IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Jan 15, 2022
Closes
Jan 21, 2022
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Performs CIO/RM/C4 Program/DOD Customer Community Requirements Analysis.
  • Performs Policy Analysis and Development.
  • Performs policy interpretation and implementation.


  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
    • U.S. Citizenship Required
    • All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS 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 will NOT be paid
    • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
    • This is a Testing Designated Position. Illegal drug presents a mission threat. Incumbent must refrain from illegal drug use and submit to urinalysis testing. May be selected for random, reasonable suspicion, safety mishap, or accident drug 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.
    • Employee must maintain current certifications
    • Disclosure of Political Appointments
    • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit
    • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
    • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
    • The incumbent must meet NSA personnel security requirements outlined in NSA/CSS Policy 5-1.


    Qualifications

    This is a GG-13 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). 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:
    Education: All academic degrees and coursework must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions

    Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS.

    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: Knowledge of and skill in applying CIO/RM/C4 concepts and facilitating technologies and tools to lead and facilitate strategic planning for the evolutionary development of a secure C4 infrastructure. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private Sector, or experience gained in another government agency..

    OR

    http://www.opm.gov/policy-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. Knowledge of and skill in applying CIO/RM/C4 concepts and facilitating technologies and tools to lead and facilitate strategic planning for the evolutionary development of a secure C4 infrastructure.

    2. Ability to apply broad knowledge of the cyberspace functional roles and responsibilities of DOD, Intelligence Community (IC) and other cyberspace program participants to lead collaborative action CIO/RM/C4 policy and enterprise-level strategic planning efforts.

    3. Knowledge of and skill in applying structured processes relevant to DOD CIO/RM/C4 policy development and strategic planning.

    4. Ability to perform and lead broad-based assessments of emerging information technologies, design concepts and hardware/software products to make recommendations regarding selection/exploitation to address unmet operational requirements.

    5. Ability to plan and manage coordinate fact-finding and analytical projects requiring collaboration with and the cooperation of various internal components and external organizations.

    6. Ability to document and convey/justify the CIO/RM/C4 strategic plans objectives of a large, complex organization.

    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

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    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.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 11339826

    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 . Additionally, please do not disclose your vaccination status on your resume.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

    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., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, 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.

    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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