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Grade: 12

Please answer the following questions.
1 Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position.
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience described above.

Grade: 13

1 Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position.
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 12 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience described above.

Grade: All Grades

Please read the definitions for Performance Improvement Plan and Letter of Requirement before addressing the question below. A Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is a 90-day written developmental plan for an employee whose performance on one or more critical elements is rated "Unacceptable". A Letter of Requirement (LOR) is issued when a supervisor identifies leave abuse and/or when frequent absences negatively impact operations of an office.
1 Are you a current civilian federal employee, on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) or a Letter of Requirement (LOR)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please select the response that best describes your experience working with a Windows distributed network. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed basic installation, configuration and maintenance of servers and work stations.
  • I have supported most components of an installed network including operating system upgrades, troubleshooting server performance, PC performance, communications, organization and system security administration.
  • I have managed the following processes: design, acquisition, installation, configuration, operations, maintenance and security of the system.
  • I have managed units with Active Directory and have supported network services such as Global Catalogue, Dynamic DNS, DHCP and WINS.
  • None of the above
3 Please select the response that best describes your knowledge regarding IT systems security principles, concepts and methods to particularly prevent, detect and track intrusions and attacks against network systems and ensure their soundness. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed IT security related duties that required knowledge of systems security certification and accreditation requirements and processes; Federal information systems security protocols; integrated information systems security with other security disciplines; I have lead the implementation of a security controls designed to anticipate, assess and minimize system vulnerabilities.
  • I have planned and conducted security accreditation reviews for installed IT systems; recommended new or revised measures and countermeasures based on the results of accreditation reviews; identified and specified information systems security requirements associated with migrations to new IT environments.
  • I have knowledge of the risk factors impacting IT security, such as computer viruses, hackers, denial of service. I have implemented correction or preventive actions, such as installing security packets and running antivirus utilities.
  • None of the above
4 Please select the response that best describes your experience in planning, designing and implementing information systems security. Answer to this question is required
  • Cross-domain: federating multiple communities of interest both internal and external to your sponsoring agency/organization.
  • Enterprise-wide: integrating multiple systems, infrastructures and user domains internal to your sponsoring agency/organization.
  • System-or infrastructure-specific.
  • Application-or devise-specific.
  • No experience planning, designing and implementing information systems security.
5 From the following list, please select the information security technologies and techniques you have experience in working. Answer to this question is required
  • Network bases intrusion detection systems and analysis
  • Host based intrusion detection systems and analysis
  • Vulnerability scanners and vulnerability analysis
  • Incident response
  • Threat analysis and tracking
  • Security information management systems
  • Network intrusion prevention systems
  • Host intrusion prevention systems
  • Operating system security
  • Patch management systems and techniques
  • None of the above
6 Please select the response that best describes your experience analyzing alternative approaches to major aspects of system design. Answer to this question is required
  • I have applied business processes, engineering concepts and methods sufficient to lead or conduct studies designed to identify potential improvements in the way IT is applied to key business functions.
  • I have developed requirements and specifications for systems that meet business requirements; advised on the merits of proposed system development projects and applied structured systems analysis approach to the design and development of the new or enhanced applications.
  • None of the above
7 Please select the response that best describes your experience and/or ability to communicate orally with various levels of employees and management in order to obtain and provide information. Answer to this question is required
  • I have applied communication skills to conduct work activities with internal and external customers as well as co-workers and superiors. I have responded to inquiries regarding non-technical or routine matters.
  • I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting on specialized but not complex issues.
  • I have expertise in applying communication skills to complex and non-routine issues. I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting, including oral presentations on specialized and complex issues. I have typically maintained effective ongoing contacts and working relationships with personnel at various levels throughout the organization as well as external contacts.
  • I have discussed and explained technical material that was often controversial or sensitive. I have acted as the main liaison with other departments or organizations.
  • None of the above
8 Please select the responses that identify the subject you have given presentations or briefings on. Answer to this question is required
  • Budget
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Security
  • Project Status, Findings to Date, Problems, and Recommendations
  • Recommendations for Problem Solutions
  • Organizational Strategies, Goals, Objectives, or Priorities
  • Policy Issues
  • Potential Impacts of Changing Regulations or Policies for the Organization
  • Financial and Resource Management Issues
  • Restructuring/Reorganization
  • Legal/Civil Rights Issues
  • None of the above
9 Please select the response that best describes your ability to analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had some education or training in the process of analyzing problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
  • I have had some work experience assisting others analyzing problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
  • I have demonstrated the ability to independently analyze problems to identify significant factor, gather pertinent data from a variety of sources, and draw conclusions to solve problems.
  • I have experience identifying significant factors, gathering pertinent data and synthesizing information from a variety of sources involving difficult issues, analyzing and interpreting the information, and drawing conclusions to solve problems.
  • None of the above
10 From the following list of problem-solving and decision-making skills, please identify those that you have routinely and successfully applied in a work setting. Answer to this question is required
  • Obtained facts, information, or data relevant to a particular problem or issue through observation of events or situation, discussion with others, research, or retrieval from written or electronic sources.
  • Made decision by considering relevant facts and information, potential risks and benefits, and short and long-term consequences or alternatives.
  • Anticipated or identified problems and their causes; developed and analyzed potential solutions or improvements using rational and logical processes or innovative and creative approaches.
  • Considered broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems and making decisions.
  • Sought input from others.
  • Drew accurate conclusions from investigative and other quantitative information.
  • Generated new ideas; recognized the need for new or modified approaches; brought perspective and approaches together in creative ways.
  • None of the above
11 From the following list, please select all area(s) you have a working knowledge: Answer to this question is required
  • Unix
  • Linux
  • LVM
  • SAN Storage
  • VM
  • MYSQL
  • Palantir
  • RAID
  • PERL/PYTHON
  • Malware & Technical Forensic Analytics
  • None of the Above
12 How did you hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Faith Based Initiatives
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Internet
  • Career Fairs
  • Bill board
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine
  • FBI Recruiter
  • Employee Referral
  • EdVenture Program
    12.1 Which EdVenture Program?
    • State University of New York at Albany
    • Georgia State University
    • Mercer University
    • Delaware State University
    • Fayetteville State University
    • Chicago State University
    • College of Charleston
    • Cleveland State University
    • University of Texas - El Paso
    • Hawaii Pacific University
    • Texas Southern University
    • Florida A&M University
    • Mississippi State University
    • California State University
    • Arkansas State University
    • Kentucky State University
    • University of Miami
    • Tuskegee University
    • Saint Peter's College
    • Virginia Wesleyan College
    • Concordia University
    • Virginia Union University
    • University of Texas - San Antonio
    • Texas State University - San Marcos
    • Cal State University - Sacramento
    • San Diego State University
    • San Jose State University
    • University of Texas - Pan American
    • University of California - Berkley
    • Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    • George Washington University
    • Johns Hopkins
    • Mississippi State University
    • Prairie View A&M University
    • University of Arkansas
    • University of Southern California
    • Savannah State
    • Ohio University
    • Central State University
    • Arkansas Baptist College
    • Wilberforce University
    • Morehouse College
    • Xavier University of Louisiana
    • Alabama State University
    • University of Albany
    • University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Clark Atlanta University
    • California State University, East Bay
    • Morgan State University
    • Jackson State University
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • California State University, Fullerton
    • University of Michigan, Dearborn
    • Naval Postgraduate School
    • New York University
    • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Other
    12.1 Please specify where you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I am currently an FBI Employee.
  • District of Columbia Department of Employment Services
13 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required