About the Position:
At the United States Southern Command we provide direct support to a four-star unified Combatant Commander, but are compact enough our staff also works with senior leadership representatives of our inter-service, inter-agency and international partner organizations. We substantially contribute to furthering our country's relationships with South and Central American nations and peoples. We are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to join the US SOUTHCOM team.
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Serves as Cyberspace Operations Specialist United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) SCJ38, Cyberspace Operations Division, Operations Directorate.
Coordinate, synchronize, and integrate cyberspace operations (CO) into USSOUTHCOM plans, exercises, and operations.
Synchronize resources and utilizes defensive measures for the commands cyberspace operations to deter, disrupt, and defeat adversaries in friendly cyberspace terrain.
Work closely to integrate operational cyberspace capabilities into Joint and Service missions enabled by doctrine, policy, strategy, campaign plans, exercises, and demonstrations.
Participate in the Joint Targeting Cycle, Joint Operations Planning Process (JOPP) and Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) in support of assigned missions and command priorities.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Position requires the employee to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
Duties of this position may entail alternative duty schedules (including extended shifts; nights, weekends, and/or holidays; being recalled for urgent situations; and/or working overtime in response to surge situations.
Position may require business travel up to 10% of the time.
Position requires drug testing. Employee must pass screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and subsequent periodic drug screening thereafter.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirement described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service which includes experience in planning, synchronizing resources and utilizing defensive measures for the commands cyberspace operations to deter, disrupt, and defeat adversaries in friendly cyberspace terrain; expert knowledge of defensive cyberspace operations missions, organizational make-up, goals, and objectives; knowledge of lines of operations: Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO), DOD Information Network (DODIN) Operations, and Offensive Cyberspace Operations (OCO); knowledge of mission relevant cyber terrain concepts to include total infrastructure protection environment, systems security certification and accreditation requirements and processes.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Planning and Evaluating
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
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