IT Specialist (Information Security)

Department Of The Navy Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 3 months ago

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Summary

You will serve as an IT Specialist (INFOSEC) in the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.

This announcement uses the OPM Federal Wide direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.

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Responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities vary and increase according to grade level.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You may need to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

  • Job family (Series)
    2210 Information Technology Management

  • Requirements

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

  • You may be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

  • You may be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

  • This position may be covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and may require additional education, training and experience. Positions may be in any DAWIA Career Field at Level I, II, or III.

  • This position may be designated Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). You must be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.

  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) may be required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You may be subject to random testing.

  • You may be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.

  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. If selected for a supervisory position, you will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.

  • Position selected for may or may not be under a bargaining unit.

  • Warrant authority above the small purchase threshold may be required.

  • This position may be designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as described in SECNAV M-5239.2 within 6 months of appointment.

  • This position may be eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

  • This position may be subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.

Qualifications

For all grade levels, your resume must reflect one year of information technology related experience in the federal service or private or public sector demonstrating the following four competencies: Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication and Problem Solving. Specific definitions of each competency for each grade level is listed in the Assessment Questionnaire. In addition, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector utilizing cyber tools and devices to detect unauthorized activities on the network and applying common defensive cyber methods and techniques (e.g. host interrogation and logs collection, hard drive imaging, data analysis).

GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector coordinating and administering a cybersecurity program for an organization to ensure the security and integrity of data networks.

GS-12 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector installing, configuring, and operating tools for identification of software vulnerabilities that supports the development, integration, test and evaluation of networking systems.

GS-13 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector planning, integrating, synchronizing, and directing defensive cyberspace operations (e.g. data aggregation and analysis, live and dead box digital forensic analysis, critical systems dependency mapping) to enable freedom of action across warfighting domains.

GS-14 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector managing interdisciplinary project teams, overseeing systems integration and implementation projects, reviewing systems capabilities, providing comprehensive risk assessments and implementing actions to mitigate vulnerabilities.

GS-15 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector directing, planning, developing, and implementing enhanced information assurance and systems cybersecurity programs, policies, standards, and instructions.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policydata-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/informationtechnology-it-management-series-2210- alternative-a/

Education

Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management; or, graduate education 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

GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR you have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management; or, graduate education 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: Education and experience may be combined for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.


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