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    Summary

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development is the nation's housing agency committed to strengthening the Nation's housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; and build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Its principal offices are located in the District of Columbia.  The Office of the Chief Information Officer enables delivery of agency programs, services, and management processes by providing high-quality information technology (IT) solutions and services. 

    The Chief Information Security Officer serves as the Chief Information Officer's designated Senior Agency Information Security Officer with responsibilities to develop and maintains the Department's Cyber Security Management Program.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Providing oversight of Departmental cyber security contracts and high-level enterprise-wide procurements impacting the security of  the HUD enterprise such as enterprise license agreements and security lines of business procurements.
    • Ensuring the agency has trained personnel sufficient to assist the agency in securing the agency's information assets and comply with all statutory requirements and regulations.
    • Ensuring the agency Chief Information Officer and senior agency officials are provided with current and timely cyber security threat and vulnerability in formation to enable the agency to prepare for, detect and respond to cyber attacks.
    • Serving as the senior advisor to agency line management to ensure agency Program Office oversight, compliance and accountability with the agency's Cyber Security Management Program. 
    • Providing senior management with guidance, and expert advice in developing, promoting, and maintaining cyber security controls and performance measures to adequately and cost effectively protect all cyber critical infrastructure including classified and unclassified information systems and national security systems.
    • Establishing Departmental cyber security policy, standards, and guidelines in accordance with federal law and regulations.
    • Providing expert advice, recommendations, and representation to senior HUD management levels in areas for which the Cyber Security Office is responsible and maintains liaison with key personnel in the field, officials from other agencies and industry personnel to assure implementation of appropriate Departmental cyber security policies, guidelines, and implementation of enhanced Departmental information security practices.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a US Citizen.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
    • A one-year probationary period is required, if not previously completed.
    • Must meet Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs)
    • Will be required to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report, SF-278.

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

    As a basic requirement, applicants must demonstrate progressively responsible experience directly related to the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined under Mandatory Technical Qualifications. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service, or its equivalent, with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations. Failure to meet basic qualification requirements, specialized experience, and all mandatory technical qualifications may result in disqualification.

    You must have at least one year of specialized experience related to this position. Specialized experience includes: 

    • Providing senior level advice and recommendations on a broad range of diverse subjects at or near the cutting edge of computer technology; AND
    • Implementation and management of enterprise-level cyber security programs and information technology resources, including the direction and oversight of major systems acquisition projects; AND
    • Collecting requirements, implementing, and maintain automated information systems to include the integration of hardware, software and telecommunications in a networked environment. 

    This vacancy is advertised under two (2) different announcements. Please read the Who May Apply section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ER-19-006-DE

    Qualifications

    YOU MUST FULLY ADDRESS EACH MTQ TO BE RATED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

    MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): In addition to the qualifying experience, applicants must possess the following technical qualifications that represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

    1. Experience in building and managing risk-based cyber security programs and information technology projects.
    2. Experience leading complex cyber security programs/projects and quickly and accurately analyzing technical, budgetary, and performance objectives in order to arrive at factual conclusions pertaining to agency objectives.
    3. Experience leading management processes and techniques for improving business processes, and measuring and evaluating program performance as it relates to cyber security architectures and oversight of major systems and infrastructure, to include, planning for reducing/eliminating finds and issues identified on plans of action and milestones.
    4. Experience in applying principles and objectives of cyber security in order to improve the performance of programmatic, technical and management functions within and outside the Agency.

     
    To be considered for this position, you must submit a written statement addressing each MTQ. Failure to address the MTQs, will adversely affect your chances for referral or selection.

    This vacancy is advertised under two (2) different announcements. Please read the Who May Apply section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ER-19-006-DE. 

    Education

    There is no substitution of education for experience at this level.

    Additional information

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development strives to ensure that the public perceives HUD as a fair and equitable agency that administers its programs in an objective and impartial manner. As such, HUD is committed to its government ethics program, which advises employees on applicable ethics laws and regulations designed to protect the agency against real and apparent conflicts of interest. As a federal employee, you will be subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct and the U.S. criminal conflict of interest statutes. As a HUD employee, you will also be subject to the HUD Supplemental Ethics Regulations which restrict the extent to which a HUD employee can engage in certain activities and hold certain investments. Depending on your position, you may also be required to file a public or confidential financial disclosure report. Upon your new appointment, you will receive guidance regarding your ethics obligations. You will also be required to attend a mandatory ethics training within 3 months of appointment.

