Pay Range:
$41,365 to $109,245 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-2210-7/12
Schedule:
Multiple Schedules
Duration:
Multiple Appointment Types
Apply by: 2018-12-31 Published: 3 months ago

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.

They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.

The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: This is a Direct Hire Solicitation for Cyber Workforce Positions.

The following positions may be filled from this vacancy announcement: Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) GS-2210 Multiple vacancies exist and may be filled from this announcement at any of the locations listed.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

However, the first cut-off date for referral to the hiring official with known/projected vacancies is 3 days from the opening date of the announcement.

Subsequently, applications will be referred to selecting officials every 14 days or as vacancies occur.

There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application and designate your locations of choice.

Your resume will not be reviewed for qualifications until a position is requested to be filled.

Period of Eligibility: Your resume and any documents submitted will be retained for three months and may be used at any time during this period.

After 3 months, you must reapply to this announcement in order to be considered.

Positions listed with multiple grades may be filled at any grade level and may or may not have promotion potential.

Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule.

Temporary positions may be extended up to a maximum of three years.

Term positions may be extended up to a maximum of six years.

Pay will vary by grade level and geographic location.

Selections made under this announcement may be non-competitively converted to the Cyber Excepted Service upon implementation.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.

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).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

GS-07 Minimum Qualifications Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting with analysis of information systems (e.g. networks, security, operating systems) compliance and assisting customers in resolving technical issues.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

OR Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

OR Superior Academic Achievement: Successful completion of all the requirements for a bachelor's degree with Superior Academic Achievement.

In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled, such as that identified in Education above.

OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18.

Add the two percentages.

GS-09 Minimum Qualifications Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes collecting audit or usage data to prepare reports for management; assisting with security assessment and authorization activities or assisting in the development of Tenant Security Plans or assessing the security posture of information systems (IS) using a variety of automated tools; and remediating identified vulnerabilities within IT systems.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

OR Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18.

Add the two percentages.

GS-11 Minimum Qualifications Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes providing direct customer support to resolve a variety of issues such as security and connectivity; conducting system security assessments to ensure cyber security and/or information assurance policies are being followed; and analyzing reports or identifying security violations and recommending corrective actions.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).

OR Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18.

Add the two percentages.

GS-12 Minimum Qualifications Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes providing cyber response services to an organization; assisting in the development of defensive countermeasures or threat/vulnerability analysis OR mitigating/remediating new and emerging threats to the network; presenting finalized reports and action items to management for approval; providing direct cyber security customer support.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.

For this job at the GS-12 level, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Individuals utilizing experience to qualify for this position must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below: 1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendation.

US Citizens