Director, Information Technology Security

### Office of the Inspector General, USPS
#### 1 vacancy in the following location:
Arlington, VA
##### Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
Opened Tuesday 11/22/2016 (1 day(s) ago)
Closes Tuesday 12/6/2016 (13 day(s) away)
## Job Overview
### Summary
The United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General's (USPS OIG) mission is to promote integrity and accountability to minimize costs, and prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.
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The USPS OIG is seeking a highly qualified applicant to fill our Director, Information Technology Security position within Office of the Chief Information Officer located in Arlington, VA. The successful candidate will be responsible for leadership, direction, and strategy for agency-wide information technology security solutions within the USPS OIG Enterprise.
Candidates will be evaluated on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and/or the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant's ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position. Only those candidates who meet all qualification and eligibility requirements and who submit the required information by 11:59 PM EST on Tuesday, December 06, 2016 will be considered.
The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.
This position is being advertised at the Director Band level, equivalent to a GS-15. The salary range for this position is $128,082 - $160,300. The salary figures include locality pay.
Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the USPS OIG. We offer a broad array of benefits programs. For further information, please refer to our website at:
Relocation expenses may be paid.
### Duties
Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the agency's needs at the time of hire. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.
Responsibilities include planning and assigning work; collaborating with peers and subordinates to assure effective advisory services; and otherwise ensuring continuous progress toward stated goals. Provides innovative and expert leadership to the following areas:
Serve as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the representation of the Office of Inspector General's organization to the United States Postal Service and other government agencies, as required.
Provides strategic guidance, direction and oversight for Department-wide Information Technology security spending, and assist with department-wide information technology security acquisitions.
Assist the Director, IT Operations for the Office of Inspector General in the development, implementation, and direction of a responsive security program and continued refinement of the OIG Security Program to meet federally mandated policies and procedures
Assist the Director, Application Integration with the development and deployment of secure applications in alignment with the OIG Security Program to meet federally mandated policies and procedures
Identify security risks and issues faced by this organization, and implement operational strategies that balance both perceived and real threats to the organization's mission.
Assist the management team by developing required documentation (e.g., strategy memos, Information Security Guides, policy documents, and security project plans) as needed.
Provide day-to-day support for all security disciplines aligned to best practices for information systems security organizations, and ensure compliance by the entire workforce comprised of staff employees, contractors, consultants, interns, etc.
Maintain close coordination and working relationships with Mission Support Directorate (MSD) Security that provide direct and indirect support of other security programs for the Office of Inspector General.
Investigate and provide initial reporting on all security incidents/violations affecting the OIG, to include both incidents onsite and at other OIG field locations.
Assist the Director, Enterprise Services for the Office of Inspector General in increasing the organization's overall security posture through the procurement of software solutions and the development and implementation of training and awareness programs, document reviews, and daily contact with OIG personnel.
Fully integrate security protection and awareness into all aspects of the OIG's operations and programs.
### Travel Required
Occasional Travel
May require up to 15 percent travel
### Relocation Authorized
Relocation expenses may be paid
## Job Requirements
### Key Requirements
Must be a US Citizen
Must be able to pass a drug screening and physical examination
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance
Must be able to obtain and maintain a government-issued credit card
May be required to complete a 12-month probationary period
May be required to take a writing assessment
### Qualifications
You will no longer be considered for this position if you: fail to respond to all of the questions in the self-assessment questionnaire; fail to address a factor in the narrative section (no response or ?See resume? or similar language will be scored a zero (0) ); or receive a zero (0) rating on any evaluation factor.
In each narrative section you must also indicate the reference person(s) who could verify your achievements. Include their full name, title and phone number. Your supervisor may also be contacted to verify any work-related statements you write.
Failure to demonstrate that you meet all evaluation factor requirements will result in a score of zero (0). Upon receipt of a zero score, you will be deemed ?not minimally qualified,? and you will not be referred for further consideration.
You must meet ALL of the minimum qualifications listed below.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
At least 7 years of professional experience in Information Technology Security planning, organizing, and conducting research on complex security issues, and managing projects and programs
At least (1) one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-14). Specialized experience in development and management of information technology security programs and plans illustrating successful integration of products and services
You must have the experience, knowledge and skills as listed in EACH of the evaluation factors. Failure to demonstrate that you meet all of the evaluation factor requirements as listed below will result in a score of zero (0); an ineligible status, and you will not be referred for further consideration.
### Security Clearance
Top Secret
## Additional Information
### What To Expect Next
The Human Resources Office will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications required for this position. You will no longer be considered for this position if you: fail to respond to all of the questions in the self-assessment questionnaire; fail to address a factor in the narrative section or state ?see resume? or similar language; receive a zero (0) rating on any evaluation factor; fail to attach all required documentation; if your application materials indicate that you are not minimally-qualified for this position; or if you fail to qualify on the interview and/or writing assessment. Only the top-rated candidates will be referred to a review official or the selecting official for further consideration. If your application is referred to the review official, the reviewer will compare your self-assessment questionnaire responses to your resume and supporting documentation. It is essential that your resume and supporting documentation provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses to the self-assessment questionnaire. If your questionnaire responses are not adequately substantiated, the review official will amend your rating to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated. Top-rated applicants may be required to participate in an interview and a writing assessment. Your rating may be further adjusted or rated as ineligible by the review official or the selecting official based on your interview or writing assessment performance. Once all applicant scores are finalized, the selecting official will make a final decision. NOTE: If you receive a zero (0) rating on any evaluation factor or on the interview, you will be considered NOT MINIMALLY QUALIFIED for the position and rated ineligible.
Once the Occupational Questionnaire has been received you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail that your submission was successful. After a review of your application package has been completed, you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the Selecting Official.
Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the USPS OIG. We offer a broad array of benefits programs:
Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Care Insurances with Flexible Spending options. For more information about these programs visit
Retirement and Thrift Savings. For more information about these programs see and
Flexible Work Schedules. USPS OIG offers a range of family friendly flexibilities including flexible work schedules, telework and employee assistance programs.
Leave and Holidays. In addition to 10 paid holidays each year, you will earn 13 days of paid sick leave and 13 to 26 paid vacation days each year depending on your years of service.
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Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status: Exempt (Nonexempt employees are entitled to overtime pay; Exempt employees are not).
### Other Information
This agency provides Reasonable Accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please call 703-248-2210. The decision on granting an accommodation request will be made on a case by case basis.
Salary Range: $128,082.00 to $160,300.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade: GG-2210-00/00
Promotion Potential: 15
Supervisory Status: Yes
Who May Apply: United States Citizens
Control Number: 457349900
Job Announcement Number: 2017-20-1857113-PC 7168202f62bc4af590bf6a4cfc967e5f

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