Defense Information Systems Agency
$148,267.00 to $174,500.00
Open & closing dates
$148,267 to $174,500 per year
This is a Tier 1 Position.
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Meade, MD
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
Senior Executive Service
Those who meet the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).
If you want to do interesting and challenging work and to make a contribution to national defense, DISA is a great place for you. DISA provides secure and reliable communications and computing support that enable the President and our military forces to communicate globally through voice, video, and data transmission. DISA is a leader within the Federal Government in implementing people programs and offers a broad range of quality-of-life and training programs. Go to www.disa.mil
for more information.
This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), a small elite group of top government leaders. SES members possess a diverse portfolio of experiences including strong skills to lead across organizations.
The position reports to the Director, Development and Business Center (DBC), SES Tier II. The incumbent's role and actions will represent DISA at senior level DOD technical meetings encompassing Cyber Security matters or policy; and is responsible for leading in the acquisition, development, technical leadership, direction, and control over Cyber Security and NETOPS strategies, technologies, and operation. This individual will be working closely with the Risk Management Executive (RME), Cyber Security Risk Management/Authorizing (CS RM/AO) with regards to Cyber Security acquisition, development, adherence to DoD policy, regulations, and the federal laws. Performance of these duties strongly influences the development of information systems within DISA, the Military Services and other Defense Agencies by ensuring a secure DoDIN.
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Through the Director, Development and Business Center (DBC) and Vice Director, DBC, the incumbent of this position is responsible for establishing goals, priorities, and measures of effectiveness to ensure that DISA and OSD cyber security driven information technology policy and objectives are achieved with regard to standardization and consolidation DoD-wide. Provides executive lifecycle management of enterprise capabilities to support Cyber Security and the DoD transformation to cloud based technology through the adoption and fielding of enterprise-focused IT systems development and capabilities. Through the Director, DBC and the Vice Director, DBC provides critical advisement in the planning for and development of Cyber Security technology and DoD information services infrastructure throughout DoD.
Major Responsibilities include:
Under the guidance of the Director, DBC, providing planning and critical recommendations for the development, operation and maintenance of Cyber Security technology, Information Technology/ Systems, and Enterprise Services, in conjunction with and in close coordination with the Risk Management Executive, Component Acquisition Executive, and Director, Center for Operations;
Oversees all Cyber Security development efforts in DISA; ensures that Cyber Security is appropriately applied to project lifecycles by overseeing the defining of security requirements, design of security requirements, and the justification/proof of adherence to the approved designs, in order to pass RME; Cyber Security;
Advises the Component Acquisition Executive and other DISA senior management of priority actions, new concepts, and budgetary revisions. Makes decisions and provides direction relative to programmatic and operational adjustments;
Convenes appropriate Cyber Security governance and coordinating bodies within DISA to ensure that Cyber Security is properly advanced across the spectrum of DISA activities. Leads a DISA-wide forum in which the DISA Cyber Security development efforts are reviewed, priorities are debated, and priority change recommendations are made to the DISA Director, DoD CIO, and other key stakeholders appropriate; and
Soliciting computer and network requirements from main stakeholders and customers DoD-wide; extensive outreach marketing communications with the private sector to satisfy the DoD needs and meet future goals and visions. Under direction from the Director, DBC, work with the CTO, CAE, RME, and Director, OPC to provide a single marketing voice to the customer for Cyber Security technology and DISA Enterprise Services mission. Develops proposals and support agreements for delivery of DISA products and services
Occasional travel - Occasional Travel (20-30%)
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
United States Citizens
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
2210 Information Technology Management
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Background investigation required.
Drug Testing position.
OGE-278 Financial Disclosure Statement required.
Background or Security Investigation:
The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
Applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating:
1.) Attention to Detail
2.) Customer Service
3.) Oral Communication
4.) Problem Solving
To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), Technical Qualifications and other qualifications, if applicable, listed below.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):
Applicants must submit written statements (narrative format ) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately. You are required to respond to all ECQs. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as 'ineligible.' Additional information on the ECQs is available at www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp
. Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions. Please limit your written statements to 1 1/2 pages per ECQ.
ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Failure to meet any one of the technical qualifications requirements automatically disqualifies an applicant.
