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    The Supervisory IT Specialist (Security) serves as the Chief Information Security Officer responsible for all matters involving the security of information systems for the Tax Division, supporting systems in Dallas, Texas and Washington, DC.

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    As a Supervisory IT Specialist (Security) GS-2210-15, your typical work assignments may include the following:

    • Serves as Deputy to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and shares in the responsibility for overseeing continuity of operations; organizational processes; and planning, quality control, and monitoring of resources; leads teams in responding to cybersecurity incidents.
    • Oversees a Division-wide Information Technology (IT) Security Program and serves as the principal security leader to implement the requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
    • Monitors, tests, and evaluates the effectiveness of IT controls to be performed with a frequency depending on risk, as prescribed in Information Technology Security Standards (ITSS).
    • Develops and implements programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.

    Pursuant to the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015, the following work roles have been identified as relevant to this position, under the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Framework:
    • Conducts independent comprehensive assessments of the management, operational, and technical security controls and control enhancements employed within or inherited by an information technology (IT) system to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (as defined in NIST SP 800-37).
    • Ensures that the stakeholder security requirements necessary to protect the organization's mission and business processes are adequately addressed in all aspects of enterprise architecture including reference models, segment and solution architectures, and the resulting systems supporting those missions and business processes.
    • Responsible for the cybersecurity of a program, organization, system, or enclave.
    • Identifies, collects, examines, and preserves evidence using controlled and documented analytical and investigative techniques.
    • Analyzes the security of new or existing computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs and provides actionable results.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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