IT Cybersecurity Specialist with Security Clearance

at Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Published May 6, 2022
Location Washington, DC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Location 1 vacancy in the following location: Washington, DC * Telework eligible Yes-as determined by the agency policy. * Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional, you may be expected to travel for this position. * Relocation expenses reimbursed No * Appointment type Permanent * Work schedule Full-time * Service Competitive * Promotion potential None * Job family (Series) 2210 Information Technology Management * Supervisory status No * Security clearance * Drug test Yes * Position sensitivity and risk Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk * Trust determination process Credentialing National security * Announcement number JMD-CIO-22-11454263 DHA R * Control number 650292100 Duties * Responsible for enforcing, monitoring, and assessing the effectiveness of the Assessment and Authorization, Information System Continuous Monitory Authorization to Operate, and Ongoing Authorization programs. * Responsible for managing the Cybersecurity Policy and Guidance documents by standardizing and formalizing processes, standard operating procedures, annual updates and maintenance of existing policy, guidance, and standards. * Manage work involved in the end-to-end development of new policy, guidance, or standards based on new federal mandates (OMB Memorandums, DHS CISA BDs/Eds, Executive Orders, etc.) * Assist with Department Vulnerability Disclosure Program, tracking the Continuous Assessment program, and ensuring Component review, remediation, and validation of vulnerabilities. * Manage work involved with completing Department cybersecurity audits (FISCAM, FISMA, GAO, etc.), coordinate with stakeholders to ensure timely review and submission of all audit requirements, track findings and remediation of issued recommendations. Requirements Conditions of Employment * You must be a United States Citizen or National. * You must successfully pass a security/background investigation and a drug screening. * Selective Service registration is required, see the "Requirements" section for full details. * Additional selections may be made from this recruitment, for up to 90 days, if openings occur in other offices serviced by JMD Human Resources. * Financial Disclosure: If selected, you may be required to disclose financial information in accordance with DOJ and Federal ethics guidelines. * COVID vaccination status may be requested for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. * Must be able to obtain and maintain FAC-COR and/or FAC-PM certification within 12 months of appointment. Qualifications To qualify for the position of IT Cybersecurity Specialist at (GS-2210-14), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to this series and grade. Basic Requirements : 1) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attention to detail. 2) 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. 3) 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. 4) Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. AND Specialized Experience Statement: For the GS-14 grade level or equivalent pay band, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service. At a minimum, specialized experience must be in or related to developing Information Technology (IT) goals, objectives, plans, and policies AND supporting cybersecurity audits, oversight of cybersecurity projects, and providing general cybersecurity guidance to management. YOUR RESUME MUST support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the "Required Documents" section for important notes about what information you must include in your resume! Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional information This announcement is being advertised under a government-wide Direct-Hire Authority issued by OPM for positions in certain hard-to-fill occupational fields. Veterans Preference and other Category Rating procedures do not apply to this announcement. Applicants must simply be determined possess the specialized experience required of the position. The hiring office may interview and select any qualified candidate of their choosing from the qualified pool. See OPM, Direct Hire Authority for more information... Other Information: * Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. * DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf * Selective Service: If you were born male, on or after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov. COVID-19 Vaccination : 1. To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement Safer Federal Workforce Task Force 2 pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. 2. Due to COVID-19, if selected, you may be expected to telework for an undefined period under the Department's evacuation authority, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Employees in this status may be notified of a requirement to report in person to the component workplace with an advance notice of not less than 30 days. Prior to a requirement to report to the workplace, employees may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the component's telework policy. A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications described above. Once the job opportunity announcement closes (at 11:59 pm ET on05/05/2022), a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be conducted, the information will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your eligibility for Federal employment, and then whether you are qualified for this particular position. Per Direct-Hire Authority requirements, all qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring office for consideration. The hiring office may select any qualified candidate without regard to special eligibility considerations. Veterans' preference is not applicable. * Planning and Evaluating
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* Strategic Thinking Career Transition Programs ( CTAP or ICTAP ): These programs apply to Federal and/or DOJ employees who meet the definition of surplus or displaced from a position in the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: * Meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; * Be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above based on the competencies listed above; and * Submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. As a new or existing federal em

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