IT Specialist (INFOSEC) GS - 2210 - 14 (Direct Hire) HK
This position is for an Information Technology Specialist (Security) in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Office of the Chief lnformation Officer (OCIO) and Office of IT Compliance.
You will serve as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Information System Security Program Manager (ISSPM) by managing the planning, design, and implementation of NHTSA's cybersecurity measures that safeguard access to all systems, enterprise files, and data elements.
Ideal Candidate Statement: The ideal candidate will have a 4-year BA degree or higher in related IT fields. Furthermore, possess the following certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP).Also, the candidate will possess one or more of the following certifications: Cybersecurity related certification (Certified Information System Security Professional - CISSP, Systems Security Certified Practitioner - SSCP, Certified Information Security Manager - CISM, Certified Information Systems Auditor – CISA, or Certified Advanced Security Practitioner – CASP).
PLEASE NOTE: THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 50 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON THE CLOSING DATE OR AT MIDNIGHT ON THE DAY WE RECEIVE THE 50TH APPLICATION, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
All offers for newly appointed federal employees will be made at the Step 1.
NHTSA is a Local 3313 Bargaining Unit Agency
- Not Required
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience requirements.
TO QUALIFY FOR THE GS-14 , On Experience, you must have one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the following:
- Experience using the Cyber Security Assessment and Management (CSAM) tool, using Governmental Security Tools, Programs, and Standards (e.g. CDM, TIC, FISMA, etc.) and applying IT management principles, concepts, and practices to develop and interpret IT management policies. Formulating and directing efforts to solve complex cybersecurity problems associated with information systems.
1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending 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.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
- You must complete a one-year supervisory probationary period (unless already completed).
- TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENT: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade requirements contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
- SECRET CLEARANCE: Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.