluation of secure cloud architectures and applying project management methods and concepts to manage projects that involve the application of qualitative and quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness.

Education

There is no subsititution of education at the GG-15 grade level.

Additional information

  • This position is a DoD Cyber Excepted Service (CES) personnel system position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1599f.
  • If you are a current Federal Career/Career-Conditional employee, you will be placed on an Excepted appointment.
  • This appointment does not confer eligibility to be non-competitively converted to the competitive service.
  • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination
  • A three year probationary period may be required.
  • Individuals tentatively selected for drug testing designated positions at the Defense Information Systems Agency will be required to submit to urinalysis for illegal drugs prior to appointment or placement.
  • Moving costs MAY be paid. They MUST be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position.
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here .
  • This is a covered position and the person selected for this position must complete an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment pursuant to 5 CFR 2634.903(b) (DoD 5500.7).
  • This is a DISA acquisition workforce DAWIA position in the Program Managment career field. Selectee must be level III certified (or eligible for certification within 24 months of appointment) in the Program Management career field.
  • DAWIA certification is a condition of employment. Failure to fulfill the certification requirement may lead to a non-disciplinary adverse action, which can include dismissal.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here).
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. It applies to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. Please see this policy here .
  • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.
  • DoD Components with CES positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 3005, "CES Employment and Placement." If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package."
  • For more information on veterans' preference click here .
  • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here .
  • If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .


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, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
High Risk (HR)

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AS THEY APPLY STATED BELOW AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT. NOT ALL DOCUMENTS WILL APPLY TO EVERYONE.
  • Transcripts (if applicable) If you are substituting education for specialized experience you must submit all of your transcripts. The absence of this information will result in an ineligible rating.
  • SF-50 - (if applicable) Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees- with the exception of current permanent DISA employees, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
  • Veterans Preference Documentation (if applicable)
    • Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must submit a DD-214 (Member Copy 4), or, if you are CURRENTLY serving on active duty, a statement of service from your unit which states the date you entered on active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received. For those supplying the statement of service, preference will be verified by a DD-214 (Member Copy 4) upon separation from the military. Veterans with a service-connected disability must also submit a VA letter dated 1991 or later.
    Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on 11/01/2019

    WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by 11:59 PM (EST) on 11/01/2019, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

    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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