<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>DISA is using the Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for DOD Cyber Workforce Positions to recruit and appoint individuals to positions that meet the definition of "cyber workforce" (also known as "cyberspace workforce") as defined in DoDD 8140.01, "Cyberspace Workforce Management," and must be anticipated to become part of the cyber excepted service. Positions in the cyber excepted service are positions necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the United States Cyber Command</strong>.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Implements, maintains, and conducts on-site and remote analyses of information systems standard security products, and associated systems.</li> <li>Develops, evaluates, and implements security products, procedures and requirements to ensure compliance with DoD Information Assurance policies and to insure DOD systems meet applicable integrity requirements.</li> <li>Oversees work by contractor support personnel in areas including traditional security disciplines, network security, operating system security (multiple technologies), application security controls and general Information Assurance requirements.</li> <li>Provides technical reports to management that depict the status of the security products at the site or areas under evaluation.</li> <li>Develops risk analysis for new and current information systems and networks to identify risks inherent in the design and countermeasures installed or required.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />50% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a U.S. Citizen.</li> <li>This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.</li> <li>Drug Testing position.</li> <li>Information Assurance Certification Position.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Basic Requirements:</strong><br /><br />Applicants must demonstrate on their resume that they have IT-related experience and/or education demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.<br /><br />- Attention to Detail<br /> – Customer Service<br /> – Oral Communication<br /> – Problem Solving<br /> AND<br /> <strong>Specialized Experience:</strong><br /><br />For the GS-13, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-12 if outside the Federal service, is required.<br /><br /><strong>Specialized experience is defined as experience conducting risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs</strong>.<br /><br />In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of knowledge, skills and abilities, or competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing KSA's or competencies are required.<br /><br />Qualifications must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><strong>There is no substitution of education for the specialized experience requirement at this grade level.</strong> <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>This notice is issued under the Direct-Hire Authority for Cyber Workforce, Section 1643, P.L. 114-328, 12/23/2016.</li> <li>This position is subject to be moved into the excepted service Defense Civilian Cyber Personnel System (DCCPS) upon implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).</li> <li>Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination</li> <li>Veterans Preference: Veterans preference does not apply under this Direct-Hire Authority (DHA).</li> <li>A two year probationary or trial period may be required.</li> <li>Individuals tentatively selected for drug testing designated positions at the Defense Information Systems Agency will be required to submit to urinalysis for illegal drugs prior to appointment or placement.</li> <li>We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.</li> <li>Moving costs MAY be paid. They MUST be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position.</li> <li>Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here .</li> <li>This is an Information Security (INFOSEC) position. In accordance with DoD 8570.1-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, selectee must meet Information Assurance Certification standards. Selectee must have an approved waiver prior to placement in this position or achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of IA duties. Level 1 certification is required prior to being authorized unsupervised privileged access.</li> <li>For more information on veterans' preference click here.</li> <li>Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here).</li> <li>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.</li> <li>The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants.</li> <li>This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.</li> <li>For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here.</li> <li>You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.</li> <li>If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .</li> </ul> <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 />Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.<br /><br />The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:<br /><br />You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https: apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10534698 <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Top Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> National security <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AS THEY APPLY STATED BELOW AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT. NOT ALL DOCUMENTS WILL APPLY TO EVERYONE. <li>Transcripts (if applicable) If you are substituting education for specialized experience you must submit all of your transcripts. The absence of this information will result in an ineligible rating.</li> <li>SF-50 – (if applicable) Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees- with the exception of current permanent DISA employees, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.</li> <li>Veterans Preference Documentation (if applicable): </li> <ul> <li>For Five Point Veterans Preference: DD-214 (Member Copy 4), or, if you are CURRENTLY serving on active duty, a statement of service from your unit which states the date you entered on active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received. For those supplying the statement of service, preference will be verified by a DD-214 (Member Copy 4) upon separation from the military.</li> <li>For Ten Point Veterans Preference: DD-214 (Member Copy 4). Veterans with a service-connected disability must also submit a VA letter dated 1991 or later.</li> </ul> <li>ICTAP Eligible (if applicable) – A copy of the RIF separation notice and SF50 if available.</li> <li>Military Spouse Preference (if applicable): Spousal Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, marriage certificate/license, and a <b>MILITARY SPOUSE PPP SELF-CERTIFICATION CHECKLIST </b>are required to claim Military Spouse Preference. The Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist can be found here: Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist .</li> <br /> Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on 07/03/2019 .<br /><br />WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by 11:59 PM (EST) on07/03/2019 , or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant. <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.