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    The purpose of the position is to serve as a technical authority/subject matter expert for CDC on matters involving the vulnerabilities and threats to CDC's information technology systems. This is a National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Framework CyberSkills position.

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    As an IT Cybersecurity Specialist (Direct Hire), you will:

    • Implement and evaluate a myriad of cloud deployments, applications, and services.
    • Conduct cloud security analysis of prospective clients' Cloud platforms/environments based on the Risk Management Framework.
    • Evaluate business strategies, requirements, and user needs, existing usage cloud platforms, technical capabilities, and overall cloud application maturity, and provide strategic guidance and best-practices based recommendations for implementing governance boards and proven best practices for cloud based application/platform development, deployment, and support.
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory, and industry standards for cloud based security.
    • Evaluate the organization's existing cloud security practices, define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrate improvements to the cloud programs within the organization.
    • Perform technical strength checks for Cloud platforms/environments prior to broader deployments.
    • Execute on Cloud security engagements during different phases of the lifecycle i.e. assess, design, and implementation.
    • Develop and maintain a balanced cloud security governance framework based on industry standards.
    • Participate in the evaluation, research, and development of cloud security risk assessments.
    • Collaborate with the architects, product management and engineering teams to create solutions that increase the product and its cloud infrastructure security and value.
    • Implement industry leading practices around cyber risks and Cloud security for the organization.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel at least 5% domestically 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/552540600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.