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Department:  Department of the Navy
Agency:  Naval Intelligence Command
Job Announcement Number:  NW4XXXX-00-10310254F747126S

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$120,749.00 to $167,000.00 / Per Year
Thursday, January 16, 2014 to Thursday, February 06, 2014
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Suitland, MD View Map
All groups of qualified individuals - Actual salary may vary depending on the scope and the complexity of the qualifications and current compensation of the selectee.
Top Secret/SCI


This position is in the Defense Intelligence Senior Level (DISL) criteria.  DISL positions may include some supervisory and related managerial duties, provided that these duties occupy less than 25 percent of the incumbent's time.  DISL members are independent advisors or technical experts and do not involve fundamental research and development responsibilities. DISL positions are in the excepted service.

This position at the Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group is responsible for strategic planning; crafting and implementation of policy; and conducting acquisition activities to deliver cyberspace operations capabilities to the Navy that include, but are limited to, planning, programming, budgeting, development, force integration and when directed, execution.



  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required


  • No


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen


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The incumbent will recommend initiation of new, and changes to existing, programs in order to anticipate the pace and intensity of technological change in cyberspace and to account for the evolution of strategic and operational priorities for Joint and Navy forces.   The position will be the focus for developing and transitioning cyber capabilities to the operating force and will serve as primary liaison to U.S. Fleet Cyber Command (FCC) and Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) for policy and doctrine development to ensure the future utility of cyber capabilities. 

The position is the principal advisor to the CO/PM on technological and scientific trends and polices that affect, or will affect naval employment of cyber capabilities, to include the electromagnetic and acoustic spectra; all machine protocols in commercial and defense use; and familiarity with content structures and human interfaces.  The incumbent will be the primary expert for consultation on establishment of research and development objectives; technical and operational risk assessments; and system performance validation for all NCWDG programs.

The position will provide the primary interface for all NCWDG representation to and consultation with Navy and IC cyber stakeholders.  The incumbent will be prepared to represent the CO/PM with full authority at all boards, panels, committees and working groups and to assist FCC and the Staff of the Chief of Naval Operations in the same capacity as directed by Commander, FCC.  Extensive and regular liaison with Fleet and Navy commands; other Services; the Joint Staff; Defense Secretariats and the IC will be expected.


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These factors are required, and must be addressed for the incumbent to perform the duties of the position.  The mandatory technical qualifications must be met to be rated eligible for this position.



The Office of Personnel Management has identified this position as having a minimum educational requirement.  For information regarding the requirement, click on the links below to the Office of Personnel Management web sites: 


0801/0855 series:

1515 series:


The applicant is to provide a separate narrative statement which describes fully, but concisely, how his/her experience supports each of the following Mandatory Technical Qualifications and IC Senior Officer Core Qualifications.  Failure to address these specific qualifications in a separate narrative statement will eliminate you from consideration: 




1. Experience and knowledge of Navy and Joint requirements, capabilities and concepts for cyberspace operations and a thorough understanding of the relationships among cyberspace operations, intelligence process and Joint maneuver and fires.


2. Experience and knowledge of intelligence community (IC) and inter-agency capabilities and processes that enable cyberspace operations and their integrated planning and execution in the Joint Operations and Planning Process.


3. Defense acquisition experience to include thorough understanding of Federal and Defense acquisition regulations, government ethics and Defense and Navy fiscal oversight and the ability to apply this experience to advise the Program Manager and recognize opportunities for efficiency.


4. Demonstrated ability to create and implement strategic and operational partnerships among IC and inter-agency, Joint and Service headquarters (and staffs), and Defense and Intelligence research and development leaders and stakeholders to leverage public and private technical development to serve the needs of the Navy.


5. Experience in liaison among Service engineers, industry experts and international academia to improve risk models and develop constructive relationships to deliver functional naval cyberspace capabilities on time for best cost.


IC SENIOR OFFICER CORE QUALIFICATION: You will be assessed against this Senior Officer Core Qualification Standard – Leading the Intelligence Enterprise – to determine your interagency or multi-organizational (business, mission or professional) leadership competencies.

Leading the Intelligence Enterprise.
ESSENTIAL FACTORS (3): (Mandatory – each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement.)
   (1) Collaboration and Integration. IC senior officers have a responsibility to share information and knowledge to achieve results, and in that regard are expected to build effective networks and alliances with key peers and stakeholders across the IC, and/or with other United States Government (USO), state, local, tribal and foreign officials, as appropriate; actively engage these peers and stakeholders; involve them in key decisions; and effectively leverage these networks and alliances to achieve significant results. In addition, senior officers are expected to create an environment that promotes employee engagement, collaboration, integration, information and knowledge sharing, and the candid, open exchange of diverse points of view. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to: 
      (a) Build, leverage, and lead collaborative networks with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or in other government/private-sector organizations, or professional/technical disciplines to achieve significant joint/multi-agency mission outcomes; and integrate joint/multi-agency activities, effectively exercising collaborative plans that realize mutual, joint, or multi-organizational goals. 

   (2) Enterprise Focus. IC senior officers are expected to demonstrate a deep understanding of how the missions, structures, leaders, and cultures of the various IC components interact and connect; synthesize resources, information, and other inputs to effectively integrate and align component, IC, and USG interests and activities to achieve IC-wide, national, or international priorities. In addition, senior officers are expected to encourage and support Joint Duty assignments and developmental experiences that develop and reinforce an enterprise focus among their subordinates. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to: 
      (a) Understand the roles, missions, capabilities, and organizational and political realities of the intelligence enterprise; apply that understanding to drive joint, interagency, or multi-organizational mission accomplishment. 
      (b) Understand how organizations, resources, information, and processes within the IC or interagency/multi-organizational environment interact with and influence one another; apply that understanding to solve complex interagency or multi-organizational problems. 

   (3) Values-Centered Leadership. IC senior officers are expected to personally embody, advance and reinforce IC core values: a Commitment to selfless service and excellence in support of the IC's mission, as well as to preserving, protecting, and defending the Nation's laws and liberties; the integrity and Courage (moral, intellectual, and physical) to seek and speak the truth, to innovate, and to change things for the better, regardless of personal or professional risk; and Collaboration as members of a single IC-wide team, respecting and leveraging the diversity of all members of the IC, their background, their sources and methods, and their points of view. In addition, senior officers are also expected to demonstrate and promote departmental and/or component core values, which may be incorporated in writing, as applicable. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to: 
      (a) Promote, reinforce, and reward IC, departmental component core values in the workforce and ensure that actions, policies, and practices are aligned with, and embody those values. 
      (b) Ensure that organizational strategies, policies, procedures, and actions give appropriate focus, attention, and commitment to diversity of people, points of view, ideas, and insights.

This position has positive education requirements, you must 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:



Selected candidate will be subject to a one-year trial period unless required trial period has been served.  Selectee may also be subject to a records review prior to being appointed to this position.

Selectee must sign a mobility agreement to accept relocation to other geographic locations if required by the employer.


Selectee must complete a Special Background investigation and receive a favorable adjudication by a determining authority. Must be eligible for a Top Secret Clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information.


Candidates for this position will be reviewed for receipt of joint duty credit.   Request that you provide evidence of the joint duty credit by submitting previously issued approved Joint Duty Claim Forms or provide a supplemental statement providing evidence/supporting documentation of Joint Duty Credit.   You must submit as a minimum:   Joint Duty Assignment dates; Joint Duty Assignments Location; and a duty statement identifying specific Joint Duty Assignments.  Failure to provide this information will eliminate you from consideration:


JDA form:

JDA web page:


The Department of the Navy is a Drug Free Workplace employer. Selectee of this position will be subject to drug testing prior to employment and periodic random testing after entering on duty. Incumbent may also be subjected to drug testing based on reasonable suspicion of illegal drug use.


Selectee may be required to successfully complete a polygraph examination.


An offer of employment may be rescinded if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments, fails the medical/agility/drug test, lacks the certification requirements, or is unable to obtain a security clearance.


Selectee will be required to complete and submit an Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-278, prior to entering the position and annually thereafter.


Applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be rated and ranked by an AD HOC panel using information submitted on the Technical qualifications listed above. The AD HOC panel and/or the selecting official may conduct interviews.


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


Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law (see


This position is in the Excepted Service and is covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Competitive status is not required. 

PCS/Relocation expenses will not be authorized in accordance with Joint Travel Regulations.


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:


Filling of this position is not subject to the provisions of the DOD Priority Placement Program (PPP).

Please click here to download a copy of the Background Survey Questionnaire form to include in your application package.


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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 Thursday, February 06, 2014, 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 1031025.


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.


1. Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional): You must submit a resume, the format is at the discretion of the applicant.  Your resume should also include the following:


·         Full name, mailing and email addresses, day and evening telephone numbers (Do not include your SSN or personal photo on your resume)

·         Country of citizenship

·         Educational information, including the name, city and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type of degree received. Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education:

·         Information about your paid and nonpaid work experiences related to this position including: job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary

·         You may also include information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments

2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire.


3. A separate narrative statement to each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications and the Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualifications listed above.  In order to receive further consideration for this vacancy, this information must be attached as supporting documentation, as outlined in the How to Apply section of this announcement.


4. Current or former Federal employee must provide a copy of a recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which indicates Federal status, grade, tenure, and type of service.  DOD employees can access their SF-50 at:  My Biz

5. Joint Duty Claim Form or supplemental statement providing evidence/supporting documentation of Joint Duty Credit (MANDATORY SUBMISSION).

6. You must submit a copy of your college transcripts or an appropriate course listing.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.  Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website:  All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.  If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment.

*You are highly encouraged to upload/save all your documents in your USAJOBS resume builder account: You only have to upload/save documents once and you can to apply to jobs quickly at the click of a button.


*For instructions on how to upload/save documents please review this link: How do I upload/save documents?


**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.   Missing application information will not be requested.**


Jennifer M. Schiller
Phone: (360)315-8094
TDD: 858-577-5723
Agency Information:
9800 Savage Road
Fort Meade, MD


Our evaluation will be based on the information you provide. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers. You will be notified of the outcome after final approval of the selectee.

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