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Job Title:Information Technology Specialist (SYSANALYSIS)

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Security Service

Job Announcement Number:DSS-13-862366-B

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$62,467.00 to $81,204.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 to Tuesday, April 09, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-2210-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

All US Citizens and Current and Former Civilian Employees

JOB SUMMARY:

Department Of Defense
Defense Security Service

On behalf of the Department of Defense and other U.S. Government Departments and Agencies, the Defense Security Service supports national security and the warfighter through our security oversight and education missions.  DSS oversees the protection of U.S. and foreign classified information and technologies in the hands of industry under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and serves as the functional manager for the DoD security professional development program.  We provide security education, training, and professional development services as the functional manager for the DoD security professional development program, and for other U.S. Government personnel and contractor employees, and representatives of foreign governments, as required.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs ARE NOT authorized.
  • This is an EXCEPTED SERVICE position.
  • Area of Consideration: Open to all US citizens

DUTIES:

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This Position is in the Excepted Service under Title 10, Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). This is a Full Time permanent position.

 

Excepted Service includes all positions in the executive branch of the Federal Government which are specifically excepted from the competitive service by or pursuant to statute, by the President, or by the Office of Personnel Management, and which are not in the Senior Executive Service.

 

Title 10 (Public):  Open to All U.S. Citizens.  If you have never been a federal employee you would apply public.
Merit:  Open to current and former Federal employees. SF 50's showing title, series, and grade must be provided.
SF 50s are required to show Federal merit status. 
 

 

All current or former Federal civilian employees must provide their most recent performance appraisal.

 

This position is located in the Systems Engineering & Development (SE&D) Division, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at DSS Headquarters in Quantico, Virginia.

 

As an Information Technology Specialist (SYSANALYSIS), you will:  

  • Assist in the development and implementation of Test Program policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and participate in independent testing for planned and installed systems/networks/enclaves prior to deployment.
  • Monitor and maintain the Test schedule and test activities.
  • Assist in analyzing user requirements.
  • Assist in overseeing software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, and network environments.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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This is a General Grade GG 11 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Duties of this position are at the GS/GG-11 level.
 
To qualify for this position at the GG-11 level you must have specialized experience equivalent to the GS/GG-09 grade level. Specialized Experience is defined as proven experience utilizing software and testing techniques, methodologies, and policies to include Software Development Life Cycle; knowledge of analytical and evaluative techniques as required to assess and improve testing and Software Quality Assurance (SQA) processes and systems; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; and basic knowledge of reviewing test plans and conducting requirements analysis.


You may substitute education for experience as follows: 

GS/GG 11 level equivalent - A Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D.

 

We accept unofficial transcripts, as long as they contain the applicant's name, the name of the school, the date and degree that was awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received in this office by 11:59PM EST on the closing date in order to be considered.

WORK SCHEDULE:  Full Time
OVERTIME: Occasionally
TRAVEL: Occasionally
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): Cost ARE NOT authorized
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT: EXEMPT
DRUG TESTING: Required
(You must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test for this position. If you decline to take the drug test, it will be considered a declination for employment.)
SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: Critical Sensitive (Top Secret)

This position requires a Top Secret security clearance - This position is designated critical sensitive, as defined in DoD 5200.2-R, Personnel Security Program, and therefore requires that a personnel security investigation be adjudicated for security eligibility on a pre-appointed basis.  This requirement may take 120 days or longer to process.

Other Notes:
A two-year trial period  will be required; if a trial period has not been previously completed.
The incumbent must have the personal and legal qualifications to operate automotive passenger vehicles in connection with the performance of duties.

This is a drug testing-designated position. Incumbent will be placed in a drug testing pool and will be subject to random drug testing.

 

All current or former Federal civilian employees must provide their most recent performance appraisal.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1.  Skill in the development, testing, implementation and operation of Agency systems, networks and enclaves.
2.  Ability to communicate orally and in writing regarding complex IT solutions.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. If you are qualified for this job and are found among the top candidates you will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in being removed from consideration for this position.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

OTHER INFORMATION:

Veterans’ Preference:  If you are claiming 5-point or 10-point veterans’ preference, you must submit documentation described in “Required Documents.”

EEO Policy Statement: http://www.usajobs.gov/eeo
Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: http://www.usajobs.gov/raps
Veterans Information: http://www.usajobs.gov/vi
Legal and Regulatory Guidance: http://www.usajobs.gov/lrg

If you need additional assistance please contact:

DSS Excepted Service Applicant
614-692-2886
DHRC-DDSSHR@DLA.MIL
FAX:(478)757-3144
TDD:(800)654-5984



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register, answer a few questions, and submit all required documents.  To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and click on "Application Status". Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue.

We strongly encourage you to apply online.

If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, questionnaire, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX: http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, document your responses to the questionnaire To view a copy of the questionnaire please select View Occupational Questionnaire and use the official FAX coversheet found here: https://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf. You must also cite Vacancy Identification Number 862366



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience; (cover letter optional)
  • Most recent SF-50 showing series and grade.
  • Most recent performance appraisal for current or former Federal employees.
  • Veteran's Preference documentation: DD214, VA letter, SF-15 if claiming 10 pt. preference.
  • Transcripts, if applicable.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

DSS Applicant Excepted Service
Phone: (614)692-2886
Fax: (614)693-1513
Email: DHRS-DDSSHR@DLA.MIL
Agency Information:
Defense Security Service
3990 East Broad Street
Building 306
Columbus, OH
43213-2526 Fax: (614)693-1513

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official, and you will receive a notification of referral.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.


View Occupational Questionnaire

All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4).  Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outline on the SF-15.  http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf


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Job Announcement Number:

DSS-13-862366-B

Control Number:

340653800