Pentagon Force Protection Agency Office of the Principal Deputy Director Assistant Director for Security Integration and Technology Force Protection Technology Division This position is part of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency.
As a IT Specialist (PLCYPLN), this position is located in: This position is located in the PFPA Force Protection Technology Division (FPTD).
FPTD provides the Agency with Information Technology (IT) Engineering, Operations and Maintenance, System Administration, Configuration Management, Project Management, Land Mobile Radio/Telecommunications and Cybersecurity (CS) support services.
This includes, Desktop computing resources, physical/virtual system and application hosting environment, radio communications for the Pentagon and surrounding area, Desk-set and Cellular Telephone support services.
The key functions of FPTD are: providing PFPA with secure, reliable, and available life safety backbone systems, applications, and networks; managing police radio communications; assisting with interagency connectivity; data backup; CS; and system engineering/administration and connectivity for: Life Safety Systems, Modeling Systems, Security Alarm and Sensor Systems, and Building Access Control Systems.
The mission of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) is to provide force protection, security, and law enforcement, as required for the people, facilities, infrastructure and other resources at the Pentagon Reservation and Department of Defense (DoD) activities and DoD-leased facilities not under the jurisdiction of a Military Department within the National Capital Region (NCR) (hereinafter referred to as "the Pentagon Facilities").
This includes addressing the full spectrum of potential threats through robust prevention, preparedness, detection, and response measures.
PFPA uses an integrated approach to perform its critical mission, bringing together functions such as chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear detection and response, law enforcement, physical security, anti-terrorism/force protection, and surveillance detection.
PFPA operates in an environment that requires close coordination between multiple local, state and Federal agencies.
You may qualify at the GS-13 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your ability to perform a variety of functions as an IT Specialist (Policy and Planning) with responsibility for gathering requirements, facilitate end user process refinement, planning information technology solutions, and oversees the implementation across functional areas, (e.g. Business Relationship management Engineering/ Architecture, Cybersecurity, Project Management, and IT Operations): analyzes information systems requirements or environment; or conducts analytical studies and cost-benefit / needs analysis and possess experience with these four competencies: Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail; 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; 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; Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.