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IT Specialist (INFOSEC) - Portland, OR

Post Posted: Jan 08, 15 08:06

IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Job Title:IT Specialist (INFOSEC)
Department:Department Of Energy
Agency:Bonneville Power Administration
Job Announcement Number:PH-NM-15-1283253
SALARY RANGE: $73,998.00 to $96,203.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, January 5, 2015 to Friday, January 16, 2015
SERIES & GRADE: GS-2210-12
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location:
Portland, OR View Map
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has been powering people and careers for over 75 years. We are...

A non-profit federal agency that provides clear, emissions-free hydroelectricity to the Pacific Northwest and maintains a high voltage transmission system to deliver that electricity;
A leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship, promoting energy efficiency, renewable wind and hydropower, the smart grid, fish and wildlife protection and initiatives to address climate change;
A visionary and innovative agency that values diversity and creativity and encourages continuous learning;
Located throughout the Pacific Northwest with opportunities in cities, smaller communities, and in the field.
This position is located in the Cyber Security Office, Information Technology Division.

This announcement is utilizing a government-wide Direct Hire Authority.
Additional vacancies may be filled through this vacancy announcement or if they become available.

Not Required
You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
You may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
This employer participates in the E-Verify program.
Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.
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As an IT Specialist, you will be responsible for:

Recovering and preserving digital evidence for use in incident management and investigations;
Analyzing a variety of computer-related evidence in order to develop comprehensive reports of findings;
Providing guidance to staff on the implementation of IT security policies and procedures;
Recommending new techniques to protect organizational IT systems and, when incidents occur, to investigate and identify the cause of intrusion; and
Performing threat analyses to identify potential gaps in IT security policies and systems
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In order to be qualified for this position, you must possess:

IT related experience that includes reviewing work to ensure it is in line with established standards or to identify deficiencies (Attention to Detail); collaborating with customers to identify their information technology needs or to resolve their hardware and software problems (Customer Service); explaining technical information orally to non-technical audiences (Oral Communication); and evaluating alternatives to recommend solutions to hardware or software problems (Problem Solving) - AND -
one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service, using various host-based forensic tools to recover digital information for use in investigations or inquiries; assisting in the development of new or revised IT security policies or programs; monitoring network data to identify intrusions or other threats to data security; and preparing technical reports summarizing the findings of forensic computer science investigations for delivery to management
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). 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.

All requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement, Friday, January 16, 2015

Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement in order to be considered under merit promotion procedures.

This position is not in the bargaining unit.