SUPV IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN/ENTARCH)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Langley AFB, Virginia
Posted
Nov 19, 2020
Closes
Nov 27, 2020
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Section Chief/Supervisor for Wing-level Cyber Operations and Maintenance and to lead/manage Information Technology programming, testing, fielding and maintenance actions supporting mission requirements of the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing's globally distributed mission systems and assets.

The organizational location of this posn is 480th ISR Wing (HQ ACC), Cyber Operations and Maintenance Branch, Langley AFB, VA.
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Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the 480 ISRWs Cyber Operations and Maintenance activities.
  • Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Directs, coordinates, and oversees work through subordinate supervisors.
  • Represents the organization on assigned programs/functions at various levels of organizations including DoD, AF, MAJCOM, host base and 480 ISRW subordinate units/sites.
  • Continuously assesses policy needs, interprets broad DoD, AF and other higher headquarters guidance and applies it through development of enterprise-wide goals, objectives and policies that align with MAJCOM, wing leadership (continued)
  • direction regarding IT management and execution.
  • Functions as a technical representative and/or advisor to contract management, acquisition, and budget activities.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period
  • Must Obtain/Maintain Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI
  • PCS expenses are authorized and will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • This is a Pre-Employment and Random Drug Testing designated position
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
  • The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments when providing assistance to attached organizations, attending conferences, workshops, training sessions and/or briefings
  • Information Assurance Certification is a condition of employment. This position includes information assurance (IA) work as a paramount duty requirement. Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate (continued)
  • IA certification (IAM Level I with the potential to grow to IAM Level II) within six months of assignment of these duties. A waiver of this six month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.01- M, C3.2.4.2 or C3.2.4.3.
  • Failure to receive the proper IA certification may result in removal from this position.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, information systems, system analysis, or equivalent experience is highly desired
  • Cybersecurity Certification is a condition of employment. This position includes Cybersecurity work as a paramount duty requirement. Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate certification within six (continued)
  • months of assignment of these duties. A waiver of this six month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.01-M, C3.2.4.2 or C3.2.4.3. Failure to receive the proper IA certification may results in removal from this position
  • In event of national crises or critical system outages impacting mission, member subject to on call or recall status and extensive after-duty or extended hours may be required to satisfy urgent operational support requirements
  • This position has been designated as a Key Career Position (KCP). The assignment will not be continuing and has an established tour limitation of 36-60 months as determined by the Career Field Team and Career Field Manager. Employees (continued)
  • must sign a Memorandum of Understanding including Selection, Restriction, Outplacement, Tour and Mobility Agreement as a condition of employment. This addendum is effective 1 March 2014 and will be utilized upon incumbent's exit from the (continued)
  • position and from that point forward whenever the position is filled
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments


Qualifications

*** Salary ranges includes local market supplements ***

This is a GG-14 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-14 duties for the "Supervision/Management" work category are at the "Senior" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-14 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectees qualifications in relation to the job.

NOTE: You must meet both the Basic Qualifications and Specialized Experience requirements stated below:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.

1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); 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 to make recommendations.

NOTE: IN ADDITION TO MEETING THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS ABOVE APPLICANT MUST ALSO MEET THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must reflect quality level experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Quality 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. Examples of creditable experience include expert technical knowledge of various operating systems, e.g. system architect software (client and server), system architect kplug-ins (Publisher, DOD AF Template, XT), Oracle database and there vulnerabilities and security controls; and intelligence network architectures, security standards, modern IT hardware/software technology, risk management measures; and the DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF) structure and its application. Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.

OR

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:
http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Advanced knowledge of a wide range of past, current and emerging C4ISR IT for operational, maintenance and sustainment activities, policies, concepts, methods and techniques, programs and systems (such as special operations and enterprise IT management to include server administration, network administration, client system administration, communications focal points, weapons systems).
2. Knowledge of Command and Control (C2) and ISR multi-platform, multi-intelligence operations and associated IT concepts and methods necessary to plan, orchestrate and manage wing level communications, maintenance and logistics operations required to ensure end-to-end network and enterprise supportability, survivability, reliability, scalability and maintainability.
3. Knowledge of administrative aspects of projects, e.g., procurement policies, preparation of work statements and development plans, and cost estimating.
4. Knowledge of DoD, IC, and coalition security practices for ensuring the safeguarding of classified information across multiple domains.
5. Skill in the strategic planning and investment methodologies and control, workforce planning, policy and standards development, resource and knowledge management, architecture and infrastructure planning and management, auditing, information security management and life-cycle management of multi-million dollar global information systems.
6. Skill in establishing communication, computer and logistics policy and guidance with appropriate management principles, practices and methods necessary to resolve complex, intricate, controversial, and unprecedented IT problems while executing defined wing mission objectives, plans, priorities and deadlines.
7. Ability to employ cost-benefit analysis methods, initiate plans for enhancements, predict how management can meet future requirements, and provide higher leaders and peers sufficient technical and cost analysis information (through written documentation and oral presentations/discussions) to render informed judgements.
8. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, and can formulate technical documentation, policy, guidance and instructions for senior military, DoD civilians and government contractor-level personnel.
9. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and mentor, motivate and apprise the staff of an organization through subordinate supervisors; and ability to analyze personnel resources and skill-sets and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet program requirements and objectives.
10. Ability to define, establish, manage and evaluate training for all Wing communications, computer and logistics personnel, and establish and manage crew certification program and evaluation standards to maintain mission readiness at all times.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional information

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval)

Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis.

Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here . Subsequently, FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA, provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020, Public Law 116-92, and the expansion of eligibility beyond "transferred" for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information, please click here .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

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

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.
  • Online Application: Questionnaire
  • Resume: For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn ), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
  • Transcripts/Registration/License: If qualifying on education/position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts and if required for the position, submit an active, current registration/license.
  • Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action . The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a "1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement , block 34 may contain a "1" or "2".
  • OCONUS - Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy of a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action . The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" and block 34 must be a"1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement , block 34 may contain a "1" or "2". NOTE: For OCONUS employees who claim eligibility MSP or Family Member Preference, your SF-50 may contain a "3" in block 24 and a "2" in block 34.
  • OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:
    Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable.
    Awards for Current Federal Civilian employees - List any awards received within the last 3 years on the resume.
    Note: Applicant must not submit award SF50s-Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50s).

    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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