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    Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life.  In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here

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    Responsibilities

    This Information Technology (IT) Specialist (INFOSEC) is located in the Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Division (IAD), Cybersecurity Awareness and Operational Support Branch, Information Technology (IT), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The major duties described below reflect the full performance level of this position.

    Typically, the lower pay band (H Band) performs the same duties but will receive more guidance and training; and/or projects/work assignments may be less complex.

    As an IT Specialist (INFOSEC), SV-2210- I, your typical work assignments may include:

    • Providing technical guidance and support of in data processing, communications, electronic imaging, and office automation related to acquisitions and contract management.

    • Identifying and defining business or technical requirements applied to the design, development, implementation, management, and support of systems and networks.

    • Managing multiple IT projects; establishing workload priorities between procurement actions, reporting requirements and budget planning.

    • Interpreting or developing technical and functional requirements to promote an improved and more efficient acquisitions process.

    • Recommending changes in contract terms and conducting contract management activities (i.e., reviewing procurement requests, monitoring and evaluating contractor performance, reviewing contractor invoices, recommending corrective actions, and inspecting and accepting contract deliverables).

    • Supporting internal and external data calls and meeting related deadlines.

    • Maintaining spreadsheets for tracking acquisitions, budget spending, and contract administration.

    • Reviewing documentation related to the implementation of security programs and technologies; and reviewing proposed new systems, networks, and software designs for potential security and contractual risks.

    • Promoting awareness of security issues amongst managements and ensuring sound security principles reflected the organization’s visions and goals.

    • Proposing preventive actions and methods for ensuring TSA policies and practices align with emerging changes to the information assurance and cybersecurity landscape.

    This position is also being announced through Government Wide procedures under Announcement #HQ-ES-IT-20-771443-G. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements.

    **** It is anticipated that all TSA Headquarters personnel within the Washington, DC metropolitan area will begin relocating to Springfield, Virginia beginning Summer 2020. If you are selected for a Headquarters position currently located in this region, your duty location will change due to the TSA Headquarters Consolidation Plan. *****

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel requirement is 25% or less.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    I

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581407400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.