Information Technology Specialist (Infosec)

Department Of Defense Fort Lee , VA 23801

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties




This position is located in the Information Technology Group, Technology Enhancement Directorate, Business Sustainment Division. The purpose of this position is to serve as the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) for the Automated Information Systems (AIS): executes the DeCA Cybersecurity Program.

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  • Responsible for ensuring that software, hardware, and physical security controls are integrated into the AIS Security Program.

  • Review and evaluate new AIS systems, services, and all modifications to existing data processing systems, giving considerations, to all available information, including technical data and security testing results.

  • Design and perform security audits, to included Payments Card Industry assessments, and technical validation activities in Defense Cyber Security Certification and Accreditation Program activities.

  • Provide technical expertise in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, networks and data through the planning, processing, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of information systems security, programs, policies, procedures, and tools for the agency.

  • Assist in the implementation of the agency's Information Assurance (IA) program.

  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and prevent and defend against unauthorized systems, networks, and data.

  • Evaluate emerging business requirements to recommend application products and services to ensure total infrastructure.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

2210 Information Technology Management

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  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must apply by 11:59 EST on the closing date of vacancy

  • Work Schedule: Full Time

  • Tour of Duty: Flexible Schedule

  • Permanent change of Station (PCS) Cost: Are NOT Authorized

  • Position Sensitivity: Non-Critical Sensitive

  • Security Requirements:Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.

  • Overtime: Occasionally

  • Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt

  • Bargaining Unit Position: No

  • Drug Testing: Not Required

  • Physical Requirement: Not Applicable

  • Obligated Position: No

  • Selective Service Requirement: All male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the selective service system or exempt from Selective Service. Please visit for more information.


In accordance with the Individual Occupational Requirements for the Information Technology (IT) Management Series,,

Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 grade level (or equivalent) by the closing date of this announcement to qualify at the GS-11. This experience may have been gained in the private or military sector. At the GS-11 applicants can also qualify on the basis of possessing a Ph. D or equivalent degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher graduate education leading to such a degree.

Examples of specialized experience include:

  • Leading risk management teams in conducting risk analysis of all procedures which represent local implementation of standard AIS,

  • Reviewing reports, performing audits, and using programs to detect indications of negligence or AIS security violations.

  • Identifying security vulnerabilities, estimating risks, and identifying enhanced security related measures.

  • Maintain documentation and track AIS modification to trace security related defects.

  • Plan and coordinate the development of specification to meet the security requirements of the agency, Local Area Network (LAN) or Wide Area Network (WAN) levels.

Volunteer Experience: Your experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, and 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.

For qualifications determinations your resume must contain your name, a description of your duties, the number of hours worked per week and the beginning and ending dates (month/year) for each position. Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.


If you are relying on education to qualify, then:

  • Your education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See for more information.

  • Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. We accept unofficial transcripts for the application process, as long as they contain your name, the name of the school, the date and degree awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received by this office no later than 11:59 PM EST on the closing date in order to be considered.

  • If selected, an official transcript MUST be received before an Entrance of Duty date is set.

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Information Technology Specialist (Infosec)

Department Of Defense