IT Specialist (INFOSEC)
If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging career, this is the position for you!
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) seeks highly-qualified individuals to join our team of expert professionals in becoming a part of our challenging and rewarding Agency. The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. EOIR consists of three adjudicatory components: The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the Immigration Courts where Immigration Judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of these Immigration Judge decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases.
This position is located in the Office of Information Technology, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U. S. Department of Justice. Incumbent serves as an IT Specialist (INFOSEC) for systems that impact programs implemented on a national basis to ensure that confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the IT system sensitive information.
This is a Competitive Service position. Additional positions may be filled from this announcement within 90 days of certificate issuance.
- Occasional Travel
- You may be expected to travel for this position.
In order to qualify for the IT Specialist (INFOSEC) position, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:
Basic Requirement: Must have information technology related experience demonstrating each of the four required competencies: 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; and Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. (Note: This experience must be demonstrated on your resume/supporting documents.)
Minimum Qualifications GS-13: Must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) managing information technology projects to ensure that developed solutions meet customer requirements; 2) developing all documents required to certify and accredit IT systems such as security plans, contingency plans, risk assessments, incident response, memorandum of authority to operate, and certification statements etc.; 3) overseeing the development of policies, procedures, and system documentation to support the implementation of network security system; and 4) planning and delegating IT security work to be accomplished by subordinates. NOTE: To be found qualified for this position; the contents of your resume must fully support this response.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
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Education cannot be substituted at the GS-13.
There are no additional requirements for this position.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Reviews and develops systems policy, guidelines, and procedures for systems processing multiple applications that require differing and conflicting security controls.
- Develops or interprets policy and procedural controls covering physical security, application and data security, system software security, contingency planning, compliance with personnel clearance procedures, security education and training, and contractor security.
- Attends meetings and conferences to keep abreast of security threats and mitigation methods.
- Establishes risk-management procedures and ensures that risk-management techniques are applied to all new or modified computer applications.