United States Fleet Forces Command - Department of the Navy

To qualify for the IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC), GS-2210-12, your resume must demonstrate at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience and the required four competencies must demonstrate the following: GS-12: Experience assessing the security effectiveness of installed systems based on analysis of reported security problems. Experience implementing modifications to minimize vulnerabilities, troubleshooting security threats and vulnerabilities in response to incident reports, identifying and isolating problem sources, and recommending solutions or correcting problems. Experience providing a total infrastructure protection environment; systems security certification and accreditation requirements and processes including the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Federal information systems security protocols sufficient to integrate information systems security with other security disciplines. Experience certifying systems or network accreditation and ensuring coordination and/or collaboration between all parties on security activities. Experience applying methods for evaluating, implementing, and disseminating IT security tools and procedures to include configuration management and change management policies and procedures. Experience in project management and team building in order to plan, direct and organize work products by detennining priorities and allocating resources. Experience in IT security certification and accreditation requirements; life cycle management; network administration, operations, and protocols; and computer forensics principles sufficient to: develop, implement, and coordinate activities designed to ensure, protect, and restore IT systems, services, and capabilities. Experience monitoring and evaluating systems’ compliance with IT security requirements to include the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and DISA Security Technology Implementation Guidelines (STIGs). Experience providing advice and guidance in implementing IT security policies and procedures in the development and operation of network systems to a wide variety of internal and external computer customers up to and including Flag officers and SES managers to ensure proper protection of evidence used in investigating computer crimes. Experience applying IT security concepts, principles, methods, and practices. Experience installing, configuring, and maintenance of Unix and Windows operating systems, server hardware components, advanced data storage solutions, network and telecommunications issues in a production support environment. Ability to use information technology tools to define performance metrics and to monitor their implementation; Experience using methods and techniques for systems testing and evaluation. Experience evaluating new and emerging information technologies and/or industry trends and their applicability to the requirements for maintaining a secure computing environment for UWDC. Experience and knowledge of acquisition management policies and procedures and budgeting principles as they apply to IT procurements. Experience performing cost-benefit analysis, analytical methods and practices and project management principles and methods. Experience applying analytical and evaluative methods accompanied by a thorough understanding of how regulatory programs are administered, in order to select and apply appropriate program evaluation and measurement techniques to ensure compliance with pertinent information assurance and business rules, policy, and regulations. Experience applying oral and written communication techniques sufficient to plan and carry out difficult and complex assignments and develop new methods, approaches, and procedures. Experience interpreting IT policies, standards, and guidelines. Experience analyzing and recommending resolution of complex issues affecting information system security management and operations; evaluate and recommend adoption of new or enhanced approaches to delivering IT services Experience evaluating proposals for the secure acquisition of IT products or services, prepare and present report, representing the organization in interactions with other organizations, and providing technical leadership on group projects. AND Experience must also demonstrate the following competencies: Attention to Detail – Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Customer Service – Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Oral Communication – Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Problem Solving – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: 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.