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. Please limit your written statements to one (1) page per technical qualification. In-depth knowledge of, and demonstrated expertise in, planning and managing investment strategies for the application of information technology, infrastructure development, and IT services development, in a large, diverse, multi-disciplined organization;
Demonstrated skill in planning and managing the relationships among cost, budget, and resources in a large, complex information technology environment;
Demonstrated track record of providing acquisition and program management oversight to government or industry Cyber Security or NetOps efforts. The incumbent must have experience in the acquisition and implementation of Cyber Security or NetOps capabilities, in either industry or government.
In addition, DoD Joint Enterprise-wide Experience: Possess a broad point of view and an awareness and understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities. Executives should demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. Please do not provide a separate narrative statement. This information should be imbedded within your resume, mandatory technical qualifications, and executive core qualification.
There is no substitution of education for experience for this position.
Competitive wages, flexible schedules and one of the most comprehensive benefits packages found in either government or private sector. These extraordinary benefits encompass health, pay, work/life balance, and growth & learning. To find out more, visit our benefits information page: http://www.disa.mil/careers/benefits.html
. U.S. Citizenship required
Current and Former Career SES members, and graduates of SES CDP programs with OPM Certified ECQ's need to only address the technical qualifications (and need not respond to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)). Graduates of an approved SES Candidate Development Program must include a copy of their OPM certification of eligibility.
The incumbent must be eligible to obtain and maintain, at minimum, a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
The position is a Drug Testing Designated Position.
The incumbent is required to comply with the provision of the Ethics in Government Act, Public Law 95-521, as amended, which requires the submission of a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE 278, upon assuming the position, annually, and upon termination of employment.
All newly appointed career SES leaders must sign the Reassignment Rights Obligations Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES.
Occasional Travel Required.
Permanent Change of Station Costs (PCS) will not be paid.
Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives are not authorized.
You may serve up to a two-year probationary period unless you previously completed the probationary period in the SES.
This position is subject to reassignment requirements, in accordance with the DISA Civilian Workforce Agility, Mobility, and Development Program.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience and education. Your application will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check. The Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority. Unless you have already been certified by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your ECQs must be certified by a QRB before appointment can occur.
Background checks and security clearance
1. ECQ Narratives - Written statements addressing the Executive Core Qualifications (no more than 1 1/2 pages per ECQ) addressing the Technical Qualification(s), the Technical Qualification(s)(no more than 1 page per TQ), and other qualifications, as applicable
2. Résumé - You must submit a resume or any other written format you choose to describe your qualifications. Applicants typically provide the following information:
Vacancy ID# TAG: 10136443~
Full name, mailing and email addresses, day and evening telephone numbers.
Educational information, including the name, city and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type of degree received. Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education ( http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Information about your paid and non-paid work experiences related to this position including: job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary.
You may also include information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments.3. Graduates of an approved SES Candidate Development Program must include a copy of their OPM certification of eligibility.
4. SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if currently serving under an SES appointment.
Applicants who fail to submit all information and documents (i.e. a resume, ECQs, technical qualifications, and other qualifications, as applicable) WILL NOT receive consideration for the position.
DO NOT SUBMIT ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Extraneous materials such as award certificates will not be considered.
NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed are received, legible, and accurate.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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. Learn more about federal benefits
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How to Apply
How to Apply
Your resume must be received by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, TAG: 03/09/2018.
A complete application includes your written statements addressing the Executive Core Qualifications, the Technical Qualification(s), and other qualifications as applicable, a resume, and any other documents listed below under Required Documents
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1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
3. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application
NOTE: Resumes mailed in franked government envelopes will not be considered for this position.
Agency contact information
DISA - BDC/DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS CENTER
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We will conduct a qualifications evaluation of applicants who supply all requested material. Qualified applicants will be rated and ranked by an SES evaluation panel. Best qualified candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after approval of the selectee by the OPM Qualification Review Board (QRB). Our evaluation will be based on the information you supply. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability, and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers.
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Defense Information Systems Agency
Website : http://www.disa.mil/
DISA is a combat support agency of the Department of Defense (DoD). The agency is composed of nearly 6,000 civilian employees; more than 1,500 active duty military personnel from the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps; and approximately 7,500 defense contractors. The agency provides, operates, and assures command and control and information-sharing capabilities and a globally accessible enterprise information infrastructure in direct support to joint warfighters, national level leaders, and other mission and coalition partners across the full spectrum of military operations.