Privacy Engineer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 18, 2021
Closes
Sep 25, 2021
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is in the Office of the Chief Data Officer (OCDO), Privacy team. The CFPB is continuing to modernize its IT products and related services within Azure and AWS cloud environments. The Privacy Engineer supports privacy compliance and serves as a technical/process focused SME to implement compliance and ongoing authorization practices for data privacy considerations.

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Responsibilities

As a Privacy Engineer, you will:
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable federal privacy laws and accreditation standards, and monitor advancements in information privacy technologies to promote organizational adaptation and compliance.
  • Lead the analysis of privacy and cybersecurity design requirements through sound design methodology, adequate privacy and cybersecurity control application, and effective configuration practices.
  • Lead data protection responsibilities within Bureau DevSecOps processes as the privacy technical resource for Bureau project teams to include product review teams, development teams, infrastructure teams, audit teams, security, and privacy control testing teams.
  • Define, plan, and apply elements in the analysis, planning, design, implementation, documentation, assessment, and management of the enterprise architecture, and ensure privacy solutions are incorporated into every aspect of the enterprise architecture supporting an organization's key business processes and organizational mission.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
60

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
  • A Public Trust background investigation will be required


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized Experience: To qualify at CN-60, you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade/band (CN-53, GS-13 or equivalent) in the Federal service. For this position specialized experience is defined as:
    • Analyzing, identifying, and addressing privacy impacts to and risks associated with the acquisition, development, or deployment of IT systems, products, and services that process personally identifiable information (PII); AND
    • Defining and implementing privacy solutions and controls into system architecture to ensure PII is handled and safeguarded in compliance with applicable privacy laws, standards, policies, and requirements; AND
    • Serving as the technical resource for the Privacy team and leading interface between the Privacy and Cybersecurity teams; AND
    • Conducting Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs), Systems of Records Notices (SORNs), and ongoing compliance monitoring activities in coordination with other compliance and operational assessment functions (e.g., Authority to Operate (ATOs), annual control testing, audits) and managing privacy artifacts that support such functions (e.g., System Implementation Plans (SIPs), privacy content within System Security and Privacy Plans (SSPPs), privacy policies).
    In addition to specialized experience, individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
  • Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.


  • A new hire's direct and overall experience are critical factors in determining a salary offer, it is important that your resume fully reflects all of your work experience. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau determines the salary offer for each selectee based primarily on three key factors:
    • The selectee's directly related experience at the same level as the position
    • The selectee's overall experience in a particular industry or area
    • The salaries of other Bureau employees in similar positions and with similar levels of experience.

    We also take the selectee's skill set into account. Applicants should note that salary offers seldom fall near the upper end of the salary range as listed in this vacancy announcement. Salary may be set from the minimum of the salary range to the midpoint of the salary range. In some instances, based on a selectee's extensive experience directly related to the position, salary may be set at or above the mid-point up to the maximum salary for that band level. See information on our base pay ranges and salary structure.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • We offer opportunities for telework.
    • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
    • Bureau employees are subject to government-wide ethical standards of conduct, financial disclosure requirements, and post-employment prohibitions, which applicants may review at www.oge.gov. In addition, employees must comply with the Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (5 CFR 9401), which, among other things, prohibit an employee or the employee's spouse or minor child from owning or controlling a debt or equity interest in an entity supervised by the Bureau. Regulations also impose restrictions on the outside activities of certain Bureau employees, including examiners and attorneys. Applicants may review the Bureau ethics regulations and a summary of the regulations at www.consumerfinance.gov. Questions regarding these requirements and prohibitions should be directed to the Bureau Ethics Office at EthicsHelp@cfpb.gov .
    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.


    Our comprehensive benefits are among the most generous in the federal government. They include:- Challenging and rewarding work benefiting American consumers - Opportunities for development and advancement- Comprehensive Federal health, vision, dental, life, and long-term care insurance programs- Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/documents/201706_cfpb_benefits.pdf

    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 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 résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.
    We will evaluate your application by comparing your description of your work experience, level of responsibility, and accomplishments, with the requirements of the position to determine whether you meet all the qualification requirements. Your application may also be evaluated in the following areas: Analytical Thinking, Subject Matter Expertise, and Providing Quality Results.

    This notice is issued under the Direct-Hire authority. Using Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved government-wide direct hire authorities, agencies may appoint candidates directly to jobs, without regard to the provisions of Title 5 U.S.C.3309 through 3318, for which OPM determines that there is a severe shortage of candidates or a critical hiring need. Candidates will be evaluated on their basic eligibility for Federal employment, minimum qualifications and possession of job-related knowledge, skills and abilities and other factors. All applicants who meet basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for further consideration. Veterans' Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this vacancy.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 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 ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package

    All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by 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/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.

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