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    The ideal candidate for this position will be experienced serving as an information technology (IT) subject matter expert (SME) with experience in delivering a structured approach to aligning IT with business objectives, while effectively managing risk and meeting compliance requirements. This position starts at a salary of $102,601 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the IT team within FEMA.

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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will evaluate system security plans and procedures and assist in managing and directing the operations and functions of the Region I IT Branch. Typical
    assignments include:

    • Addressing IT out-of-compliance issues through preparing, implementing, monitoring,
      and updating security authorizations.
    • Initiating, directing and participating in the full life cycle of cyber security assessments of
      IT systems and networks.
    • Developing Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) to correct findings of noncompliance.
    • Providing recommendations on implementation strategies and possible policy updates
      based on industry best practices and governing directives.
    • Collaborating with senior leadership, departmental and contractor managers, and staff
      regarding scheduling, planning, coordinating, and implementing FISMA compliance.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% may be required 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/593536000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.