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Air Force Civilian Service Wichita, KS

Job Description


This position is located in a Cyberspace Operations unit. This is an Air National Guard (ANG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The purpose of this position is to serve as a Cyber Operations (CO) Technician, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information systems, networks and data through the enhancement of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems security programs, policies, procedures and tools. Performs cyberspace operations that protect and defend (or assess the capability to protect and defend) information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. Provides for mission assurance of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities. Conducts risk and vulnerability assessments of DoD information systems to identify associated vulnerabilities, risks and protection needs. Evaluates and assesses vulnerabilities of customer network and application server hardware, operating systems, and peripheral network equipment such as routers, bridges, switches, attached cabling system, network interface cards, modems, multiplexers, and concentrators. Conducts evaluations to ensure compliance with applicable standards. Hunts for and illuminates advanced persistent threats in DOD Cyber systems and protects priority DOD missions for a specified duration. Detects, discovers and characterizes advanced adversary tradecraft. Performs analysis and design of automated and manual systems related to the network. Replicates tactics, techniques and procedures of specific cyber threats as appropriate to evaluate cyber defenses and prepare DOD defensive cyber operations. Assesses posture and processes from an outside perspective. Conducts cyber key terrain analysis and mission-oriented mapping, identifying cyber dependencies in mission owner network. Develops courses of action for risk mitigation and mission defense and leads development of written plans which integrate team capabilities to provide these effects. Assesses and evaluates vulnerabilities and/or adversary activity in industrial control system (ICS) enclaves. Detects, characterizes, and resolves insecurities in ICS networks. Prepares Unit Training Assembly, Annual Training and currency training events for Mission Ready Cyberspace Operators and is prepared for events in order to optimize training time available. Performs other duties as assigned.


General Experience:  Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.   

GS-11 Specialized Experience  Application must indicate at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: For the GS-5 level, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree may be substituted for the experience requirements. At the GS-7 level, one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. At the GS-9 level, a masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted. At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.


Selected applicant must meet the following security requirement option:  4

  1. Applicant must successfully pass an Access National Agency Check Plus Inquiries (ANACI).
  2. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  3. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
  4. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance/SCI.

RANK/GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Open to military ranks/grades of E-3/A1C through E-6/TSgt.


*Assignment to a compatible military position is NOT required for application, but required for appointment.

  • AFSC:  1B4X1, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D1X2


This position is for the following categories:  1

  1. Enlisted   2. Warrant Officer   3. Officer   4. Non-Dual Status

This position is:  2

  1. Supervisory position   2. Non-Supervisory position


      1.  Permanent   2. Indefinite/Reimbursable   3. Indefinite NTE Deployment + 30 days   4. Indefinite NTE 30 SEP 17   5. Temporary


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Other Information

  • Selecting Supervisor:  MAJ Michael Ehrstein - (316) 759-7840,
  • Prefer a current 1B4X1, or those with a passing EDPT Score and are eligible to cross train into the 1B4X1 AFSC

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 466046100
Located In Wichita, KS
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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