IT Security Officer

U.S. District Court - WDNY   Buffalo, NY   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on June 18, 2024
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Address: 2 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY
100 State Street, Rochester, NY
Position: IT Security Officer
Full-Time, Permanent
Vacancy: 24-05
Duty Station: Buffalo or Rochester, New York
Salary: CL 29 ($83,093-$140,396)
Pay rate based on geographic location. Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The United States District Court, Bankruptcy Court, and Probation Office for the Western District of New York are seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Information Technology Security Officer.

The IT Security Officer performs professional work related to the management of information technology
security policy, planning, development, implementation, training, and support for all court units within the district. The incumbent provides actionable advice to improve IT security and serves as a team lead to fulfill security objectives within the district.

Representative Duties

• Review, evaluate, and make recommendations on courts’ technology security programs. Promote and support security services available throughout the district.
• Provide technical advisory services to securely design, implement, maintain, or modify information technology systems and networks that are critical to the operation and success of all court units. Provide advice on matters of IT security.
• Assist in the development and maintenance of local court unit security policies and guidance, the remediation of identified risks, and the implementation of security measures. Develop, analyze, and evaluate new and innovative information technology concepts, approaches, methodologies, techniques, services, guidance, and policies.
• Provide security analysis of IT activities to ensure that appropriate security measures are in place and are enforced.
• Oversee the implementation of security on information systems and the generation of security documentation for system authorization and operation. Manage information security projects (or security-related aspects of other IT projects).
• Serve as a liaison with court stakeholders to integrate security into the system development lifecycle. 

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and AO78 Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment as a single PDF attachment by email to: subject line “IT Security Officer,
Reference No. 24-05.” Save the documents as one PDF, using your first name last name. When the AO78 is filled out electronically and returned by email, the fillable form must first be resaved and submitted as a non-fillable PDF before submission, otherwise the form will appear blank. Applicants are not required to complete the AO78, page 5, Optional Background Information until the time of a conditional offer.

Important Dates
Position Available: Immediately
Application Deadline: Until Filled

District Overview
The District’s jurisdiction encompasses the 17 most western counties of Upstate New York, with courthouses located in Buffalo and Rochester. The District is comprised of 8 United States District Judges, 7 United States Magistrate Judges, and approximately 100 employees.