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Saving Lives and Keeping Families Safe

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1 I understand that any correspondence necessary will be conducted via e-mail and sent to the e-mail address I provided in this application process. I must keep this e-mail address current. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 I understand submission of supporting documentation, e.g., transcripts, DD-214, SF-50, etc. may be required for this position. I also understand that my application will not be considered if the required supporting documentation is not submitted or is not submitted in accordance with the time frames indicated in the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Please self-certify your most recent performance appraisal level from a formal annual appraisal or by indicating your current performance is at least fully successful. Select one of the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Fully Successful (Pass) or better on my most recent annual performance appraisal.
  • Less than Fully Successful (Fail) on my most recent annual performance appraisal.
  • My current performance is at least Fully Successful (Pass) or better. I did not receive a formal performance appraisal.
  • My current performance is less than Fully Successful (Fail). I did not receive a formal performance appraisal.
  • I am not a current Federal employee.
4 Has your work schedule been full-time, i.e., 35-40 hours per week, for every position listed on your resume? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Are you a current or former Executive Branch political appointee who served on a political Schedule A or Schedule C appointment within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 GS-13 Choose the answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1 year of qualifying specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal Government. Qualifying specialized experience includes: 1) applying cybersecurity and privacy principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data; 2) knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements; 3) knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies; 4) knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies; 5) knowledge for NIST Special Publications (e.g., SP 800-53, SP 800-37, etc.); and 6) ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.
  • I do not possess the experience as described above.
7 Please identify the specific position (agency/company name, position title, and dates) from your resume in which you gained your qualifying specialized experience. (The description in the duties section of your resume for this entry MUST fully address the required specialized experience in order to receive credit. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable.) Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Please identify the specific position (agency/company name, position title, and dates) from your resume in which you gained your IT-related experience. (The description in the duties section of your resume for this entry MUST fully address the required experience in order to receive credit. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable.) Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 Have you been responsible for providing expert technical advice, guidance and recommendations to management and other technical specialists on critical IT security issues? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Evaluate your experience with assessing information systems/applications for potential threats. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
11 Choose the answer that best describes your experience preparing security policies, guidelines, instructions and technical material for information systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of experience at the Senior level in this area.
  • I have limited experience in this area.
  • I have no working knowledge in this area.
  • I have at least one year of experience drafting or assisting in this area.
12 Have you identified and documented information system/application security flaws or weaknesses in system security plans, risk assessments, or equivalent documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 For which of the following have you developed, maintained, and evaluated information systems security documentation? Answer to this question is required
  • risk assessments
  • privacy impact assessments
  • business impact assessments
  • system security plans
  • Plan of Action & Milestones (POAM)
  • security impact assessments
  • disaster recovery/contingency plans
  • incident response plans
  • security test plans
  • None of the above
14 Evaluate your experience with assessing web application security controls according to standards, benchmarks, and guidelines such as DISA, CIS, and OWASP. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior level.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others.
15 Evaluate your experience in determining Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 199 security categorization for information systems/applications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
16 Describe your level of experience with identifying security requirements as part of an application SDLC process. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
17 Evaluate your experience in developing, reviewing, and updating system security/privacy policies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
18 Evaluate your experience with initiating and managing a risk resolution process, such as Plan of Action & Milestones (POAM), and tracking resolution of identified information system/application vulnerabilities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
19 Evaluate your ability to give oral presentations to convey information and technical/non-technical details. Answer to this question is required
  • I have given oral presentations in a professional work environment using various communication tools such as slide presentations, briefing charts, and /or graphics to a variety of groups on a variety of topics.
  • I have given oral presentations in a professional work environment using various communication tools such as slide presentations, briefing charts, and /or graphics to small groups that are familiar with the topic.
  • I have given oral presentations in a professional work environment to small groups that are familiar with the topic.
  • I have given oral presentations as part of my coursework in an educational setting.
  • I have not given oral presentations in a professional work environment.
20 Did you get into CPSC Career Connection with: Answer to this question is required
  • No Difficulty
  • Some Difficulty
  • Great Difficulty
21 Did you accomplish your input with: Answer to this question is required
  • No Difficulty
  • Some Difficulty
  • Unable to Complete
22 Were the instructions for CPSC Career Connection easy to understand and follow? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No