IT Specialist (INFOSEC), CG-2210-14 (Permanent)

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Washington D.C., USA
Full Time Government Information Technology Management OTHER

Job Description


This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization, IT Risk, Governance, and Policy Section, HQ, of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and leads the CIOO’s end-to-end planning and architecture program.


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.

Prepares, reviews and comments on draft audit reports and recommendations, and coordinates the resolution of outstanding issues and management responses which are often complex information security issues and require sophisticated multiple platform technical solutions.

Plans and executes internal control reviews and process improvement reviews of CIOO's IT, privacy and cybersecurity operations, general support systems and major applications, which are conducted by interdisciplinary teams using structured review techniques.

Works with CIOO program managers to test and otherwise validate that completed corrective actions address audit and internal control program recommendations. This includes preparing closure packages for review for closure by the Office of Risk Management and Internal Control and the OIG.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May require occasional overnight travel.


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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.  Additional qualifications information can be found here. You must have Information Technology (IT)-related experience which demonstrates proficiency in each of the following competencies:

• 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 products 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; knows 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); makes 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 competencies listed above, applicants must meet the specialized experience for this position.  

To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the CG/GS-13 grade level or above in the Federal service.  Specialized experience is defined as experience conducting, testing and validating cybersecurity and privacy internal controls; assessing risk levels, identifying findings and recommending corrective actions to ensure compliance with government regulating agencies such as OMB, GAO and NIST.  

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 or higher in the online assessment to be determined “well qualified” for this position. For more information, click here


$133,792 to $217,363 per year