This position will be located in DCAA Headquarters, Fort
Belvoir, VA OR La Palma CA, Smyrna GA, Lowell, MA, King of Prussia,
PA, Millington, TN, or Irving TX. Location of the position will be
determined at the time of selection.
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- Provides technical expertise for networking capabilities to
include the analysis, testing and maintenance support for network
and information systems, wireless, VPN, firewall, Intrusion Defense
System (IDS), and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS).
- Configures devices and network management applications.
Reviews, monitors, and analyzes network performance, workload, and
capacity. Performs a variety of tasks to identify network
requirements, costs and schedules.
- Ensures agency compliance of network systems in accordance with
DoD regulations and applicable standards, policy and procedures.
Develops, monitors, procures, and identifies upgrades to network
software and hardware systems.
- Resolves incidents, develops corrective actions to complex
network issues and provides recommendations on methods to enhance
customer satisfaction and the network architecture.
- Serves as network administrator and lead to assist supervisor
in the selection of work group team members and leaders to address
network system needs and related issues.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this
2210 Information Technology Management
- Administrators, Network
Conditions of Employment
- Employment Eligibility Verification (E-Verify) Program: DCAA
uses E-Verify to determine eligibility for employment as a U.S.
- This national security position, which may require access to
classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and
security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to
maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
- Drug Testing: This is a drug testing designated position. You
must pass a drug test before your assignment to this position and
you will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to your
Basic Requirement: Applicants must have IT-related experience
demonstrating the following competencies appropriate to, or above,
the level of this position. For vacancies below the
full-performance level of the position, the basic requirement will
be evaluated on a developmental basis. Your resume and work
experience should clearly support your ability to meet these
competencies and will be evaluated as part of the entire
Attention to Detail- experience reviewing my own information
technology-related work or data and have been asked by others to
review their work or data to ensure accuracy, completeness, and
consistency with standards.
Customer Service- experience maintaining relationships with
customers, assessing current information technology needs of
customers, and developing or identifying information technology
products and services that are tailored to meet customer needs.
Oral Communication- briefing mid-level management and team on
the status of projects, or daily operations, including the
communication of technical information to a non-technical
Problem Solving- identifying alternatives to address complex
information technology-related issues by gathering and applying
information from a variety of sources that provide a number of
In addition to meeting the basic requirement, qualified
applicants must possess: One year of specialized experience
equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the
next lower grade (GS-12 ) within the federal service, which
demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is
required. Specialized experience includes configuring and
troubleshooting agency Wide Area Network (WAN), Intrusion
Prevention System (IPS), VPN, switches, firewalls, wireless, and
IDS/IPS devices and their transmission in voice, data, and/or
Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid
experience, including volunteer work done through National Service
programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations
(e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual,
community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical
competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable
training and experience that translates to paid employment. You
will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including
Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for
this grade level.