IT Specialist (Network Engineer/INFOSEC)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Feb 17, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a IT Specialist (Network Engineer/INFOSEC) at the GS-2210-13, you will be part of OFF OF INFO TECHNOLOGY, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The incumbent will serve as Network/Security Lead for the Agency's enterprise network.
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Responsibilities

  • Serves as the operations and management principal for the Agency's local and wide area networks, maximizing services automation and control.
  • Develops systems security contingency plans and disaster recovery procedures for the Agency's local and wide area networks services.
  • Leads cloud, local and wide area networks services requirements analysis, design, planning, implementation, administration, troubleshooting, monitoring, performance analysis, and security and cost management for the enterprise.
  • Analyzes and implements Federal security guidelines, testing solutions, and documenting guidelines per the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and the Agency's security policies.
  • Provides consultation and leadership for the Agency's enterprise network services, including architecture, configuration, security best practices, and strategies to support the Agency's mission and operational requirements.
  • Assists to establish and maintain robust governance, compliance, and risk management programs for the Agency's network services.
  • Develops and implements programs to ensure that Agency users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


Qualifications

IT-related experience; experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. Experience must have demonstrated each of the four competencies listed below.
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
  • For the GS-13: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in federal service. Specialized experience includes planning, designing, building, testing, deploying, operating, and managing an enterprise network infrastructure, including demonstrated knowledge of Cisco firewalls, Internet security, network routers/switches, wide area networks (WAN), Cisco Identity Engine (ISE), and Azure Virtual Networking.

    You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    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

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across EEOC.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, please contact the HR Specialist listed in this vacancy.

    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see: https://www.sss.gov/Home/Registration )

    All employees of the Federal government are subject to the conflict of interest statutes and regulations including the Standards of Ethical Conduct that govern activities with outside organizations and reporting financial holdings. This position may require the incumbent to complete a confidential financial disclosure report within 30 days of appointment.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    This position will be filled through the Direct Hire Authority. Under this authority, competitive rating, ranking, and veterans' preference procedures do not apply. Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. Applicants who meet minimum qualification requirements will be certified for further consideration. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.

    Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above based on the competencies listed above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Your Resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
  • Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.
      • Worker's Compensation Separation: Agency certification of inability to place employee AND Notification of Separation OR Separation SF-50.
      • Disability Annuity Termination: Notification from OPM of disability annuity termination AND Separation SF-50 of the last position held.
      • Military Reserve or National Guard Technician Special Disability Retirement Annuity under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456: Certification of special disability retirement annuity from a military department or National Guard Bureau AND Separation SF-50 of the last position held.
    • Current or Former Political Appointees (if applicable) - please note on your resume and attach an SF-50. 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 or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office.

  • Failure to submit any of the above mentioned required documents will result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

    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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