Website US Embassy
Yes After completing orientation and initial training, a SEO is usually assigned a two-year tour of duty in Washington, D.C., followed by an overseas tour, two years in length and directed by the Department. After the initial two tours, assignments will be for periods of one to three years overseas or in the United States.
- Lead the Department in technical solutions to emerging and evolving threats domestically and overseas.
- Interface with and represent the Department’s interests and policy with regards to technical security and countermeasures within the international Intelligence Community.
- Identify, analyze, and manage security risks to personnel, facilities, or sensitive information and, in-turn, specify system requirements and/or procedural measures to ensure the integrity of facilities, networks, computers, automated information systems, and perimeter security.
- Manage technical and information security programs, projects, and resources at U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide.
- Perform technical security assessments and recommend security upgrades to deter terrorism and technical espionage.
- Plan and conduct technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM) surveys to detect, report, and nullify technical penetrations, hazards, or vulnerabilities of Department of State facilities.
- 50% or less – An SEO generally spends about half of his/her career assigned to the Department of State’s overseas missions and at times, lives away from family and/or in difficult or isolated conditions. Selected applicants will be notified of a Written and Oral Assessment (OA) requirement in Washington D.C. For selected applicants, all travel and other expenses incurred in connection with the OA are the sole responsibility of the applicant.
Company: US Embassy
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Roanoke, VA, US
Application Deadline: N/A