Chief, Security Architecture Section

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Washington, DC
Full Time Executive Government Information Technology Internet Management

Job Description


This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization, Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $243,500.


Supervises and directs the work of subordinate staff. Evaluates and provides feedback to employees regarding work performance. Counsels employees on work issues. Approves/disapproves requests for leave. Identifies staff training and developmental needs and makes necessary provisions. Administers minor disciplinary actions and recommends awards. Hears and resolves grievances or other disputes either with or without the assistance of higher-level supervisor(s).

Supports EEO and diversity principles by promoting a work environment free of discrimination and harassment; taking action to achieve diversity throughout the organization; and supporting activities related to corporate affirmative action employment plans.

Ensures proper corporate wide security control mechanisms are in place to support business control objectives in all FDIC automated business processes.

Oversees the selection and implementation of security technologies for supporting enterprise wide security compliance activities and oversees operation of these systems.

Develops/integrates cybersecurity architectures and/or requirements for systems with financial security requirements or requirements for the processing of financial data primarily applicable to government organizations and repository institutions.

Establishes cybersecurity requirements for critical business functions in collaboration with FDIC stakeholders.

Provides integration of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework process activities and related documentation (e.g., system life-cycle support plans, concept of operations, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials).

Advises the CISO and DCISO as to long range direction to the OCISO program areas. Establishes priorities and assigns resources to program areas based on the FDIC’s, CIOO’s, and OCISO’s needs.

Provides consultation with the CISO and DCISO in the development of yearly planning, budget, security, configuration, and problem management processes.

Provides advice on security project costs, design concepts, or design changes, and assesses their impact to EA business models.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.