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Job Opportunities -- Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC)

Job Opportunities -- Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC)

Location: Washington, DC

Appointment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Clearance: Not Required - Must successfully complete a background investigation

Closing date: 8/21/2019



This position is located in the Office of the Associate Director, Information Security. The incumbent serves as Information Security Specialist, working closely with the OFR Associate Director, Information Security to ensure that the Technology Center can support the OFR Research and Analysis Center, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (the Council) and its member agencies, and other constituents.



As an Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC), you will:


- Draft policies, procedures, and related standards in accordance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Department of the Treasury, and other applicable Federal government requirements, guidance, and directives.


- Develop and maintain artifacts in support of the OFR Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) program. Artifacts include Risk Assessments, System Security Plans, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M), and Security Assessment Reports, and others, as directed.


- Analyze short, medium, and long-range projects for solutions of complex operational or policy issues in areas such as information security, information security reporting, systems development life cycle, and others as directed.


- Conduct risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities in OFR information systems.


- Develop and maintain extensive current knowledge concerning advances in information technology in general and with particular emphasis on all aspects of systems security and reliability.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience for the Band 53, (GS 13 Equivalent): Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled which has equipped the candidate with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT.

Specialized experience includes all of the following:
- Experience in using the NIST Risk Management Framework to conduct security assessments of information security controls to measure the effectiveness of controls and identify gaps; AND
- Performing information system security testing and analysis efforts and developing risk mitigation solutions; AND
- Perform vulnerability scanning, analysis and remediation activities.

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. 
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.


How to apply:


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