IT Specialist (INFOSEC) Job in Washington, District of Columbia – Department of Agriculture



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IT Specialist (INFOSEC) – Washington, District of Columbia
Food Safety and Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 482251
Start Date: 07/15/2021
End Date: 08/04/2021

Qualification Summary
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below. For the GS-13 level: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in Federal service. Specialized experience must include: Applying advanced IT Security principles using FISMA standards, policies, and guidance to certify systems accreditation Knowledge of penetration test exercises and ability to collaborate with business partners to devise mitigation strategies based on findings from security audits. Interpreting and applying security concepts and methods with various COTs and opensource technologies for IT Systems in stages of development or production. Understanding NIST, FedRAMP, DISA STIGs, FIPS 140 controls, guidance, and FISMA standards. Ensuring/coordinating system-wide security procedures are consistent with agency cybersecurity policies and NIST, and reviews security policy and procedures against regulatory requirements to determine compliance. For more information on the qualifications for this position, click Information Technology (IT) Management Series, 2210. 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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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