Naval Sea Systems Command - Maryland

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About the 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. The Rule of Three, 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: .

This position is located in West Bethesda, Maryland, at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division for Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). This position serves as the Division Technical lead for web content filtering; providing technical expertise for the proper installation, administration, operation, maintenance and monitoring of web content filtering on the Division Research, Development Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) networks.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel is required.

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  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.

DUTIES: Back to top As an Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC), your duties may include, but are not limited to:

· Providing operation and maintenance support for Information Assurance (IA) program hardware, software, and tools used for the Vulnerability Management Program;

· Identifying and managing vulnerabilities;

· Preparing recommendations for improvement to vulnerability management with RDT&E lab systems;

· Planning and scheduling the installation of new or modified hardware, operating systems and software applications;

· Manipulating data and provide reporting to management and lab personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the NT-03 pay band (GS-9/10 equivalency) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing Information Technology work planning the installation of new or modified Information Assurance (IA) hardware, software or operating systems to improve vulnerability management. Additionally, your experience in the information technology field has equipped you with skill in the following areas: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving.

Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position.

This position is a Cyber Security Workforce IAT Level II position as defined in DoD 8570-1. Upon request of the Information Assurance Manager (IAM), the employee shall provide documentation supporting the Cyber Security certification status. The employee shall ensure he/she maintains certification status in accordance with DoD 8570-1 within 6 months of hire or shall be removed from the position. Acceptable certifications for this position are one of the following: CompTIA Security+, GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP).

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

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.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: TAG: View Assessment Questions

Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements , or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements , you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) . See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education .

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying f or further information, visit:


Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

A Secrte security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

Position requires occasional travel.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: When the application process is complete, we will review your r esume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire , along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:






If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

BENEFITS: Back to top You can review our benefits at:

Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.

OTHER INFORMATION: This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit .

PCS/Relocation expenses are Not authorized.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible:

ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):

Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire .

- Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the " REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, May 06, 2014

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

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