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    USPTO is modernizing its information technology to register intellectual property better, faster and cheaper through ML and AI.  USPTO is migrating to a multi-hybrid cloud environment and is taking a zero trust architecture approach to enhance security.  RPA is at the forefront of improving efficiencies across lines of business.  We are looking for Cybersecurity professionals to join our agency and bring innovative approaches to Cybersecurity through emerging technology and automation. 

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    This Vacancy is using the Direct-Hire authority to recruit for positions for which there is a critical hiring need. Using the Office of Personnel Management’s approved government-wide direct hire authorities, agencies may appoint candidates directly to jobs, without regard to the provision of Title 5 U.S.C 3309 through 3318, for which OPM determines that there is a severe shortage of candidates or a critical hiring need.

    The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the principal advisor to the Under Secretary and Director on the application of information technology (IT) to support and improve the Agency’s business processes.  The Cybersecurity Division is responsible for all aspects of USPTO Cybersecurity.  It is led by the Chief Information Security Officer and is comprised of three functional teams that include the Cybersecurity Authorizations and Compliance Branch, the Cybersecurity Operations Branch, and the Privacy and Continuous Monitoring Branch.  This position is located in The Privacy and Continuous Monitoring Branch (PCMB) that provides services, which support the implementation and continuous monitoring for compliance with IT privacy policies, Federal Information Processing Standards, and privacy requirements for all information technology used in support of the USPTO. 

    As a Supervisory IT Cybersecurity Specialist (INFOSEC) you will be responsible for..

    • Developing, maintaining, and implementing policies and processes that are consistent, effective privacy practices.

    • Minimizing risks and ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of controlled unclassified information (CUI) along with privacy data.

    • Performing and analyzing information privacy risk assessments with an IT environment.

    • Establishing and maintaining ongoing processes to track investigations, and reports inappropriate access and disclosure of CUI.

    • Clarifying and resolving data loss incidents and identity theft issues.

    • Providing leadership and direction to employees and contractors supporting the execution and implementation of the USPTO Privacy Program.

    • Overseeing, reviewing, and meeting with managers and executives in the preparation of policy and procedure of materials.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/603840800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.