Information Technology Management Job for the Environmental Protection Agency
This position is located in the Office of Information Security and Privacy of the Office of Environmental Information (OEI).
As the Office of Information Security and Privacy Director, the incumbent will be responsible for carrying out the Chief Information Officer’s responsibilities to advance and manage the Agency-wide IT security and privacy programs.
The Director also serves as EPA’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
This includes developing plans and programs, identifying threats, analysis of risks, developing risk management plans, testing the effectiveness of security controls, reporting to senior management, overseeing other EPA organizations on the status of information security Agency-wide, and managing Agency-wide compliance with relevant Federal legislations and directives.The incumbent will provide broad policy analysis, consultation, advice and program management to the Agency in the areas of information security and privacy.
The Director develops and promotes the use of sound information security and privacy methods and techniques and best industry practices, provides technical guidance and consultation to EPA program officials, and coordinates government-wide information security and privacy issues with other Federal, state and local agencies.
The incumbent is responsible for managing the Agency’s compliance with the information security and privacy provisions of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, the Computer Security Act, the Clinger-Cohen Act, OMB Circular A-130 and other relevant Federal legislation, directives, standards, and guidelines.
ES-2210 - Information Technology Management job series: Applicants must have a degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networksApplicants may also qualify if they can provide evidence supporting IT-related experience in each of the four competencies listed below:1.
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.2.
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.3.
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.4.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.Certification Requirement: Applicants must hold a formal management-focused IT security certification from a recognized institution or organization, e.g., an Information Assurance Certificate issued by the Information Resources Management College of the National Defense University compliant with Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) standards 4011 or 4012.Applicants must have one year of experience at a level close to the work of this job that has given you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform successfully.
You will be evaluated on the following Executive Core Qualifications.
Please provide a narrative not to exceed two pages per ECQ and not more than 10 pages.You must be a U.S. citizen.
Any U.S. citizen may apply.