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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC)GS- 2210-9/11/12
Company CISA
Location DC
Preferred GIAC Certifications GSEC or GCIH
Travel 0%
Salary Not provided
URL https://www.cisa.gov/careers
Contact Name Tiffany Keller
Contact Email tkeller/at/sans.org
Expires 2020-07-14

Job Description

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Implements security requirements such as those resulting from laws, regulations or Presidential directives. Integrates
security programs across disciplines; defines the scope and level of detail for security plans and policies applicable to
the security program.

• Assess new systems design methodologies to improve software quality implementation activities. Ensure awareness and
compliance. Identifies need for changes based on new security technologies or threats.

• Conducts risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerability, risks
and protection needs of activities. Ensures CISA facilities establish appropriate configuration controls and management, as
well as effective security methodologies and documentation processes.

• Provides technical advice and guidance to Department managers and other technical specialists on significant information
security problems and issues. Ensures integration of security programs with other IT programs and services in CISA.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

Mastery of and skill in applying one or more of the following knowledge areas:
• Systems security certification and accreditation requirements and processes; and /or Federal information systems security
protocols.

• Knowledge of and skill in applying IT systems security principles, concepts, and methods.

• Knowledge of and skill in applying new IT security developments.

• Understanding of the Federal IT security hierarchy.

• Knowledge of and skill in infrastructure protection environment.


You qualify for the GS-9 grade level if you possess information technology related experience demonstrating each of the three required competencies:
1. Attention to Detail-analyzing software to identify areas for improvements.
2.Oral Communication-explaining technical information orally to non-technical audiences. 3. Problem Solving- working with staff to solve office automation issues.


In ADDITION to the above requirement you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-7 grade level.
--OR--
Have successfully completed 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Master's. or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited in: computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics.

You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess information technology related experience demonstrating each of the four required competencies:

1. Attention to Detail- reviewing reports of installed information technologies to identify potential risks.
2. Customer Service-working with customers to determine system requirements and resources.
3. Oral Communication-explaining technical information orally to non-technical audiences.
4. Problem Solving- resolving security problems identified with system changes.

In ADDITION to the above requirement you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-9 grade level.
--OR--
Have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, or statistics.

You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess information technology related experience demonstrating each of the four required competencies:

1. Customer Service-coordinate with all personnel levels to provide technical advice IT security systems and services.
2. Oral Communication-explaining technical information orally to non-technical audiences.
3. Problem Solving- resolving security problems by implementing corrective policies.

In ADDITION to the above requirement you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level performing the following duties and hold a GSEC or GCIH certification.