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    The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking a highly-motivated and capable executive to serve as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). The CISO provides technical credibility, insight, and innovation to ensure the successful development, implementation, management, and maintenance of the information security systems, processes, and policies that are required to protect the breadth of the Census Bureau’s enterprise systems and data.

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    The CISO will:

    • Lead the overall information security strategy, vulnerability management, incident management, execution of security standards, and security monitoring with a bureau-wide focus.
    • Plan, coordinate, and control information security for the Census Bureau, including security measures for all computers, electronic storage devices, and communication systems.
    • Establish and maintain an enterprise-wide information security program that ensures all Census Bureau information assets are adequately protected.
    • Identify, evaluate, and report information security risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements, and aligns with and supports the risk posture of the enterprise
    • Manage cybersecurity acquisition projects and budgets for a large Information Technology infrastructure environment.
    • Maintain ongoing knowledge of: (a) Federal legislation, regulation, policies, and practices related to information systems security; (b) methodologies and best practices that are commonly used in the information systems security industry; (c) the status of Federal Information Systems Security initiatives; (d) the review of automation architectures used at all Census locations; (e) COTS software packages; custom developed software applications; and network and telecommunications products and technologies; and (f) the threats to and vulnerabilities of the Census Bureau’s sensitive systems and IT architecture.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required to attend or present at meetings and conferences on topics relevant to the U.S. Census Bureau's mission.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524740900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.