Applicants must have completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management (submit with your application);
Successfully obtained a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks (submit with your application);
You must have Information Technology(IT)-related experience which demonstrates proficiency in each of the following competencies:
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
Specialized Experience: You must have one year of experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service that demonstrates all of the following:
· Knowledge of Federal IT security laws, regulations, policies, and requirements.
· Experience performing network security vulnerability assessments.
· Apply System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies.
· Plan, develop, and conduct IT security testing.
If you are basing your eligibility for meeting the basic requirements on education, you MUST submit documentation or proof that you have met that requirement as reflected above. An official transcript; statement from the institution's registrar, dean, or other appropriate official; or equivalent documentation is acceptable.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements.
All applicants will be rated on the following Skills or Competencies:
· Knowledge of Federal IT security laws, regulations, policies, and requirements
· Experience performing network security vulnerability assessments
· Knowledge of System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies
· IT security testing
To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher.
Direct Hire Authority (DHA) applicants who meet basic qualification requirements may be forwarded to the Selecting Officer for further consideration.