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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Supervisory IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Information Systems Agency

Job Announcement Number:DHA-848209-13AA

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 to Tuesday, March 05, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Pentagon, Arlington, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is located at Joint Staff Support Center, Information Security Division, Enterprise Security Branch (JC12).

 

If you want to do interesting and challenging work and to make a contribution to national defense, DISA is a great place for you.

 

DISA provides secure and reliable communications and computing support that enable the President and our military forces to communicate globally through voice, video, and data transmission. DISA is a leader within the Federal Government in implementing "people programs" and offers a broad range of quality-of-life and training programs. Go to www.disa.mil for more information.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Background investigation required.
  • This is a drug testing designated position.

DUTIES:

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  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data through the planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.
  • Evaluate and implement security products, procedures, and requirements to ensure compliance with all applicable (i.e. DoD, DISA, JS, NIST, DIA...) security policies, requirements, and standards.
  • Use a wide range of technologies to include data communication, operating systems (OS) like Unix and/or Windows, data base (DB) management, client/work server architectures, and web as it applies to Information Security.
  • Understand the proper configuration, analysis, and protecting of various common OS environments (such as UNIX and /or Windows), computer resources, and networks/enterprises.
  • Responsible for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing all assigned projects, programs, and tasks of the staff. 
  • Create a fair and equitable environment to optimize work unity and productivity and take appropriate actions when staff greatly exceed or represent shortfalls in accomplishing their work assignments.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Basic Requirements:

 

Applicants must demonstrate on their resume that they have IT-related experience and/or education demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.

 

• Attention to Detail
• Customer Service
• Oral Communication
• Problem Solving
 
Specialized Experience:

  

For the GS-13, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-12 if outside the Federal service, is required.

 

Specialized experience is defined as experience applying information security principles and policies, assessing security risks and events, designing and implementing solutions to security deficiencies, and supporting internal and external systems users, as well as, experience in the administration of UNIX, Windows, and Networks.
 
In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position.  Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of knowledge, skills and abilities, or competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position.  Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume.  No separate statements addressing KSA's or competencies are required.

 

Qualifications must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

 


There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at this grade level.

 

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/SCI clearance.  For more information about receiving and maintaining a security clearance, please click here.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your 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 rating.

 


BENEFITS:

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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.disa.mil/careers/benefits.html 



OTHER INFORMATION:

·         You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.

·         TDY Travel: OCCASIONAL

·         This notice is issued under the direct-hire authority. Using Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved government-wide direct hire authorities, agencies may appoint candidates directly to jobs, without regard to the provisions of Title 5 U.S.C. 3309 through 3318, for which OPM determines that there is a severe shortage of candidates or a critical hiring need.

·         Veterans Preference: Veterans preference does not apply under this Direct-Hire Authority (DHA).

·         A one year probationary or trial period may be required.

·         This position is subject to completion of 1 year probationary period for assignment to a supervisory position.

·         Individuals tentatively selected for drug testing designated positions at the Defense Information Systems Agency will be required to submit to urinalysis for illegal drugs prior to appointment or placement.

·         We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.

·         Moving costs will NOT be paid--however--moving costs must be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position.

·         Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.

·         This is an Information Security (INFOSEC) position. In accordance with DoD 8570.1-M Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, selectee must meet Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, selected must meet Information Assurance Certification standards. Selectee must have an approved waiver prior to placement in this position or achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of IA duties. Level 1 certification is required prior to be authorizing unsupervised privileged access.

·         This is a covered position and the person selected for this position must complete an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment pursuant to 5 CFR 2634.903(b) (DoD 5500.7).

·         This position may be designated as Emergency Essential.  Incumbent must sign a statement of understanding and an agreement to continue to perform the duties of this position in the event of a crisis until relieved by proper authority. Incumbent's dependents shall be evacuated from the crisis zone with the same priority as other DoD-sponsored evacuees. You may be required, as a condition of employment, to take the series of anthrax vaccine immunizations to include annual boosters. This may also include other immunizations that may in the future be required for this position, or for a position you may fill as an emergency-essential alternate. Failure to take the immunizations may lead to your removal from this position or separation from Federal Service.

·         For more information on veterans' preference click     here   

·         Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click        here).   

·         Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):   For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click       here.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

·         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:   http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf.  

·         This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.

·         For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click     here.

·         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.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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

 

1. Your Resume

NOTE: Your resume must include the following information for each job listed:

Job title; duties (be as detailed as possible); month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008); and full- time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other required supporting documents:  (SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS)

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the bottom of this screen 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 check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

 

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 848209. 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.
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
3. PLEASE NOTE: In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section.  The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.

4. 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AS THEY APPLY STATED BELOW AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT.

 

1. ICTAP Eligibles (if applicable) - A copy of the RIF separation notice and SF50 if available.

2. Military Spouse Preference (if applicable) Copy of spousal travel orders providing eligibility.

 

Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, March 05, 2013.

 

FAILURE TO SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKAGE INCLUDING ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION BY THE CLOSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING AND/OR A LOSS OF CONSIDERATION.

 

NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed are received, legible, and accurate.
 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Amy Alemany
Phone: (317)212-5790
Email: AMY.ALEMANY@DFAS.MIL
Agency Information:
DISA
Apply Online or by Fax Only
Indianapolis, IN
46249

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

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).

For any further questions please contact:

Amy Alemany 
Phone: 
(317)212-5790
Email:
AMY.ALEMANY@DFAS.MIL


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Job Announcement Number:

DHA-848209-13AA

Control Number:

338497300