PROGRAM ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade Naval Facilities, Maryland
Posted
Oct 27, 2020
Closes
Nov 03, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

You will serve as a Program Analyst in the Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber (JFHQ-C), of US FLEET CYBER COMMAND.
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Responsibilities

  • You will provide expertise to lead and facilitate the selection and application of Weapons, Tactics and capabilities (WT and C) with the JFHQ-C Mission Management/Operations and Access elements, and front-line cyberspace operations teams worldwide.
  • You will execute offensive and defensive measures to assure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of networks.
  • You will perform program analyses to determine readiness indicators and strengths, opportunities, weaknesses, and threats (SWOT) for short and long-term ability to respond to a broad scope of cyber challenges.
  • You will direct capability employment during missions/during profile development and manage capability integration into operations and providing technical risk recommendations.
  • You will review, contribute to, and adjudicate abnormal operational reports, facilitate/provide input to Joint Planning Process (JPP) and Mission Assessments reports.
  • You will track/adjudicate abnormal mission executions leading to potential risk and lead continuing assessment of the effectiveness of Cyber Mission Force (CMF) operations to identify and resolve gaps in Weapons, Tactics and capabilities.
  • You will coordinate requirements validation/prioritization to secure support for proposed capability development and resourcing.
  • You will provide expert services and oversight/review of WT and C development efforts and lead development of operational plans/guidelines for application of new W and T capabilities that form the basis for COAs by operational units in joint actions.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final Top Secret/SCI security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may require up to 20% travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You must obtain and maintain a Government issued Passport.
  • You will be required to perform Irregular tours of duty, and/or extended duty.
  • You must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a Counterintelligence (CI) scope polygraph examination with No Deception Indicated (NDI) on a pre-appointment and periodic basis.
  • This position has been designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) position in specialty area (Primary Work Role Code 332 ? Cyberspace Operations Planner.
  • This is a Special-Sensitive position.


Qualifications

Applicants must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies or knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly relates to the work of the position to be filled. Qualifying experience would be demonstrated by.

Experience providing knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices relevant to devising, justifying, and refining an optimized and operationally responsive program to identify, develop/acquire, implement Weapons,Tactics and capabilities (WT&C) and all phases of full spectrum cyberspace operations;

Experience combining functional/programmatic expertise to difficult and complex work assignments which requires leadership and active participation in strategic planning, cyberspace guidance development, program/project planning, management, and resources planning/management;

Experience interpreting US/DoD/Joint cyber operations policies/regulations, risk management/risk assessment fundamentals and process directives to ensure proposed COAs' compliance with these parameters;

Experience selecting, adapting, and applying quantitative/qualitative techniques for operational risk analysis, capabilities gap analysis, and project planning and management;

Experience providing expert advice on how to optimize use of existing Weapons, Tactics and capabilities/assets to address real-time contingencies, identify deficiencies/opportunities to leverage emerging concepts/technologies and develop new methods, approaches, or procedures;

Experience with windows/Unix operating systems fundamentals, networking/router fundamentals, incident response and cyber security fundamentals.

This position is within the Work Category Supervisory/Management at Work Level 3-Senior, GG-0343-14.

Additional qualifications information can be found from the following Department of Defense website: https://dodcio.defense.gov/Cyber-Workforce/CES.aspx

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This position is a DoD Cyber Excepted Service (CES) personnel system position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1599f.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

The Cyber Interagency Transfer Authority (CITA) permits movement of CES employees appointed under Section 1599f of Title 10 U.S.C. and excepted service employees appointed under Schedule A, Section 213.3106(b)(11) of Title 5 CFR, info cyber workforce positions in the competitive service and movement of competitive service employees into DoD Cyber Workforce positions within the Military Departments and Defense Agencies.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee.

A relocation incentive may be authorized.

This position is in excepted service and does not confer competitive status.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

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 resume must be provided sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:

If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may be affect your rating or consideration for employment.

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

You are required to provide documentation that supports the eligibility and qualification claims made in your resume and assessment questionnaire. You must submit the applicable documents listed here and those listed with the eligibilities you select in the announcement questionnaire with your application package. Applicants who do not provide supporting documentation that fully support their claims will not be referred to the hiring manager. Cover letter is optional. A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

Are you claiming membership in any professional organizations, or possession of a license, certificate or credentials? Check the Conditions of Employment section above to see if any are required. If you claim membership, license, certification, or credentials, you must submit a copy of said document in your application package.

Are you using education as a substitute for some or all of the experience requirement? Is there a basic education requirement for this position? Check the Education section above to see what is allowed and what is required. Any claims you make in your resume or assessment questionnaire regarding education or degrees MUST be supported by official or unofficial transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned issued from your school. While unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, an official transcript will ultimately be required if you are selected for the position. You may submit a copy your degree(s) if specific coursework does not have to be verified.

Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference or claiming sole survivorship preference? You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service [Honorable, General, etc.] is acceptable) OR a VA letter that shows dates of service or service connected disability AND character of service. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: Veterans' Preference Advisor

Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans' preference?
If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.

You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf .

Are you an active duty service member? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You must provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected.

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