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Grade: 13
* 1.Select the choice that best describes your specialized experience.
  1. I have one full year (52 weeks) or more of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-12 level as described below.
  2. I do not have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the definition as described below.


Required specialized experience is defined as experience developing complex technical and programmatic assessments, evaluating engineering and integration initiatives, and providing complex technical support to assess security policies, standards and guidelines. In addition, the experience reflected in your resume must indicate a mastery of FISMA,infrastructure project management, testing and quality assurance.

* 2.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 3.Select all of the following project management activities that you perform as a regular part of your job.
  1. Develop information technology project plans.
  2. Identify milestones and activities for information technology projects.
  3. Develop and implement information technology policies and guidelines.
  4. Monitor information technology program effectiveness.
  5. Manage a project that is highly technical in nature.
  6. None of the above.


* 4.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 5.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience related to project management?
  1. I have received education and/or formal training on this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have worked on a project team to develop and successfully executed a project, keeping within cost and/or schedule.
  3. I have independently developed and successfully executed a project, keeping within cost and on schedule.
  4. I have supervised a project management team, with oversight for multiple projects.
  5. None of the above.


* 6.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 7.Of the following areas, which do you have experience dealing with practices and procedures for implementing?
  1. HSPD 12 Logical Access
  2. FISMA Audit Controls
  3. Cloud Computing
  4. Network Security
  5. None of the above


* 8.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 9.Which of the following infrastructure protection activities have you performed as a regular part of your job?
  1. Apply information technology security/systems assurance policies, practices and principles in the delivery of all information technology services
  2. Plan and coordinate an office or department-wide implementation of information technology security defense strategies
  3. Develop criteria for measuring successes and failures of infrastructure protection activities (metrics)
  4. Develop statements of work (SOWs) and perform proposal evaluations in support of procurements of information security technologies
  5. None of the above


* 10.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 11.I have knowledge of government and/or private industry network security plans, practices and security related incident response plans and disaster recovery plans.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 12.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 13.From the list below, identify all of the audiences with which you have experience communicating or making oral presentations.
  1. Colleagues
  2. Senior-level officials
  3. Supervisors
  4. Team leaders
  5. Attendees at conferences, workshops or meetings
  6. Members of the public
  7. Government officials
  8. Congressional members or staff
  9. None of the above


* 14.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 15.Select the statement that best describes your highest level of experience communicating with customers and colleagues.
  1. I have received training for this task either on the job or through formal classes, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I routinely communicate with internal customers and colleagues and follow-up on all inquiries/requests for action.
  3. On my own initiative, I have communicated with both internal and external customers and colleagues in order to provide or gather information.
  4. I routinely communicate with all levels of colleagues and customers, including high-level officials, in order to provide or gather information.
  5. None of the above.


* 16.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.I understand submission of supporting documentation, e.g., transcripts, DD 214, SF-50, may be required for this position. I also understand that my application will not be considered if the required supporting documentation is not submitted or is not submitted in accordance with the time frames indicated in the announcement.
  1. True
  2. False


* 2.Select the option that best reflects how you first became aware of this position.
  1. At a college job fair or professional organizational event
  2. Referral from a professional organization
  3. College placement office
  4. Referral from a state or local agency
  5. OPM 's USAJOBS job board
  6. Internet job board (other than USAJOBS)
  7. Magazine or newspaper advertisement
  8. Referral from another Federal agency or Federal employee
  9. Other


* 3.Do you have a current Top Secret clearance, or are you eligible to receive one upon appointment?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Do you hold a current Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification? If yes, please upload a copy of your certification with your application to receive consideration.
  1. Yes
  2. No






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