Office of the Secretary of the Interior IT Cybersecurity Specialist in United States
Summary This position is part of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Cybersecurity Division (CSD). The incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation, coordination, and enforcement of cybersecurity policies and procedures relating to Identity and Access Management. Other activities include the management of a wide range of IT Portfolios and projects related to information systems and cybersecurity matters. Responsibilities Lead discussions to interface ICAM services with other key programs, including Zero Trust Architecture Develop ICAM Policies and procedures and develop ICAM Audit program to measure compliance Manage ICAM Budget planning and execution Manage ICAM Communication and Training Program Exhibit skills in collaboration/partnership, conflict management, influencing/negotiation, leadership and mentorship Develop procedures to standardize customer service by engaging customers to manage expectations, provide requested services in a helpful and courteous manner, maintain readily available guidance for customers to increase awareness of ICAM Services, and provide timely recommendations, assistance and support to requests and questions Develop customer intake and change management procedures and policies to onboard and manage customer use of ICAM Services Develop Standard Operating Procedures, budget estimates, and schedules for implementing new ICAM Services Oversee development of marketing materials for new ICAM Services Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship is required. Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation. Direct Deposit of pay is required. Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt. Qualifications In addition to the specialized experience listed below, individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Specialized Experience: Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped the applicant with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. More specifically, this includes but is not limited to: Leading implementation, operations, and management of Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) systems, ensuring robust security measures Developing and enforcing policies to govern access controls, authentication, and authorization processes Collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate ICAM solutions, enhancing overall cybersecurity posture Streamlining user provisioning and de-provisioning workflows, optimizing operational efficiency in a dynamic environment Experience with Fed PKI operations, Personal Identity Verification (PIV) card and certificates for secure access to systems/facilities, Zero Trust (ZT), CISA's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, and risk-based access management practices (including environment attributes and user behavioral analytics) Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. 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. Education Additional Information The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act. Stipulations of Employment: Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period. This position is subject to a negative drug test prior to entrance on duty, and random drug testing while you occupy the position. Work Schedule: This position allows for a flexible work schedule. Miscellaneous: The Agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify. This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.