This position is located in the CORE SYSTEMS SERVICE LINE organization, Platforms Support, Infrastructure Operations (IO), Office of Information and Technology (OI&T). The incumbent serves as a Information Technology (IT) Analyst with a full range of duties associated with one or more IT specialty areas required to support: STORAGE MANAGEMENT, PLATFORMS & OPERATING SYSTEMS, BACK OFFICE SYSTEMS, AND CLIENT TECHNOLOGIES.Learn more about this agency
This position is primarily aligned to the following NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework work roles.
NCWF Code: 411 - Technical Support Specialist. NCWF Code: 451 - System Administrator. NCWF Code: 461 - Systems Security Analyst.
For more information about these work roles, where they fit within the larger Cyber Workforce, and how they can support your unique career journey, please visit the Cyber Career Pathways tool on the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies website: https://niccs.us-cert.gov/workforce-development/cyber-career-pathways
This is a bargaining unit position.
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Vacancies may not presently exist but may become available at any point during the opening period of this vacancy announcement. We will not review applicant resumes until there is a request to fill a vacancy.
You are applying to a public notice to fill current and future vacancies. Please note, there may or may not be actual/projected vacancies when you submit your application. Your resume and any supporting documentation will be retained with other applicants and reviewed as vacancies occur. You will not receive a notice regarding your application's status other than the initial acknowledgment until a request is received to fill a position.
Once a request to fill a vacancy is received, we will review applicants in increments of 100 in application date order. We will refer qualified applicants to the selecting official for consideration. The organization's hiring need will determine the referral of additional applicants. Applicants will be notified about their application's status if referred or if we fill all vacancies.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available
Telework: May be available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position, employees will work remotely from home
Position Description Title/PD#: IT Specialist/ PD10077A and PD10078A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary, but may involve intermediate periods of walking, bending, stooping, lifting, carrying, moving (up to 50 pounds) computer components and supplies, reaching, pulling, and working at a keyboard and monitor. Subject to call back outside tour of duty.
This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-12. At the GS-11 grade level, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-12. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds. Promotion is not guaranteed and no promise of promotion is implied.
- Diagnoses and resolves customer reported system incidents, problems, and events.
- Makes recommendations based on trend analysis for enhancements to software and hardware solutions to enhance customer experience.
- Integrates automated capabilities for updating or patching system software where practical and develop processes and procedures for manual updating and patching of system software based on current and projected patch timeline requirements for the operational environment of the system.
- Performs security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan.
- Properly documents all systems security implementation, operations, and maintenance activities and update as necessary.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597726700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.