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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Director, Cyber-Infrastructure Intelligence Division

Department:Department Of Homeland Security

Agency:DHS Headquarters

Job Announcement Number:CHCO-12-030-DHS-766370

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 to Wednesday, November 21, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

ES-0132-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Senior Executive Service (SES)

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

In today's interconnected world our country's security challenges are constantly evolving.  To meet these challenges, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fosters a culture that values and promotes diversity, teamwork, flexibility, and innovation.  For an overview of the diverse responsibilities DHS carries out within the Government, we welcome you to visit our website at http://www.dhs.gov.

***THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 11/21/2012***

This position is located in DHS's Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), Cyber-Infrastructure Intelligence Division (CIID).  CIID's mission is to provide technical and analytic expertise and produce classified and unclassified all-source intelligence products for Homeland security stakeholders.  The Director of CIID serves as the principal I&A substantive advisor on threats stemming from attacks to the U.S. cyber and communications infrastructure and threats to all sectors of the Nation's critical infrastructure and key resources. 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret (SCI) clearance
  • This position is subject to random drug testing
  • Filing of SF-278 - Public Financial Disclosure
  • If selected, a one-year SES probationary period may be required

DUTIES:

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The Director, CIID, serves as the principal authority for the timely tasking and tracking of intelligence-related tasks relevant to I&A operations and the DHS mission.  Responsibilities are characterized as broad based, confidential in nature, and policy oriented.  The incumbent exercises primary authority and responsibility for overseeing an analytic program to ensure that relevant, actionable information and intelligence related to global and domestic threats is provided to customers in an appropriate form and in a timely manner.  The incumbent also-

  • Serves as advisor to management and leadership and represents the leadership team in DHS, the Intelligence Community, and policy forums;
  • Oversees the direction and control of internal and external tasks, actions, interactions, and communications of the Divisor, to include those from Congress, the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, DHS Intelligence Enterprise, and other senior-level managers;
  • Develops innovative and integrative analytic strategies to leverage all sources of information, including intelligence collection capabilities to satisfy DHS information needs; and
  • Develops and maintains coordination and liaison with counterparts and colleagues through the intelligence, law enforcement, private sector, and Cybersecurity communities.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Applicants must provide detailed evidence of possession of each of the Executive Core and Technical Qualifications listed below in a supplemental statement to assist reviewing officials in determining the best qualified candidates to be referred to the selecting official.  Qualification and experience determinations will be based only on the information you submit.  FAILURE TO MEET OR FULLY ADDRESS ANY ONE OF THE MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE AND TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION STANDARDS WILL ELIMINATE A CANDIDATE FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.
Please provide a narrative, not to exceed two (2) pages for each Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) and no more than three (3) pages for each Technical Qualifications (TQ).

**If you are a current or reinstatement eligible Career SES or a graduate of an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) and your ECQs have been certified by OPM’s Qualifications Review Board, you are not required to address the ECQs.  However, you MUST submit a supplemental statement addressing all mandatory TQs.  Current and reinstatement eligible SES, please include with your application a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) documenting your career appointment to the SES.  CDP graduates, please include a copy of your OPM certificate. ** 

You will be evaluated on the following Executive Core Qualifications:

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
Leadership Competencies:

  1. Creativity and Innovation
    Develops new insights into situations; questions conventional approaches; encourages new ideas and innovations; designs and implements new or cutting edge programs/processes.
  2. External Awareness
    Understands and keeps up-to-date on local, national, and international policies and trends that affect the organization and shape stakeholders' views; is aware of the organization's impact on the external environment.
  3. Flexibility
    Is open to change and new information; rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
  4. Resilience
    Deals effectively with pressure; remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. Recovers quickly from setbacks.
  5. Strategic Thinking
    Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.
  6. Vision
    Takes a long-term view and builds a shared vision with others; acts as a catalyst for organizational change. Influences others to translate vision into action.

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
Leadership Competencies:

  1. Conflict Management
    Encourages creative tension and differences of opinions. Anticipates and takes steps to prevent counter-productive confrontations. Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.
  2. Leveraging Diversity
    Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
  3. Developing Others (New)
    Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods.
  4. Team Building
    Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
Leadership Competencies:

  1. Accountability
    Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules.
  2. Customer Service
    Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.
  3. Decisiveness
    Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
  4. Entrepreneurship
    Positions the organization for future success by identifying new opportunities; builds the organization by developing or improving products or services. Takes calculated risks to accomplish organizational objectives.
  5. Problem Solving
    Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
  6. Technical Credibility
    Understands and appropriately applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise.

