Senior IT Specialist (Information Security)

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Washington, DC
Full Time Government Information Technology Internet

Job Description

Senior IT Specialist (Information Security), CG- 2201-14 (Permanent)

Chief Information Officer Organization, Division Of Information Technology, Enterprise Strategy Branch

IT, Risk, Governance and Policy Section


This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization, DIT, Enterprise Strategy Branch, of the Federal Deposit Corporation and is responsible for advancing and maturing the ongoing IT architecture and strategic planning practices, and for ensuring resources are strategically aligned to FDIC priorities.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.


Coordinates and provides support to internal CIOO clients in the identification, implementation, testing and review of internal controls, and serves as a liaison for U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and the Division of Finance, Corporate Management Control (DOF CMC) audits and reviews within the client's area of program responsibility. 

Plans and executes internal control reviews and process improvement reviews of CIOO's IT, privacy and cybersecurity operations, general support systems and major applications.  This includes mapping critical IT, privacy and cybersecurity business processes and recommending solutions and/or corrective actions to clients and CIOO senior officials.

Reviews major system development projects at critical points in their life cycle to inform any associated risks on the CIOO’s IT risk inventory, including, but not limited to the degree to which projects are meeting stated security and privacy requirements, business expectations and are being completed in a timely and cost effective manner.

Reviews corrective action plans for audits and internal control reviews and assesses compliance with guidelines for privacy and security controls established by OMB, GAO and  NIST.

Document and prepare technical trend analysis, internal control reviews and management control plans for senior management.

Plans, conducts analyses, reports and monitors process improvement initiatives in the division including the conduct of detail business process mapping.