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    The NRC will utilize Direct Hire Authority to fill a variety of Information Technology Information Security (INFOSEC) occupations. This vacancy is a REPOSITORY of applications. Applications MAY BE periodically referred to Selecting Officials both during the open period and for up to 90 days after the closing date of the vacancy. Because of the large number of applications anticipated, applicants status will not be updated UNLESS referred.

    These positions may be Bargaining or Non-Bargaining.

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    Information Technology (IT) Specialist INFOSEC work involves ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data through the planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools.

    Major duties commonly performed by employees in this specialty may include, but are not limited to:
     developing policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend
    against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data;

     conducting risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs;

     promoting awareness of security issues among management and ensuring sound security principles are reflected in organizations’
    visions and goals;

     conducting systems security evaluations, audits, and reviews;  developing systems security contingency plans and disaster
    recovery procedures;

     developing and implementing programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to
    systems security policies and procedures;

     participating in network and systems design to ensure implementation of appropriate systems security policies;

     facilitating the gathering, analysis, and preservation of evidence used in the prosecution of computer crimes;

     assessing security events to determine impact and implementing corrective actions; and/or

     ensuring the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the
    delivery of all IT services.

    Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to the grade level and series of the position.  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel varies by position and location.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    Contingent - Promotion potential will be based on the position to which appointed.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581325400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.