IT Specialist Manager - Information Security

Washington, D.C
Jan 28, 2022
Feb 05, 2022
IT, Management
Full Time

The Manager - Information Security position oversees the operation of the information security program within the Court; acts as the administrative and technical authority for all matters involving information security. This responsibility encompasses systems currently in use and those in the planning and development stages. Responsible for the oversight of: policy development and administration, security audit and control functions, security analysis, operation of intrusion detection and associated monitoring systems, incident response capabilities, systems security patch processes and awareness training. Serves as the lead for systems security architecture and design review to ensure systems development and automation projects under development are in adherence with generally accepted security principles. Provides oversight for risk assessments, systems certification and accreditation, penetration testing and provides analysis recommendations for mitigation.

This individual represents the Court in security forums and working groups to ensure collaborative working relationships with other government organizations dealing with information security. This position is integral to the Court's COOP planning, testing and readiness initiatives.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
  • Employment is subject to successful completion of a security background check.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See:


10 years' experience in the Information Security field, 5 years' experience in Information Security management with demonstrated experience developing, planning, organizing and reviewing all aspects relating to security program management. Knowledge of security and privacy laws and regulations that apply to Federal IT operations. Knowledge of current tools used in the monitoring and alerting of anomalies relating to attempts to gain unauthorized access to systems. Must be capable of obtaining a TS level clearance. Must have strong technical background to include hands-on experience with information security hardware appliances and software tools. In addition, hands-on experience with server and network hardware is a plus. The candidate must be able to demonstrate management experience in an Information Security organization.


BS degree desirable in Information Security or similar discipline.

Additional information

Working for the Supreme Court of the United States offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and the SmartBenefits transit subsidy.

The selected candidate will be working with a small group of highly skilled and motivated technical staff. The Court provides appropriate in-house and outside third-party technical training. Each staff member is provided with access to high levels of technical support; an in-house library of up-to-date commercially available technical books and software; a technology lab for development and testing of technology products; and a fully equipped computer training room. In addition, the Court provides all employees free access to an in-house exercise facility/weight training room.

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