IT Security Specialist I, II, III, IV &V

Position Title: IT Security Specialist I, II, III, IV &V

Location: NASA HQ – Washington, DC


Monitors, evaluates, and maintains systems and procedures to protect data systems, databases, and network systems from unauthorized users.

Identifies potential threats and responds to reported security violations.

Determines causes of security violations and recommends corrective actions.

Researches, recommends, and implements changes to procedures and systems to enhance security.

Assists in communicating security procedures to users.

Establishes and satisfies system- wide information security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.

Applies expertise to Government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.

Examples could include classified intelligence and command and control-related networks.


BS/ BA or Equivalent



IT Security Specialist I: <2 Years

IT Security Specialist II: 2-5 Years

IT Security Specialist III: 5-8 Years

IT Security Specialist IV: 8-10 Years

IT Security Specialist V: >10 Years