Supervisory Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist (PLCYPLN/INFOSEC), GS-2210-15

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 13, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology (C4IT)(CG-6), Office of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber and Intelligence (C5I) Program Management (C5I PMO)(CG-68), Washington, DC.

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Responsibilities

  • The C5I Deputy Program Manager (CG 68d) is responsible for overseeing C5I program management, investment business case management, and technical solutions. Directs Office staff through subordinate GS-2210-15 and O5 supervisors.
  • Establishes and identifies reporting mechanisms and measures to track and monitor deliverables and their impact on the Coast Guard; plans for long-range staffing needs.
  • Works through subordinate supervisors to assure implementation of the developed strategic goals and objectives; and determines goals and objectives that need additional emphasis, and determines the best approach and solutions.
  • Provides technical and administrative supervision through the direction of subordinate supervisors and facilitates the planning, coordination, and direction of technical work of others involved in the successful accomplishment of the USCG mission.
  • Plans, organizes, assigns, directs, & reviews work required of subordinate-level staff. Sets long-range goals & priorities and establishes schedules for work completion. Assigns work based on priorities, requirements, and capabilities of employees.
  • This position requires coordination, collaboration, sensitivity, tact, and consensus building within Coast Guard and with DoD, DHS, OMB and other Federal agencies.
  • Assists CG-68 in and/or independently developing management strategies and implementation plans; continuously evaluating the effectiveness of current policies and ways of doing business.
  • Assists in developing methods and techniques for successful resolution of complex policy, planning and related technical and administrative issues.
  • Remains cognizant of change in policies/regulations pertaining to a diversity of phases of administrative management in the Federal government, as well as recognizing the impact of legal precedents on Coast Guard policies/procedures in these areas.
  • Keep abreast of continuing changes in information technology affecting the areas and activities managed.
  • Performs IT management activities, including strategic planning, portfolio management, capital planning and investment control (CPIC), and workforce planning. Evaluates the impact of changes in business needs.
  • Represents agency C5I positions on key Government-wide policy initiatives with DoD, DHS, and OMB on national security systems (NSS) and respective classified information, critical infrastructure, and mission essential systems (MES).
  • Represents agency C5I positions on key Government-wide policy initiatives with DoD, DHS, and OMB on high value assets (HVA) or other USCG information systems, including IT cyber acquisition and procurement negotiations.
  • Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This position requires a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • A one-year Supervisory Probationary Period may be required.
  • A final offer of employment is contingent upon a negative drug test result.

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

Qualifications

To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, applicants must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the federal sector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

Specialized experience includes the following:

1. Experience supervising first line or higher senior supervisors and senior staff, leading teams, and resolving conflicts;

2. Expertise with formulating, prioritizing, Implementing and executing selection, control, and evaluation of C5I Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) portfolios, programs, projects, and systems in accordance with The Clinger Cohen Act of 1996;The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) of 2014;OMB A-11; OMB A-130; OMB Capital Planning and Investment Control Guidelines; OMB specified IT Cost Pools; OMB specified IT Towers; OMB specified Category Management, and DoD Risk Management Framework;

3. Expertise with developing, maintaining, and justifying CPIC standard investments, major and non-major IT investment business cases;

4. Expertise with managing budget formulation and budget execution funding and managing performance within and across C5I programs and portfolios comprised of mission essential systems to include national security systems, unclassified and classified systems; administrative support and services, infrastructure, information management, and IT workforce. The C5Iportfolios include: Infrastructure; Communications; Cyber; Financial Management; Human Capital; Business Services; Shared Services; Domain Awareness; Navigation; Combat; and Intelligence and information Sharing;

5. Expertise with developing, justifying and defending budget formulation C5I investment priorities for the Agency internally and externally;

6. Expertise with representing agency equities at Department and OMB level review boards;

7. Expertise with overseeing tradeoffs of maintaining, upgrading, or replacing systems including forecasting the implementation new, emerging, and disruptive technology into the mission;

8. Expertise with organizing assigned tasks, plans and directing IT research studies, engineering and alternatives analyses, and work products as required to support cost, schedule, and performance criteria;

9. Expertise with developing and maintaining an annual and quarterly IT acquisition and disposal forecast to identify opportunities to consolidate contracts, to identify enterprise solutions/licensing, to track acquisition and procurement workload schedules, and to identify and track obligations of funds or surplus opportunities;

10. Expertise with the acquisition lifecycle framework to develop, release, evaluate and execute Statements or Work (SOWs), Statements of Objectives (SOOs), Requests for Information (RFIs) and, Requests for Proposals (RFPs);

11. Expertise with overseeing and tracking integrated master schedules, key milestones, and critical paths through appropriate automated tools and processes;

12. Expertise with researching and providing recommendations on all aspects of IT lifecycle system planning, programming, business process re-engineering, development, integration, maintenance, and customer support;

13. Expertise with applying privacy, records management, and cybersecurity requirements and authorized standards to systems;

14. Experience with applying enterprise architecture and standards from the as-is state through transition to the to-be state.

