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Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Naval Sea Systems Command

Job Announcement Number:NW32210-13-921160K0639423

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$89,012.00 to $115,714.00 / Per Year


Friday, July 05, 2013 to Monday, July 15, 2013




Full Time - Detail




1 vacancy in the following location:
San Diego, CA United StatesView Map


Current Permanent Federal Employees serving under career or career conditional appointments in competitive service, Reinstatement Eligibles and individuals with the following special appointing authorities; Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and ICTAP eligible


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This Information Technology Manager (Security) position is located  in the Integrated Common Processor (ICP) Branch (PMS 485G), Maritime Surveillance Program Office (PMS 485), Program Executive Officer, Submarines (PEO SUB), of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, DC.  Actual location of position is in San Diego, California.

As the Information Technology Manager (Security) you will serve as the Information Assurance (IA) Manager to PMS 485, responsible for leading program efforts to implement and maintain overall IA security posture. You are also responsible to coordinate and guide NAVSEA and Field Activity projects through the life cycle management: provide IA technical support, perform management review, validate security requirement; and develop and maintain effective, interoperable, integrated, and affordable secure information systems and networks.


  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • This position is a Drug Testing Designated Position (TDP).
  • You must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance/SSBI


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As Information Technology Manager (Security), duties include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Lead for program-level IA activities for Unclassified, Secret, and Special Access Program networks and serve as the Information Assurance Manager for Special Access Programs (SAP).
  • Develop and maintain an IA program that identifies the IA architecture, IA requirements, IA objectives and policies, IA personnel, and IA processes and procedures to ensure the reliability and accessibility of information systems and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks and protection needs.
  • Serve as a Contracting Offer's Representative (COR); responsible to provide proper and appropriate oversight of Contractor performance and contract execution and ensures financial and technical compliance with the contract terms and conditions.
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of IA certification documentation according. Also ensure that all of the IA workforce and privileged users have the necessary technical and IA training, education and certification to carry out their IA duties.
  • Monitor assigned project/program progress, assesses schedule and performance viability and periodically and/or when needed reports status and potential problems to PMS 485, upper management and to all participating activities.


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In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.   Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Qualifying experience may include, but is not limited to: 


·       developing, implementing, and coordinating activities designed to ensure, protect, or restore Information Technology (IT) systems, services, or capabilities;

·       monitoring systems' compliance with IT security standards and regulations;

·       planning, recommending, implementing, or enforcing information assurance security measures or policies;

·       conducting risk and vulnerability assessments; and/or

·       maintaining a repository for all IA certification and accreditation documentation and modifications.


My experience in the information technology field has equipped me with skill in the following areas: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving.


Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: Information Technology Management Series (Alternative A) position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional training, experience and possibly education.   Applicants should meet the DAWIA Certification requirements for the Information Technology Career Field and be certified at Level II at the time of application.   If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Career Field and Certification Level information in your resume.  

Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.   Certification requirements may be viewed at .


PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE : Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.   You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.



As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.   To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link:  View Assessment Questions.


Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.



Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade.  All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.


Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.


A Secret security clearance/Single Scope Background Investigation is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.  If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume. 


Position may require occasional travel.


Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.


Some positions may be covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and have a Quality Ranking Factor that will be used to differentiate best-qualified candidates. 


The Quality Ranking Factor is certification at the appropriate level in the appropriate career field for the grade of the position to be filled:  Level I for Basic or Entry Level; Level II for Intermediate Level; Level III for Advanced Level.  In addition for GS-14 and GS-15 positions, the Quality Ranking Factor includes membership in the Acquisition Corps.
Career Fields and their certifications requirements may be viewed at 


When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:


Information Technology Principles, Methods and Practices

Information Security Principles and Techniques

Information Technology Operating Systems

Information Technology Management

Project Management


If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.


Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.



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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.


This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.


This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


Relocation expenses are Maybe authorized.

Hiring activity prefers
SECRET Clearance/SSBI to be current within the past 5 years.

Travel up to 5 days per month is required.


Some work may require walking and standing in conjunction with travel and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the work site.


May carry light items, such as papers, books, or small parts, or drive a motor vehicle.


A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.


The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit


Current Federal civilians:


Federal Annuitant Information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at:


Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible: 

ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified.  For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:


Veteran’s Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):


Military Spouse Preference (MSP):


Veteran’s Preference Information:


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If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.


Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


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 occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire.

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. 


Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Monday, July 15, 2013. 


If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed.

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  


If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: 


This Vacancy ID is 921160.


Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement.  All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.


**It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate.  HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **


The documents you are required to submit vary for each individual.  Please review the following checklist to determine what documents you need to provide in your complete application package: Applicant Checklist-Merit


DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: 858-577-5723
Agency Information:
1333 Isaac Hull Ave SE
Washington, DC


When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. 


Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.


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