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Information Technology Specialist (Security)

Full Time

Website Department of State - Agency Wide

Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education, and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed below, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript with your application.
NOTE: Applicants must meet time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment requirements, by the closing date of this announcement. Time-In-Grade Requirements: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions, per 5CFR 300, Subpart F.
Applicants applying for the GS-14 grade level must meet the following requirements: Have IT-related experience demonstrating EACH of the four competencies AND specialized experience listed below:
1. Attention to Detail – Incumbent demonstrates a high level of attention to detail by applying personal knowledge and ability to provide expert technical analysis and consultation focused on current global cyber threat environment and associated risks in order mitigate cybersecurity vulnerabilities and risks.
2.Customer Service – Incumbent demonstrates a high level of ability to serve customers by responding to inquiries in a timely fashion and providing expert guidance on complex and controversial cybersecurity issues which have long term impact on IT infrastructure security.
3. Oral Communication – Incumbent demonstrates a high level of skill in communicating in order to provide expert advice and guidance, exchange information, brief senior officials, plan and coordinate activities, recommend new methods and approaches, and resolve problems.
4. Problem Solving -Incumbent clearly demonstrates the ability to solve and prioritize problems by determining the most appropriate principles to apply and resolving a wide range of technical issues related to cybersecurity with limited supervisory involvement. AND Have at least 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service which provided you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
-Experience conducting cyber assessments and technology evaluations of new and emerging technology;
-Experience analyzing significant changes introduced to networks, operating systems, and external cloud environments for impact to cybersecurity and providing security recommendations for managing potential cyber risks;
-Experience providing guidance on information systems security architecture in response to evolving technological trends and cybersecurity issues. NOTE: In order to qualify for this position, your experience MUST be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-14 position.

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