Examination Specialist (IT Cybersecurity), CG-0570-14/15

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Feb 25, 2021
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Division of Complex Institution Supervision & Resolution (CISR), Risk Assessment Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of planning and directing the supervisory efforts of one of the nation's largest and most complex financial institutions.

The incumbent will perform the duties from their current duty location.

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Responsibilities

-Responsible for independently planning and directing supervisory efforts with other agencies at the LCFIs while serving as the principal supervisory contact with primary authority for CISR's regulatory oversight of activities on assignments.

-Provides expert technical advice, and serves as advisor, to colleagues and other appropriate personnel, and prepares reports, such as updates to supervisory statements, research papers on emerging IT/Cyber technologies; updates to examination procedures and related training materials; and manages and/or provides expertise on subject areas on Division projects.

-Formulates the agency level IT/Cyber examination processes and procedures for largest and most complex financial institutions.

-Evaluates financial institutions information security and cybersecurity programs and conducts examination, visitation, and/or investigation activities including but not limited to emerging technologies, and/or security incidents.

-Directs and conducts ongoing analysis and evaluation of LCFIs risk profile and prepares reports and other required correspondence as needed to affect FDIC supervisory responsibilities.

-Serves as senior expert and consultant to senior management of FDIC and LCFIs and effectively communicates with these management officials to resolve questions, complaints, and inquires.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

CG-14: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS/CG-13 level, in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience participating in on-site examination activities and conducting on-site or off-site horizontal risk analyses that identify, measure, and analyze risk levels across financial institutions. On-site examination and horizontal risk analysis activities should consist of IT/cyber and at least TWO of the following: credit risk, trading, counterparty risk, foreign exposures, liquidity risk, earnings performance, capital adequacy, or operational risk.

CG-15: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS/CG-14 level, in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience participating in on-site examination activities and conducting on-site or off-site horizontal risk analyses that identify, measure, and analyze risk levels across financial institutions. On-site examination and horizontal risk analysis activities should consist of IT/cyber and at least THREE of the following: credit risk, trading, counterparty risk, foreign exposures, liquidity risk, earnings performance, capital adequacy, or operational risk.

The range of pay shown includes base pay plus supplemental locality adjustments. The locality rates for these duty locations range from a low of $133,791 to a high of $217,363 for the CG-14, and a low of $157,374 to a high of $243,500 for the CG-15 Pay will vary by grade level and the locality rate for the geographic location where the position is located. For more on FDIC locality rates, click here.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Education

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

This position is open to current FDIC permanent employees with competitive status eligibility.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below:
  • Knowledge of financial institution analysis, including assessing credit risk, capital, liquidity, earnings, and market risk, knowledge of risk management processes, audit procedures, and examination and supervision methodologies, techniques, and procedures applicable to LCFIs.
  • Knowledge of the on‐site examination and supervision process of LCFIs including of those exhibiting problem characteristics, and ability to direct, coordinate, and review the work of others.
  • Knowledge of IT/Cyber supervisory methods, techniques, and procedures, including enforcement matters to identify key information technology risk vulnerabilities within complex financial institutions.
  • Advanced skill developing and delivering oral presentations on complex financial, market risk, and capital markets issues to a variety of audiences both within and outside the Corporation.
  • Advanced skill developing written analyses and reports related to complex financial, market risk, and capital markets issues to a variety of audiences, with a variety of subject matter knowledge and backgrounds, within and outside the Corporation.
  • Ability to establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with executive managers, and employees of the various divisions and offices within the Corporation, other regulatory agencies, and private sector representatives.

  • You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

    FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable. If you want to be considered non-competitively include a copy of your SF-50. The SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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