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    The purpose of this position is to support the IT Security program for the Library of Congress. The Incumbent of this position provides authoritative guidance for the secure development and operation of IT systems for the Library of Congress. The IT security program requires the effective development of policies, procedures and strategies to ensure the optimum integration of operating systems, IT policies and guidelines, systems analysis, and contractor evaluation and monitoring to ensure the security of vital computer systems and resources. The incumbent provides expert IT security support for the effective performance of the Information Security Program managed within the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

    This position is located in IT Security, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

    The position description number for this position is 171987.

    The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

    This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

    Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

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    Plans and develops long-range objectives and milestones for IT projects that involve substantive, mission-oriented programs, such as projects implementing enterprise-level applications and/or changes to IT Infrastructure to meet an agency’s modified business processes. Manages IT projects with high complexity or risk, such as agency-wide system integrations that include large-scale enterprise resources planning. Develops and implements project management procedures, tools, templates, activities, and infrastructure.

    Develops information systems security plan and procedures, and ensures that they are in compliance with federal laws, regulations, policies, and standards.

    Develops policies, guidelines, and standards for the planning, development, integration, implementation, and evaluation of information technology (IT) systems and subsystems that meet overall information needs of multiple major organizational units.

    Analyzes statutory requirements against existing directives to assess the degree of change necessary to comply with the new requirements. Coordinates comments on revised directives as part of the review process and incorporates comments or resolves issues into the final directive. Analyzes feasibility studies, proposals, and in-depth analyses of current requirements and forecast trends for future needs. Keeps abreast of changing and emerging technology. Makes recommendations on adopting changes. Leads major agency-wide IT policy development efforts. Coordinates policy dissemination, manages policy maintenance, and develops mechanisms to measure policy effectiveness and compliance.

    As a recognized expert in the field of information technology (IT) security, provides authoritative guidance related to the Library of Congress IT security program. Develops long-range plans for IT security systems that anticipate, identify, evaluate, mitigate, and minimize risks associated with IT systems vulnerabilities. Leads the implementation of security programs designed to anticipate, assess, and minimize system vulnerabilities. Coordinates the implementation of security programs across platforms and establishes vulnerability reporting criteria.

    Implements higher-level security requirements, such as those resulting from laws, regulations, and other Federal guidance. Ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of IT systems through full compliance with LCR 5-410, related NIST standards, and agency IT security policies and directives. Continually evaluates current system security posture, monitors activities, and assesses the security awareness knowledge of staff as it relates to assigned areas of responsibility.

    Provides expert analysis and advice and develops solutions to solve issues and problems associated with agency-wide IT programs. Applies many advanced statistical data and market trends from which to interpret meaning and evaluate findings. Reconciles conflicts between basic policies and program goals. Provides expert advice and recommendations to top management.

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    Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.

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