Privacy Safeguards Specialist- Washington, DC

Posted on March 15, 2011. Filed under: Data Analyst Jobs, Information Security, Job location District of Columbia | Tags: , , , , |

About AECOM National Security Programs:

National Security Programs, an AECOM Technology Corporation, is a provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world. National Security Programs brings unique expertise to AECOM in intelligence, information technology and cyber security – and diversifies AECOM’s strong base of federal government relationships. An exciting and rewarding career, built on your experience is within you reach. 

AECOM has significant presence in the high-growth national security market. With 52,000 people in more than 100 countries, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. Our highly capable team provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments.

Position Title: Privacy Safeguards Specialist

Position status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Access Information

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support for reviewing and updating Federal Government’s Privacy Act issuances for publication in the Federal Register
  • Provide support for monitoring and reviewing Federal Government compliance with privacy requirements of the Federal Information Systems Management Act portion of the E-Government Act
  • Supports the development and analysis of information systems used to safeguard sensitive information
  • The contractor shall track and monitor PII breach incidents and notification responses. The contractor shall provide monthly and quarterly reports, identifying trends.
  • Plans and carries out assignments and develops new privacy database methods, approaches, and procedures for approval by the government
  • Periodically interact with management on matters concerning several functional areas including maximum availability of all information systems


Successful candidate MUST have:

  • Minimum of one year of Privacy Act and E-Government Act policy and procedure operational experience
  • Knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements pertaining to the Privacy Act and the E-Government Act
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a field pertinent to this position or a High School diploma with four years of relevant work experience


Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements pertaining to the Privacy Act, Federal Information Systems Management Act (FISMA), OMB Memorandum M-07-16, and the E-Government Act, including disclosure prohibitions, access and amendment provisions, and agency recordkeeping requirements
  • Experience developing and/or reviewing Privacy Act System of Records Notices (SORNs) and Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
  • Clear understanding of privacy safeguard best practices, particularly in regard to eliminating unnecessary collection and use of Social Security Numbers
  • Demonstrated skills in providing written and verbal analyses and recommendations to customers or senior management based on results of candidate’s research and analysis of privacy safeguard statutes, regulations, policies, and issues
  • Experience interacting with and supporting the work of federal managers, program, and administrative support staff.  Customer-service oriented
  • Self-directed, with the ability to determine when guidance should be sought from the client
  • Intermediate level knowledge of MS Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Project

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