Information Technology Specialist (Security Analyst)

Washington D.C.
Sep 21, 2017
Sep 21, 2017
Full Time

This is a full-time position with the Office of Information Technology at the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

Current technologies deployed at the Court include: various servers and desktop PCs, Switched, Routed Ethernet Network, and various operating systems. Routers, Firewalls, and VPN technology are used for external connectivity. Multiple security and monitoring products are deployed.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 09/20/2017, 11:59 PM EST

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Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications and Evaluations)
  • Security Background Check
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See

    Candidate must have a college degree (computer-related) or five years of IT security-related experience. As a condition of continued employment, the candidate must be able to acquire and retain a Top Secret (TS) clearance. Candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of secure coding techniques, integration of security into SDLC, logical access controls, various operating systems and applications, principles of IT security, virus/malware protection techniques, and IT security technologies. Experience with virtualization and virtualized environments is strongly desired. Candidate must demonstrate experience identifying potential security risks, and must be able to develop action plans and carry them out quickly and effectively. Must be able to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization and to work in an environment handling sensitive information, to demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and share information and knowledge, to set achievable goals and timelines, and to plan and evaluate project performance. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Demonstrated experience in responding to security incidents and executing methodologies to counteract exploits that are attempted against IT assets is required. CISSP and other security certifications desired.

    Employment is subject to successful completion of a security background check.

    Working for the Supreme Court of the United States offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and the SmartBenefits transit subsidy. The selected candidate will be working with a small group of highly skilled and motivated technical staff. The Court provides appropriate in-house and outside third-party technical training. Each staff member is provided with access to high levels of technical support, an in-house library of up-to-date commercially available technical books and software, a technology lab for development and testing of technology products, and a fully equipped computer training room. In addition, the Court provides all employees free access to an in-house exercise facility/weight training room.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    We will review and assess your application package in comparison with the posted qualifications for the position.

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