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This National Guard position is for a IT CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D2486000 and is part of the NC G6, National Guard (JFHQNC-G6/ Manning Doc 1224-181).
As a IT CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC), GS-2210-12, you will Serve as an Information Technology Specialist providing Cybersecurity for a state National Guard headquarters; Operate within the DoD and Army security procedure, operation, and practices; Ensure systems are operated and maintained IAW AR 25-2 and all applicable command, DA, JS and DOD security directives and procedure; Monitor Microsoft and DoD information security bulletins and notifications as they relate to Information Security Vulnerability Alerts (ISVAs); Coordination is required with peer state
contacts, FORSCOM and MACOM elements and commercial vendors. Incumbent is required to ensure compliance with Federal, DoD and DA Information Assurance/Cyber Security policies; Utilize extensive knowledge of all areas of automation security to establish operating standards and procedures for the installation Information Assurance Program; Coordinate requirements with the responsible personnel and tracks suspense for completing required actions and reports virus problems in accordance with established procedures; Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems and networks by planning, analyzing, developing, and implementing information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools; The incumbent serves as a subject matter expert (SME) in advising, posturing, preparing and auditing the organization for No Notice Army
Cyber Readiness Assessments (NACRA), Organizational Inspection Program (OIP), and accreditations; May serve in a team lead role for auditing/assessment teams, such as a Site Assistance Visit (SAV). (60%); Coordinate with Program Information System Security Managers and Organizational Information System Security Officer at other locations to verify or clarify information pertinent to cybersecurity/Information Assurance procedures; Ensure all IS and COTS/GOTS within the DODIN-A (NG) Enclave are properly certified and accredited in accordance with, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and configuration management policies and practices prior to installing devices/systems on the production ICAN; The
incumbent has program oversight responsibility for the Installation Campus Area Network (ICAN)/Local Area Network (LAN) Certification and Accreditation (C&A), documentation and meets AR 25-1, AR 25-2, DoDI 8500.01 (Cybersecurity) and DoDI 8510.01 (Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology) and DoDI 8500.2 Information Security (IS) Implementation; Ensure all aspects of the RMF are implemented
for all assets connected, or to be added, to the ICAN are accepted and approved by the appropriate Designated Approving Authorities (DAAs) for RMF Assess Only process and Configuration Management Board; Maintain an operational knowledge base of past, current and possible future threats to
the security posture by attending courses, conferences, seminars, online research, and information sharing between other Cyber Security/Information Assurance professionals; Using this knowledge base, the incumbent will be able to devise and implement new policies and procedures to prevent or react to security concerns; Perform other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions Of Employment
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
- This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
- Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
- Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
- Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Required to obtain a IAT Level 2 Certification IAW DoD 8570 Directive
QualificationsMilitary Rank: Warrant Officer (CW3-CW5) , or Officer (2LT-CPT)
Compatible Military Assignments:
Warrant Officer: 254A, 255A, 255N, 2556
Officer: 25, 53
"Applicants will not automatically be disqualified for this position if they do not Currently Possess MOS listed above"
Minimum Requirements: Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: For the GS-5 level, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree may be substituted for the experience requirements. At the GS-7 level, one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. At the GS-9 level, a masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted. At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in 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.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents:
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11172391
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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Agency contact information
LTC Seth Barun
1636 Goldstar Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
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