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    Serves as a Project Manager who maintains, and secures the applications that the Department of Justice (DOJ) components utilize and rely on to meet their mission requirements. Performs assigned functions in one of the following Cyber Architecture and Engineering (CAE) teams: Cybersecurity Engineering and Enterprise Architect. Provide direction and oversight of cyber intrusions and attacks prevention to DOJ's various missions.

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    • Responsible for innovative technical and risk management guidance that harmonizes business requirements and cybersecurity across the enterprise (e.g. cloud services, mobile devices, encryption, Trusted Internet Connections,etc).
    • Responsible for developing strategies, policies, guidance and solutions for maintaining secure configuration guidance for cloud services.
    • Determines appropriate products and services to project scope, requirements, and deliverables.
    • Purchases and oversee invoices for IT services, equipment, products, supplies, property and other items.
    • Analyze information systems requirements or environments.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business travel required 10% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    Conditions Of Employment

    • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
    • This position requires candidate to be able to hold a security clearance at the TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
    • Selective Service registration is required, see the "Requirements" section for full details.
    • Additional selections may be made from this recruitment, for up to 90 days, if openings occur in other offices serviced by JMD Human Resources.
    • Financial Disclosure: If selected, you may be required to disclose financial information in accordance with DOJ and Federal ethics guidelines.
    • This position has a business travel requirement of 10% of the time.
    • Position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP). Applicants must pass a drug screen prior to employment and subject to random drug testing for the duration of employment.


    To qualify for the position of IT Cybersecurity Specialist (ENTARCH) at (GS-2210-14), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to this series and grade.

    Basic Qualifications:
    1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attention to detail.
    2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
    3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
    4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

    Specialized Experience Statement: One year of specialized experience which includes utilizing architectural methodologies used in the design and development of information systems; performs research and applies that knowledge to develop cybersecurity solutions for enterprise and emerging technologies (e.g. cloud, mobile, zero-trust, identity, and access management, etc.).

    This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).

    YOUR RESUME MUST support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the "Required Documents" section for important notes about what information you must include in your resume!


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    This announcement is being advertised under a government-wide Direct-Hire Authority issued by OPM for positions in certain hard-to-fill occupational fields. Veterans Preference and other Category Rating procedures do not apply to this announcement.

    Applicants must simply be determined to possess the specialized experience required of the position. The hiring office may interview and select any qualified candidate of their choosing from the qualified pool. See OPM, Direct Hire Authority for more information...

    Other Information:

    • Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
    • DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf
    • Selective Service: If you were born male, on or after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications described above.

    Once the job opportunity announcement closes (at 11:59 pm ET on04/27/2021), a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be conducted, the information will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your eligibility for Federal employment, and then whether you are qualified for this particular position. Per Direct-Hire Authority requirements, all qualified candidates will be referred, in the order of receipt of application, to the hiring office for consideration. The hiring office may select any qualified candidate without regard to special eligibility considerations.

    • Information Assurance
    • Information Systems/Network Security
    • Project Management

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Top Secret

    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

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    Required Documents

    The following documents are required for this vacancy:

    • Resume

    IMPORTANT RESUME INFO: Please review the USAJOBS Resume Writing Tutorial on YouTube before applying.
    At a minimum, your resume must list each of the following items for every employment referenced. If you leave out important information we may not be able to credit your experience and you may be rated ineligible.
    1. official position title,
    2. employer name and contact information,
    3. start and end dates (including month and year),
    4. hours per week worked,
    5. a detailed list of duties performed, accomplishments, and
    6. your highest salary (or grade/step) achieved.

    If you need help submitting your documents, please review the Applicant Help Site, Documents page. If you need help understanding document requirements, contact Kim Hall at kim.r.hall@usdoj.gov or 555-555-5555 during normal business hours. If you're having difficulty with your application or document submission, don't wait until the last minute, contact us right away so we can help you before the announcement closes.

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    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.


    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

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application questionnaire and submit your supporting documentation. Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 04/27/2021 to receive consideration. If you would like to preview the assessment questionnaire, please see: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11048582

    • Click "Apply Online" to get started.
    • If you're not logged in to your USAJOBS account, you will need to login. If you don't have an account, please create one.
    • You will be prompted to select one of your stored (or uploaded) resumes, and any supporting documents you have uploaded to USAJOBS. If you have not uploaded these documents, you can do so later before submitting your application.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, you will be asked to submit your demographic information (if you have provided this in your profile). Submission is optional and anonymous.
    • You'll be asked to confirm your choices and certify the accuracy of your information before you're able to continue to the Application Manager system. Until you see the blue border and DOJ logo, you are still on USAJOBS. You'll see a folder animation just before you leave USAJOBS.
    • Once you reach DOJ's Application Manager system, you'll be asked to verify the information you transmitted from USAJOBS. You will then respond to the application assessment questionnaires and indicate your eligibility options.
    • After responding to the questionnaires, you will have the opportunity to attach the documents you brought over from USAJOBS *OR* upload documents directly from your computer or device.
    • If you opt to upload a document directly, click the "Upload" button and select the document on your device, then wait for the upload to finish. Repeat as needed. Documents must be less than 3 MB each and should be in a compatible file format.
    • Once all your documents are uploaded, you must assign the uploads to the appropriate document category. You may attach more than one document to each category. Click the drop-down menu for a document category, and select one of the available options in the menu. The document will be listed under this category. You can click the drop-down again to add other documents, as needed. You can have up to 15 document assignments.
    • Once you've uploaded and assigned all your documents to an appropriate document type, you can proceed to the final verification step, and click Submit.
    • If you have correctly submitted your application, you will receive an automated e-mail notification within 30-60 minutes. Be sure to review the announcement fully to make sure that your application contains everything that is required.
    If you need help with the application process, please see the USAJOBS Help Site (for everything on the USAJOBS-side), or the Application Manager Help Site (for everything on the DOJ-side). Regrettably, the Department of Justice cannot assist you with USAJOBS account issues. If you contact us for assistance and the problem is related to your USAJOBS account, we will have to direct you to USAJOBS to remedy the issue.

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: If you are unable to apply online due to a disability or overseas deployment, you must request an alternative application, which is available from the Human Resources Office. Please contact Kim Hall at kim.r.hall@usdoj.gov or 555-555-5555 to discuss your situation. Accommodations are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

    Agency contact information

    Kim Hall


    Justice Management Division - Chief Information Officer
    2 Constitution Square
    145 N Street NE
    Room 9W.300
    Washington, DC 20530
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    We strive to extend a final offer of employment within 90 days from the close of this announcement. Additional selections may be made from this announcement if openings in other offices occur within 90 days.

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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.

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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 to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • 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.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/598479900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.