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    This position is assigned to the Office Information Technology (OIT), IT Operations and Services (ITOPS), Infrastructure Operations (IO), Infrastructure Cybersecurity Management (ICSM). The incumbent serves as a Security Analyst and provides application- and facility-level information security support as part of the overall Continuous Readiness in Information Security Program (CRISP) efforts for ongoing Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of major systems and facilities.

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

    461 - Systems Security Analyst
    612 - Security Control Assessor

    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

    The first 50 qualified and eligible candidates who applied will be considered for referral to the selecting official. Additional candidates will be referred based on hiring needs.

    This announcement is non-bargaining.

    Work Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Available
    Telework: Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position
    Position Description Title/PD#: IT Specialist (INFOSEC)/ PD18595A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Some work may require walking and standing in conjunction with travel and to attendance at meetings and conferences away from the work site. Some employees may carry light items, such as papers, books, or small parts, or drive a motor vehicle. The work does not require any special physical effort.

    Major Duties:
    • Manages all information systems assurance and accreditation materials maintained with the VA's
      governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) tool.
    • Ensures that disaster recovery and continuity of operations actions are documented and coordinated regularly as part of overall disaster recovery and incident response actions.
    • Oversees, evaluates, and/or supports the documentation, validation, and accreditation processes necessary to assure that new information Technology (IT) systems meet the organization's information security/information assurance (IS/IA) requirements.
    • Prepares/analyzes/edits standards and procedures and assists/advises the installation staff, to include
      functional area specialists, on all types of information security management and processing matters.
    • Prepares and presents reports, interprets policies and guidelines, provides advice and guidance to customers,
      provides briefings to senior management officials on complex/controversial issues to gain approval for
      proposals of new initiatives, and represents the organization in interactions with other organizations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel required up to 10% 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/603809900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.