INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC)


Vacancy ID: 827032   Announcement Number: DAL-INV-827032-DHA-JBS   USAJOBS Control Number: 336016900

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Title of Job

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC)
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Are you a citizen of the United States?
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13
14

Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

Occupational Specialties


001 IT SPECIALIST (INFORMATION SECURITY)

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511457059 Lorton, VA

Transition Assistance Plan

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following questions will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

1. Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC), GS-2210-12 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have at least one year of experience equivalent to a GS-12 level evaluating new security authentication technologies such as public key infrastructure certificates, secure cards, and biometrics; identifying and specifying information systems security requirements associated with migrations to new environments; and evaluating and recommending the acquisition of, implementation of, and dissemination of IT security tools, procedures, and practices to protect information assets.
C. My experience does not meet the experience described above.

If you answered A or B, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim.

 

If you chose any other response, indicate "Not Applicable."

2. Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC), GS-2210-13 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have at least one year of experience equivalent to a GS-13 level coordinating the implementation of IT security programs across platforms; establishing IT vulnerability reporting criteria; evaluating IT security incident response policies; identifying the need for IT security changes based on new technologies or threats; instituting measures to ensure IT security awareness/compliance; reviewing proposed new systems/networks/software for potential IT security risks; and resolving IT integration security issues.
C. My experience does not meet the experience described above.

If you answered A or B, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim.

 

If you chose any other response, indicate "Not Applicable."

The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements.

3. Select the statement that best describes your ability to serve as a project leader that includes coordinating, planning, analysis, and development of solutions to problems related to automated information system (AIS) security.

A. I have experience participating in a team associated with security initiatives in various stages of development for both mainframe and distributed security applications; participating in the planning of system security support, and helping to establish and implement security services.
B. I have experience working with short-term assignments, helping to establish and implement system security services including intrusion detection and incident response that led to the protection and safeguarding of sensitive data.
C. I have limited experience serving as a project leader that includes coordinating, planning, analysis, and development of solutions to problems related to automated information system (AIS) security.
D. I have been a principal contributor on several teams.
E. I have no experience serving as a project leader that includes coordinating, planning, analysis, and development of solutions to problems related to automated information system (AIS) security.

4. Select the statement that best describes your knowledge of current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.

A. I have widespread general knowledge of current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.
B. I have basic knowledge of system development within current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.
C. I have limited knowledge of system development within current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.
D. I have attended several training sessions on IT Security within the last two years.
E. I have no knowledge of system development within current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.

If you answered A, B, C, or D, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim.

If you chose any other response, indicate "Not Applicable."

5. Select the statement that best describes your experience communicating orally.

A. I have experience giving formal presentations to management officials, providing advice and recommendations to management on issues, representing the agency on committees and persuading others, or advising senior management on the impact of proposed program or regulatory changes.
B. I have experience reporting results of research findings in an informal setting; providing information to management; or communicating with individuals within the agency to coordinate work assignments.
C. I have experience responding to inquiries from coworkers or communicating regularly with coworkers.
D. I have no experience communicating orally.

6. Indicate the extent to which you have communicated in writing in a work-related environment for senior leadership.

A. I have limited experience communicating in writing in a work-related environment for senior leadership.
B. I have written responses to requests for information or prepared personal work accomplishment reports.
C. I have written portions of reports, briefings, memoranda, local operating procedures, and other documents.
D. I have independently composed written reports, legal briefs, information papers, local operating procedures, and other complete documents.
E. I have reviewed and edited reports, documents, records, or other material to
verify completeness, accuracy, and conformance with government statues, regulations, and precedent decisions.

7. Indicate the extent to which you have gathered and analyzed information,
determined the accuracy of the information, defined the problem, or identified solutions for an organization.

A. I have attended several training courses on the methods and techniques of analysis, including data analysis.
B. I have gathered information in preparation for analysis by others.
C. I have gathered data/information in preparation for analysis by others.
D. I have gathered information, analyzed it, and summarized the results of my findings.
E. I have gathered information, performed analyses, summarized results, and identified problem areas.
F. I have no experience performing this task.

If you answered A, B, C, D, or E, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim.

If you chose any other response, indicate "Not Applicable."

The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements.

8. Select the statement that best describes your ability to serve as a manager or supervisor that includes coordinating, planning, analysis, and development of solutions to problems related to automated information system (AIS) security.

A. I have experience directing multiple teams, and serving as a technical expert in activities requiring the development of plans and schedules that led to the resolution of problems associated with AIS vulnerabilities from disclosure, modification, intrusion, and denial of service.
B. I have experience participating in a team associated with security initiatives in various stages of development for both mainframe and distributed security applications; participating in the planning of system security support, and helping to establish and implement security services.
C. I have experience working with short-term assignments, helping to establish and implement system security services including intrusion detection and incident response that led to the protection and safeguarding of sensitive data.
D. I have limited experience serving as a project leader that includes coordinating, planning, analysis, and development of solutions to problems related to automated information system (AIS) security.
E. I have no experience serving as a project leader that includes coordinating, planning, analysis, and development of solutions to problems related to automated information system (AIS) security.


9. Select the statement that best describes your experience of current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.

A. I have detailed and expert experience with current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.
B. I have widespread general experience with current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.
C. I have basic experience with system development within current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.
D. I have limited experience with system development within current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.
E. I have no experience with system development within current information systems security laws, policies, directives, and procedures.

If you answered A, B, C, or D, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim.

If you chose any other response, indicate "Not Applicable."

10. Select the statement that best describes your ability to communicate orally for an organization.

A. I have experience giving formal presentations to management officials, providing advice and recommendations to management on controversial issues, representing the agency on committees and persuading others, or advising senior management on the impact of proposed program or regulatory changes.
B. I have experience reporting results of research findings in an informal setting; providing information to management; or communicating with individuals within the agency to coordinate work assignments.
C. I have experience responding to inquiries from coworkers or communicating regularly with coworkers.
D. I have no experience communicating orally.

11. Indicate the extent to which you have communicated in writing in a work-related environment for an organization.

A. I have written portions of reports, briefings, memoranda, local operating procedures, and other documents.
B. I have independently composed written reports, legal briefs, information papers, local operating procedures, and other complete documents.
C. I have reviewed and edited reports, documents, records, or other material to
verify completeness, accuracy, and conformance with government statues, regulations, and precedent decisions.
D. I have reviewed, edited, and approved the written reports, procedures, briefings, and memoranda of others; or I have written policies or procedures addressing ways to improve work quality and productivity of operations.
E. I have no experience communicating in writing in a work-related environment for an organization.

12. Indicate the extent to which you have gathered and analyzed information,
determined the accuracy of the information, defined the problem, or identified solutions.

A. I have gathered information, analyzed it, and summarized the results of my findings.
B. I have gathered information, performed analyses, summarized results, and identified problem areas for my work unit.
C. I have gathered information, performed analyses, summarized results, identified problem areas, and proposed/implemented solutions for an organization.
D. I have no experience performing this task.

If you answered A, B, or C, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim.

If you chose any other response, indicate "Not Applicable."

13. If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "pass," "satisfactory," or better?

A. Yes
B. No
C. I am a Federal employee but have not received a performance rating.
D. Not applicable. I am not a Federal employee.

If you are not a current Federal employee, please provide the names and telephone numbers of three professional references (e.g., current and former supervisors, college or university professors, managers or coordinators of volunteer activities, etc.) who know your qualifications relative to this position and who we can contact to verify your credentials. Do not list personal friends or relatives.