    HUD employees are prohibited under Section 7501.104, 5 Code of Federal Regulations from directly or indirectly owning, acquiring, or receiving:

    • Federal Housing Authority debentures or certificate of claim;
    • Financial interest in a project, including any single-family dwelling or unit subsidized by HUD, or which is subject to a note or mortgage insured by HUD;
    • Section 8 subsidies to or on behalf of a tenant of property you, your spouse, or a dependent child owns.
    The following are exceptions to the Section 8 prohibition:
    • The employee, or the employee's spouse or minor child acquires, without specific intent as through inheritance, a property in which a tenant receiving such a subsidy already resides;
    • The tenant receiving such a subsidy lived in the rental property before the employee worked for the Department;
    • The tenant receiving such a subsidy is a parent, child, grandchild, or sibling of the employee;
    • The employee's, or the employee's spouse or minor child's, rental property has an incumbent tenant who has not previously received such a subsidy and becomes the beneficiary thereof; or
    • The location of the rental property is in a Presidentially declared emergency or natural disaster area and the employee receives prior written approval from an agency designee.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    In addition to the specialized experience, applicants will be evaluated against the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). As a supplement to your application, please provide examples of relevant experience, training, and personal achievements, which address each of the MTQs. The examples should be clear and concise and show levels of accomplishment and degree of responsibility. FAILURE TO ADDRESS THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING DISQUALIFIED.
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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Top Secret

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    Your application package must include your:

    RESUME: All applicants are required to submit a resume, either by creating on in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing.  Cover letters are optional.  To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume.  We suggest you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions.  Please view résumé tips. Your resume should include: full name, mailing address, and day and evening telephone numbers and email addresses. Educational information, including the name, city and state of the colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type and year of any degrees received. Information about your paid and non-paid work experience related to the position including:

    • Job title (including series and grade, if Federal job)
    • Duties and accomplishments
    • Employer's name and address
    • Supervisor's name and telephone number (indicate if we may contact your current supervisor)
    • Starting and ending dates of employment (month/year)
    • Hours per week
    • Annual salary
    • Information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments
    • Country of citizenship

    RESPONSES TO THE MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

    CURRENT AND FORMER EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:

    • Submit a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing competitive service as Tenure 1 or 2 (Block 24), Position Occupied as 1 - Competitive Service (Block 34), current Grade (Block 18) and Salary (Block 20). Typically Award SF-50s do not provide the required information. If the full performance level of your position is different from the grade indicated in Block 18, please provide proof of the full performance level.
    • If your highest permanent grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing that grade.

    If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP/ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/careers/hudbenefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    Note: Resumes must be submitted using the USAJobs website.

    The following instructions outline our application process:

    You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET), Monday - Friday).

    If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date. HUD provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

    To begin, either click the "Create a New Account" button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.

    You will be re-directed to HUD’s CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.

    To complete, you must click the "Finish" button located at the bottom of the "Application Review" page.

    To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.

    To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the Help Desk at mgshelp@monster.com or at 866-656-6831 and/or the https://my.usajobs.gov/Help/Contact/.

    Agency contact information

    Vanessa Johnson

    Phone

    202-708-1381

    TDD

    202-708-1455

    Fax

    000-000-0000

    Email

    Vanessa.l.Johnson@hud.gov

    Address

    Office of the Chief Information Officer
    See "How to Apply" Section
    Washington, District of Columbia 20410
    United States
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    Learn more about what it's like to work at Office of the Chief Information Officer, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/careers/

    Next steps

    You will receive notification that your application has been received. Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements for their MTQ’s will be considered qualified for this position. Rating and ranking to determine the “Best Qualified” will be conducted by a panel of experts and will be based upon consideration of the degree to which applicants meet the mandatory requirements as described in the vacancy announcement. Interviews and qualifications inquiries may be required.

    To check the status of your application for this position, please follow these steps:

    1. Login to your USAJOBS account, select the "Applications" tab section and click on the vacancy that you have already applied to.
    2. Under "Application Status," click the "Additional Application Information" link and you will be taken to HUD’s CareerConnector website where you can check your application status.
    The "Additional Application Information" link may not be available if your application status says "Unavailable." This indicates that your application is not complete. If the "Additional Application Information" link is not available and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and the "Update Application" button to be taken back to the HUD CareerConnector portion of the application. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523939900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.