The IT CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) (TITLE 32),GS-2210-12 will perform but is not limited to the following: Serves as an Information Technology Specialist providing Cybersecurity for a state National Guard headquarters. Operates within the DoD and Army security procedures, operations, and practices. Ensures systems are operated and maintained IAW AR 25-2 and all applicable command, DA, JS and DOD security directives and procedures. Monitors Microsoft and DoD information security bulletins and notifications as they relate to Information Security Vulnerability Alerts (ISVAs). Coordination is required with peer state contacts, FORSCOM and MACOM elements and commercial vendors. Incumbent is required to ensure compliance with Federal, DoD and DA Information Assurance/Cyber Security policies. Utilizes extensive knowledge of all areas of automation security to establish operating standards and procedures for the installation Information Assurance Program. Coordinates requirements with the responsible personnel and tracks suspense for completing required actions and reports virus problems in accordance with established procedures. Ensures the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems and networks by planning, analyzing, developing, and implementing information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools. The incumbent serves as a subject matter expert (SME) in advising, posturing, preparing and auditing the organization for No Notice Army Cyber Readiness Assessments (NACRA), Organizational Inspection Program (OIP), and accreditations. May serve in a team lead role for auditing/assessment teams, such as a Site Assistance Visit (SAV). Coordinates with Program Information System Security Managers and Organizational Information System Security Officer at other locations to verify or clarify information pertinent to cybersecurity/Information Assurance procedures. Ensures all IS and COTS/GOTS within the DODIN-A (NG) Enclave are properly certified and accredited in accordance with, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and configuration management policies and practices prior to installing devices/systems on the production ICAN. The incumbent has program oversight responsibility for the Installation Campus Area Network (ICAN)/Local Area Network (LAN) Certification and Accreditation (C&A), documentation and meets AR 25-1, AR 25-2, DoDI 8500.01 (Cybersecurity) and DoDI 8510.01 (Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology) and DoDI 8500.2 Information Security (IS) Implementation. Ensures all aspects of the RMF are implemented for all assets connected, or to be added, to the ICAN are accepted and approved by the appropriate Designated Approving Authorities (DAAs) for RMF Assess Only process and Configuration Management Board. Maintains an operational knowledge base of past, current and possible future threats to the security posture by attending courses, conferences, seminars, online research, and information sharing between other Cyber Security/Information Assurance professionals. Using this knowledge base, the incumbent will be able to devise and implement new policies and procedures to prevent or react to security concerns. Performs other duties as assigned. RequirementsConditions of Employment
QualificationsTHE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE REPRESENTED BY THE CONTENTS OF YOUR RESUME.
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain at least a SECRET clearance. TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) may be required.
- This is an Information Security Workforce position. Selectee must meet position requirements for certification at Level II in Information Assurance Management (IAM-II).
- All certifications are required within 6 month of employment.
- Position is designated as PR-VAM-001 within the Defense Cybersecurity Workforce as guided by NIST SP 800-181; National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
- Incumbent must complete appropriate training and obtain required certifications IAW DoDI 8140, DOD 8570.01M or applicable governing document(s) for Cyber workforce as an IA Technician Level.
- Recruitment, Relocation, or Retention Incentive MAY BE available.
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A MINIMALLY QUALIFIED APPLICANT WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING:
MINIMUM GRADE: E-5/W-1/O-1
MAXIMUM GRADE: E-7/W-1/O-3MOS:
17/170/25/255 GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: THIRTY-SIX (36) months
experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion. Education Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience :
At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks. Additional information
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .