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Job Description


Work in the Technical Category at this pay band is characterized by such assignments as:

  • Collects, records, and analyzes data/information; identifies problems; and performs analysis.
  • Plans and carries out projects for collecting detailed data or information from primary sources. Such projects are typically a part of a large and continuing program. Plans and analyzes data. May suggest data sources and prepare interpretive reports of limited scope.
  • Characteristic information technology assignments in the Security specialization at this pay band include:

  • Implements and disseminates standard IT security tools, procedures, and practices to protect information assets.
  • Plans and coordinates the delivery of an IT security awareness training program for end users at all levels in the organization.
  • Evaluates established security authentication technologies such as public key infrastructure certificates, secure cards, and biometrics for adoption in various FAA environments.
  • Administers and monitors implementation of authentication software.
  • Identifies and specifies standard information systems security requirements associated with migrations to new IT environments/applications and provides guidance in planning and implementing migration activities.
  • Reviews specifications for procurement of new but established software to ensure compliance with security requirements at the systems or LAN level.
  • Duties Include:

    Applies experience and detailed technical knowledge to evaluate security controls on a variety of information system platforms (Windows, Linux/Unix, etc.), databases (Oracle, MS-SQL, MySQL), and networks. Collects, verifies, compiles and summarizes security controls for compliance to NIST SP 800 series of documents; assists in developing and presenting training on NIST and other Departmental or Agency specific policies, guidance and orders.

    Work is reviewed periodically by peers and the Team Lead during assigned tasks and at completion to ensure timeliness and all aspects of quality. Work activities typically support the work of other employees and contribute to activities of the organization. Contacts are internal and external to the organizational unit, to include interactions with mid- and senior-level information security personnel.

    Provides guidance and mentoring to less-experienced security staff as requested by the Manager. Demonstrates some independence in planning time, prioritizing tasks and utilizing assigned resources to accomplish assigned projects. Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow some discretion to select the most appropriate approach.

    Estimated annual salary


    • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.
    • Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems.
    • Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.
    • Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures.


    • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.


    • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
    • Engineering and TechnologyKnowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

    Federal Aviation Administration






    800 Independence Ave. SwWashington, DC, 20591and others


    Government/Civil Service/Military



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