Job opening: SUPERVISORY ATTORNEY ADVISER
Salary: $167 007 - 272 100 per year
Published at: Jul 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is in the Technology Controls Program (TCP) within the Division of Examinations and will be located in either Chicago, IL, New York, NY, or Washington, DC. TCP has primary responsibility for oversight and technology examinations of self-regulatory organizations as well as for broker-dealers and investment advisers.
At the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) and value a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the communities we serve. As such, we welcome applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who share our commitment to public service.
As a Supervisory Attorney-Adviser, you will:
Supervise and manage staff within the Office including providing administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit;
Lead an office responsible for IT security audits at SROs, broker-dealers, or investment advisers, conduct assessments of the IT architecture, and prepare written reports of findings;
Plan and conduct analyses of securities exchange operational practices and requirements to evaluate securities industry computer systems requirements and to improve self-regulatory organizations' response to market activity;
Develop policies, guidelines, and standards for the planning, development, integration, implementation, and evaluation of information technology systems and subsystems that meet overall information needs of multiple major organizational units;
Provide expert advice and guidance on broad projects and programs with national impact related to the SEC's Technology Controls program;
Provide authoritative guidance related to the securities industry IT security program; and
Develop long-range plans for IT security systems that anticipate, identify, evaluate, mitigate, and minimize risks associated with IT systems vulnerabilities.
- CITIZENSHIP: This position is open to US Citizens.
- You must possess a J.D. or LL.B Degree.
- You must be an active member of the bar in good standing
- Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all the instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may result in you not being considered for this position.
- Supplementary vacancies may be filled in addition to the number stated in this announcement.
- This position has promotion potential to the SK-17.
- TRIAL PERIOD: This appointment may require completion of a two-year trial period.
- SECURITY CLEARANCE: Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. Favorable results on a Background Investigation may be a condition of employment or selection to another position.
- DRUG TESTING: This position may be subjected to drug testing requirements.
- PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): Moving/Relocation expenses are not authorized.
- DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
- This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.
- This position is eligible to request telework in accordance with the SEC 's telework policy.
- Typical Examiner Travel: Travel may be required for an estimated 5 days per month.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess the following
J.D. or LL.B. degree --AND--
Active membership of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. (Note: proof of bar membership will be required before entry on duty.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic requirement, applicants must also meet the minimum qualification requirement.
SK-17: Applicant must have four years of post J.D. work experience identifying legal issues, providing legal analyses, providing legal solutions/recommendations, and preparing legal documents, such as contracts, dispositions, pleadings, and motions, three years of which includes:
Providing legal advice on issues related to the rules and policies of Federal securities laws and acts relating to self-regulatory exchanges, broker-dealers, or investment advisers; AND
Developing recommendations and/or reports of findings while interacting with executive management, co-workers, and members of the securities industry to resolve issues; AND
Representing an organization at briefings, meetings, or conferences; AND
Leading a team that is responsible for deploying, supporting, auditing or examining technology solutions employed in the securities markets; AND
Serving as an adviser to management concerning systems, networks, and software designs for potential security risks.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
- Address Division of Examinations
100 F Street NE
Washington, DC 20549
- Name: ask HR
- Email: [email protected]