<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position manages the maintenance and operations of the agency's security information and event management (SIEM) in order to meet the continuous diagnostics and monitoring (CDM) and national institute of standards and technology (NIST) requirements and ensures that SIEM is continuously collecting audit information for use in bureau's record retention requirements and reporting appropriate information to Treasury's CDM dashboard.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As an IT Specialist (INFOSEC), you will:<br /><br />- Function as the security accrediting authority representing the Information System Security Manager on Certification and Accreditation efforts.<br /><br />- Independently analyze the access controls for automated systems and the methods of storing, copying, transmitting, and destroying data.<br /><br />- Analyze and monitor the organization's compliance with Federal, Treasury, and TIGTA security standards and guidelines.<br /><br />- Conduct formal on site program evaluations of complex information processing centers which process unclassified, but sensitive, information and prepares formal reports on findings and recommendations.<br /><br />- Conduct quantitative and qualitative security risk analyses to determine the opportunity for an impact of destruction, disclosure or manipulation of protected data, and provide minimum standards for safeguarding information.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."</li> <li>Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.</li> <li>Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.</li> </ul> <br /><br />The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement. <br /><br /><strong>Specialized experience:</strong> For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:<br /><br />- The application of security principles to information systems; AND<br /> – Developing and maintaining information security policies and procedures; AND<br /> – Ensuring government information systems are in compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA); AND<br /> – Coordinating responses and actions to FISMA security audits.<br /><br />In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in 1) attention to detail, 2) customer service, 3) oral communication, and 4) problem solving.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. <br />- This is a non-bargaining unit position.<br />- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.<br /><br /><strong>CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT</strong>: <br />- A one year probationary period may be required.<br />- Must successfully complete a background investigation.<br />- Top Secret – Background Investigation will be required. <br />- You will be required to regularly report to the Duty Station listed above. While teleworking is an option, approval is at management's discretion based on duties, business needs, performance, etc<br />- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency<br />- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.<br />- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.<br />- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.<br />- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.<br />- Undergo an income tax verification. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.<br /><br />Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: <strong>Technical, Analytical and Communication</strong>. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, Highly Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.<br /><br />Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. [If posting a professional/scientific position at the GS-09 or above, you must remove the following sentence.] Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.<br /><br />Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.<br /><br />If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Top Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong>A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents.</strong> Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). <br /><br /><strong>All applicants</strong> <strong>are required to submit a résumé</strong> either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .<br /><br /><strong>VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION:</strong> If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.<br /><br /><strong>CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION:</strong> If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 . <br /><br />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.