SUPV IT CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN/INFOSEC) job with USAJobs

Duties

  • Serves as Chief of the Information Technology Services Operations Division under the general supervision of the Director of Information Technology Services
  • Serve as a principle member of the Directorate management staff and as DTIC staff advisor on matters relating to the vulnerabilities and threats to computer systems
  • Provides information assurance support and policy guidance to the Agency as well as guidance and support for the protection of information technology systems, PC’s, Local Area Networks (LAN’s), Wide Area Networks (WAN’s), and Cloud Networks
  • Serves as the principal advisor to Agency?s network of Information Assurance personnel and System Administrators.
  • Performs Information System Security Officer (ISSO) duties and is responsible for ensuring that the appropriate operational security posture is maintained
  • Serves as a principal advisor on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of an information system
  • Act as main focal point between IT Services and application owners and developers within DTIC

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Background investigation required.
  • Pursuant to the Executive Order on Requiring COVID 19 Vaccination for Federal Employees, new DoD civilian employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 prior to entry on duty, subject to such exceptions as required by law.
  • More details regarding vaccine requirements can be found at https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/. Selected candidates will receive further information during the job offer process.

Qualifications

Basic Requirement: Applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating the following competencies appropriate to, or above, the level of this position. Your resume and work experience should clearly support your ability to meet these competencies and will be evaluated as part of the entire application process.

Attention to Detail – experience reviewing my own information technology-related work or data and have been responsible for reviewing the work of others to ensure accuracy, completeness, and consistency with standards
Customer Service – developing and maintaining relationships with customers, anticipating and assessing the current and future information technology needs of customers, and developing or identifying information technology products or services that are tailored to meet customer needs
Oral Communication – briefing senior-level management and IT staff on the status of information technology systems, projects, or daily operations, including the communication of complex technical information to a non-technical audience
Problem Solving – identifying alternatives to address unique, highly complex, or sensitive information technology-related issues. I have anticipated information technology-related problems and have identified and evaluated potential sources of information to generate alternative solutions

In addition to meeting the basic requirement, qualified applicants must possess: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade, (GS-13), within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.

Specialized experience is defined as implementing mission-critical/business essential information systems; planning, developing, implementing and managing strategic, technical and operational security plans, diverse security architectures (e.g., people, processes, technology), and structured risk management strategies, as well as properly aligning security programs that meet applicable regulations and guidelines; operating in a Cloud environment

Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

These benefits generally apply if you are selected for a permanent or term appointment:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program has many plans to choose from, all at very reasonable rates, which can be paid from pre-tax income.

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is one of the premier retirement programs in the Nation. The program features three components: a retirement pension; the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP, an employee controlled investment program); and social security.

Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) offers numerous life insurance policy options covering federal employees and dependents.

For more benefits information please visit: http://www.opm.gov/employment_and_benefits/employeesupport2.asp

  • Veteran’s Preference: Veteran’s preference does not apply under this Direct Hire Authority (DHA).
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
  • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
  • A two year probationary period may be required.
  • This position is subject to completion of 1 year probationary period for assignment to a supervisory position.
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY NOT be authorized.
  • This is a position with a designated specialization of Information Assurance. As a condition of employment, the individual must possess or be able to obtain an Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level III commercial certification, within 6 months of employment. Employee is required to satisfactorily complete the appropriate training and obtain the required certification/recertification for this position as outlined in DoD Publication 8570.01-M (Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program).
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. It is applicable to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. The view this policy, please copy and paste the following web address into your web browser: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf.
  • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.
  • Background or Security Investigation: The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

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