As the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (Deputy CISO), the incumbent provides policy, leadership and direction, and serves as a key contributor to the EAC's strategy regarding achieving mission goals; ensuring that all IT functions are integrated, prioritized and executed within agency priorities and allocated resources; and working closely with EAC's service providers.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent furthers the EAC's efforts in various arenas; works to improve federal, state and local relations with regard to elections; and provides strategic guidance to senior staff on various issues pertaining to elections and specifically, election security.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
- Under the direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), leads the EAC's election technology program involving the full range of election technology systems. Supports EAC stakeholders in more effectively securing election technology.
- Provides critical input into the day-to-day security operations and direction of the Information Technology Division Security Program. Oversees the design, deployment, maintenance, enhancement and security of the IT systems essential for supporting EAC's mission. Ensures the security of EAC's data and systems by monitoring and responding to emerging threats to process, network and infrastructure security.
- Supports EAC mission-critical project and program implementation by leading initiatives and providing security-related strategic development, policy and planning that ensure FISMA compliance. Identifies, develops and implements policy and guidelines surrounding EAC's IT security. Identifies risks and develops plans and POAMs to mitigate risk and improve cybersecurity.
- Researches, studies, and provides subject matter expertise on election cybersecurity and election technology. Provides expert analysis, advice, and guidance to EAC personnel on advancing the principles of HAVA and other comprehensive national election reforms as they relate to cybersecurity and technology. Leads or participates in special projects, ongoing analyses, investigations and initiatives that have high priority for senior level management.
- Participates in election cybersecurity meetings and outreach as subject matter expert. Convenes federal and non-federal cybersecurity leaders to facilitate information sharing on election cybersecurity issues affecting the field.
- Plans and/or manages special projects for major program issues of broad impact. Conceives and implements new initiatives and projects to strengthen, facilitate, and integrate programs. This may involve producing complex analyses and written reports; workshops, or other gatherings; initiating program reviews; and developing or fostering cross-agency activities.
- Performs other duties as deemed necessary.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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