Full Time Information Technology Management Job for the Congressional Budget Office
The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides independent, objective economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress.
The agency seeks an Information Security Engineer to assist in maintaining an effective security program for its information systems.
The person in this position serves as an information security professional and reports to the Chief Information Officer.
The Information Security Engineer provides assistance to senior-level information technology (IT) staff in planning, coordinating, and implementing security measures to safeguard information on CBO's network and computer systems against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure.
The engineer assists in reviewing and implementing security guidelines, policies, and procedures and enforces compliance with them while balancing the need to facilitate the work of CBO's analytical staff.
The engineer also assists in implementing various security software installations necessary to protect CBO's network, servers, and workstations.
Must be team oriented with the ability to work independently and proactively while prioritizing competing priorities, often under time constraints.
Candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior staff, information systems professionals, and technical and nontechnical users; the ability to organize and plan effectively; the ability to work effectively with technical and nontechnical colleagues; and the flexibility to work additional hours when required.
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or a related security field and at least 2 years of experience providing support in security for IT networks, systems, and workstations with a minimum of 1 year of recent experience assisting in risk analysis and vulnerability assessment.
Experience with planning and participating in the selection of IT security technology and experience with cloud security are preferred.
Familiarity with these particulars is a plus: communication backbones, network protocols, LAN/WAN, servers, router configurations, network troubleshooting, data-encryption methods, mobile device management/policy platforms, and monitoring/management tools.
Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
All groups of qualified individuals