This is a GG-14 position in the Cyber Excepted Service Personnel System (CES).
The GG-14 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Senior" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-14 level.
The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Command's lead for cyber operations test and evaluation (T&E) activities integrating T&E into all phases of the development, acquisition, and utilization of cyber operational (CO)-peculiar capabilities with the aim of validating performance both before and after deployment.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must reflect quality level experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position.
Examples of creditable experience include: Knowledge of, and skill in applying, computer networking concepts, protocols, and network security methodologies; network security architecture concepts including topology, components, and principles; and information assurance (IA) concepts, methods, and tools sufficient to lead the development of new cyberspace tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).
Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.
OR To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/ KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of, and skill in applying, computer networking concepts, protocols, and network security methodologies; network security architecture concepts including topology, components, and principles; and information assurance (IA) concepts, methods, and tools sufficient to lead the development of new cyberspace tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).
2. Knowledge of cybersecurity principles; organizational confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation requirements; cyber threats and vulnerabilities; specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses; and of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity.
3. Knowledge of cyber capability evaluation and validation requirements, test & evaluation (T&E) processes, systems engineering processes, and of risk management principles and processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
4. Skill in leading and conducting test events and test readiness reviews, designing and documenting overall program test & evaluation (T&E) strategies, writing and evaluating test plans, developing operations-based testing scenarios, and preparing T&E reports.
5. Skill in providing test & evaluation (T&E) resource estimates; identifying T&E infrastructure (people, ranges, tools, instrumentation) requirements; and in managing test assets, resources, and personnel to ensure effective completion of test events.
6. Ability to analyze cyber capability test data; to collect, verify, and validate test data; and to translate data and test results into evaluative conclusions.
7. Ability to lead matrixed teams and cyberspace operations subject matter experts (SMEs) in defining resources required for comprehensive cyber capability test & evaluation (T&E) projects, in interpreting T&E findings, and in applying findings to the improvement of cyber capability designs and applications.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.
You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.