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    The Information Technology Specialist is in the Office of Information Security (OIS), Executive Director, Information Security Policy & Strategy, Director, of Enterprise Cybersecurity Architecture (ESA) where the incumbent serves as Security Architect. The Security Architect, will provide security architecture and contract management support for ESA contracts and other ESA efforts in support of the design, development, integration, and implementation.

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    This position is primarily aligned to the following NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework work roles.

    OPM Cyber Code 632 -Systems Developer - Systems Development #1
    OPM Cyber Code 621 - Software Developer - Software Development #2
    OPM Cyber Code 801 - Program Manager - Acquisition and Program/Project Management #3

    For more information about these work roles, where they fit within the larger Cyber Workforce, and how they can support your unique career journey, please visit the Cyber Career Pathways tool on the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies website: https://niccs.us-cert.gov/workforce-development/cyber-career-pathways

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Available
    Telework: May be available upon supervisory approval
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position
    Position Description Title/PD#: IT Specialist/PD01069A

    Physical Requirements: Work is primarily sedentary, but involves use of a personal computer so a degree of dexterity and visual acuity sufficient to utilize these tools is required. Some physical effort is required in that the incumbent lifts and carries reference books, working papers and similar items to and from meetings. A moderate amount of standing and walking is required in getting to and from meeting places away from the work site. The work does not require any special physical effort. Occasional travel is required to attend meetings, conferences and specialized technical training.

    Major Duties:

    • Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
    • Works with local management to develop and maintain project plans and resources assignments. Monitors and reports status of ongoing projects to local and management, as needed.
    • Possess advanced computer equipment and skills in applications systems design techniques.
    • Develops and recommend the establishment of standards for documentation, program testing, and applications programming techniques to be used by the development staffs.
    • Performs, or participates in the performance of, follow-up reviews for user acceptability to ensure compliance with long range plans.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel required up to 25% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599201000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.