IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 27, 2022
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a IT Specialist (INFOSEC) at the GS-2210-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Develops, improves, and implements Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program on multiple classified networks and systems.
  • Supports certification and accreditation processes, such as DoD Information Assurance Risk Management Framework (DIARMF) and Intelligence Community Directive Number 503 - Intelligence Community Information Technology Systems Security Risk Management and Accreditation, and assists in development and implementation of plans of action and milestones (POA&M).
  • Ensures networks and systems achieve and maintain Authority to Operate (ATO).
  • Performs periodic and as directed assessments of security controls associated with networks and systems, and develops and assists in implementing cost effective remediation plans to address shortfalls.
  • Develops and reports relevant metrics and information on Information Assurance (IA), C&A, and security control status of networks and systems.
  • Assists in conducting Computer Network Defense (CND) including support of incident response, computer forensics, and interaction with internal and external organizations: DTRA Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC), United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), counter-intelligence and law enforcement


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally (overtime / compensatory time may be required to accommodate the operational needs of the organization)
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible, on a situational basis
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.
  • Must be willing to spend 40-70 days annually in temporary duty travel in the United States and foreign countries.
  • This is a DoD Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program position. Must meet requirements of DoD Directive 8570.01 ?Information Assurance Training, Certification, and Workforce Management? as an Information Assurance Manager Level I.


Qualifications

You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Test and implement new policies, processes, and technologies in support of risk, vulnerabilities, and threat mitigation activities across the full portfolio of the Agency's IT mission and business systems;
  • Develop and implement programs or Agency-wide activities to ensure the continued integration security programs across multiple IT and systems and disciplines;
  • Develop, improve, and implement the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) program on multiple classified networks and systems.

B. In addition to meeting qualifications, your application package must reflect the applicable experience to meet the Individual Occupational Requirements for the 2210 series: 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: Positions at GS-7 (or equivalent) and above require one year of specialized experience at the next lower GS-grade (or equivalent). 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 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.

    Education

    Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

    Additional information

    Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

    Due to COVID-19, our organization is currently in a diverse telework posture. If selected, you are required to communicate with your supervisor to discuss established work schedules and the current telework posture of your work center. As reentry into the office progresses, you may be eligible to participate in a continued telework arrangement based on the terms of the work center's telework policy.

    All new employees are required to report to the duty station listed on this job announcement upon their agreed upon entry-on-duty date. At that time, you may be eligible to request telework hours in accordance with NRO's telework policy. Due to the nature of NRO's mission, telework opportunities are extremely limited.

    Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
    Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A
    Special Hiring Authority for Veterans
    Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
    Other Special Appointment Authorities - Subpart F
    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/register/ )

    The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
    NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.

    Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information.

    For more information, please visit

    https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo%2012-1-2020.pdf?ver=ECNbdsHtGilTd3OENN4A0Q%3d%3d

    Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:
    https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

    Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).


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