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Information Technology Specialist (Infosec)

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Department Of Energy Oak Ridge , TN 37831

Posted 2 months ago

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A successful candidate in this position will serve as a security controls assessor and quality assurance specialist.

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As an Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC), you will:

  • Serve as the security controls assessor and quality assurance specialist, ensuring that components of web products and security services are secure and comply with federal mandates.

  • Conduct routine security control assessments of planned and installed information systems to ensure integrity, confidentiality, and availability of services.

  • Perform short and long range planning to improve the availability, accessibility, visibility, and comprehensiveness of energy-related scientific and technical information.

  • Represent the organization and conveys findings and recommendations in meetings and dealings with supervisors, program officials, the public and customers that impact the organization.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    2210 Information Technology Management

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen.

  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.

  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.

  • Resume and question responses must be submitted online

  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.

  • Subject to satisfactory security and suitability determinations.

Other Requirements

  • Selection made under this announcement will be processed as a new appointment to the Civil Service

  • Status and Non-Status applicants from outside DOE selected for this position are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.



Applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

  • 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 productions 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, know 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); make 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.

In addition to the competency requirements above, a qualified candidate's online application must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal Service.

Specialized experience requirements

A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:

Experience in applying information security policies, principles, and practices to the delivery of information technology services; experience in leading security control assessments of information technology systems; experience in analyzing and evaluating scientific research output, including traditional text-based literature (journal articles, technical reports, etc.) along with emerging forms of scientific and technical information, such as research data, multimedia, and software; experience in using library and information science skills to translate scientific user needs into technical specifications which are compliant with information assurance policies and guidelines; and experience in utilizing knowledge of information science, cybersecurity principles, and software quality assurance techniques to merge content, technology, and applications to ensure high quality and availability in the suite of information products developed by the organization.

Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!

  • Knowledge of Information technology principles and theories

  • Knowledge of information systems security protocols

  • Ability to integrate information systems security with other security disciplines

  • Skill in developing short and long term project plans

  • Ability to serve as a liaison between agency officials and external stakeholders to accomplish program goals

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


The Education section MUST be tailored to each vacancy based on the OPM qualifications standard for the position you are posting.

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Information Technology Specialist (Infosec)

Expired Job

Department Of Energy