IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN/NETWORK)

Department of the Air Force - Agency Wide - Department of the Air Force

This is a GG-12 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-12 duties for the “Professional” work category are at the “Full Performance” work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-12 level. The selectee’s salary will be set within the 12 grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee’s qualifications in relation to the job. *** Salary ranges includes local market supplements *** In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions for the GS-2210, Information Technology (IT) Management Series (Alternative A). BASIC REQUIREMENT: For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled. 1. Attention to Detail – Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. Problem Solving – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. The employing agency is responsible for defining the specialized experience based on the requirements of the position being filled. Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience include: Knowledge of and demonstrated expertise in a variety of information technology functions, techniques and capabilities including Internet, Intranet, and extranet servers, computer/ data security, and network infrastructure. Knowledge of principles, concepts, techniques, standards, processes and guidance for C4ISR using off-the shelf software and hardware applications with the ability to relate each to diverse processes. Ability to develop and apply improvements in and design new work methods and procedures using off-the-shelf software and hardware. Knowledge of security practices for ensuring the safeguarding of classified information. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency. OR
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https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/ AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of and demonstrated expertise in a variety of information technology functions, techniques and capabilities including Internet, Intranet, and extranet servers, computer/data security, and network infrastructure and knowledge of Air Force information and computer security management, requirements, procedures and programs. Knowledge of automated data processing equipment accountability and inventory procedures. 2. Knowledge of principles, concepts, techniques, standards, processes and guidance for C4ISR using off-the shelf software and hardware applications with the ability to relate each to diverse processes. Ability to develop and apply improvements in and design new work methods and procedures using off-the-shelf software and hardware. 3. Knowledge of program management work methods and procedures with the ability to apply these skills in the support and implementation of downward-directed and unit information technology and network projects and knowledge of Government Purchase Card (GPC) rules and regulations. 4. Ability to gather facts and use effective analytical and evaluative methods to accurately assess information and make sound and effective decisions. 5. Ability to communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing, in developing solutions to technical problems or in answering questions relating to management reviews, investigations, inquiries, and daily work projects. 6. Ability to share knowledge of information technology and automated data processing hardware and software in individual or group training environments. OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS PERTAINING TO THIS POSITION ARE: Information Assurance Certification is a condition of employment. This position includes information assurance (IA) work as a paramount duty requirement. Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of these duties. A waiver of this six month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.01-M, C3.2.4.2 or C3.2.4.3. Failure to receive the proper IA certification may result in removal from this position. This position is designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Duties of this position are essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available. IAW DoDI 3020-42 this position has been locally or command designated as Mission Essential (ME); needed to ensure the continued operation of mission essential functions of the activity. Mission Essential personnel may be required to report for duty at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release. 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. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Click on “Learn more about this agency” button below for IMPORTANT additional information. The primary purpose of this position is to: Serve as Intelligence Senior Systems Engineer, team leader, and technical advisor for PACAF Intelligence Directorate command staff and all Intelligence units in the AOR on all matters pertaining to Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) audiovisual production, day-to-day operations, and Department of Defense Intelligence Systems program management.