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Company: Air Force Institute of Technology
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The COVID-19 vaccination requirement for federal employees pursuant to Executive Order 14043 does not currently apply. Some jobs, however, may be subject to agency- or job-specific vaccination requirements, so please review the job announcement for details. Click here for more information.You will serve as an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) in the Information Technology Department of NAVAVFCST DET SAN DIEGO CA.Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Current permanent employees, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligibles, VEOA eligibles, and 30% disabled veterans.

  • You will serve as an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) in the Fleet Weather Center, Naval Information Dominance Force of NAVAVFCST DET SAN DIEGO CA.
  • You will primarily support the Command with oversight of its subordinates and reports to either the Department Head.
  • You will ensure Cybersecurity (CS) requirements are fully integrated into all phases of the acquisition, upgrade, or modification programs, including initial design, development, testing, fielding, and operation.
  • You will serve as the CS Subject Matter Expert (SME) and participate in Configuration Management (CM) Boards and with the System Administrators in collaboration with other Government and Contractor personnel.
  • You will develop, in coordination with the command Portfolio Manager, for the CS portion of statement of work and performance specification documents new or modifications of acquisition projects.
  • You will serve as the independent authority for all matters pertaining to planning and formulation of concepts, policy, techniques and procedures, certifications, standards, and criteria to the effective implementation/management of the CS program.
  • You will lead and guide other Cybersecurity personnel within the department.
  • You will oversee the subordinate commands to ensure information systems (IS) or Program of Record (POR) systems are in compliance with DoD/Navy Cybersecurity policies and instructions.
  • You will provide customers with information/analytical support/guidance on CS requirements for proposed IT acquisitions from earliest stages of development, through the acquisition milestone process and follow-on support.
  • You will engage actively with project staff to review/provide critical comments/constructive recommendations on system design documentation.
  • You will as the Domain Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) have oversight and administration of broad, emerging, and/or critical agency programs related to information security, Information Assurance (IA) and Cybersecurity Work Force (CSWF).
  • You will conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.
  • You will develop and implement programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.
  • You will ensure implementation of security measures and procedures, including reporting incidents to the Commander, Command Security Manager, and appropriate reporting chains and coordinating system-level responses.
  • You will develop for the Certification and Accreditation Program required by Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • You will ensure security surveys and re-accreditation are performed on the schedule prescribed by Risk Management Framework (RMF) regulations and any other regulatory requirement.
  • 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
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • 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 Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.Qualifications Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
    • Experience developing policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.
    • Experience conducting risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.
    • Experience promoting awareness of security issues among management and ensuring sound security principles are reflected in organizations' visions and goals.
    • Experience conducting systems security evaluations, audits, and reviews.
    • Experience developing system security contingency plans and disaster recovery procedures.
    • Experience developing and implementing programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.
    • Experience participating in network and systems design to ensure implementation of appropriate systems security policies.
    • Experience facilitating, gathering, analysis, and preserving evidence used in the prosecution of computer crimes.
    • Experience assessing security events to determine impact and implementing corrective actions.
    • Experience participating in the development of systems security contingency plans, backups, and disaster recovery procedures.
    • Experience ensuring the rigorous application of information security/ information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all IT services.
    • Experience developing and delivering training to civilian and military information technology professionals.Your experience must reflect skill in the following areas: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving.

      Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: OR .

      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. Additional informationCOVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

      This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

      Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

      A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

      If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

      Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

      ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

      MILITARY SPOUSE: Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.
      You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

      When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:


        You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

        If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

        Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

        All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Keywords: Air Force Institute of Technology, San Diego , IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC), Other , San Diego, California

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