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Job opening: Information Technology Specialist (Security)

Salary: $117 962 - 181 216 per year
City: Greenbelt
Published at: Feb 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
As a Cybersecurity Specialist in the Computing Environments & Collaborative Technologies Branch, code 585, you will support the Lunar Communications Relay and Navigation Systems (LCRNS) project. Directly supporting Artemis missions, LCRNS is enabling a lunar communications and navigation infrastructure that meets NASA's needs, represents a sustainable, long-term approach to human and robotic exploration, and embodies an extensible solution for future travels to Mars and beyond.

Duties

Duties described below are at the highest grade advertised. Duties assigned at lower grade levels will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity; duties will be commensurate with the grade of selected employee. Provide Governmental oversight to ensure vendors meet all federal IT Security requirements in accordance with the Federal Information Security Management Act. Review system security plans to ensure the project is properly documenting all security controls and follows the Assessment and Authorization (A and A) process. Provide recommendations to ensure that requirements are properly communicated to users, stakeholders and commercial providers and coordinate resolution to any disputes on how to meet security requirements. Act as a liaison to secure, document and manage all interfaces utilized by the project. Examples include System Security Plans, Security Assessment Reports, and Interconnection Security Agreements. Support and conduct security evaluation and testing of systems and document interconnections between system boundaries controlled by different organizations. Manage agreements with other Government agencies and commercial providers with regards to current US Government policy on cyber security and the acceptable level of risk for operations of NASA spacecraft. Provide technical rationale for any security requirements that cannot be met and recommend compensating controls to the Authorizing Official (AO) to support risk acceptance. Develop Plans of Action and Milestones (POA and M) to ensure all labor, materials and schedule have been properly allocated and timelines are achievable, measurable, and complete. Foster a culture of engagement, diversity, inclusiveness, excellence and innovation. Champion NASA's commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility to create an environment that promotes a commitment to safety, integrity, and teamwork.

Requirements

  • Position subject to pre-employment background security investigation
  • Current Federal employees must meet qualifications, time in grade, and 90 days after competitive appointment requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
  • If selected, you will be required to complete a financial disclosure statement.

Qualifications

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. GS-13: To qualify at the GS-13 level, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level: Reviewing NASA policies and procedures with respect to cybersecurity practices; Providing input on Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) to assist with tracking cybersecurity issues; Assisting in the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process. GS-14: To qualify at the GS-14 level, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level: Applying policies and procedures in accordance with the Federal Information Security Management Act; Developing Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) to track cybersecurity issues; Leading the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process. AND IF you are qualifying based on experience, you MUST also have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below: 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. Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Contacts

  • Address Goddard Space Flight Center 8800 Greenbelt Rd Greenbelt, MD 20771 US
  • Name: NASA Shared Services Contact Center
  • Phone: 1-877-677-2123
  • Email: [email protected]

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