Job opening: IT Specialist (InfoSec)
Salary: $132 368 - 172 075 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This vacancy is for a IT Specialist (InfoSec) position in the Department of Commerce located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland. The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line - Suitland Station.
This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other IT Specialist (InfoSec), 2210, 14, positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.
Plans, monitors, prioritizes, and schedules security engineering activities within the confines of a project schedule and available resources.
Provide security guidance and articulate recommendations, as a technical subject matter expert, around a variety of technologies both in the cloud and on-premise environment.
Oversee activities of security engineers and review work for technical adequacy and compliance with policies within Secure System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Framework.
Reviews and analyzes existing processes; recommends improvements, new workflows, and revised business models.
Participates in the Office of Information Security and IT wide security working groups, and assists with the development of security architectures, procedures, and policies.
- Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
- U.S. Citizen
- Suitable for Federal employment.
- Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
- A one-year probationary period may be required.
- This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.
This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Please read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see 23-OCIO-12085030-MP-KC, IT Specialist (Info Sec),GS-2210-14.
Specialized Experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: serving as a Cybersecurity Engineer and subject matter expert in Cloud Security, Development Security and Operations (DevSecOps), Zero trust, Network Security and Containerization; providing guidance and making recommendations on new technologies; and developing technical white papers for new cybersecurity trends and developments.
In addition to the above specialized experience, your resume must demonstrate one year of Information Technology (IT) related experience in the federal service or private or public sector demonstrating the following four competencies, as defined:
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.
Preferred Cybersecurity Certificates: SEC+, CISSP, SANS GCIH, CISM ( at an IT Level 3)
There is no education substitution for specialized experience at the GS-14 grade level.
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.
- Address Office of the Chief Information Officer
4600 Silver Hill Road
Washington, DC 20233
- Name: Kyva Carroll
- Phone: 301-763-9744
- Email: [email protected]