Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) GS-2210-11/12/13

Department of Commerce, Office of Inspector General

About the organization

We are seeking highly motivated professionals to join our team. If you want challenging work and a chance to make a big impact, come join us at the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Commerce! We improve the effectiveness of the Department's programs and operations. We also investigate waste, fraud, and abuse in the Department and those who do business with it.

Benefits: DOC/OIG offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional benefits available are flexible work schedules, transportation subsidy, fitness center, child-care facility, career development with a generous training program, credit union, etc. Metrobus transit services in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia communities, car pools/van pools and more.

Duties

As an IT Specialist (INFOSEC), you will:

1) Review and evaluate the organization’s planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs and controls; evaluate security requirements pertaining to the design, development, implementation, management, and support of systems and networks

2) Ensure policies and procedures relating to information security prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, network and data

3) Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs

4) Develop and present conclusions and recommendations regarding IT evaluations to Department management officials through written reports and exit conferences; and represent the program area interactions with other organizations, both within and outside OIG.

Qualifications

GS-11: PhD OR at least one year of IT experience equivalent to GS-9: Examples of this specialized experience could include duties such as: applying IT security laws, standards, guidelines (e.g., FISMA, FIPS, NIST SP 800 series), techniques, or best practices to conduct IT security reviews (e.g., reviewing IT security strategies, policies, procedures, implementation, system authorization packages); performing security control

GS-12: At least one year of GS-11 equivalent experience. Examples of this specialized experience could include duties such as: applying IT security laws, standards, guidelines, evaluating security documents or artifacts to determine adequacy of the systems’ security posture, performing security control assessments

GS-13: At least one year of GS-12 equivalent experience. Examples of this specialized experience could include duties: IT security laws, standards, guidelines, techniques, or best practices to IT security reviews; evaluating security documents or artifacts to determine adequacy of the systems’ security posture; researching emerging IT security related technologies; performing security control assessments; analyzing a wide range of systems, and recommending improvements to information security programs

In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in 1) attention to detail, 2) customer service, 3) oral communication, and 4) problem solving.

Salary

$72,030 - $133,465

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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