IT Specialist (InfoSec)

Department of Defense Little Rock, AR
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position: Serves as an Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) in the Cyber Requirements Branch, Cyber Change Division, Cyber Security Directorate for the Army Corps of Engineers - Enterprise Information Technology (ACE-IT) Organization. This position reports to the Chief, Cyber Requirements Branch.

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* As an Information System Security Officer (ISSO), you will support the IT Chief in maintaining the Cyber Security posture and addressing IA and Cyber Security related matters.

* Perform a wide range of activities supporting the Division/District/Site including vulnerability management, media destruction, Personal Identifiable Information (PII) loss reporting, classified spillage reporting and wireless scanning

* Refer security alerts and serious security vulnerabilities for investigation, isolation, eradication, and recovery

* Assess new initiatives and technologies for cyber security requirements by identifying applicable security requirements in support of advancing USACE technology, hardware, software, and personnel changes to the enterprise computing environment

* Identify changing IA and Cybersecurity requirements impacting internal procedures supporting accreditation and inspection, vulnerability management, wireless scanning, PII loss reporting, media destruction, user awareness and training, account mgmt

* Analyze new cyber directives and provides recommendations in developing procedures to comply.

* Ensure adherence to applicable Federal/DoD/Army and USACE Cyber Security regulations, policies and procedures in addition to identified Best Business Practices (BBP).

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

2210 Information Technology Management

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* This position requires a TOP SECRET security clearance

* You may be required to work overtime as the mission requires

* This position requires pre-employment and random drug testing.

* Must obtain/maintain DoD 8570.01-M Certification within 6 months of hire

* Must obtain/maintain IAT-II and IAM-I certification (Security+ CE) and Computing Environment (CE) certification within 6 months of hire


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

* Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

* Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

* Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

* Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible

* Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

* Reinstatement

* Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Specialized experience: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) implementing and enforcing IT security policies and procedures; AND (2) performing system/network accreditation activities under an established framework or process; AND (3) reviewing new IT security requirements to determine impact to existing procedures; OR (4) performing change management to minimize impact to the production system/network; AND you must possess experience in Information Technology on each of the following competencies: Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication and Problem Solving. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Cybersecurity

* Information Resources Management (IRM)

* Information Systems/Network Security

* Information Technology Policy and Planning

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.