Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Supervisory IT Specialist (Security), CM-2210-02, Chief, Governance, Risk, and Compliance in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Summary

This position is located in the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO) and reports to the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. OCISO provides enterprise-wide information security and privacy programs that assures integrity, confidentiality, and availability of corporate information by proactively protecting the assets from unauthorized access and misuse.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $243,500.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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Responsibilities
  • Directs the daily operations of the Governance, Risk, and Compliance Section.
  • Reviews authorization and assurance documents to confirm that the level of risk is within acceptable limits for each software application, system, and network.
  • Directs the Security Awareness and Training Program which provides security awareness and training to users, management, system developers, system managers, and information security officers.
  • Promotes awareness of cyber policy and strategy as appropriate among management and ensures sound principles are reflected in the organization's mission, vision, and goals.
  • Directs the Security Monitoring and Reporting Program which provides an on-going review and assessment of the security posture of FDIC's information environments and resources and reports of conditions that form the basis for corrective action.
  • Directs the Access Administration program which includes activities associated with requesting, approving, and granting user access to CIO organization (CIOO)-managed information environments and resources (e.g., LAN, mainframe, databases, and applications).
  • Directs the Information Security Management Program which provides overall guidance and direction for divisional information Security Managers (ISMs) within FDIC. The program is designed to increase the effectiveness of the Corporation's cybersecurity risk management program by ensuring an enterprise-wide approach to information security and privacy. ISMs serve as advisors throughout the Corporation to leverage security management tools and technical expertise.
  • Develops or provides input to planning, budget, security, configuration, and problem management processes related to security operations activities.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

02

Who May Apply
This job is open to…

All United States Citizens.

(Applicants with status or those eligible under special hiring authorities, should apply under FDIC merit promotion announcement 2018-HQ-0299. However, if you desire consideration also under this public non-status announcement, you must apply to both. Status applicants are current permanent Federal employees in the competitive service and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.)

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2210 Information Technology Management

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Conditions of Employment

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Employment Conditions.

Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.

High Risk Position - Background Investigation (BI) required.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here.

In order to qualify, applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/CG-14 level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience overseeing, leading or directing the implementation of risk management framework and directing a national risk management program for enterprise wide IT capabilities.

Education

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here.

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

  1. Knowledge of the Security Assessment and Authorization process.
  2. Knowledge of National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements.
  3. Ability to persuade others and effectively deal with controversial matters, such as client's reluctance to accept a significant change, and to develop, present, and accomplish goals in a working environment which may be sensitive, controversial, and complex.
  4. Knowledge of information systems development life cycle and related processes (e.g., change management) used to develop and implement information technology projects.
  5. Knowledge of computer software and hardware support requirements and security mechanisms such as physical access control systems, encryption and digital signature software, and virus protection software.
  6. Knowledge of current corporate policies, procedures, practices, and techniques applicable to leadership and management; EEO and diversity; structured interviewing; career development planning; interpersonal communications; employee conduct and performance; labor/management relations; reasonable accommodation; and preventing workplace violence.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Drug test required

Yes

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Required Documents

Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans’ preference, click here. (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty – or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents.)

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ACT (VEOA) ELIGIBLES AND SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES FOR VETERANS: If you are applying for consideration under VEOA and special hiring authorities for veterans, click here.

SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you are applying for consideration under special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, you will be required to provide proof of disability documentation to specify that you are a person who (1) has a severe physical disability; (2) an intellectual disability; or (3) a psychiatric disability. Severe physical disabilities include but are not limited to blindness, deafness, paralysis, missing limbs, epilepsy and dwarfism. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history or need for accommodation, however, the letter should clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM: (a). Licensed medical professionals; or (b). State or private vocational rehabilitation specialists; or (c). Any Government agency (e.g. VA, etc.) that issues or provides disability benefit. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters and for more information on this special appointing authority, click here. Please note that employees hired under this Schedule A hiring authority will be required to complete a Standard Form 256 to identify their disability status.

CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLE WITH COMPETITIVE STATUS: A copy of your most recent SF Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action, that shows: (1) permanent or career-conditional tenure (codes 1 or 2, in block 24), and (2) position occupied in the competitive service (code 1, in block 34). To be considered as a non- competitive eligible candidate, the SF-50 must show the highest grade level or promotion potential level applicant has attained competitively and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

**NONCOMPETITIVE CONVERSION ELIGIBLES UNDER A PATHWAYS PROGRAM: If you are applying under this noncompetitive conversion authority, you must provide proof of program completion. A letter from your current agency certifying completion is acceptable documentation.

FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

To begin, click the “Apply” button and follow the prompts. If you haven’t already, register and establish a USAJOBS account. After you register online, click the “Apply” button to complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents. Please be sure to click “Submit Application” to complete the application process.

You must apply online. Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS

account and click on “Applications” tab. Click on the “Position Title,” and then select “Update Application” or “Additional Application Information” to continue.

You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.

Please ensure you have completed the application process by verifying the status of your application on-line to reflect: “Received”. Failure to complete the application process will result in an incomplete application and you will not be considered for the position.

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Agency contact information
James Dallas Dunn
Phone

703-562-2652

Fax

000-000-0000

Email

jamdunn@FDIC.gov

Address

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Human Resources Service Center 3501 Fairfax Drive Arlington, Virginia 22226 United States

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Next steps

You may check the status of your application on-line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through USAJOBS by signing in and selecting "Application Status." Thank you for your interest in working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507621600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 08/10/2018 to 08/27/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: CM 02

Salary: $152,920 to $243,500 per year

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time - Competitive Service,