15. Expertise with developing and maintaining an annual and quarterly IT acquisition and disposal forecast to identify opportunities to consolidate contracts, to identify enterprise solutions/licensing, to track acquisition and procurement workload schedules, and to identify and track obligations of funds or surplus opportunities;

16. Program management and technical expertise in planning, building, configuring, testing, implementing, operating and maintaining solutions for 1) end user unified capabilities (including Microsoft 365 (M365), e-messaging, VoIP, Video,); 2) command and control, navigation, combat, and/or operations systems; communications systems (including satellite and maritime radio); 3) infrastructure management and cloud; 4) intelligence systems; 5) mission support systems (including human capital, financial management, medical, payroll, and time and attendance), and/or 6) and network mobility.

17. Expertise with Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC), and cyber security risk management framework.

18. Expertise with defining and analyzing system performance metrics, return on investment, business case analysis,

19. Expertise with service management concepts for networks and related standards (e.g., Information Technology Infrastructure Library, current version [ITIL]).

20. Expertise in conducting market analysis, assessment industry trends, and developing and analyzing alternatives.

21. Expertise in overseeing FITARA assessments.

AND

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.

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.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

This is a supervisory position, under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

Mandatory training is required which must be successfully completed and other training may occur as necessary for success in the position.

Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers Level III (FAC P/PM-III) or management determined equivalent within two years of entry into the position.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6302. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be referred for consideration. The following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed to perform this job:

1. Ability to manage large and complex IT/CIO organizational units (greater than 75 people) to achieve organizational goals, manage external senior stakeholder expectations, and supervise high ranking civilian and military officials at the GS-15 and O5 levels.

2. Expertise with formulating, prioritizing, Implementing and executing selection, control, and evaluation of C5I Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) portfolios, programs, projects, and systems in accordance with The Clinger Cohen Act of 1996;The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) of 2014; OMB A-11; OMB A-130; OMB Capital Planning and Investment Control Guidelines; OMB specified IT Cost Pools; OMB specified IT Towers; OMB specified Category Management, and DoD Risk Management Framework;

3. Ability to produce professionally-written products and deliver presentations to the Executive level (Flag/SES).

4. Knowledge of IT principles, concepts, and methods, standards, and practices and the business value of information.

5. Knowledge of emerging technologies and their business value to the organization.

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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
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness , National security

Required Documents

1. Your resume

2. Your responses to the online questionnaire

3. If qualifying based on education, submit a legible copy of your unofficial college transcript from an accredited college/university. The transcript copy must reflect the college/university name and/or logo. Applicants are highly encouraged to proactively order a copy of their official transcripts to be delivered to their home address so transcripts will be readily available if selected. If selected, you will be required to provide official transcripts prior to establishing your start date. Foreign education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited institutions in the U.S. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here.

4. If you are claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), submit a copy of your agency notice, most recent performance rating and most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level and duty location. If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. To be considered eligible, you must be placed in the well-qualified category for this position. Please see ICTAP eligibility.

5. If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. Certifications must be on letterhead from the appropriate military branch and include the following information: military dates of service and expected discharge or release date, character of service, military rank, type of discharge and date when terminal leave will begin. Certifications must be signed by, or by direction of military members' military personnel offices, unit commanders or higher headquarters.

6. OPM must authorize employment offers for former or current 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. Submit proof of your former or current status, such as your SF-50. Please see here.

All documentation as outlined above must be received by the closing date of the announcement.

If you are unable to submit your documents electronically, you may fax or mail the documents. A fax cover sheet will be provided to you from the system, with fax number and instructions to transmit the requested documents.

The required documents will also be accepted by mail and must be received by the closing date of the announcement. The mailing address is COMMANDANT (CG-123HQs), ATTN OFFICE OF CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES (JOBS), US COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE STOP 7912, WASHINGTON, DC 20593-7912.

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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