Quantico, Virginia
Nov 24, 2021
Nov 27, 2021
Full Time

  • You will develop policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.
  • You will conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.
  • You will conduct systems security evaluations, audits, and reviews.
  • You will participate in network and systems designs to ensure implementation of appropriate systems security policies.
  • You will assess security events to determining impact and implementing corrective actions.
  • You will ensure the rigorous application of information security / information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all IT services.
  • You will develop and implement program solutions to ensure that systems, networks, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.


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
  • 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.
  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Level III. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret 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.
  • You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • 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 pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or NH-2 pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Developing policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.

Your experience must reflect skill in the following areas: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving.

1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: staying abreast of the latest technological advances and anticipating the effects of new technologies on the strategic plans for IT programs.

2. Customer Service - Establishes customer alliances, anticipates and fulfills costumers needs and translates costumers needs to program/projects. Interacts independently and proactively with customers to identify and define complex/difficult problems and to develop and implement strategies or techniques for resolving problems (e.g., determining priorities and resolving conflict among customer's requirements).

3. Oral Communication - Communications are clear, concise and at the appropriate level. Flexibility, adaptability, and decisiveness are exercised appropriately. Communicates project or program results to all levels, internally and externally. Reviews and approves, or is a major contributor to/lead author of, management reports or contractual documents for external distribution. Provides inputs to policies, presents briefings to obtain consensus/approval.

4. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves highly complex problems not susceptible to treatment by accepted methods. Develops, integrates, and implements solutions to diverse, highly complex problems across multiple areas and disciplines. Anticipates problems, develops sounds solutions and action plans to ensure program/mission accomplishment. Develops plans and techniques to fit new situations to improve overall program and policies. Establishes precedents in application of problem- solving techniques to enhance existing processes.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE FLYER ANNOUNCEMENT. Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 216, dated, November 9, 2017, to streamline and simplify Department of Defense civilian Direct Hire Authorities to recruit and appoint qualified candidates directly to Acquisition Demo - Business and Tech Management positions in the competitive service in the Department of Defense.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Several vacancies may be filled.

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.

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: .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

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