This Position Is No Longer Available

Job Title:Lead IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Job Announcement Number:HHS-CDC-DH-13-798561

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$101,035.00 to $131,343.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, December 04, 2012 to Monday, December 10, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Atlanta, GA United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC), Office of the Director (OD), Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCIS0), Atlanta, Georgia.

Additional selections may be made from this announcement.


 

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Background Investigation is required

DUTIES:

Incumbent serves as a policy and planning team leader, ensures the organization's strategic plan, mission, and vision are communicated to the team, and intergrated into team strategic goals, objectives, work plans, products and services.  Incumbent keeps abreast of the latest development and initiatives in the computer security arena.  Develops guidance papers on security policies and technical issues affecting  the security program.  Serves as information technology and technology systems security subject matter expert.  Updates and implements technical security standardized control techniques necessary to ensure compliance with federal information processing standards, National Institute of Standardized Technology, and Office of Management and Budget guidance, CDC policies and procedures and other federal cyber security mandates.  Provides senior management technical expertise concerning security infrastructure and cross-cutting information security issues and threats. Develops policy and prepares budgets and works programmatic and doctrine issues associated with information security systems with HHS Offices, and government agencies and other technical experts.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

GS-14 applicants must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is that which is directly related to the position and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, to include experience in maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and system security and implements response and defense strategies.  Provides information security protections commensurate with the risk and advise on development and implementation of security architecture continuously to increase security posture.  Consult with management on matters relating to vulnerabilities and threats to computer systems.

There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-14 level.


Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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/.

Conditions of Employment:

1. Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.

2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.

3. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

5. Financial disclosure statement may be required.

6. One-year probationary period may be required.

7. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid.

8. Bargaining Unit Position: No 

9. Drug Screening Required:Yes

10. Recruitment Bonus may be authorized:No

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

 

This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority.  All applicants
who meet basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration.  The Veterans' preference, and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this vacancy.

 

For more information on OPM's authorization of Direct Hire Authority, please
visit,
http://www.opm.gov/employ/direct_hire/index.asp.

Applications received as a result of job fairs, recruitment events, emergency hiring mechanisms in support of this hiring initiative will also be accepted during the duration of the direct-hire authority.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

 

1. Certification for various IT Systems
2. Knowledge of information security techniques, requirements, methods, sources, and procedures.
3. Skill in evaluating security and privacy controls provided for the protection of systems, infrastructure, and associated information interests.
4. Skill in project management principles, methods and practices and present project briefings to senior management officials.
5. Skill in Oral Communication


Qualifying experience for the GS-14 grade level requires IT-related experience that demonstrated each of the following four competencies:

Attention to detail; customer service; oral communications; and problem solving.

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 relevancy of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.



BENEFITS:

The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ei/benefits.asp#icc.



OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans’ preference see http://www.usajobs.gov/veterans.asp.

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov).

For information on "People with Disabilities" please visit http://opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.



HOW TO APPLY:

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/.

 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 798561.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf and
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.
  4. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the  Atlanta Use (866) 539-4484; email HRCS@TARGET.CDC.GOV. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

1. Your Resume'
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents:
    - Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable
    - College transcript, if applicable

For Resume' and Application Tips visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/resumeandapplicationtips.asp#icc



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

 

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire

3. Other supporting documents:

         - Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable
              - College Transcripts, if applicable

Note: You may submit an unofficial transcript or a list of college courses completed indicating course titles, credit hours, and grades received. An official transcript from an accredited educational institution is required if you are selected for the position.
 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, December 10, 2012.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

CDC HelpDesk
Phone: (770)488-1725
Email: HRCS@CDC.GOV
Agency Information:
OHR Enterprise
200 Independence Ave
Suite 801
Washington, DC
20201

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement.

You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).


Control Number: 332560400
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