US Department of Defense - Quantico, VA4.3

This position is located in the DoD, DSS, Industrial Security Integration and Application Directorate (ISIA), Business Analysis and Mitigation Strategy Division (BAMS), Business Analysis Unit (BAU).


As a PROGRAM ANALYST you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Conducts all-source, business-related research aimed at companies entering or operating in the NISP.
  • Evaluates and analyzes information collected to inform risk-based decisions.
  • Actively engages and collaborates with other U.S. government stakeholders to inform DSS analytical products.
Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential

Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis

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Conditions of Employment
Must be a US citizen
Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
This is a Drug Testing designated position
Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
OVERTIME: Occasionally
TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
PCS (Permanent Change of Station): May Be Authorized
TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible
SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit:
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel
Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See:
classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/management and -
program-analysis-series-0343/) for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized
experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and
QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 12/03/2018

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, and will typically be demonstrated by working at, or immediately below the level of the job being advertised, for a year or more. The previous work experience must clearly demonstrate the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Specialized experience required for this position is: Researching, organizing, and conducting complex analysis, interpreting data, and summarizing results to produce all-source, business/industry-related analytical products. This includes the analytical, experience, skills and conceptual capacity to understand and evaluate the extent and nature of a company's ownership, control, or influence, the associated risks presented by a company and its relationships with other entities, and potential risk mitigation/countermeasure options.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Problem Solving

2. Reasoning

3. Writing

4. Oral Communication

Incumbent must successfully attain and maintain the DoD Security Professional Education Development Program (SPeD), Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) and the Industrial Security Oversight Certification (ISOC) within 24 months of being hired.

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: DOD GEN APP INFO
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Superior Academic Achievement does not apply to DCIPS positions.

For further information, click on the following link:

Additional information
Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your eOPF for verification purposes. If your documents are not in eOPF, you must submit them to the announcement you are applying for at time of application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will result in automatic disqualification.

All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive).

In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:

Other Notes:
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.
If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.

If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.

Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.
All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Top Secret/SCI

Drug test required

Required Documents

Required Documents
  • Résumé: If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.
  • Assessment Questionnaire
  • Current or former federal employees must provide a copy of your latest SF-50 showing series and grade.
If selected, additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.

Additional documents you may be required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying for one of the categories such as a veteran, a current or former permanent Federal employee).

PLEASE REVIEW the following LINK for additional documents you need to provide or refer to the eligibility you select in the application process. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

If selected, additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


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