IT Specialist (InfoSec)
Company: Department of Defense
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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- You will serve as a Subject Matter Expert responsible for
understanding the cybersecurity posture of Navy networks, systems,
and applications to determine risk to mission in terms of
confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
- You will understand the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)
procedures that are used to assess and authorize Navy networks,
systems, and applications in accordance with DoD Instructions
8500.01 and 8510.01.
- You will perform analysis and review all supporting
documentation (certification and accreditation packages) prior to
making an authorization recommendation to the Navy Authorizing
- You will ensure that complete Department of Defense RMF
packages flow through the approval / decision process within
established timeframes and keep the chain of command informed of
status changes and potential issues.
- You will demonstrate a thorough understanding of Federal
information systems security laws, national cybersecurity policies,
DoD and DON policies and cybersecurity principles, concepts,
methods, standards, and practices sufficient to assess.
- You will authorize existing and developing IT systems
throughout the Navy, including Afloat and Ashore, Continental U.S.
and Outside Continental U.S. in conjunction with the Marine Corps,
Combatant Commanders, Services, Agency, and Field Activities.
- You will demonstrate mastery of and skill in applying methods
for evaluating, implementing, and disseminating cybersecurity
processes and procedures.
- You will review identified vulnerabilities, weakness, and
potential shortfalls and ensure designs and proposed alternative
patterns of actions eradicate the deficiencies are implemented in
order to mitigate risks to Navy networks.
- You will be tasked to be a member of a team to research
new/emerging technologies (e.g. IPv6, biometrics, cloud computing,
Artificial Intelligence (AI)) to ensure all DoD and DON
cybersecurity policy requirements are met.
- You will prepare summaries of ongoing projects as assigned and
reports all relevant findings to NAO leadership as required.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
2210 Information Technology Management
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
- New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to
successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To
learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
- Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of
retired military members within 180 days immediately following
retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions
of 5 United States Code 3326.
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective
- You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or
final Top Secret/SCI security clearance prior to entrance on duty.
Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may
result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
- Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including
marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be
rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or
pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
- This position may require up to 10% travel from normal duty
- This position is designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity
Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as
described in SECNAV M-5239.2 for specialty area 611 level II within
12 months of appointment.
- This is a Special Sensitive position.
- A Counterintelligence (CI) scope polygraph examination is
- This position may require travel from normal duty station to
CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must
be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended
periods of time.
Applicants must have directly applicable experience that
demonstrates the possession of knowledge, skills, abilities, and
competencies necessary for immediate success in the position.
Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or
private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in
the application of the particular competencies or knowledge, skills
and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the
position. Such experience is typically in or directly relates to
the work of the position to be filled by demonstrating each of the
four competencies listed below:
Attention to Detail- Is thorough when performing work and
conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience
demonstrating this competency include: Reviews identified
vulnerabilities and potential shortfalls of Navy network systems
and specifies actions to mitigate risks.
- 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.
IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include:
Analyzing complex vulnerability information and generate
impact/risk assessments that provide a holistic depiction of an
organization's cybersecurity readiness posture and threat
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. IT-related experience demonstrating this
competency include: Developing operational impact statements to
measure defense in-depth architecture and communicates this
information to senior military, civilian and technical audiences in
oral and written formats.
- Problem Solving- Identifies problems; determines accuracy and
relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and
evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. IT-related
experience demonstrating this competency include: Researching
new/emerging technologies and engineering solutions for
cybersecurity risks to ensure implementation of appropriate systems
In addition to my experience demonstrating the four competencies
above, I have qualifying experience such as:
- Applying advanced IT principles, concepts, methods, standards,
and practices sufficient to accomplish assignments such as develop
and interpret policies, procedures, and strategies governing the
planning and delivery of cybersecurity services throughout the
- Providing detailed analyses of network and operating system
safeguards to determine the cybersecurity posture of
- Monitoring projects, collaborate within a team, and follow-up
with other command elements, Navy commands, and DoD components to
evaluate and report on accomplishments required to manage assigned
- Providing technical advice, guidance, and specific
recommendations to management and other technical specialists on
critical cybersecurity/IT issues.
- Applying new developments to previously unsolvable problems and
make decisions or recommendations that significantly improve Navy
cybersecurity policies and programs.
- Preparing technical documentation in accordance with
regulations and policy that articulate cybersecurity parameters for
compliance with these guidelines.
This position is within the Work Category PROFESSIONAL at Work
Level II FULL PERFORMANCE, Series and Grade GG-2210-13.
Additional qualifications information can be found from the
following Department of Defense website: https://dodcio.defense.gov/Cyber-Workforce/CES.aspx
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.
This job does not have an education qualification
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