PROGRAM ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Dec 04, 2021
Closes
Dec 08, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Develops, advocates for and defends the Commander USCYBERCOM?s PPBE submissions.
  • Establishes and leads teams of subject matter experts from across the Command as directed to assess, analyze and formulate recommendations for a wide range of highly complex and difficult issues spanning strategy, doctrine, policy, (continued)
  • manpower, force management, training, emerging and/or advanced technologies, command and control architectures, and concepts of operation.
  • Assesses the sufficiency of capabilities required to execute USCYBERCOM mission assignments. Prepares and delivers oral presentations such as briefings, training sessions, consultations, and strategy sessions with other staff service (continued)
  • functions and activities to secure cooperation, resolve controversial matters, and convey information relative to proposed changes in assigned program(s).


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • All new CES employees are required to complete a three-year CES trial period
  • The employee must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET SCI clearance as a condition of employment and must complete a counter intelligence scope polygraph exam
  • PCS expenses are authorized and will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
  • This posn has been designated by the AF as a Testing Designated Posn under the AF Civilian Drug Testing Program. Incumbent may be selected for random drug testing and may be subj to reasonable suspicion testing and safety mishap or accident testing
  • The employee may be recalled to duty, may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays, and may be required to work overtime
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military and/or commercial aircraft
  • The incumbent must meet NSA personnel security requirements outlined in NSA/CSS Policy 5-1
  • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit


Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.

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.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 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: knowledge of Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) system, its process, products, terminology, sequence and timing of key events, guidance documents and application; knowledge of the capabilities, requirements and operations in one or more of the following disciplines: strategic deterrence; space; cyberspace; joint electronic warfare; missile defense; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; or analysis and targeting; knowledge of the capabilities, requirements and operations in one or more of the following disciplines: strategic deterrence; space; cyberspace; joint electronic warfare; missile defense; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; or analysis and targeting knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to participate in the assessment and improvement of command level plans and programs for conducting major operations such as: advocating future concepts; mission capability needs; and concepts of operations. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.

OR

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN

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. Expert knowledge of DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) system, its process, products, terminology, sequence and timing of key events, guidance documents and application to Combatant Commands. Extensive knowledge of Congressional, DoD, and Service programming procedures, directives, policies and guides.
2. Expert knowledge of Combatant Commands, Joint Staff, OSD, and all four Services to include assigned missions/responsibilities, staff structure/functions and components. Expert knowledge of the capabilities, requirements and operations in one or more of the following disciplines: strategic deterrence; space; cyberspace; joint electronic warfare; missile defense; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; or analysis and targeting.
4. Comprehensive knowledge of the Federal, DoD, Joint Staff, and Service strategic planning, major programs, and Joint Capability Integration and Development System (JCIDS) processes; and a thorough knowledge of DoD, Joint Staff, Service and applicable Agency program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions as related to actual events.
5. Expert knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to participate in the assessment and improvement of command level plans and programs for conducting major operations such as: advocating future concepts; mission capability needs; PPBE; JCIDS; acquisition; and concepts of operations. Expertise in designing and conducting comprehensive studies, and developing solutions to broad and consequential resource, operational, and contingency issues. Expert ability to plan, organize and negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations, where the proposals involve substantial resources, and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures.
6. Skill in accessing and utilizing electronic services, congressional documents, and databases and budgetary / financial documents supporting the PPBE process. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; negotiate complex issues; and maintain good working relationships.

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 (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., 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

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 11305285

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 U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., 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 U.S., and the Possessions of the U.S., 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.

Department of the Air Force has implemented COVID-19 vaccination requirements set forth in Executive Order 14043. Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. Upon selection, you will be required to provide documentation proof as "fully vaccinated" prior to issuance of a firm job offer. Air Force will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exemption from this requirement. More information on COVID requirements may be found here .

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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. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit GSA Bulletin FTR 20-04 here for additional information.

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