Summary You will serve as a Information Technology Specialist (Policy and Planning) in the Compliance Branch of HQ US MARINE CORPS. Responsibilities You will analyze feasibility studies of current IT requirements and forecasted future needs. You will provide expert analysis and devised solutions for highly complex information technology problems. You will analyzed and developed solutions or provided assessments of critical IT issues, such as integration/interoperability issues, emerging technologies and their application to business processes, and optimization of existing architecture. You will supports development, definition, documentation, and justification of service budget requirements through Future Year Defense Plan (FYDP) and PPBE processes. You will manage special projects that had a significant impact on the delivery of customer support services. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Serving as an IT requirements specialist for Operations in the Information Environment (OIE), Communication, Space, Cyber, Intelligence, OR Electronic Warfare; AND Planning, developing, or implementing service level policies OR actions associated with global communications networks, information technology, command and control (C2) capabilities, cyber security, communications systems, OR electromagnetic spectrums. In Addition: Your experience must reflect skill in the following areas: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving:
- Attention to Detail
- Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Collect relevant information from many varied sources, some of which are difficult to identify or access, and makes authoritative recommendations for project and/or program updates to prevent future problems of a similar nature.
- 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. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Evaluate and review use of resources, planned future needs, and worked with others to combine efforts and coordinate comprehensive plans.
- 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. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Coordinate actions with interagency infrastructure protection groups to ensure an integrated response to problems of a potentially extensive nature.
- Problem Solving
- Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: Address complex problems related to an IT enterprise architecture, such as hardware, operating system, programming, and networking solutions. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/ 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. Education Additional Information COVID 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. Relocation and recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized. 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: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf 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 in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ 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.