The incumbent of this position will serve as the Technical Advisor to the Center/Organization Records A/OC IT Director and senior IT management. The incumbent will recommend courses of action and policies to senior management that allow the FDA and the specific Center/ORA/OC to securely meet its organizational goals. Specifically the incumbent will:
Provides input into the development and maintenance of Continuity of Operations including working with the Center/Organization Records Officer and Business Leaders to determine critical records and systems that must be available to leadership in the event of a disaster.
Provides assistance and technical direction in contingency and disaster recovery planning for the Center/Organization and associated Applications.
Provides assistance and guidance in the development of system and network security plans, and Certification and Accreditation (C&A), for all Center/Organization systems, networks and applications.
Monitors and performs system compliance checks/tests using established network security plans/policies and reports non-compliance.
Works with the IT Director and the FDA ISSO, develops, manages and maintains Center/Organization security tools and representative training programs including developing a security awareness program for Center/Organization Executives to be presented at a leadership meeting once a year and provides employee security training for government employees as well as those other than Federal Employees including contractors, students, volunteers etc.
Directs and coordinates implementation and execution of the Security Program policies and procedures and monitors compliance with established computer security policies and procedures with the center/Organization.
With the direction of the FDA ISSO and coordination with the IT SOM where appropriate, establishes deploys, and oversees the investigation of information security breaches and assist with disciplinary, legal matters, and interfaces with law enforcement, as required.
Ensures verification of security clearances for individuals with the he center/organization prior to issuance of automated system access by the Office of IT Shared Services.
Coordinates security concerns with outside providers of services and information.