Privacy Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Washington DC
Posted Date 3 days ago(3/14/2018 3:49 PM)
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Information Technology


The Department of Veteran Affairs Privacy Service works to achieve the mission of the Department while minimizing the impact on individual privacy. A Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA) and a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is used to identify and assess the risks and ramifications of using information technology in collecting, maintaining, and disseminating personal information from the public in identifiable form. This promotes greater protection of relevant Information Technology (IT) systems. The VA privacy compliance program is a critical part of the Privacy Service’s ability to integrate privacy into the IT environment of VA, which was developed after critical analysis of widely accepted industry best practices.


Will be responsible for managing, conducting, and analyzing Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA) and Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) as part of the Authorization & Accreditation (A&A) process. Will also be responsible for creating and delivering training slide decks describing the PTA and how it is completed, the PIA and how it is completed, and the process in which reviews are completed for PTAs and PIAs.


Preferred experience performing privacy compliance activities to include PIAs and PTAs

Preferred knowledge of privacy laws and regulations applicable to federal systems and with PII reduction/elimination initiatives

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, programming, engineering, or a related scientific or technical discipline is required. 5 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.

CIPP certification a plus

2+ years of experiance 



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