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Grade: 12

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Where did you learn about this Department of Labor job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • DOL Website
  • USAJOBS
  • DOL Employee (former or current)
  • Employment Office (Federal, State, or Local)
  • Friend or Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference or Convention
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/Television Broadcast/Magazine Ads
  • Government Recruitment at School
  • Other
  • Email recruitment communication
2 I understand submission of supporting documentation, e.g., transcripts, DD-214, SF-50, Most recent performance appraisal dated within 18 months (or reason explaining why one cannot be provided) 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 I understand that the responses I selected in this questionnaire must be fully supported by detailed descriptions of my work experiences in my resume. In the event that my responses are not supported by my resume, the human resources office will amend my responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency demonstrated in my resume. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4

GS-12: From the descriptions below, select the one response that best describes your experience as it relates to the minimum qualifications for this position:

Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • My experience does not meet the minimum qualification(s) stated above.
5

I have experience installing and troubleshooting firewall infrastructure (i.e. Check Point™, Palo Alto Networks®, Cisco, or Fortinet®) in a large enterprise-level Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) environment on a national scale, such as supporting 1,000+ users across headquarters operations and regional sites. An experience indicator at this level includes supporting the build-out, installation, configuration, or the maintenance of firewall devices to include the following: supporting operating system upgrades, interface configurations, and policy/access control lists.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience leading IT infrastructure application testing, deployment, and troubleshooting teams with Virtual Private Network (VPN) clients or Web proxy settings.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience leading IT infrastructure application deployment teams in a client-server environment teams responsible for designing, installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting and deploying IT infrastructure systems. I have assigned all aspects of installation and deployment to staff, reviewed and monitored work status, reviewed completed work, and ensured that deadlines were met.
  • I have been a member of multiple IT infrastructure application deployment teams and have been responsible for one or more aspects of installing, testing, troubleshooting and deploying the infrastructure systems.
  • I have been a member of an IT infrastructure application deployment team.
  • I have had training in performing this task.
  • My experience does not match any of the choices.
7 From the following choices, please select the one statement that best describes your highest levels of experience and ability in planning and working with groups and taskforces in developing priorities, action items, and follow-through to implement agreed actions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience dealing with organizational challenges and working cooperatively and collaboratively with internal/external groups.
  • I have experience leading groups and taskforces on technical projects.
  • I have experience working with a team of professionals to support research, answer research and technical questions, test methodologies, and develop analytical tools.
  • I have experience in planning and evaluating activities of a team.
  • I have experience planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments.
  • None of the above.
8

From the options below, please select the Systems level software that you have installed, configured, supported, and maintained as a regular part of your job in a large enterprise-level LAN/WAN environment on a national scale, such as supporting 1,000+ users across headquarters operations and regional sites.

Answer to this question is required
  • Check Point or similar VPN client Platform
  • Check Point or similar Enterprise Firewall system
  • Cisco IOS
  • Pointsec Media Encryption
  • Network Sniffers or similar technology
  • RSA Authentication Server
  • McAfee Web washer or similar content filtering platform
  • None of the above
9

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience planning and coordinating the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of enterprise-level remote access hardware and software systems.

Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
10

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience maintaining and troubleshooting Voice over IP (VOIP) in a large enterprise-level LAN/WAN environment on a national scale, such as supporting 1,000+ users across headquarters operations and regional sites.

Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
11 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience performing firewall and rule-based backups using built-in Check Point or similar tools, to include using batch processing or scripting language to schedule automated backup jobs for securing system state and configuration change management. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
12 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience in maintaining and troubleshooting client-based VPN infrastructure services and two-factor authentication systems used for secure remote access. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
13

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience maintaining and troubleshooting network firewalls, VPN tunnels, auditing systems and web content filtering services in a large enterprise-level LAN/WAN environment on a national scale, such as supporting 1,000+ users across headquarters operations and regional sites, using software tools.

Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
14

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience installing, configuring, testing and deploying, managing and maintaining switch and router platforms at local and remote sites.

Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
15

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience monitoring, troubleshooting, and tuning hardware and system performance on firewall appliances, Cisco switching and routing infrastructures.

Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
16 Please select all of the following concepts in which you are proficient as each applies to cyber/information security technologies: Answer to this question is required
  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Access Controls
  • Application Security
  • Firewalls
  • Secure Virtual Private Networks
  • Cloud Technology
  • Intrustion Prevention and Detection Systems
  • Encryption
  • None of the above