Management & Program Analyst (Cyber), GS-0343-13 / 14

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Dec 07, 2021
Closes
Dec 09, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

You will serve as a Management and Program Analyst and as an analytical technical expert for the organization, with responsibility for assisting the Infrastructure Services Division Deputy in performing the mission essential financial, process and logistical management functions of the Division.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
  • Assisting in the analysis of and helps to verify data relative to the organization's functions, methods, staffing, facilities, equipment, layout, workload, and man-hours, etc.
  • Identifying complex problems and resolving significant issues that affect the completion of projects.
  • Developing and establishing new methods and criteria for measuring and improving operational effectiveness and productivity.
  • Performing duties to develop and oversee the Division's requirements management process, which involves receiving, reviewing, validating, and documenting technical requirements and tracking them through the System Life cycle.
  • Performing analytical and evaluative tasks to develop, justify, and execute service-oriented budget requests working collaboratively with the ISD and contracting staff.
  • Preparing and overseeing the analysis of alternatives; developing acquisition strategies; and implementing information enterprise architecture, business case development and business case analysis efforts.
  • Preparing and presenting subject matter briefs to senior executives and Flag Officers.


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 Secret clearance.
  • Telework is available in accordance w/agency policy and supervisor approval
  • Obtain FAC P/PM-I or equivalent within two years of entry into position.
  • Info Assur Mgmt Level III(IAM-III) or equivalent within 2yrs of entry.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.

As required by Executive Order 14043 and guidance issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce, 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. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021 and will be required to submit documentation of proof of vaccination.

Qualifications

GS-13 level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the federal service.

Examples of specialized experience may include: Supporting acquisitions/financial staff related to acquisition and budget by planning and conducting special studies, personally or through team members, providing advice to managers, and preparing acquisition strategies and procurement requirements in support of the programs; analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of program operations; developing analytical and investigative techniques to perform a wide variety of studies; advising on the potential benefits/use of automation to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations; researching and investigating new or improved business and management practices for application to agency programs or operations; formulating and recommending plans to improve office-wide program policies, practices, and methods; analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of program operations; developing life cycle cost analyses of projects or performing cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs; and advising on the potential benefits/uses of automation to improve the efficiency of administrative support or program operations; managing administrative functions include budget, human resources, training, travel, contract administration, etc. according to administrative and program policies and management directives, procedures, and program requirements; analyzing, developing, and providing guidance to executive management, unit management and staff on a broad variety of complex government contract matters, providing high level oversight on budget management, governmental and appropriated laws, and contractual requirements; preparing and presenting project management briefs; performing configuration identification of components, subsystems, systems, software, and higher-level assemblies (HLA's) in accordance with approved configuration management plan for assigned systems and/or assets; building collaborative work teams in a matrixed environment and leading integrated product teams focused on organizational strategic issues and initiatives. Be prepared to describe the environment and your level of involvement; preparing and presenting project management briefs to senior executives; providing professional financial services within the federal government to implement and maintain budgets, acquisitions and other financial policies and programs; working closely with stakeholders to develop effective contract monitoring strategies, audit strategies, and cost reduction strategies, including contract management, contract audit and risk management plans; developing and implementing configuration management for Infrastructure Services.

GS-14 level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the federal service.

Examples of specialized experience may include: Serving as a technical expert, analyst, or advisor on all matters relating to analytical and evaluative work associated with financial and information resource management efficiency and productivity; overseeing the planning, programming, budgeting, and acquisition process, a complex IT organization; supporting acquisitions/financial staff related to acquisition and budget by planning and conducting special studies, personally or through team members, providing advice to managers, and preparing acquisition strategies and procurement requirements in support of the programs; formulating and recommending plans to improve office-wide program policies, practices, and methods; analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of program operations; developing life cycle cost analyses of projects or performing cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs; and advising on the potential benefits/uses of automation to improve the efficiency of administrative support or program operations; managing administrative functions including budget, human resources, training, travel, contract administration, etc. according to administrative and program policies and management directives, procedures, and program requirements; analyzing, developing, and providing guidance to executive management, unit management and staff on a broad variety of complex government contract matters, providing high level oversight on budget management, governmental and appropriated laws, and contractual requirements; preparing and presenting project management briefs; performing configuration identification of components, subsystems, systems, software, and higher-level assemblies (HLA's) in accordance with approved configuration management plan for assigned systems and/or assets; building collaborative work teams in a matrixed environment and leading integrated product teams focused on organizational strategic issues and initiatives. Be prepared to describe the environment and your level of involvement; preparing and presenting project management briefs to senior executives; providing professional financial services within the federal government to implement and maintain budgets, acquisitions and other financial policies and programs;working closely with stakeholders to develop effective contract monitoring strategies, audit strategies, and cost reduction strategies, including contract management, contract audit and risk management plans; developing and implementing configuration management for Infrastructure Services.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

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.

If selection is made below the full performance level, the incumbent may be promoted up to the target grade without further competition, if all legal and regulatory requirements are met and when recommended by the supervisor. However, promotion to the full performance level is not guaranteed and is dependent on successful performance at the lower grade level(s).

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

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 I (FAC P/PM-I) or management determined equivalent within two years of entry into the position.
  • Information Assurance Management Level III (IAM-III) or management determined equivalent within two years of entry into the position.

  • 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 the servicing HR specialist. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation