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    This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC/NETWORK), Position Description Number D2338000and is part of the PA ANG HQ DET 2, National Guard.

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    1 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement

    Re-Advertisement of Technician Vacancy Announcement #17-103

    : This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

    Bargaining Position
    Category 1: Qualified, currently employed technicians working at the location specified in the job announcement.
    Category 2: Qualified, currently employed technicians of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air)
    Category 3: Qualified members of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air)
    Category 4: Individuals who are currently serving in another branch of service who are willing to become members of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

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    As a IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC/NETWORK), GS-2210-12, you will perform cyberspace operations that protect and defend (or assess the capability to protect and defend) information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation.Conduct extensive research of new vulnerabilities and insecurities discovered in operating systems, application software, infrastructure and boundary protection devices. Prepare Unit Training Assembly, Annual Training and currency training events for Mission Ready Cyberspace Operators and prepare for events in order to optimize training time available. Conduct extensive research of tools currently being used to attack or gain unauthorized access to information networks. Consults with supervisors, Drill Status Guardsmen, specialists, vendors, and sister Cyberspace Operations Units to procure and maintain training range devices and software that realistically emulate mission networks which are flexibly re-configurable to emulate as needed to prepare for Cyber Protection and Industrial Control System defense missions. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Individuals who are currently serving in another branch of service who are willing to become members of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482503700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.