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    The Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) position is in the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The incumbent is responsible for carrying out a wide variety of functions in support of studies and reviews related to IT Security and other areas that place the Commission at risk. The position advises senior management, participates in the implementation of new technologies in the field of information technology security, and manages the performance and security of the OIG's computing platform.

    The incumbent serves as a staff adviser on matters relating to security operations, vulnerabilities and threats to ITC computer and communication systems; participates in the review and evaluation of information security; analyzes current threats and technology opportunities, Executive Orders, legislation, policy, and guidance from DHS, NIST, OMB and other Federal IT agencies to drive change that reduces information security risk to the USITC, reviews information security guidelines, regulations, and directives from various sources, recommending appropriate changes to USITC systems, as necessary; participates in the review and the assessment of the agency wide security program which requires the comprehensive, integrated, and systematic application of multiple security disciplines in order to develop an appropriate system security posture for the enterprise; and reviews the implementation of information security requirements, policies, and procedures designed to safeguard sensitive industry and business information processed at the USITC.

    In addition, the incumbent serves as a technical consultant and assists in formulating agency directives; provides oversight to teams engaged in analyzing, researching, proposing, and revising network security technologies and solutions; represents the agency on Federal working groups dealing with complex computer security applications and problems; establishes and maintains close contact with security program representatives in government and industry; keeps abreast of the latest development and initiatives in the computer security arena; develops papers and gives formal presentations on security problems and advancements; and evaluates contractor proposals for the design, development, testing, and support of information security systems.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518429600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.