Information Technology Speciaist (INFOSEC)
Serves as a technical expert and performs a wide range and long term IT security management functions in one or more of the following areas: Administrative Operations, information technology support, IT security development oversight, Certification and Accreditation (C&A), and assisting with implementing and adherence of HHS Enterprise Architecture (EA) security plans. Assists the SOC Information Technology Manager with the developing processes for Information System Security C&A, evaluation and risk assessment plans along with other mandated security assessments. Coordinate with IT system administrators, developers and engineers to address security vulnerabilities by performing audits and risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities in IT systems. Performs security engineering and architecture and services within policy and planning, security, security engineering, systems analysis, web services, applications software, operating systems, and cross domain solutions. Develops and/or interprets policies, procedures, and strategies governing the planning and delivery of IT product and services. Assists with the preparation of annual security assessments and various security audits required by Federal mandate. Apply information security/information assurance policies, principles and practices in the delivery of all Information Technology (IT) systems and services.
Specialized Experience: Qualifying experience for GS-13 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-12 which is directly related to the work of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience providing guidance in technology infrastructure that support the mission, programs and initiatives related to public health and medical emergency management and response.
Additional Requirements:- 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. Documenting experience: In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the "percentage of times" the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above.
Conditions of Employment:
1. Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
3. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
5. A financial disclosure statement may be required.
6. A one-year probationary period may be required.
7. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid: No
8. Bargaining Unit Position: No
9. Drug Screening Required: No
10. Recruitment incentives may be authorized: No
11. Student loan repayment incentive authorized: No
12. Annual leave for non-federal service authorized: No
BENEFITSThe Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits.
Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans - http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx
Special Hiring Authorities for Military Spouses and Family Members - http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx
People With Disabilities (Schedule A) - https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Individuals_with_Disabilities
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service - http://www.sss.gov
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
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