Defense Threat Reduction Agency SUPERVISORY IT CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) in Fort Belvoir, Virginia
This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
As a SUPERVISORY IT CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) at the GS-2210-14/15 some of your typical work assignments may include: Advises highest levels of DTRA leadership, including the Agency Director on cyber security issues and integrating cyber security with other Agency programs and initiatives. Advises other IT experts within DTRA and other DoD Components on development and integration of new or novel cyber security processes, standards or solutions to meet both Departmental and Agency mission requirements. Oversees overall planning, direction and timely execution of DTRA's cyber security activities, including the establishment of overall objectives, development of plans and work assignments across the IT organization. Making decisions on work issues, and provides advice to subordinates on strategies, priorities, plans, best practices, general approaches, and methodologies; executes administrative and personnel management responsibilities for accomplishment of assigned mission by promoting sound position management principles and programs, developing work performance standards for subordinates and rating same, and by providing advice, counsel, and instruction to employees.
Conditions of Employment
You may qualify at the GS-14, if you fulfill the following qualifications: A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service: Experience with DoD Cybersecurity organizations, principles, concepts, methods, standards and technical skills necessary for practical application to secure DTRA's cyber operational environment and defend the DoDIN. Supervising/leading team leads, and cybersecurity personnel responsible for overseeing computer network defense and conducting technical security assessment of information technology (IT) systems and projects through information gathering and use of IT security tools. Managing subject matter experts providing technical security guidance to system owners for system change requests and engineering projects and communicates security information to senior leadership and agency officials; developing security policies, standard operating procedures, and implementation plans. You may qualify at the GS-15, if you fulfill the following qualifications: A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service: Mastery of Cybersecurity principles, concepts, methods, standards and technical skills necessary for practical application to secure DTRA's cyber operational environment and defend the DoDIN. Extensive experience supervising/leading subordinate supervisors, team leads, and cybersecurity personnel responsible for overseeing computer network defense and conducting technical security assessment of information technology (IT) systems and projects through information gathering and use of IT security tools. Overseeing and managing subject matter experts providing technical security guidance to system owners for system change requests and engineering projects and communicates security information to senior leadership and agency officials; developing security policies, standard operating procedures, and implementation plans. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. In addition to meeting qualifications, your application package must reflect the applicable experience to meet the Individual Occupational Requirements for the 2210 series.
Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate GS-5 through GS-15 (or equivalent): For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled. 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. and Specialized Experience for GS-7 (or equivalent) and Above: Positions at GS-7 (or equivalent) and above require one year of specialized experience at the next lower GS-grade (or equivalent). Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. The employing agency is responsible for defining the specialized experience based on the requirements of the position being filled.
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
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Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy. Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information. For more information, please visit https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf Other Notes: Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE 450, upon entering the position, annually, and upon termination of employment, in accordance with DOD Directive 5500.7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, August 30, 1993. Overtime/compensatory time may be required to accommodate operational needs of the organization. Travel in the performance of temporary assignments may be required up to 25% of duty time. Achievement of an Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level III certification in the DoD Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program (DoD 8570.01) required within 6 months of appointment. Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:
http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).