SR Examination Specialist (CCIP) CG-570-15

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Closes
Mar 04, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Division of Risk Management Supervision, of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support at the national and regional levels to those engaged in critical infrastructure protection of the financial services industry.

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

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

- Plans and develops new and revised approaches pertaining to cybersecurity and critical infrastructure for the examination and supervision of insured institutions.

- Develops, maintains, tests, executes and evaluates nationwide plans for ensuring RMS and FDIC continuity of operations as well as, disaster support and incident response to physical or cyber threats to the financial services industry.

- Manages changes to and training on RMS continuity, disaster support, and cyber incident response plans.

- Represents the FDIC and banking and finance sector in cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection meetings with representatives of various cabinet level agencies or with private sector representatives.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May require occasional overnight travel.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The incumbent of this position must have or be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access.

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 .

To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the CG-14 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing information technology examinations and assessments of financial institution's physical and cyber operational risks including business continuity and cyber incident response plans.

Must be a commissioned examiner.

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

Financial Institution Examiners must maintain the highest personal ethical standards as provided in Part 336 of the FDIC's Rules and Regulations, (Employee Responsibilities and Conduct). Financial Institution Examiners must comply with Section 3201.102 of Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for FDIC Employees (5 CFR Part 3201), which, in part, prohibits them and their immediate families from accepting certain credit from State nonmember banks.

All Financial Institution Examiners are prohibited from the following:
1. Obtaining a loan or a line of credit from any insured state nonmember bank or its subsidiaries. Any extensions of credit held by the Examiner, the Examiner's spouse, or any dependent children are direct or indirect extensions of credit to the Examiner.
Exceptions:
a. Loans for a primary residence are permissible. The Examiner must not participate in any examination of that institution with which he holds the primary residence loan, and a "cooling off" period is required before negotiating a loan for a primary residence from any institution the Examiner has examined.
b. No restrictions on obtaining credit cards issued under the same terms and conditions available to the public from an insured state nonmember bank either within or outside of their field office of assignment.
2. Participating in any examination, or other matter, involving an insured depository institution or any person with whom the Examiner has an outstanding loan or line of credit.
3. Performing any service for compensation with any bank, or for any officer, director, or employee thereof, or for any person connected therewith.
4. Disclosing any confidential information from a bank examination report except as authorized by law.
5. Soliciting or accepting any gift from a prohibited source or because of the Examiner's official position.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

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.

1. Knowledge of examination and supervisory policies, procedures, and methods.

2. Ability to coordinate and lead the efforts of a professional group to complete projects timely, and accurately.

3. Knowledge of supervision methods, techniques, and procedures to assess and mitigate operational risks to financial institutions and to the financial services industry infrastructure.

4. Ability to write reports containing sensitive critical infrastructure protection and business continuity issues to a variety of audiences both within and outside the Corporation, including under possible emergency or crisis situations.

5. Ability to deliver oral presentations containing sensitive critical infrastructure protection and business continuity issues to a variety of audiences both within and outside the Corporation, including under possible emergency or crisis situations.

6. Ability to make decisions and exercise care in sharing (or not sharing as appropriate) confidential, sensitive, and secret information.

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
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
National security

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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