Senior Privacy Technical Advisor/SME

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Data Systems Analysts Inc. (DSA)
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Full Time
$100000 - $140000 yr
Work from home available

Job Description

Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) is a leading Information Technology and Management Consulting firm, delivering solutions to Federal, State and Local Government and commercial industry. We are best known for Knowledge & Information Management, Energy Management & Environmental Sustainability, Enterprise Systems Development & Operations and Cyber Security and Information Assurance. With offices in the DC Metropolitan Area and across the nation, we serve Fortune 500 decision makers and Federal, State and local government agencies throughout the U.S.
Job Description:
The ideal candidate will report directly to the Program Manager and have strong leadership skills and the ability to lead teams, tasks and projects of 5+ junior, mid, and senior level resources with limited supervision. The Senior Privacy Technical Advisor will serve as the subject matter expert on the government Agency's National Privacy Program. The National Privacy Program oversees privacy policies, procedures, practices, standards, guidance, and implementation activities in accordance with the Privacy Act and other federal requirements and directives. The selected candidate will advise the Agency Privacy Officer (APO) and the Agency National Privacy Program manager to develop and maintain strategic plans, policies, procedures, and guidance to ensure the adequate protection of privacy information and to ensure compliance with federal privacy laws and regulations (e.g. Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), E-government Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-347), Freedom of Information Act of 1966, as amended (5 U.S.C 552), and Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended (6 U.S.C. 552)). This resource will work with the Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) and the Senior Agency Official for Privacy (SAOP) to develop key goals and objectives for the program. The candidate will also advise senior management (e.g., Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)) on privacy-related risks and impacts on mission delivery. The Senior Privacy Technical Advisor will help the APO set priorities for the national program, including planning, organizing, and directing studies, surveys, special projects, and workgroups. The candidate will develop technical, policy, and provide management advice to the Agency's SAOP and CPO and to other Agency officials. The candidate works with managers and staff across the Agency and externally with oversight agencies and other federal partners on Agency and national privacy initiatives.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the Agency complies with Privacy laws, statutes, policies, and regulatory documents to safeguard Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
  • Ensure Agency Stakeholders address Privacy requirements, as outlined in published directives and are implemented with accurate information.
  • Assuring that the use of technologies sustains and do not erode, privacy protections relating to the use, collection, and disclosure of personal information.
  • Assuring that personal information contained in Privacy Act systems of records is handled in full compliance with fair information practices as set out in the Privacy Act of 1974.
  • Evaluating legislative and regulatory proposals involving collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by the Federal Government.
  • Conducting a privacy impact assessment of proposed rules of the Department or that of the Department on the privacy of personal information, including the type of personal information collected and the number of people affected.
  • Preparing a report to OMB and Congress on an annual basis on activities of the Agency that affect privacy, including complaints of privacy violations, implementation of the Privacy Act of 1974, internal controls, and other matters.
  • Manage ongoing privacy compliance activities with an eye towards creating process efficiencies wherever possible.
  • Help define, update, maintain, and enhance privacy compliance program requirements
  • Support privacy compliance reviews and oversee remediation activities across the Agency.
  • Support the monitoring of system/process development for privacy compliance.
  • Provide subject matter expertise insight on a variety of privacy-related programs, initiatives, and workflows (e.g., notices, assessments, third-party requirements, incident management, etc.)
  • Understand how privacy technologies can serve as an enabler for privacy program operations and assist with deployment of privacy-enhancing technologies.
  • Enhance the National Privacy Program to improve governance and readiness for product, operations, and data-driven business models through policy, standard, and guidance creation and revision.
  • Support periodic review of applicable privacy policies in light of changes to laws, rules, regulations, and organizational policies.
  • Monitor and evaluate evolving laws, rules, regulations, and guidance to help maintain compliance and strategic alignment.
  • Collect customer satisfaction and internal service performance feedback to foster continual improvement.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • USCitizenship.
  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum eight (8) years of experience developing and implementing Privacy policy for a federal organization.
  • Advanced Privacy certifications e.g., Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) or equivalent.
  • Experience working for a U.S. federal government Agency or contractor.
  • Demonstrated experience assessing risk and advising on organizational controls. Compliance or auditing experience also advantageous.
  • Skill in applying government privacy laws, regulations, principles and policies to assignments involving the release of information to the public.
  • Skill in conducting analyses of legislation and regulations to determine impact on program operations.
  • Knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act.
  • Knowledge of Federal and Agency records management systems, regulations, principles and polices.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and meet multiple project milestones and deadlines as required by the client.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including delivery of client-ready work products and the ability to communicate complex technical issues to senior stakeholders and non-technical staff.
  • Experience working with Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) requirements and NIST guidelines, including NIST SP 800-53.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage competing work assignments in a time sensitive environment.
  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to solve problems using best practices and systematic approach .

Preferred Tool Experience COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our communities, families and employees. With employee health and safety as our top priority DSA is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. DSA, will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date and show proof of vaccination on the first day of employment along with all I9 required forms. These forms are only to be provided via instruction from HR and with approval from DSA management for any access to customer facility.

Salary and Benefits include but not limited to:

  • The hours for this role are Full-time, Regular - Start and End times are dependent on customer requirements
  • Leave benefits include Paid holidays, Vacation, Sick and Bereavement
  • Retirement benefits include 401K with 20% match to employee contribution, and Employee Stock Ownership Shares provided by DSA.
  • Insurance benefits include customizable Medical, Dental, Health, Company Paid Life and Disability Insurance, Health savings, Vision and Domestic Partner Coverage
  • Miscellaneous benefits include Tuition assistance and Technical 100% Paid Training and Family Tuition Assistance.
Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.Our culture embraces training and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone. DSA's leadership and training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers and reinforce DSA's guiding principles since 1963.

We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).DSAemployees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market that include a Vanguard 401K.DSA provides equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status; race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.

DSA will provide necessary reasonable accommodation to ensure that an individual with a disability who is not able to fully utilize DSA's online job application system is provided with equal opportunity to apply and be considered for all jobs. If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email HR or call 1-877-422-4372.

DSA recognizes that the global spread of COVID-19 is a challenging time for everyone. Our #1 priority is the health and safety of our workforce, guests and candidates, and we provide the necessary supplies to maintain safety in the work place. Due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, our response time and scheduling of interviews may increase. DSA is looking to fill various positions despite the COVID-19 and are managing our workforce within the compliance of all state requirements.

Company Information

Employee-Owned, Mission-Driven

Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Federal Government customers business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers

Dice Id : 10119839
Position Id : 22-00099
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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