• Help



    The Information Technology (IT) Cybersecurity and Privacy Division (JC000) seeks a highly skilled individual to serve as Information Technology Specialist. This position will provide leadership in the development of Agency-level IT policies, strategic plans, standards, capabilities, and architectures.

    The following competencies are desired of all applicants interested in a position at NASA:

    1. Attention to Detail
    2. Customer Service
    3. Oral Communication
    4. Problem Solving

    Learn more about this agency


    As an Information Technology Specialist, specializing in cybersecurity, you will provide oversight of national programs and policies with precedent-setting issues, such as the Federal Information Security & Modernization Act (FISMA), Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), the Privacy Act, Clinger-Cohen Act, the Paperwork Reduction Act, the E-Government Act, and others. You will develop strategies and management guidelines and formulate long-range policies and for complex and changing IT systems. You will provide high level technical advice and counsel to the Office of the CIO's senior officials and key officials in the NASA Chief Information Officer (CIO) community on matters relating to policies and programs that affect or relate to current and existing functions and programs.

    You will plan and carry out initiatives and programs and resolve issues in Agency implementation. You will integrate and coordinate the work of others Agency-wide as necessary. You will interpret policies in terms of established objectives. You will participate on committees involving agency-wide and federal-wide initiatives relative to information management, cybersecurity, and technology planning. You will present strategy and policy project status briefings and recommendations concerning long-range IT plans and budgets to top levels of management. You will provide expert advice and guidance on government programs and policies which are of significant interest to the public and Congress. You will prepare guidance based on analyses of interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of mission-oriented programs. You will develop briefings and reports on Agency cybersecurity status for Congress, Office of Budget & Management (OMB), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and others.

    You will provide expert analysis and advice on agency-wide programs or issues of national impact such on cybersecurity. You will apply advanced techniques to interpret and evaluate findings resulting from analysis. You will provide expert advice and recommendations to top management officials. You will identify problems and that arise and investigate areas in need of improvements. You will conduct internal control views to determine the appropriateness of existing internal controls that facilitate the effectiveness of the implementation of the Agency's initiatives and policies, including the Agency's cybersecurity and privacy program. You will stay abreast of current requirements. You will review and disposition high-policy changes relating to new or modified initiatives.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513113100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.