SUPERVISORY IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC/PLCYPLN)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Suffolk, Virginia
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

You will serve as a Supervisory IT Specialist (INFOSEC/PLCYPLN) in the Navy Authorizing Official Directorate, Office of the Commander of US FLEET CYBER COMMAND.
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Responsibilities

  • You will make risk acceptance decisions to balance risk to both operations and cybersecurity missions as needed to meet program requirements and cost-effective generation of combat readiness.
  • You will recruit, develop and retain a diverse high quality work force with balance of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to plan and execute the mission.
  • You will plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, assess the quality of work, and provide constructive feedback.
  • You will oversee performance of the full range of Contracting Officer Representative (COR) functions to ensure all actions are carried out in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
  • You will participate in strategic planning which include organizational alignments, re- structuring, civilian and military position management, policy development and implementation, allocation of resources and prioritization of projects.
  • You will provide expertise and oversee NAO contributions to the broader FLTCYBERCOM mission, to include deliberative planning and crisis response actions.
  • You will be a lead agent for change and continuous process improvement of the Navy's implementation of the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • You will serve as a senior technical leader and subject matter expert in highly technical and complex information systems and cybersecurity defense mechanisms.
  • You will develop and articulate strategic communications to influence decisions, develop coalitions, and provide objective measures of results.
  • You will serve as the Deputy Director and have ownership of the management and control processes required to execute the daily activities and budget planning and execution of the directorate.
  • You will team with the NAO Director to create a with the creation of the responsive and balanced organization aligned with mission imperatives and work processes integrated with mission partner organizations.
  • You will maintain liaison with Navy mission partners including US Cyber Command, Defense Information Systems Agency, Combatant Commanders, National Security Agency, Navy Headquarters and second echelon commands and other industry officials.
  • You will support command-level duties to include membership in ad hoc and standing command-wide strategic planning boards and centers, command Civilian Advisory Council and Civilian Awards Board.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

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 is designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as described in SECNAV M-5239.2 for specialty area 611 level Expert Work Level IV within 12 months of appointment.
  • 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 fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.
  • This position requires a Counterintelligence (CI) scope polygraph examination.


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. You must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies:
1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Examples of experience demonstrating this competency include: Interprets federal and local statutes, regulations and directives and provides advice to management and personnel on how to implement cybersecurity requirements.
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. Experience demonstrating this competency include: Establishes working groups to resolve documentation of conditions or agreements in memoranda of agreement (MOA) regarding those systems requiring multiple or
joint authorization.
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. Examples of experience demonstrating this competency include: Plans, coordinates and advises on work relating to cybersecurity efforts to ensure priorities are met.
4. Critical Thinking, Operational Risk Management, andProblem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make decisions andrecommendations. Examples of experience demonstrating this competency include: Assesses risk to both cyberspace operations and the functional mission a system is designed to support to determine the acceptability of risk to allow operating the system.

In addition to my experience demonstrating the four competencies above, I have qualifying experience in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as following:
  • Experience analyzing workload, determining priorities and assigning tasks and redirection to subordinates.
  • Experience with operational risk management to grant authorizationto operate an information system or network in a specified security mode and confirm that the residual risk is within acceptable limits.
  • Experience with joint, coalition and Navy operations, mission and organizational structure, supporting COCOM, DISA, USCYBERCOM, DON, OPNAV, and FLTCYBERCOM operating forces sufficient to apply principles of operational risk management.
  • Experience reviewing and directing the collection of effective metrics to measure the authorization effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Experience evaluating, implementing and disseminating industry, NIST, DoD, and/or DON cybersecurity processes, policies and best practices for DoD and/or Federal information systems, sites, applications, and networks.
  • Experience using existing and emerging technologies, including cybersecurity, cyber defense and vulnerability management with ability to apply that knowledge in planning of existing and new information systems throughout a system's life cycle.


This position is within the Work Category: Supervision & Mgmt at Work Level: Expert, Series and Grade: GG-2210-15.

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.

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 the 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.

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.

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.

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

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

Trust determination process
National security

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 submitting with your application 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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