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    The Division of Administration (DA) directs the innovative internal management of the Commission’s business, personnel, financial, technological, security, and strategic operational resources.  The Division’s role is to effectively and efficiently ensure the fulfillment of the Commission’s mission through continued success in continuity of operations, while providing the required resources for adaptation to regulating the ever-changing markets. 

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    This position is located in the Cyber and Physical Security Branch within the Division of Administration (DA) at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC). DA serves as the focal point for the development and delivery of technology, applications, and technical services necessary to execute the CFTC’s full range of mission and business operations to foster open, transparent, competitive, and financially sound markets. As the Supervisory IT Specialist (INFOSEC), you will manage one or more major multi-year IT initiatives of a complex degree carried out through various related IT projects. 

    • Manages, coordinates, communicates, integrates and is accountable for the overall success of the Governance, risk management, compliance and Cyber Defense programs and ensures its alignment with agency priorities. 
    • Oversees the agency's Enterprise Security Operations Center and ensures the compliance of information technology plans, policies, standards, infrastructures, and architectures.  The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the work efforts achieve the outcome aligned with the Commission’s mission, including appropriate strategic, life cycle management and capital IT investment plans. 
    • Maintains the cyber security program on behalf of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and serves as ‘acting’ CISO and manager in their absence.
    • Serves as an expert and advisor to the CISO, Chief Information Officer (CIO), CFTC Senior Management and Commission for the Insider Threat Program.  Tests, implements, deploys, maintains, reviews, and administers the infrastructure hardware and software that are required to effectively manage the computer network defense service provider network and resources. Monitors network to actively remediate unauthorized activities.
    • Oversees, evaluates, and supports the documentation, validation, assessment, and authorization processes necessary to assure that existing and new information technology (IT) systems meet the organization's cybersecurity and risk requirements. Ensures appropriate treatment of risk, compliance, and assurance from internal and external perspectives.
    • Oversees the planning, acquisition, and configuring of hardware, software inventories for the Security Operations Center.  Ensures all hardware and software is verified and validated as required by the Federal Rules of Evidence.  Responds to crises or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats. Uses mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, as needed, to maximize survival of life, preservation of property, and information security. Investigates and analyzes all relevant response activities.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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