National Institutes of Health IT Project Manager (INFOSEC) - OCIO - DH in Montgomery County, Maryland

National Institutes of Health
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Montgomery County, MD
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (3 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 10/21/2016 (1 day(s) away)

Job Overview

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visitNIH Overview.

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is seeking an experienced individual to lead the NIH's strategic information security program. If you have experience in an information security program, and you want to be a part of a world class information security organization, then consider joining the Office of the Chief Information Officer. This position is located in the Information Technology Security and Awareness Office (ISAO), OCIO, Office of the Director, NIH.


As an IT Project Manager (INFOSEC), you will:

  • Provide overall direction and coordination of all advanced hardware and software projects that implement extremely complex operating systems, system control and monitoring programs, computer based communication networks, database management systems, and other high-level system analysis and consultation services throughout NIH.
  • Manage the information systems architecture in relation to project portfolio.
  • Serve as a project officer on IT service contracts and is responsible for providing operational management of contracts.
  • Assess the operational effects of technical and procedural decisions and advises via established protocols the NIH as appropriate.
  • Advise NIH Senior Management on best alternatives for the implementation of systems, procedures, and services.
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Confidential financial disclosure report Form OGE 450 required.

To qualify for the GS-14 level, you must possess the following:

  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.

*AND *

*You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS- 13 level* in the Federal Government obtained in either the private or public sector performing IT related tasks such as: developing, implementing, and coordinating activities designed to ensure, protect and restore IT systems, services and capabilities; monitoring and evaluating systems' compliance with IT security requirements; providing advice and guidance in implementing IT security policies and procedures in the development and operation of network systems; and updating System Security Plans and other security-related documents.

Volunteer Experience:

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; 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.

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Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Within 15 business days of the closing date, Friday, October 21, 2016, you may check your status online at USAJOBS. We will update your status after each key stage in the application process has been completed.


The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information.

Other Information

A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/ placement.

A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for prior work experience or active duty uniformed service that otherwise would not be creditable for the purpose of determining his or her annual leave accrual rate. All creditable service must be directly related to the duties of the position being filled and decisions to allow for such credit must be finalized prior to the selectee’s entrance on duty. The use of this service credit incentive is at the discretion of the selecting official and service credit is granted only for a position deemed hard-to-fill.

If selected, you will be required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually.

Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.

Salary Range: $108,887.00 to $141,555.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-2210-14/14

Promotion Potential: 14

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 452727300

Job Announcement Number: NIH-OCIO-DH-17-1820039