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    Summary

    This position is within the Office of Information Technology, Division of Information Security. The purpose of this position is to serve as the expert in the developing, planning, and management of IT security projects. The incumbent in this position reports to the Chief Information Security Officer, Director, Division of Information Security.

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    Responsibilities

    • Security Operations: Design and deploy security operation strategies, and methodologies and techniques to enhance information security and information assurance programs across IHS and with Tribal partners. Execute risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks and protection needs in the Federal and Tribal partners. Provide expert technical advice and guidance to managers and IT Specialists on significant security operation activities that have been undertaken to improve cybersecurity at IHS. Partner in the development of long-range plans for IT security that anticipate, identity, evaluate and minimize risks associated with IT system vulnerabilities. Ensure the rigorous application of information security and information assurance policies and practices in the course of developing policies for and providing guidance to IHS facilities and tribal partners on the measures to be taken to reduce threats to IT resources.
    • Information Assurance: Partner with other government agencies and tribes to establish and maintain safeguards and controls that reduce threats to the cyber infrastructure and meets all U.S. government and industry standards for the establishment and control of information security and information assurance. Develop policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility as required to defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks and data. Direct teams in the application of new and emerging information security concepts, principles, trends, technologies and practices in the development and application of security policies and practices.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596842000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.