Pay Range:
$94,796 to $145,629 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-2210-13/14
Schedule:
Full-Time
Duration:
Permanent
Apply by: 2017-10-25 Published: 1 week ago

This vacancy is being filled through the Office of Personnel Management's Direct Hire Authority.

All applicants who meet the basic and minimum qualification requirements will be forwarded to the selecting official for consideration.

Traditional rating and ranking of applications and veteran's preference does not apply.

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies.

USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project planning activities, pilot projects, and reverse trade missions, while creating sustainable infrastructure and economic growth in partner countries.

For more information about USTDA, please visit our website at https://www.ustda.gov/about/. USTDA is ranked among the top three federal agencies in its category and government-wide, based on key indices measured by the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey administered by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

These key indices measure employee engagement and employee perceptions of the inclusivity of their agencies.

For more information on the survey, please see www.fedview.opm.gov.

This position is located in the USTDA'S Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), and is responsible for applying methods for evaluating, implementing, and disseminating IT security policies and procedures, network operations and protocols sufficient to ensure the reliability and accessibility of the agency's information systems, and to assess, prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks and data.

The incumbent serves as the USTDA Information Security Officer (ISO) for in-house, hybrid services, cloud services and shared IT Services.

Basic Requirements: Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.

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.

In additional to the basic experience requirements above, applicants must meet the specialized experience requirements below.

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

GS-13 Qualifications: Must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the federal service that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position.

Specialized experience at the GS-13 level for this position includes, but is not limited to: experience related to two or more of the following: Risk Management Framework; Insider Threat Management; Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM); or Assessment and Authorization (A&A).

Experience also involves: applying methods for evaluating, implementing, and disseminating IT security policies and procedures, network operations and protocols sufficient to ensure the reliability and accessibility of information systems, and to assess, prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks and data; analyzing and applying advanced IT principles, concepts, methods, standards, and practices to total infrastructure protection, systems security and the coordination and collaboration on security activities with parties within and outside an IT environment; monitoring and evaluating systems' compliance with IT security requirements; and providing advice and guidance in implementing IT security policies and procedures in the development and operation of network systems.

GS-14 Qualifications: Must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the federal service that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position.

Specialized experience at the GS-14 level for this position includes, but is not limited to: experience related to two or more of the following: Risk Management Framework; Insider Threat Management; Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM); or Assessment and Authorization (A&A).

Experience also involves: applying methods for evaluating, implementing, and disseminating IT security policies and procedures, network operations and protocols sufficient to ensure the reliability and accessibility of information systems, and to assess, prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks and data; analyzing and applying advanced IT principles, concepts, methods, standards, and practices to total infrastructure protection, systems security and the coordination and collaboration on security activities with parties within and outside an IT environment; monitoring and evaluating systems' compliance with IT security requirements; providing advice and guidance in implementing IT security policies and procedures in the development and operation of network systems; applying new IT cyber security developments and applications, emerging IT security technologies, concepts, methods and standards, and the delivery of an IT security awareness training program for end users at all levels; and providing guidance to and evaluating the performance of contract personnel, shared service providers, and other partners with respect to IT security issues and associated cyber security, IT risk and insider threat assessment programs.

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).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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