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Salary: $117 962 - 153 354 per year
City: Quantico
Published at: May 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
DCSA is seeking an IT Specialist for the Office of the Chief Information Officer. Information Technology Transfer, Transition, and Transformation Branch. In this role you will perform work in the development, delivery, administration, and support of mission-enabling information technology (IT) systems and services. Your primary duties include implementation of Mission Applications and Databases, Virtual Platforms, Cloud Platforms, Collaboration Platforms, and Technical Strategies and Solutions.


As a IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN) you will be responsible for the following duties: - Conducts continuous research and validation of rapidly evolving cloud technologies and Department of Defense (DOD) approved cloud environments to make system architecture and design decisions to support scalable services with a high volume of data and traffic based on cloud smart decision process. - Designs, develops, deploys, and oversees implementation of cloud-based workflow and data engineering solutions, ensuring adherence to industry best practices for scalability, maintainability, usability, performance, security, and portability. - Migrating on-premises data to cloud infrastructure, creating workflows to pull/push data to other online or offline data repositories, as well as maintaining data already in the cloud. - Maintain applications and workflows as well as satisfy organizational goals for efficient cloud migration of data to DOD approved cloud environments. - Provides technical expertise on cloud computing data engineering techniques and technologies and serves as a subject matter expert related to cloud computing data architectures. - Maintains oversight for the organization's mission IT, providing technical leadership to ensure that data security needs are met in the local and cloud environments. - Provides technical subject matter expertise in the development of virtual environments and works with Agency Cyber Security team to ensure DoD Cyber Security mandates are met. - Ensures the implementation of Cloud or on premise, Virtual and Collaboration environment databases, and application systems by following established and Industry system development best practices, security processes, policies, standards, controls and maintaining compliance with Defense Information System Agency (DISA) regulations. - Oversees the implementation of system Security Technical Implementation Guides to minimize risks to confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems that might otherwise be vulnerable to unauthorized or unintended activity or misuse, malware infections, system or performance overload, design flaws, programming bugs, or data corruption and loss by applying technical, procedural, administrative, and physical security controls. - Continually keep abreast of the state-of-the-art on IT and information management (IM) technology to make recommendations to enhance the information processing and information management posture of DCSA IT platforms.


  • Must be a US citizen
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. For more information http://www.sss.gov
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible, but is not a full time telework position. The incumbent will be required to report to the office on a routine basis.
  • If selected, the incumbent must obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance as indicated in job announcement.
  • Incumbent may be required to possess or achieve technical certifications to perform position functions effectively.


This position has a Basic Requirement for the 2210: For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. *NOTE: Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: i.e. for professional positions or positions with a basic education requirement: http://main.opm.gov/policy-dataoversight/ classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/foreign-affairs series- 0130/; i.e. for positions with no IOR: http://main.opm.gov/policy-dataoversight/ classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/management and -program-analysis-series-0343/) for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 05/29/2024 Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade GS/GG 12 in the Federal service and are prepared to take on greater responsibility. Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes: - Must have significant experience in the planning and organizing of IT activities to include migrating systems to the cloud and supporting the design of customer service tools. - Demonstrate experience in planning short and long term IT projects. - Demonstrate experience in the design, development, evaluation, and testing of systems to meet Agency needs. - Demonstrate experience in coordinating and performing technical assessments and reviews of requirements and acquisition requests submitted by technical personnel to ensure conformance with approved plans, program objectives, and policies as well as efficient use of assets. - Demonstrate experience serving on working groups and as a project team lead as required to execute projects, and provide updates to management regarding the status of on-going efforts. Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies: Information Technology Configuration Management-Plan, implement, track and/or evaluate configuration/requirement changes across the enterprise and organizations. Information Technology Life Cycle Management-Plan, develop and/or manage processes across the information systems/services life cycle to ensure Information Technology capabilities meet current and future organizational and enterprise missions. Information Technology Performance Assessment-Conduct continuous performance measurement to ensure that Information Technology activities, processes, and/or hardware/software are achieving desired results. Information Technology Policy and Planning-Develop and promulgate Information Technology strategy, policy, guidance, and plans. Monitor to ensure consistency and compliance.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.


  • Address Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency 27130 Telegraph Road Quantico, VA 22134 US
  • Name: DCSA Servicing Team
  • Phone: 614-692-2886
  • Email: [email protected]


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