You will serve as an INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (NETWORK/INFOSEC) in the J-6 Health IT (HIT) Directorate, Architecture, Advanced Concepts and Engineering (AACE) Division, Engineering & Design Branch (EDB), Platforms and Infrastructure Engineering (PIE) section of the DEFENSE HEALTH AGENCY.
This announcement is being used to recruit qualified individuals, under the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Direct Hire Authority, authorized by 5 United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 3304 and 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 337, Subpart B. Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process.
For more information on OPM Direct-Hire Authority, please review this link: http://www.opm.gov/DirectHire/factsheet.asp.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.
Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: resolving Information Technology (IT) data center network or security issues to improve telecommunications infrastructure performance or reliability for an organization.
Your experience must reflect skill in the following areas: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.