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    Summary

    The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is a customer service organization dedicated to providing information technology (IT) solutions and leadership to advance DOL’s mission.  More information on the OCIO is available on our website, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts.

    - Position is outside the bargaining unit.

    - Recruitment incentives may be considered.

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    Responsibilities

    This position will work in conjunction with our federal agency partners as well as national and state workforce agencies to implement American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) unemployment insurance (UI) provisions that respond to the economic effects of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Specifically, this position will support modification of state workforce computer systems to accommodate the extensions and modifications provided under ARPA. In addition, this position will work to limit fraud through detection and prevention, to promote equitable access and ensure timely payment of benefits to eligible workers, and accelerate claims processing or process claims backlogs due to the pandemic.

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) promotes the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers and retirees of the United States, and its Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is a customer service organization dedicated to providing information technology (IT) solutions and leadership to advance DOL’s mission. The incumbent oversees enterprise-wide Cybersecurity program policy and procedure activities ensuring Departmental and agency compliance. Major duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Ensures the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, networks, and data and enhances information security programs, policies, and tools.
    • Serves as a key advisor on technical and non-technical matters related to the Department's Cybersecurity-related policies, practices and standards and how these interface with those of the Agencies and organizations within the Department, the Chief Information Officer, and other Government Agencies.
    • Provides policy and planning advise to high level Government officials and committees for Cybersecurity related matters and advises other IT specialists on ways to protect their Agency's IT resources.
    • Oversees periodic vulnerability assessments, administers or supports the administration of the Agency Computer Security Awareness Training program, and oversees Agencies' contingency/mitigation plans and incident response capability.
    • Attends meetings with IT security experts to exchange information, collaborate to learn best practices, and maintain contact with other Departments, Government agencies, and industry security consultants.
    • Serves as a Departmental expert on Cybersecurity and is responsible for the coordination and integration of all aspects of the Department's cyber, telecommunications, and information security programs.
    • Ensures effective use of security controls to protect the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the Department's information systems.
    • Provides direction, management support, and oversight in the development and implementation of a full realm of Cybersecurity privacy policy and procedures, which includes operations, information resource management, and security.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14 - This position is at the Full-Performance Level (FPL).

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/603012500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.