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
Leadership Competencies:

  1. Financial Management
    Understands the organization's financial processes. Prepares, justifies, and administers the program budget. Oversees procurement and contracting to achieve desired results. Monitors expenditures and uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities.
  2. Human Capital Management
    Builds and manages workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Ensures that employees are appropriately recruited, selected, appraised, and rewarded; takes action to address performance problems. Manages a multi-sector workforce and a variety of work situations.
  3. Technology Management
    Keeps up-to-date on technological developments. Makes effective use of technology to achieve results. Ensures access to and security of technology systems.

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Leadership Competencies:

  1. Partnering
    Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.
  2. Political Savvy
    Identifies the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization. Perceives organizational and political reality and acts accordingly.
  3. Influencing/Negotiating
    Persuades others; builds consensus through give and take; gains cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals.

Fundamental Competencies These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications.

Competencies:

  1. Interpersonal Skills
    Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
  2. Oral Communication
    Makes clear and convincing oral presentations. Listens effectively; clarifies information as needed.
  3. Integrity/Honesty
    Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.
  4. Written Communication
    Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.
  5. Continual Learning
    Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development.
  6. Public Service Motivation
    Shows a commitment to serve the public. Ensures that actions meet public needs; aligns organizational objectives and practices with public interests.
  7. Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications is available at
    http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/qualify.asp
     
    Technical Qualification - Mandatory

TQ-1.  Demonstrated substantive expertise on the full range of cybersecurity and infrastructure protection issues affecting the Homeland, to include a sophisticated understanding of and demonstrated experience in the application of intelligence processes and procedures; and strong writing and presentation skills for senior leadership, the Intelligence Community, and Congress.

TQ-2.  Demonstrated understanding of the cybersecurity and infrastructure intelligence missions, unique capabilities, and intelligence needs to support that mission, to include a demonstrated ability to apply a broad range of intelligence disciplines to respond to the intelligence needs of mission partners and customers.


 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education.  Your resume will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check.  The DHS Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority.  Unless you have already been certified by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your ECQs must be certified by a QRB before appointment can occur. 


BENEFITS:

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Working for The Department of Homeland Security offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees:  http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp and https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits



OTHER INFORMATION:

Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers made to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Noncareer SES employees in the Executive Branch.  If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Noncareer SES employee, please indicate this in your resume and when completing the online Occupational Questionnaire.  Serving in a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Noncareer SES appointment WILL NOT eliminate you from consideration.

Relocation expenses MAY be authorized.

Probationary period: You will serve a one-year probationary period unless you previously completed the probationary period in the SES.

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

DHS is an equal employment employer: Selection for positions will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences. 

DHS provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the application process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume

2. ECQ narrative statements

3. TQ narrative statements

4. A complete online Occupational Questionnaire

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.


Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID  766370.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire ,
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire
http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

A resume, ECQ narrative statements, TQ narrative statements, and a complete online Occupational Questionnaire.  FAILURE TO SUBMIT ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENT WILL ELIMINATE A CANDIDATE FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Dianna Mangelsdorf
Phone: (202)357-8517
Email: DIANNA.MANGELSDORF@DHS.GOV
Agency Information:
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters
DO NOT SEND POSTAL MAIL
Washington, DC
00000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.  

Instructions for answering the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 766370


1. Title of Job

Director, Cyber-Infrastructure Intelligence Division


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level (00-00) you will accept.


00

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 US Citizen-0132

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you willing to be subjected to random drug testing?

A. Yes
B. No

2. Have you graduated from an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program? 

(If yes, please submit your documentation/certificate.)

A. Yes
B. No

3. Are you a current or former Career SES and have your ECQs been certified by OPM's QRB?

(If yes, please submit a copy of your SF-50 showing your Career SES Appointment with your application.)

A. Yes
B. No

4. As a current or former Career SES, have you completed a one-year Career SES Probationary Period?

A. Yes
B. No

5. Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Noncareer SES employee in the Executive Branch?

A. Yes
B. No

6. I acknowledge that I understand that the method of recruitment for this position is the Traditional Method, and I have thoroughly reviewed the "How to Apply" section of this Vacancy Announcement.  I understand my Resume, ECQ Narrative Statements, TQ Narrative Statement(s), and complete online Occupational Questionnaire are required for my application to be considered complete and that failure to submit any of these required documents by the closing date will result in loss of further consideration. 

A. Yes
B. No


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Job Announcement Number:

CHCO-12-030-DHS-766370

Control Number:

328852500