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    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 will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration.

    This position is located in the Office of Operations; Office of Information Management Technology; Information Security Services Staff in Rockville, MD.

    Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.

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    As anInformation Technology Specialist (Security), you will perform the following duties:

    -Serve as the Firewall and Vulnerability Management Technical Expert to the FDA Cybersecurity mission. Operate and configure security architectures to meet national and FDA mission requirements. Evaluate technical challenges and recommends Information Security courses of action and policies to senior management.
    -Serve as the Technical Advisor to the Center/Organization, IT Director and senior IT management; recommends courses of action and policies to senior management.
    -Provide 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.
    -Provide 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.
    -Monitor and performs system compliance checks/tests using established network security plans/policies and reports non-compliance.
    -Provide for periodic evaluation of Automated Information System Security risk and vulnerability assessment/analysis for the organization.
    -Provide guidance to application developers to ensure adequate logical data access security controls are built into multi-user, shared computer systems developed within the organization.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504751600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.