Information Technology Specialist (Information Security)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
College Park, Maryland
Posted
Nov 05, 2019
Closes
Nov 12, 2019
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

We are committed to:
  • Teamwork: Partnering at all levels and across organizational boundaries for mission accomplishment.
  • Integrity: Adherence to the highest legal and ethical principles in our responsibilities.
  • Excellence: Unrivaled defense intelligence expertise.
  • Service: Putting the welfare of the Nation and commitment to our mission before oneself.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position's duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA's online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the "Advanced Search" link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the "Job Opening ID" field.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.

Qualifications

ASSESSMENT FACTORS

1. Takes initiative to anticipate issues, resolves conflict among multiple priorities, and implements effective solutions to prevent problems that might impact timelines and deliverables.
2. Demonstrates polished oral and written communication skills to compose, tailor, and deliver original presentations and papers on abstract and exceptionally complex questions or issues in a way that allows a varied audience to understand the intended message and objectives.
3. Makes defensible, expert judgments that address mission priorities and recommends the course of action that maximizes the contribution, ranging from tactical to strategic to mission.
4. Demonstrates integrity, honesty, openness, and respect in interactions with individuals across the DIA as well as in the Intelligence Community.
5. Makes decisions about approval to implement new information systems by leveraging understanding of various factors such as mission and security risk following IC 503 and NIST RMF guidelines.

HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS

1. In depth knowledge and mastery level understanding of ICD-503 Risk Management Framework policy and process.
2. Five years experience supporting security assessment of operational IC systems.
3. DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program certified to the appropriate technical and/or management level based on the specific Cyber security job functions performed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

All Applicants must meet the following minimum qualification requirements in order to be considered for this position:

Requirements may be met either through Education and/or Experience and/or a combination of both.

Education:

All academic degrees and coursework must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions. The coursework must be either undergraduate or graduate and must include a minimum of 24 semester hours in one, or a combination of the following: computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management.

Level/Education:

GG-07 : One (1) full year of graduate level education; or Bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement

GG-09: Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree; OR two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree

GG-11 and above: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree; OR three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

Experience

• Must be IT-related (paid or unpaid);
• May have involved the completion of specific and intensive training (for example, IT certification);
• Should have equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and should have been gained in the same or related field as the work of the position being filled;
• Should have been gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern was IT;
• Should consist of at least one year at a level equivalent to the next lower GG level;

And

• Must have demonstrated each of the following four competencies:

1. Attention to detail: thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail;
2. Customer Service: works with clients and customers to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations, knows about available products and services and is committed to providing quality products and services;
3. Oral Communication: effectively expresses information, takes into account the audience and nature of the information, 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 makes appropriate recommendations.
and

Specialized Experience

Specialized 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.

Education

Additional information

DIA positions are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency's conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program. DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

In order to qualify for this position, your application must include sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA's online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the "Advanced Search" link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the "Job Opening ID" field.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

Please see instructions within the on-line application for this vacancy announcement on the DIA web-site, www.dia.mil.

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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