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IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

IT Specialist (INFOSEC): IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

DUTIES
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As an IT Specialist (INFOSEC), you will:

– Serve as the Cyber Security Specialist, subject matter expert (SME) and Bureau contact for the Computer Security Information Center (CSIRC) – assisting with cyber incidents and vulnerability management for IT assets and other supporting systems within the Bureau’s IT infrastructure and hosted systems.

* Spend considerable time maintaining up-to-the-minute situational awareness of what malicious actors are using and targeting, independently developing techniques and deploying custom tools to detect local changes, suspect interactions, and activities of identified malicious actors and their motivation, language, organization, and social behaviors.
* Provide support in ensuring secure architectural solutions are incorporated into all aspects of the Bureau’s IT enterprise.
* Conduct cyber investigations collaborating with Technical Advisor and management before rendering final Report of Investigation (ROI).
* Forensic identification, examination, analysis, reporting and presentation of data associated with incident response and bureau-level cyber investigations. Monitor network activity using information collected from a variety of sources to correlate events, identify and respond to suspicious behavior and activities, minimizing risk and protect information and IT assets or resources (through scanning, network monitoring, National Incident Response Team (NIRT), Treasury Security Service SOC (TSSSOC)).

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REQUIREMENTS
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CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

* A one year probationary period may be required.
* Must successfully complete a background investigation. Periodic reinvestigation is required no later than five years after selection and at least every succeeding five years.
* Public Trust – Background Investigation will be required.
* Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
* Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
* If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
* Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
* Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
* This position requires that the successful candidate undergo personnel vetting, which includes a background investigation and enrollment upon onboarding into “Continuous Vetting.” Enrollment in Continuous Vetting will result in automated record checks being conducted throughout one’s employment with Treasury. The successful candidate will also be enrolled into FBI’s Rap Back service, which will allow Treasury to receive notification from the FBI of criminal matters (e.g., arrests, charges, convictions) involving enrolled individuals in near real-time. For more information about individual rights, Noncriminal Justice Applicant’s Privacy Rights – FBI, FD-258 Privacy Act Statement – FBI, and SEAD-3-Reporting-U.pdf (dni.gov).

This announcement is issued under the “direct-hire” authority. Consistent with 5 U.S.C. 3304(a)(3) and OPM regulations (5 CFR 337 Subpart B) on direct-hire: All candidates who meet all the qualifications and other eligibility requirements may be referred for consideration. Competitive examining rules providing for rating and ranking and veterans’ preference do not apply.

IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
* Please refer to “Conditions of Employment.”

* Click “Print Preview” to review the entire announcement before applying.

* Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National

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QUALIFICATIONS

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position must include ALL of the following:

* Experience administering one or more OS platform such as Windows or UNIX based systems and configuring, running and using tools for vulnerability scans to include Application/Web, network and Database (DB) scans; AND
* Experience analyzing, investigating, and coordinating remediation for cyber security events and assist with remediation guidance; AND
* Experience with networking concepts to include subnetting, network devices (such as firewalls, routes, and switches), and log monitoring, evaluation, and review.

In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in each of the four competencies listed below:

* Attention to Detail, such as reviewing and assisting with security vulnerability scan results output.
* Customer Service, such as incident handling and response.
* Oral Communication, such as conducting briefings, meetings, guidance/training to users of security tools.
* Problem Solving, such as recommending remediation for security findings, troubleshooting system problems and system performance.
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EDUCATION

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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OTHER INFORMATION:

* Factors such as cost effectiveness, labor market conditions and difficulties in filling the position will be reviewed in determining if payment of relocation expenses is in the best interest of the Government.
* We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
* This is a bargaining unit position.
* The following locations are represented by their corresponding NTEU chapter:

Parkersburg, WV – NTEU Chapter 190; Hyattsville, MD/Washington, DC – NTEU Chapter 202; Austin, TX – NTEU Chapter 214; Birmingham, AL – NTEU Chapter 220; Philadelphia, PA – NTEU Chapter 223; Kansas City, MO – NTEU Chapter 225
* This position is a high riskposition.
* We offer opportunities for telework.
* We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:

* Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
* Eleven paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
* Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
* A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums. [remove if a temp appointment]
* A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
* Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service offers IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

CHALLENGING AND MEANINGFUL WORK, opportunities for IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

ADVANCEMENT AND INTERNAL MOVEMENT TO A DIFFERENT CAREER PATH, a IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

COMPETITIVE SALARY, IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

WORK/LIFE BALANCE, and IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

GENEROUS BENEFITS. MAXIMUM TELEWORK AND FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE OPTIONS are also availableIT Specialist (INFOSEC)

. Incentives such as IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT, RECRUITMENT AND RELOCATION INCENTIVES, and IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

ADVANCED ANNUAL LEAVE ACCRUAL may be offered. Some remote work opportunities exist. Approval of these incentives and flexibilities are based on the position, business requirements, applicant/employee qualifications and performance, and other work-related factors.

* Benefits

A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a “not qualified” determination.

IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

RATING: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY, TECHNICAL, ANALYTICAL, AND COMMUNICATION.
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REFERRAL: All candidates who meet all the qualifications and other eligibility requirements may be referred for consideration. Competitive examining rules providing for rating and ranking and veterans’ preference do not apply.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must receive a score of 90 or better to be rated as “well qualified” to receive special selection priority.
* Benefits

A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* Required Documents

As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have – whether you’re a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you’re eligible under their policies.

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A COMPLETE APPLICATION INCLUDES 1. A RÉSUMÉIT Specialist (INFOSEC)

, 2. VACANCY QUESTION RESPONSES, AND 3. SUBMISSION OF ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENTS. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.

IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RÉSUMÉ either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.

IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.
* How to Apply

The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday – Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement’s closing date.

Fiscal Service provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

+ To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
+ Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
+ After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
+ You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.To verify the status of your application:

+ Log into your USAJOBS account (USAJOBS Login). A list of announcements in which you have applied is at the Welcome screen.
+ Under “application status,” click “Track this application” and you will be taken to the agency website where you can check your application status.

For more information regarding the job and applicant status, please refer to https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/

If you wish to make changes/updates to your application and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and “Update Application” to be taken back to your application. No updates can be made once the announcement has closed.

Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

For additional information on how to apply, please visit the Partnership for Public Service’s Go Government website.

The Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act prohibits the Department of Treasury and its bureaus from requesting an applicant’s criminal history record IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

BEFORE that individual receives a conditional offer of employment. IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

IN ACCORDANCE WITH IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

5 U.S. CODE § 9202(C) IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

AND IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

5 C.F.R § 920.201 IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

CERTAIN POSITIONS ARE EXEMPT FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR CHANCE TO COMPETE ACT. Applicants who believe they have been subjected to a violation of the Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act, may submit a written complaint to the Department of Treasury by email at, FairChanceAct@treasury.gov.

To learn more, please visit our page at: Treasury.gov/fairchanceact.

To preview the assessment questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12466547
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AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

Applicant Call Center
Phone
304-480-7300
Email
fiscalserviceinquiries@fiscal.treasury.gov
Address
*Asset Protection Division*

*200 Third St*

*Parkersburg, WV 26101*

*US*
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NEXT STEPS

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. We will review your résumé and transcript(s) (if appropriate) to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and may interview the best-qualified applicants. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct any required suitability and/or security background investigation.
* Fair and Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

+ Criminal history inquiries
+ Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
+ Financial suitability
+ New employee probationary period
+ Privacy Act
+ Reasonable accommodation policy
+ Selective Service
+ Signature and false statements
+ Social security number request

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REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
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A COMPLETE APPLICATION INCLUDES 1. A RÉSUMÉIT Specialist (INFOSEC)

, 2. VACANCY QUESTION RESPONSES, AND 3. SUBMISSION OF ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENTS. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.

IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RÉSUMÉ either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.

IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.

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THIS JOB IS OPEN TO
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* Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
* The public
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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CLARIFICATION FROM THE AGENCY

U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

Position: IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Company: US Bureau of the Fiscal Service

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