Job Title: IT Specialist, GS-2210-15 (Information Security)Job Announcement Number: NSD-14-1063447(ALT)DH
Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Offices, Boards and Divisions
Hiring Organization: National Security Division - Foreign Investment Review Staff
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year
Monday, April 07, 2014 to
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
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This vacancy will be filled through OPMs Direct Hire Authority. Veterans preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to positions filled under this announcement.
This position is located in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), National Security Division (NSD), Foreign Investment Review Staff (FIRS).
NSD is responsible for supervising the enforcement of all federal criminal laws related to counterterrorism and counterespionage, except those specifically designed to other divisions. NSD also serves as the Department of Justices (DOJ) liaison to the United States Intelligence Community (USIC) and the USIC before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. In addition, NSD advises the Attorney General regarding all matters of National Security Policy.
· Filling this position is subject to funding availability.
· You must meet all qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- You must undergo a pre-employment security investigations.
- Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
- You may be subjected to undergo a urinalysis for a drug test.
- Moving and Relocation Expenses are not authorized.
- Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply Section).
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
In order to qualify for the GS-15 Information Technology Specialist (Information Security), you must meet the basic and specialized experience requirements described below.
Basic Requirement: Possess Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates possession of each of the four competencies: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving. Experience includes:
- Ensuring the confidentiality, availability and integrity of IT systems through full compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act and IT security policies and standards;
- Determining the appropriate products or services with stakeholder clients to define a project scope, requirements and deliverables;
- Providing high level technical advice and counsel to top management and other key officials on matters relating to new or modified basic policies and programs that affect or relate to current and existing IT functions and programs;
- Making recommendations for resolving IT problems and requirements for an agency or organization
Specialized Experience Requirement: Possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 or higher grade level in the Federal service, which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Experience involves:
- Developing and interpreting policies, procedures, and strategies governing the planning and delivery of Information Technology (IT) services throughout an agency or organization;
- Providing technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to high level management officials and technical staff on critical IT issues;
- Applying knowledge of IT project management principles, methods, and practices to develop plans and schedules, estimate resource requirements, define milestones and deliverables, monitor activities, and evaluate and report on accomplishments;
- Implementing agency/organization wide security programs designed to anticipate, assess, and minimize system vulnerabilities;
- Developing solutions to integration/interoperability IT issues for an agency or organization
EDUCATION CANNOT BE SUBSTITUED AT THE GS-15 GRADE LEVEL.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJs Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications for this position. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under How You Will Be Evaluated, veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Best Qualified).
All applicants qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics) as follows:
- INFORMATION SYSTEMS/NETWORK SECURITY
- IT GOVERNANCE
- PROJECT MANAGEMENT
- INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE LIBRARY
- ORAL COMMUNICATION
- WRITTEN COMMUNICATION