Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration)

Department Of The Army Fort Drum , NY 13602

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About the Position: Are you interested in helping to defend our Nation? Exciting career opportunities are available with the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)!

This is a Direct Hire Solicitation for Cyber Workforce Positions. The following positions may be filled from this vacancy announcement:

Information Technology Specialist (SYSADMIN) GS-2210

Multiple vacancies exist and may be filled from this announcement at any of the locations listed. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. However, the first cut-off date for referral to the hiring official with known/projected vacancies is 3 days from the opening date of the announcement. Subsequently, applications will be referred to selecting officials every 14 days or as vacancies occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application and designate your locations of choice. Your resume will not be reviewed for qualifications until a position is requested to be filled.

Period of Eligibility: Your resume and any documents submitted will be retained for three months and may be used at any time during this period. After 3 months, you must reapply to this announcement in order to be considered.

Positions listed with multiple grades may be filled at any grade level and may or may not have promotion potential.

Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Temporary positions may be extended up to a maximum of three years. Term positions may be extended up to a maximum of six years.

Pay will vary by grade level and geographic location.

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Responsibilities

  • Planning and scheduling the installation of new or modified hardware and operating systems and applications software.

  • Managing accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment.

  • Implementing security procedures and tools.

  • Resolving hardware/software interface and interoperability problems.

  • Ensuring systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency.

  • Maintaining systems configuration.

  • Managing the installation and integration of systems fixes, updates, and enhancements.

Travel Required
50% or less

  • Travel requirements vary by grade and position. While a few positions may require 50% business travel, most positions will have 10-30% business travel required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
12

  • Job family (Series)
    2210 Information Technology Management

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • SECURITY CLEARANCE
  • This position may require the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret or Top Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment.
  • POLYGRAPH
  • This position may require the incumbent to take and successfully pass a Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph (CI/Poly).
  • TDY
  • This position may have a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel requirement of up to 50% of the time.
  • DRIVER'S LICENSE
  • The duties of this position may require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.
  • PASSPORT
  • This position may require the incumbent to possess, or obtain and maintain, a valid regular or official U.S. Passport.
  • SHIFT WORK/ROTATING SHIFTS
  • This position may require shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations. Employee shifts may be rotated on a regularly scheduled basis
  • OVERTIME - Due to the nature of this position, employees are required to work both planned and unscheduled overtime.
  • TELEPHONE
  • The incumbent may be required to carry a cellular telephone and maintain a working personal telephone at all times.

Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or requirements 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.

GS11 Minimum Qualifications:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service which includes administering Active Directory services including accounts and group membership OR performing System Administrator functions across server operating systems including supporting various roles such as file, print, or web services; and applying Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to Windows operating systems OR managing multiple servers or computers using centrally managed tools.

OR

Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: 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.

GS12 Minimum Qualifications:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service which includes identifying server performance, availability, capacity or configuration problems OR performing advanced System Administrator functions across server operating systems including supporting visualization platforms or environments or host based security systems; and remediating security vulnerabilities or risks across local or campus area networks.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job at the GS-12 level, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Individuals utilizing experience to qualify for this position must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:
1.Attention to Detail

  • Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
    2.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.
    3.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.
    4.Problem Solving

  • Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendation.

Education

When qualifying on the basis of education: Applications can be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within 90 days from the date of application. You must still include transcripts with your application package, showing the courses and semester hours you have completed and courses in-progress, even though you have not earned a degree yet. You will not be able to start employment until you have completed the full education requirement and final transcripts have been verified.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html


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Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration)

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