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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:
This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving.
Specialized experience for this position includes:
Experience that demonstrates accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled
This knowledge is generally demonstrated through assignments that required the ability to analyze a number of alternative approaches in the process of advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. This would include defining what system interrelationships must be considered, or what operating mode, system software, and/or equipment configuration is most appropriate for a given project.
1 Which of the following is true about your specialized experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience.
  • I have less than one (1) year of specialized experience.
2 Do you have experience establishing, implementing and interpreting security requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience coordinating the review and evaluation of the agency infrastructure protection program, including policies, guidelines, tools, methods, and technologies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have experience identifying current and potential problem areas; Updating or establish new requirements; and making recommendations for a fully compliant infrastructure protection program to be implemented throughout the agency. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.
Your responses to the following questions supplement the information provided in your resume.
1

Please describe your experience evaluating and identifying information security risks and threats?

Answer to this question is required
  • Security Monitoring
  • Security Assessments
  • Recognizing vulnerabilities
  • Cybersecurity Policy
  • Project Management
  • None of the above
2

Please describe your experience regarding security architecture and engineering?

Answer to this question is required
  • Architecture and Framework Design
  • Identity Access Management
  • Information Security Technologies
  • Capabilities and Requirements Analysis
  • Network Architecture
  • Network and Security Infrastructure
  • Design Modeling and Use-Case Development
  • None of the above
3 Please describe your experience regarding cyber fraud and security incident response? Answer to this question is required
  • Cybersecurity forensic
  • Threat Analysis
  • Cybersecurity Forensics and analysis tools technologies
  • Cyber Operations
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Mapping and Analysis Tools
  • DLP Tools and Technologies
  • Programming Languages
  • None of the above
4

Please describe your experience regarding application security and penetration testing?

Answer to this question is required
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Code analysis,
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Exploitation Techniques
  • Network and Application Infrastructure
  • Root-Cause Analysis
  • Secure Coding
  • None of the above
5

Please describe your experience regarding security testing, control and evaluation?

Answer to this question is required
  • Continuity of Operations analysis
  • Disaster Recovery analysis
  • Audit Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Security Environments
  • Keystroke Procedure Analysis
  • None of the above
6

Do you have any of the following security certifications?

Answer to this question is required
  • CISSP
  • Security +
  • ITIL
  • PMP
  • CEH
  • GIAC
  • GSEC
  • None of the above
7 Regarding the effectiveness of our recruitment strategies; how did you first hear about this job? Answer to this question is required
  • Automated USAJOBS saved search notification
  • Posting on a job board or search agent other than USAJOBS (Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed, LinkUp, etc.)
    7.1 Please indicate the name of the job board or search agent other than USAJOBS you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Social Media posting (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, on-line job fairs, etc.)
    7.1 Please indicate the name of the Social Media platform you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Career Website
  • Referred by an IRS employee
  • Attended a recruitment event (Job/Career Fair, Open House, Meet & Greet, Meetup, etc.)
    7.1 Please indicate the name and state of the recruiting event. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Veterans Program Office (VPO)
  • School/University announcement/career counselor
    7.1 Please indicate the name of the school/university of the announcement where you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Organizational third party referral (diversity or community organization, church, unemployment office, etc.)
    7.1 Please indicate the name of the Organizational third party referral. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Newspaper (print/online)
    7.1 Please indicate the name of the newspaper and the state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Radio
    7.1 Please indicate the name of the radio station and state you heard the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Transit/Bus Advertisement
    7.1 Please indicate the city and state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Major News Websites
    7.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Movie Theater Websites
    7.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Post Card Mailing
  • Classified Advertisement Website (Craigslist, Angie‚Äôs List, etc.)
    7.1 Please indicate the name of the website, city and state. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I prefer not to answer
8 To qualify for this position and receive full credit for your relevant experience you must list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. Your resume must support your responses to the questions. Do you understand that failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified determination? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No