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Information Technology Specialist

Company: Department Of Homeland Security
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Summary

The USSS is a premier law enforcement organization with two (2) critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crimes or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the USSS we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity, and courage. For more information on the Secret Service click here.

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Responsibilities

The U.S. Secret Service is seeking retired (CSRS/FERS) individuals to support our integrated mission and immediately impart their knowledge and experience to the current workforce. If re-employed under a Dual Compensation Hiring Authority with an OPM approved salary off-set waiver granted to the Secret Service, annuitants are able to earn their full salary and their full annuity without penalty.

Dual Compensation Hiring Authority

* Earn Full Annuity and Full Salary * Earn Annual Leave and Sick Leave * Work Full-time, Part-Time, or an Intermittent work schedule (determined by supervisor) * Receive Overtime (if on a full-time schedule)

The selectee will serve as an Information Technology Specialist in the Office of the Chief Information Officer. Typical work assignments include:

* Installs, operates, and maintains Secret Service data networked equipment, components, operating systems and applications software, such as, personal computers, printers, scanners, local area networks, servers, tape back-up systems, wide area networks, routers, switches, hubs, leased circuits, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, network management systems and wide variety of other types of networking equipment. * Develops network backup and recovery procedures; Analyzes and defines network requirements. Defines and maintains network architecture and infrastructure; configuring and optimizing network servers, hubs, routers, and switches; * Designs, recommends, procures and installs enhancements to the data networking and enterprise server architecture; * Develops formal operating methods and procedures to facilitate proper functioning of the network at both the user and network level; * Acquires, configures and maintains local area network servers for offices throughout the Secret Service.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

Vary - Promotion potential dependent upon selected grade.

* Job family (Series)

2210 Information Technology Management

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* Administrators, Network * Administrators, Network Security * Chief Technology Officers * Enterprise Data Manager * Information Systems Managers * Information Technology Project Managers

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Conditions of Employment

* U.S. citizenship is required.

Conditions of Employment If selected for this position, you will be required to:

* Obtain and maintain a top secret Tier 5 clearance. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page. * Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position. * Submit to a polygraph examination prior to your appointment * Undergo occasional travel * Certify you have registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, or certify you are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law * May be required to Financial Disclosure Report or Interests.

Qualifications

Basic Qualification:

You must demonstrate at least one (1) year of the defined Specialized Experience and meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR).

Specialized Experience

Specialized experience is defined as:

* GS-12: Performing duties such as managing enterprise Windows image deployments utilizing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). You will be involved in planning, conducting comprehensive testing user acceptance, and production implementation, ensuring appropriate security and access controls are in place. You will evaluate the nature and scope of business processes to be automated, and advising management regarding the organization of work processes and functions into data systems; network and/or workstation administrator functions which includes installing, maintaining and providing upgrades to systems and monitoring performance and security. In addition, you would be responsible for installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and providing technical training pertaining to personal computers (PC's) and associated peripheral devices in response to customer requirements. * GS-13: Performing duties such as managing enterprise Windows image deployments utilizing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). In addition, you will be performing duties such as presenting findings, to alternative approaches, cost/benefit analyses to user management in order to influence acceptance of overall recommended design. You will be developing Statements of Work, preparing procurement requests, and reviewing contract proposals for adequacy; and providing expert and authoritative advice and assistance on Information Technology design and programming methods to managers, contractors and IT users. Integrating several hardware, software, and/or IT related services to provide and integrate information systems; delivering timely, efficient, and effective virtual and onsite IT support to all end-users; providing technical support of PC and PC peripheral design features, hardware, software, or operating system capabilities, system integration and interoperability requirements; and modifying hardware, software, and operating systems to meet user needs. * GS-14: Performing duties such as providing expert technical advice to senior management; leading projects and/or teams in advanced IT related project efforts; functioning as the technical authority on assignments; managing information technology acquisition projects and budgets for a large IT infrastructure environment, developing new business cases and identifying user requirements; providing expert and authoritative advice and assistance on information technology design and maintenance; planning, implementing and overall project management for IT objectives to include forming strategic partnerships to ensure the success of the IT objective of the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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IOR Series 2210 - Information Technology (IT) Management Series 2210 (Alternative A) (opm.gov)

Special Priority Selection rights under ICTAP: Submit a copy of your agency notice, copy of your most recent performance appraisal (with at least a satisfactory rating), and your most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. To be considered well qualified, you must meet the specialized experience and OPM's Individual Occupational Requirements as listed in the Qualifications Section.

This announcement is being advertised for multiple locations; therefore, the locality adjustment will be added to the basic salary based on selected locations.

Education

Please reference OPM Qualification Standards and Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) in the Qualifications section.

Keywords: Department Of Homeland Security, Lubbock , Information Technology Specialist, Other , Lubbock, Texas

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