Pay Range:
$39,944 to $67,117 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-2210-5/7
Schedule:
FULL TIME
Duration:
EXCEPTED SERVICE APPOINTMENT
Apply by: 2018-12-10 Published: 1 week ago

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation.

As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy.

We have over 100,000 employees across the country & around the world.

Come Join the Department of the Treasury & Invest in Tomorrow.WHAT IS THE IRS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION?

The mission of the IRS Technology department is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wideneeds by empowering employees to deliver customer centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.WHAT DOES AN IT SPECIALIST (SECURITY) DO?

As an IT Specialist (Security) you will be responsible for implementing, evaluating and/or disseminating IRS Information Technology (IT) security components, tools, and procedures.

This work involves difficult & complex problems in the development, implementation, and coordination of activities designed to ensure, protect, and restore IT systems, services, & capabilities.

The problems are often unique to a single security risk or investigation, or are similar to issues that have been handled before within the organizational component.

The effect of problem resolution is on the immediate situation or issue.

Project assignments generally are individual, of moderate scope, & local in application.WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PATHWAYS PROGRAM?

For additional information regarding the Pathways Program, please refer to the following website: www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads

You must meet the following requirements by the cut-off date and/or the closing date of this announcement:You must have, within the previous 2 years*, completed all educational requirements for a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying institution; or intended graduation is no more than 9 months from date of application.For more information on education requirements go to Treasury’s Pathways Program.You may qualify by a combination of experience and education.

Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.GS-5 LEVEL: Three years of IT-related experience one year of which was equivalent to at least a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-4 grade level in the Federal service.

This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving.

IT related experience for this position includes: Basic knowledge of IT processing functions to understand the stages to automate a work process.

Experience must have also included work with clients and customers to assess and/or address their needs, and provide information or assistance relative to the products or services; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and, identify and resolve problems, determine relevant information, demonstrate using sound judgment, and making recommendations.

Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst or other positions that required the use or adaptation of one or more of the fields identified and required computer programs and systems.

OR Bachelor's or equivalent degree at an accredited college or university In computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management OR A degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

OR A combination of experience and education at an accredited college or university equivalent to 4 years as described in paragraphs above.

You may combine the college credits you completed with any qualifying experience you have to total the equivalent of a four-year college education.GS-07 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service: This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving.

Specialized experience for this position includes: Interviewing subject-matter personnel to get facts regarding work processes, and synthesizing the resulting data into charts showing information flow; operating computer consoles where this involved choosing from among various procedures in responding to machine commands or unscheduled halts; scheduling the sequence of programs to be processed by computers where alternatives had to be weighed with a view to production efficiency; preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where this involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion; working directly with customers in obtaining information needed to establish or change accounts; translating detailed logical steps developed by others into language codes that computers accept where this required understanding of procedures and limitations appropriate to use of a programming language OR One year of graduate education at an accredited college or university in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics or technology management or in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaption of applications, systems or networks.

OR Superior Academic Achievement may be met by having a Bachelor’s degree in the major field of study identified above (or Bachelor's degree with 24 credits in those related fields), with one of the following: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last 2 years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in the major field of study or those courses in the major completed in the last 2 years of study, or rank in the upper one third of the class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.

OR At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs above.Veterans who, due to a military service obligation, were precluded from applying to a Recent Graduates Program during any portion of the 2 year eligibility period may have their eligibility period extended so that they receive the full 2 years of eligibility.

The remaining 2-year eligibility period will begin upon his or her release or discharge from active duty.

The veteran's eligibility period may not extend beyond 6 years from the date of completion of all requirements of an academic course of study.- The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or Volunteer Service.

One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.- To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

Open to U.S. Citizens and Nationals who are Recent Graduates and have completed a degree or certificate from a qualifying education institution within the previous 2 yrs.

Note: Students who are within 9 months of graduating may apply.

Veterans unable to apply within 2 years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have a full 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty.

The eligibility period for veterans must be within 6 years of degree completion.