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Air Force Civilian Service Edwards Afb, CA

Job Description


***Salary Ranges shown do not include locality***

This is a GG-12 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  The GG-12 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Senior" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-12 level.  The selectees salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectees qualifications in relation to the job.

The organizational location of this position is: 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, California

The primary purpose of this position is: This is a Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) alternate position in the 412 TW Plans and Programs directorate, Intelligence Division (XP2). Incumbent will perform alternate ISSM duties and an in conjunction with the primary ISSM will be responsible to manage and maintain all SCI information System utilized throughout the 412 TW and Edwards AFB to include direct support of the Air Force Test Center Headquarters and subordinate staff personnel. The incumbent will also perform primary duties as the collateral Cybersecurity Liaison within the Intelligence Division responsible for all SIPRnet, NIPRnet and standalone system capability within 412 TW/XP2 to include day-to-day security and customer support.

Perform duties as the Edwards AFB Information Systems Security Manger: Fully responsible for all aspects of the daily management, operation, security, and maintenance of the SCI network to include the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communication Systems (JWICS) node at Edwards AFB as well as all connections/interfaces with backside customers.

Performs duties as the 412 TW/XP2 Cybersecurity Liaison Official: responsible as the lead official for all actions required to maintain accountability for and security of all non-SCI information systems located within the 412 TW intelligence division to include SIPRnet, NIPnet and standalone computers. Laptops and video presentation systems.

Provides Intelligence Information Technology Customer Service and Support.

Performs Duties as the Information Technology and Equipment Resource Manger

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS.  This position is in the Excepted Service.

DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.


In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.



Experience: Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.

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.

1.  Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

2.  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.

3.  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.

4.  Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.


Specialized Experience:

Your resume must reflect quality level experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Quality experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of creditable experience include: Knowledge of computer Information Assurance and security disciplines to include data availability and assurance, collection capabilities and methods, computer processing techniques and all associates system security protection procedures is required. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.


To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1.  Knowledge of computer Information Assurance and security disciplines to include data availability and assurance, collection capabilities and methods, computer processing techniques and all associates system security protection procedures is required.

2.  Comprehensive knowledge, understanding and the ability to manage a wide variety of SCI networking and security projects. Incumbent must have a thorough and complete understanding of applicable SCI computer security directives and possesses the ability to apply current directives to existing and future SCI networks and systems.

3.  Detailed understanding of Contractor SCI computer security policies as they apply to procedures for security operations at both contractor SCI facilities as well as for contractors who work at government owned and controlled SCI facilities.

4.  Demonstrated ability to analyze and correct customers hardware and software problems, and be able to exercise IT security methodologies and principles directed toward the planning and conducting of security accreditation reviews for all security levels of installed systems and networks.

5.  Knowledge of acquisition policy and guidance and the role intelligence plays throughout a weapon systems life-cycle to include the roles and responsibilities required by field communications support personnel in support of USAF Acquisition Test Programs to include test operations, execution, and protection is required.

6.  Skill in communicating effectively with others, both orally and in writing, working out solutions to problems or questions related to the work. Ability to write clear and concise communications support products and delivering oral presentations regrading IT security issues to senior level audiences for decision-making purposes.


PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE:  Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 


FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.



1. Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.

2. Drug Testing: This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Testing Program. Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety.

3. This position includes information assurance (IA) work as a paramount duty requirement. Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignments of these duties. A waiver of this six month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570-01-M, C3.2.4.2 or C3.2.4.3. Failure to receive the proper IA certification may result in removal from this position.

4. The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments.

5. Incumbent may be subject to psychological screening/polygraph testing as inherent primary requirement of their position.

6. A mobility agreement may need to be signed as a condition of employment.







The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.  

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Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

Job Details

Date Posted June 14, 2018
Date Closes July 14, 2018
Requisition 467178700
Located In Edwards afb, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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