Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC)
As the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), we remain an independent and objective organization, conducting and supervising audits, evaluations, and investigations relating to the Department's programs and operations. We promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in these programs and operations as we also strive to prevent and detect fraud, abuse, and mismanagement. We are committed to keeping the HUD Secretary, Congress, and our stakeholders fully and currently informed about challenges and deficiencies and the necessity for and progress of corrective actions. We invite you to join HUD OIG, where we are guided by five shared core values of accountability, courage, respect, stewardship, and trust. These core values serve as the framework for all of our work.
- Occasional Travel
- May travel 1 to 5 nights per month.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
- Skill in applying, advanced IT principles, concepts, methods, standards, and practices sufficient to provide sound guidance, technical advice and recommendations to management on all security policies and procedures;
- Managing a small investigative network performing duties in multiple, affiliated roles such as systems administration, network security, and implementing network updates/changes;
- Identifying, documenting, and implementing recommendations to ensure network compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), and/or identifying the need for risk assessments where necessary; AND
- Conducting forensic analysis/review of electronic evidence, network logs, and security device output relating to the investigation of attacks, intrusions, and threats against an organization’s computer and network infrastructure.
- Analyzing and preserving evidence used in reporting information security incidents;
- Analyzing and researching Information Security Programs to assess risks and weaknesses;
- Conducting IT vulnerability assessments;
- Serving as an authority on information technology security audits; AND
- Providing advice based on research of governing policies, regulations, and legal precedents.
The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
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