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Office of Naval Research INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) in Naval Research Laboratory, Washington


You will serve as an Information Technology Specialist (InfoSec) in the Mission Support Division, Code 122100 of NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY.


You will be responsible for developing NRL Cybersecurity (CS) and Communications Security (COMSEC) policies, plans, and procedures for NRL unclassified and classified Information Systems (IS).

You will perform actions involving review and approval of CS CandA documentation; CS Vulnerability Alert/Bulletin compliance oversight.

You will be ensuring secure configurations of all Information Technology (IT) assets according to DoD, DON, and

NRL policies and procedures.

You will be responsible for conducting evaluations of the technical and non-technical security features and safeguards of an IT system, application, or network.

You will be developing information security standards and procedures and overseeing implementation of the standards and procedures through the DoD/DON AandA process.

You will apply knowledge of CYBER SECURITY policy, procedures, and workforce structure to develop, implement, and maintain a secure enclave environment.

You will ensure all enclave are functional and secure.

You will perform comprehensive evaluations of AandA plans to ensure compliance with the Navy Risk Management Framework (RMF) and assists AandA team with remediation.

You will provide support for AandA activities as required.


Conditions of Employment


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of information technology related experience in the federal service or private or public sector demonstrating the following four competencies, as defined:

(1) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail;

(2) 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;

(3) 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;

(4) 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 my experience demonstrating the four competencies above, I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11/12) or pay band (NO-03) in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing most or all of the following duties: (1) Evaluating technical and non-technical security features and safeguards of the IT System, application; (2) Incorporating Department of Defense (DoD) / Department of Navy (DoN) / SECNAV / OPNAV policies, procedures, and directives; (3) Applying Navy Risk Management Framework (NIST 800-37) and Navy Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS) in combination with Cybersecurity policies and procedures; (4) Developing and implementing information security standards and procedures; and (5) Evaluating security solutions to be effectively targeting enclave requirements. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: OR . Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


All academic degrees and coursework must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

Additional Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: