Supervisory IT Specialist (INFOSEC), NB-2210-VI

Washington, D.C
Jun 19, 2021
Jun 25, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in Cyber Security Defense & Engineering, Information Technology and Services in Washington, DC.

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As a Supervisory IT Specialist (INFOSEC), you will:
  • Lead Incident investigations, data forensics, malware and advanced persistent threat investigations, and communicate incident information to senior management.
  • Manage security monitoring capabilities providing proactive data analytics with a specific focus and emphasis on information security and cyber security events and activities.
  • Manage information security/cyber security threat intelligence and situational awareness activities to provide early warning and proactive defense countermeasures.
  • Lead information security vulnerability management, information security/cyber security continuous monitoring activities, and report on the cyber security state of the enterprise.
  • Direct the cyber security penetration test capability and collaborate on the remediation of cyber security weaknesses identified during the test engagements.
  • Lead information system and data related logical access management activities including policy and procedure development.
  • Lead, motivate, and develop a staff of cyber and technical professionals. Provide senior level advice and counsel on work and administrative matters.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel to attend conference and/or training.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Complete a background investigation (unless already completed).
  • Complete a one-year supervisory or managerial probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Travel occasionally to attend conferences and/or training.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • File an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
  • Complete a financial disclosure review and resolve any ethics issues.
  • Click here for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.


You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement:

Required Competencies: Individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

-Attention to Detail- Generally demonstrated by tasks where the applicant is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
-Customer Service - Generally demonstrated by tasks where the applicant works with customers to assess their needs, provide information, resolve their problems, knows about available services; and is committed to providing quality products and services.
-Oral Communication -Generally demonstrated by tasks where the applicant expresses information to individuals or groups effectively, considers the audience and nature of the information; makes convincing oral presentations; listens, and responds appropriately.
-Problem Solving - Generally demonstrated by tasks where the applicant identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; and uses sound judgment to evaluate alternatives, and make recommendations.

You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-V band level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Providing oversight, leading or coordinating activities associated with information security in the areas of security monitoring, incident response, threat intelligence, enterprise continuous monitoring and access management. AND
  • Leading a team of information security professionals providing security monitoring, incident response, threat intelligence, enterprise continuous monitoring and/or access management.

Certified Information Systems Security Professional highly desired.

The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector, or through volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure any credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.


Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.

Additional information

  • Salary range includes 22.26% geographical pay.
  • If you are a current OCC employee who previously received a waiver determination permitting you to retain bank securities due to extenuating circumstances, please note that this determination may be rescinded if the nature of your duties changes. We strongly suggest that you discuss the potential implications of any change in duties on a prior securities determination with your ethics official.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more positions.
  • Click all links in this vacancy announcement to view additional information and instructions.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print" to review the entire announcement before applying.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume 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.

Referral: All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be referred to the selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must be Well-Qualified to receive special selection priority. "Well-Qualified" means developing objectives, plans, and resource strategies, and influences long-term plans affecting information security and privacy programs.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Required Documents

A complete application includes: 1) A resume, 2) vacancy question responses, and 3) submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

RESUME: All applicants are required to submit a resume by either creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please review Resume Tips .

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are a former OTS employee serving under a permanent Schedule A 213.3105(d)(1) appointment at the OCC and you are a veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing actual or expected dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15 , along with required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form.

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS : In addition, you may submit the following:

- Cover letter

- Recent performance evaluation (be sure to redact/remove all sensitive information prior to submitting)

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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