<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>PLEASE NOTE: Based on the current hiring restrictions, selectees may be subject to additional approvals prior to an offer being extended.</strong><br /><br />This position is located in the US Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Fiscal Service, Assistant Commissioner for Information and Security Services (ISS)/Chief Information Officer (CIO), Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Security Services, and plans and conducts the full range of investigations of assigned administrative and suspected criminal cases.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a <strong>Cybersecurity Investigator</strong>, you will:<br /><br />- Be responsible for the bureau's Cybersecurity Investigations Program including developing policies, standards, and standard operating procedures for cybersecurity investigations; maintaining coordination with bureau personnel security investigative staff, and managing day to day operations of the program.<br /><br />- Conduct two major types of cybersecurity investigations: network intrusions, and use of the internet and standalone devices in the commission of crimes.<br /><br />- Develop innovative and unusual methods to collect criminal intelligence and makes them usable for assessing and identifying the overall vulnerability to compromise of bureau programs, operations, employees and databases.<br /><br />- Use a full range of investigative techniques.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – Perhaps 3-4 times per year<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.</li> <li>Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."</li> <li>Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.</li> </ul> <br /><br />If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement <strong>19-FS-531-P</strong>, which is open for any U.S. Citizen or U.S. National to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.<br /><br />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/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You must meet the following requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.<br /><br /><strong>Specialized experience:</strong> For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility at the GS-13 level in the Federal service or equivalent, which have equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position includes experience performing and planning work involving a wide range of complex inspection, investigation, enforcement, and/or compliance principles, concepts, and practices in order to develop new approaches, methods, or procedures in data gathering/analysis techniques, recognize and resolve discrepancies and/or inconsistencies among findings, and overcome obstacles to gather and interpret evidence.<br /><br />Examples of such experience could include:<br /> – Experience investigating activity to identify, detect, deter, and prevent unauthorized access, intrusions, and suspicious behaviors; OR<br /> – Experience advising IT experts and senior management officials on a variety of IT and cybersecurity situations and issues; OR<br /> – Experience developing policies, standards, and standard operating procedures for cybersecurity investigations; OR<br /> – Experience developing and using IT system intrusion detection and analysis, and network monitoring tools.<br /><br />In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following <strong>time-in-grade requirement</strong>, if applicable:<br />For the GS-14 you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />- Factors such as cost effectiveness, labor market conditions and difficulties in filling the position will be reviewed in determining if payment of relocation expenses is in the best interest of the Government. <strong><br /></strong>- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. <br />- This is a non-bargaining unit position.<br />- This position is a critical sensitive position.<br />- We offer opportunities for telework, per signed agreement.<br />- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.<br /><br /><strong>CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT</strong>:<br />- A one year probationary period may be required.<br />- Must successfully complete a background investigation. Periodic reinvestigation is required no later than five years after selection and at least every succeeding five years.<br />- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.<br />- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.<br />- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.<br />- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.<br />- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.<br /><br /><strong>Rating</strong>: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: <strong>Research & Analysis, Communication, and Technical</strong>. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.<br /><br /><strong>Referral</strong>: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.<br /><br />If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) you must receive a score of 90or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Top Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong>A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. </strong>Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).<br /><br /><strong>All applicants are required to submit a résumé</strong> either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .<br /><br /><strong>CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES — Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment</strong>:<br />- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)<br />- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.<br /><br /><strong>Land Management Eligibles </strong>must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility HERE . Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).<br /><br /><strong>CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION</strong>: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.<br /><br /><strong>If you are applying under a special hiring authority</strong> (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, VRA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.