To qualify for this position you meet the following criteria:
Have IT related experience that demonstrates possession of each of the following four competencies: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving. Experience that includes: conducting analyses and recommending resolution of issues affecting complex assignments; providing advice and guidance on a wide range of IT issues; and testing and optimizing the functionality of systems, networks, and data.
In addition to meeting the above Basic Requirement, you must also possess the following specialized experience:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service performing the following duties: planning, coordinating and controlling Information System Security and Privacy for a division; implementing security measures for all computers, electronic storage devices, and communication systems; assisting in the planning and designing of studies or projects; coordinating and integrating security and privacy related activities within a division; monitoring activities to include vulnerability and penetration testing; providing guidance on mitigation efforts; reviewing proposed systems, networks and software design for potential security risks; identifying and recommending policy changes needed to ensure network security; and developing technical reports and informational documents regarding IT security.
Education may not be used to qualify for this position. Therefore, submission of a transcript is not requested nor required.
Only experience obtained by the closing date (Friday, December 21, 2012) of this announcement will be considered.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made if you are within reach, 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.
Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into 3 categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, and Qualified.
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 per cent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics:
· Skill in Information Systems Security
· Skill in planning and evaluating IT System Security
· Ability to communicate technical information