The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. As part of our goal, we are seeking highly skilled individuals to assist in carrying out the mission of this agency. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.
These positions are located in the office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CIO establishes policy for and provides management oversight of the planning, budgeting, acquisition, operation, and maintenance of information and information related resources for the Commission. If selected for one of these positions, you will serve as an IT Specialist (INFOSEC) and report directly to the Director, Information Security and Systems Assurance Division. You will work in teams to provide general technical support, assistance, and recommendation sin the oversight of the Security and Systems Assurance matters.
Positions are included in the Bargaining Unit.
Please note - Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement and the office for that selection may vary.
This position is being filled through the Direct Hire Authority for this occupation and is open to all US Citizens. All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements may be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration.
The incumbents of these positions will:
- Be responsible for providing critical advice to develop and maintain safeguards to address confidentiality and privacy concerns.
- Establish and administer a process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating, and taking action on all complaints concerning FERC’s privacy policies and procedures.
- Maintain current knowledge of applicable federal privacy laws and accreditation standards, and monitor advancements in information privacy technologies to ensure the Commission’s adaption and compliance.
- Initiate, facilitate and promote activities to foster information privacy awareness within the organization and related entities.
- Review all system-related information security plans throughout the Commission’s network to ensure alignment between security and privacy practices.
- Implement higher-level security requirements, such as those resulting from laws, regulations, or Presidential directives.