Information Security Engineer (see 'How to Apply')
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.Must be team oriented with the ability to work independently and proactively while prioritizing competing priorities, often under time constraints. Candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior staff, information systems professionals, and technical and nontechnical users; the ability to organize and plan effectively; the ability to work effectively with technical and nontechnical colleagues; and the flexibility to work additional hours when required.
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or a related security field and at least 2 years of experience providing support in security for IT networks, systems, and workstations with a minimum of 1 year of recent experience assisting in risk analysis and vulnerability assessment. Experience with planning and participating in the selection of IT security technology and experience with cloud security are preferred.
Familiarity with these particulars is a plus: communication backbones, network protocols, LAN/WAN, servers, router configurations, network troubleshooting, data-encryption methods, mobile device management/policy platforms, and monitoring/management tools. Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or a related security field.
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.
NOTE: To ensure consideration you must submit a complete application by March 2, 2018 at www.cbo.gov/careers (not USAJobs). Although we may continue to accept applications beyond that date, we are only ensuring that those who submitted by the deadline above will be considered. Should the hiring division wish to review candidates who applied after that date, we will then process those applications to determine if they are qualified and should be forwarded for management review.