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    This position is an Open Title 5 Excepted Service Non-Uniformed Personnel position, open to the Public and to Veterans following the Minnesota National Guard Merit Placement plan.

    JFHQ, J6, IM
    Saint Paul, MN or Camp Ripley, MN

    Mr. Christopher P. Brossart, 651-268-8822
    Saint Paul, MN

    This is a Excepted Service position in the Minnesota National Guard.

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    A Supervisory IT Cybersecurity Specialist (INFOSEC) , GS-2210-13, Serves as the principle advisor to the CIO and the respective staff on the latest industry and technological projections as they pertain to Cyber Security/Information Security for the network enclave infrastructure. Develops policies for organization deployed throughout the headquarters. Must anticipate the effects of new emerging technology and develop policies to control it to prevent security violations. Duties include oversight of ATCTS and accreditation of all systems IAW with all command, Army, JS and DOD security directives, policies and procedures. Ensures that all elements are in compliance with guidance concerning accreditation of automated information systems, risk management, control of computer viruses, and other similar issues. Ensures that a wide variety of security incidents are investigated and reported IAW with all command, Army, NGB and DOD security directives, policies and procedures to include: computer viruses and sanitation of highly classified information from organization. Provides executive leadership, guidance, and direction to ensure acquisition, development, and retention of a professional, highly capable workforce to accomplish assigned missions. Provides supervision in the daily operations for security activities for the enclave. Coordinates the work of team members to ensure that short-term and long-term goals and objectives are met. Directs, manages, and monitors a system of internal controls that ensure effective and appropriate use of resources. Establishes performance standards and evaluates employee performance. Reviews and recommends approval of, candidates for promotions and recognition. Reviews and approves: work plans to be accomplished by subordinates; priorities and schedules for completion of work; sets broad objectives; monitors subordinate employees' performance in providing IT services; reviews accomplishments; and takes appropriate action of correction when deficiencies are noted. Gives advice, counsels, or instructs individual employees, on both work and administrative matters. ISSM responsibilities include (taken from DoDI 8500.01 and 8510.01): A. Support implementation of the RMF. Maintain and report IS and PIT systems assessment and authorization status and issues in accordance with DoD Component guidance. Provide direction to the ISSO in accordance with DoD, Army and NGB directives. Coordinate with the organization's cybersecurity service provider to ensure issues affecting the organization's overall security are addressed appropriately. Maintain a repository for all organizational or system-level Cybersecurity-related documentation. Ensure that ISSOs are appointed in writing and provide oversight to ensure they are following established Cybersecurity policies and procedures. Monitor compliance with cybersecurity policy, as appropriate, and review the results of such monitoring. Ensure that Cybersecurity inspections, tests, and reviews are synchronized and coordinated with affected parties and organizations. Act as the primary cybersecurity technical advisor to the AO for DoD IS and PIT systems under their purview. Ensure that Cybersecurity-related events or configuration changes that may impact DoD IS and PIT systems authorization or security posture are formally reported to the AO and other affected parties, such as IOs and stewards and AOs of interconnected DoD ISs. Ensure the secure configuration and approval of IT below the system level (i.e., products and IT services) in accordance with applicable guidance prior to acceptance into or connection to a DoD IS or PIT system. Collaborates with other supervisors and managers within the directorate to negotiate, decide on, or coordinate work-related changes affecting their operations. Advises their supervisor with broader and higher responsibilities on problems involving the relationship of the work of the cybersecurity teams to broader programs, and its impact on IT Services. Serves as a technical advisor to management. Participates as a member and advisor on special committees and special projects designed to study methods to enhance the use of IT throughout the Command. Participates in developing strategic plans for enhancement of the system environment, developing functional and technical requirements for acquisitions, conducting cost-benefit analyses, feasibility studies, and related activities. Maintains liaison with manufacturers and vendors, professional organizations, and counterparts at other commands/installations and services regarding available products and state-of-the-art technologies and advancements. Develops strategies to incorporate into the organization's inventory such technologies and advancements found to be compatible with user requirements, taking into consideration any affect these technologies and techniques will have on existing architecture and infrastructure. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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