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Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Bureau of Naval Personnel

Job Announcement Number:EA32210-11-921673LZ615161

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$62,451.00 to $81,184.00 / Per Year


Monday, July 08, 2013 to Wednesday, July 17, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


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


Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employees of UIC 70240, Current Permanent Federal Civilian of U.S. Fleet Forces Command or any subordinate command of NV-60


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This position is located in the Operations Department, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NAVCOMTELSTA), San Diego. The incumbent of this position is responsible for testing, installation, configuration, analysis, diagnostics, and technical support of the IA/CND systems; including hardware (servers, firewalls, switches, and routers) and software.


The incumbent reports directly to the Operations Officer via the Information System Division Officer in the Operations Department.


  • May require travel less than 3 days per month.
  • The incumbent is designated as Key and Essential Personnel.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • This position is an Information Assurance Workforce (IAWF) IAM Level II.
  • This position is a Drug Testing Designated Position (TDP).
  • You must obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance


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Major duties of this position will include:


  • Performs monitoring, performance tuning, backup, and recovery of systems.
  • Ensures the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principals, and practices in the delivery of network services.
  • Applies all required security patches and upgrades, identifies violations and recommends corrective actions.
  • Serves as focal point for ensuring functionality of the assigned IT/ communications systems environment.
  • Performs testing, troubleshoots, and corrects problems relative to interface and interoperability of system components such as hardware, systems software and applications programs.




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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-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. 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. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  • Experiences with IT and communication systems integrations methods, performance tuning methods, IT security principles and methods, and project management principle and methods sufficient to assist in planning and coordinating the installation of new products or equipment.
  • Experiences with performing testing, troubleshoots, and corrects problems relative to interface and interoperability of system components such as hardware, systems software and applications programs.
  • Experiences with network operations and maintenance method, network architecture optimization techniques, and the capabilities and limitations of the computer equipment and system software configuration in order to assist in managing the network, carrying out network and/or telecommunications projects and coordinating efforts with others affected within the organization.



Ph.d or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.


This position is a critical-sensitive/IAM Level II position defined in SECNAV M-5510.30.  This position is a Cyber Security Workforce (CSWF) position as described in the DoD 8570.1M.  Upon request of the IAPM, the employee shall provide documentation supporting their information assurance certification status.  The employee must maintain certification status per DoD 8570.1M.  The position requires the incumbent to have and maintain a Do approved security certification that is associated with assigned position/appointed duties (e.g. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) etc.).  Employees who fail to maintain DoD 8570.1-M certification requirements shall be removed from the position.


Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:


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 on the following link:  View Assessment Questions


Are you using your education to qualify?  For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements , we strongly recommend that you submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) .   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education .


Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:


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 and clearly documented in your resume.


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


A Top Secret security clearance 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.


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.


This position requires moderate travel by commercial or military carrier less than 3 days per month.


The incumbent is required to be available as the point of contact for network support during off duty hours on an occasional basis when identified as such.  At this time, the incumbent will ensure they can be contacted via pager/cell phone/home phone etc. in case of emergency during non-duty hours.


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:  


1.  Knowledge of Information System Security.

2.  Ability to provide customer support services.

3.  Knowledge of system administration.


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 may or may not be authorized.


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

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:


30% or More Disabled Veterans:


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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. 


Failure to submit a complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.   Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.  


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 921673.


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 based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).  Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide:   Applicant Checklist-Merit


DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: (858)577-5723
Agency Information:
Navy OCHR Norfolk Ops Center
OCHR Norfolk Operations Center
Bldg 17 Norfolk Naval Shipyard
TDD 858-577-5723
Portsmouth, VA


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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