IT Specialist (Network/Infosec)

Employer
US Air Force - Agency Wide
Location
Fort George G Meade, MD
Posted
Oct 18, 2021
Closes
Oct 20, 2021
Ref
149938068
Hours
Full Time
Summary OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The primary purpose of this position: To apply technical and functional expertise in information security (INFOSEC), DoD cyberspace operations, and mission assurance (MA), as well as information technology (IT) system development and project management skills. Salary ranges include local market supplements The organizational location of this position is: Operations Directorate (J3), USCYBERCOM, Fort Meade, Maryland Responsibilities Provides INFOSEC and MA expertise to execute the Command MA program. Provides subject matter expertise in identifying and analyzing cyber defense requirements across the DoD Information Network (DODIN) to include DCMs. As a DCI Program Analyst, conducts analyses and coordinates threat intelligence products to provide situational awareness of cyber threats impacting the DCI network. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications This is a GG-13 position in the Cyber Excepted Service (CES). The GG-13 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-13 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job. NOTE: You must meet both the Basic Qualifications and Specialized Experience requirements stated below: BASIC REQUIREMENT: Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. GS-5 through GS-15 (or equivalent): 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. AND Specialized Experience for GS-7 (or equivalent) and Above: Specialized 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. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. The employing agency is responsible for defining the specialized experience based on the requirements of the position being filled. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience include: Mastery knowledge of communication-computer information technology concepts, principals, techniques, etc., to facilitate the development of policy, plans, requirements, and procedures, etc. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency. OR -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. Ability to apply knowledge of Information Security (INFOSEC) concepts, practices, and tools to the design/development, implementation, and application of IT capabilities supporting full spectrum cyber operations. 2. Ability to apply knowledge of Mission Assurance (MA) concepts, methods, and tools to devise and implement strategies, policies, processes, and programs to assess program performance and risks, and identify and resolve issues. 3. Knowledge of formal computer security incident response processes, include network traffic analysis, network system analysis/forensics, and malware analysis, and ability to select, adapt, and apply IT system capabilities to address these activities. 4. Knowledge of and skill in interpreting and applying DoD IT system design/development policies and processes, including accreditation. 5. Ability to apply IT project planning and management skills to lead/integrate efforts to design, document, develop, modify, test, install, implement, and/or support application of new or existing IT capabilities to conduct supporting full spectrum cyber operations. 6. Ability to communicate complex technical and programmatic information, often in the form of verbal and visual operational updates, situation reports, and briefings. 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 (ie, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, 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 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. Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11264614 If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. When job announcements indicate PCS costs are authorized, overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and any applicable Federal Overseas Regulations. Selectees who physically reside permanently in the US, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the US, 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 US, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the US, 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.

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